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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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3 Reasons to Steer Clear of Dreads

3 Reasons to Steer Clear of Dreads

The Beeswax debate lives on in the dread community and with good reason. Truth be told, there are certain hair types that almost require wax or a similar substance to get things to really lock up but there are just as many reasons not to use wax […]

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Protect Your Dreads

Protect Your Dreads

In order to have long-lasting, healthy, shiny dreadlocks, it’s going to take some work. That work might even need to be required when you are literally doing nothing. Taking good care of your dreads is the only way to ensure that you have a good experience with […]

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Screen Your Stylists

Screen Your Stylists

As the proud owner of your own dreadlocks, there are tons of benefits to having them. Many of which have been outlined on this blog. However, there are a few things that you will give up when you get dreads and going to the salon every three […]

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Top Three Tools for Dreads

Top Three Tools for Dreads

There’s been a lot of talk lately about products and certain hair care items that you might need to get your dreads in the best shape possible, but what’s not mentioned are the tools that often come with these tasks. These tools are so, so important and […]

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Hello, Summer Dreads

Hello, Summer Dreads

Though some of us might not have to deal with this, there are many people who have to take care of dreads in varying temperature and climates. If you live in an area where the weather changes dramatically from season to season then these tips are specifically […]

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Clarifying Shampoo: Your New Best Friend

Clarifying Shampoo: Your New Best Friend

There are hundreds of thousands of hair products on the market that all promise to give you this or that. Being a part of the Dread community does not exempt you from these ploys to make you spend money. Now, while there are so many hair products […]

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Will My Hair Dread?

Will My Hair Dread?

  Odds are, yes. That’s the easy answer. But the truth is that, although most hair will dread, there are some types that are going to dread much better than others. Most people who want dreads will find a way to get them. It won’t always be […]

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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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