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Pros and Cons of Wearing a Hat with Your Dreads

Pros and Cons of Wearing a Hat with Your Dreads

‘Tis coming into the season of cooler weather. No matter if you’re in the North or South, East or West, you’ll likely see some changes in the next few months and a hat might be in the forecast. Regardless of where you are, hats are worn by […]

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Cons of Traveling with Dreads

Cons of Traveling with Dreads

Earlier this year, there was a helpful post about some of the pros of traveling with dreads, but it’s also important to take a look at the opposing side. As with any story, there are two sides to having dreads during travel. Having dreads should neither spur […]

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Prepare Dreads for Winter

Prepare Dreads for Winter

For some parts of the United States, the colder weather is upon us. Don’t worry there really isn’t anything to worry about when it comes to cold weather unless you really like licking poles, then things are about to get rough. For those of you with dreads, […]

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Unwanted Wax

Unwanted Wax

As you may have seen throughout the various posts on this blog, using beeswax is not a method that is recommended when you are ready to start you dreadlock adventure. That being said, there are certain methods of dreading hair that have been popular for many years. […]

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Dreads for Short Hair

Dreads for Short Hair

There’s a stigma out there that only people with long hair, or hair of a certain length, can get dreads and that’s just dead wrong. While dreads on shorter hair require a bit more attention, in the beginning, it’s totally possible. To get dreads for short hair […]

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Tips On Coloring Dreads

Tips On Coloring Dreads

Coloring your dreads can be a daunting task when you try for the first time. There are numerous outcomes that are possible ranging from amazing to not so much. You may color your dreads for any number of reasons. Going for something bright, neon, or wild is […]

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Washing & Cleaning Dreads 101

Washing & Cleaning Dreads 101

It’s obvious that dreads are awesome for tons of reasons, one of the main reasons why people are finally going over the edge to finally make the commitment is the maintenance. Cleaning and care are one of the best parts of the dread journey, but it’s not […]

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Why to Try A 3-Phase Process Before Dreads

Why to Try A 3-Phase Process Before Dreads

Dreads are a full commitment, and there is definitely something you need to make plans around if they are in your future. That being said, dreads are awesome! When you are ready to have the conversation and plan seriously about getting dreads, there are still a few […]

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Avoid Breakage

Avoid Breakage

Whether you are still getting used to your first set of dreads or you are a seasoned pro, everyone is going to have this issue at some point. Breakage. Dreads in varying hair types and textures often break off at the most inopportune time and are extremely […]

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Three Things to Know Before Getting Dreads

Three Things to Know Before Getting Dreads

Tons of dread advice is scouring the internet, and it can be a little difficult to determine what is good and what isn’t so good. Especially for those really wondering how to get dreads and where to even begin. For starters, doing your research is a great […]

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