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Care and Health for the Long Run: Keeping Your Dreads Happy and Healthy

Care and Health for the Long Run: Keeping Your Dreads Happy and Healthy

You may have previously seen the beginner’s guide to dread care and maintenance on the blog before, but I think it’s safe to say that even those of us who have had dreads for a while now, a year or more maybe, can also benefit from a […]

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Frizzy Freedom

Frizzy Freedom

Frizz is and will always be in the conversation when it comes to any hairstyle you choose. This menace of a hair condition that everyone except blondes with stick-straight hair in California have to deal with is just our hair’s natural reaction to either too much or […]

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Tips for Trimming

Tips for Trimming

Now, some of us won’t believe this is a problem, and in all honesty, it’s a personal preference no matter where you are at in your dreading journey. Trimming those locks. People and blogs and hairstylists everywhere will have differing opinions on whether or not trimming dreads […]

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Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin?

Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin?

Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin? So, you’ve made the decision to dread your hair into locks, but now you’re worried about them being too thin? Because no two people have the exact same hair, dreadlocks will naturally vary in terms of thickness. Some will be thicker […]

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How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking

How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking

How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking It’s frustrating when you invest countless hours into creating a full head of dreadlocks, only to discover that some of your locks have begun to break just days later. Growing full-length dreadlocks isn’t a fast process by any means, often […]

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Help! My Dreadlocks Keep Falling Out

Help! My Dreadlocks Keep Falling Out

Help! My Dreadlocks Keep Falling Out Can’t seem to keep your dreadlocks in “locks?” It’s frustrating when you spend all of that time creating dreadlocks, only for them to fall out just days later. Sure, you can guide the troubled locks back into place, but unless you […]

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Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks

Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks

Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks Thinking about growing dreadlocks? There’s no denying the fact that dreadlocks are a stylish, time-tested hairstyle that’s endured many centuries. But there are a few things you should know about how to grow healthy dreadlocks. Avoid Retwisting Your Dreads After braiding your […]

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Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks Thinking about dreading your hair? There are dozens of myths and misconceptions surrounding dreads, which we’re going to discuss further in this post. Once you’ve separated the facts from the fiction, you can better decide whether they are the right choice […]

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5 Ways To Make Your Dreads Grow Faster

5 Ways To Make Your Dreads Grow Faster

5 Ways To Make Your Dreads Grow Faster   Nothing beats the classic, culture-rich appearance of dreadlocks. But if you’re looking to sport this hairstyle, you’ll have to be patient and wait for your hair to grow. In the meantime, however, you can speed up the process […]

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My Current, Trimmed Self.

My Current, Trimmed Self.

Finally, here’s a photo of my current, trimmed self. In my pre-dreadlock life, I would have killed to have hair this long. But now that I’ve experienced the wonderfulness of locks and the length that comes with it, to me this is very, very short. Pardon the […]

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