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Avoiding Loops in Your Dreads

Avoiding Loops in Your Dreads

There are many things to anticipate when you get dreadlocks- some good and some bad. One of the worst things that happen with dreadlocks is called looping. There are situations when you get dreads for the time when there might be holes or loops in a part […]

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How To Make Dreads Stylish

How To Make Dreads Stylish

Dreads are such a diverse and versatile hairstyle, but there are so many options for hairstyles alone, that choosing one can be challenging. However, even wearing your dreads down can be a style in itself if you know how to make your dreads pop. There are plenty […]

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Four Ways You’re Neglecting Your Dreads

Four Ways You're Neglecting Your Dreads

Now that you have dreads, you have to do your very best to take care of them or else things will go sour very, very quickly. Once you get dreads, the effort does not stop. In fact, you need to work hard to build a routine and […]

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Three Things You DON’T Need for Dreads

Three Things You DON'T Need for Dreads

To get dreads, you don’t need a lot to get started. Time, a friend, and a few tools are going to be necessary for this feat, but there are some key components you do not need that often are used out of fear, lack of knowledge, or […]

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Dreadlock Tips for Short Hair

Dreadlock Tips for Short Hair

When you think about dreads, there’s an image that comes to mind right away. Long locks down the middle of their back; beaded and tossed into a style that is both sleek and relaxed. This image that conjures in the minds of most people when they think […]

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Three Ways to Remove Dreadlocks

Three Ways to Remove Dreadlocks

There are a number of reasons why someone might remove their dreadlocks. While all reasons are valid too, some are more unfortunate than others. For example, some people need to remove their dreads for their work or career choices. While the trend is changing and shifting toward […]

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5 Ways to Fight Frizz

5 Ways to Fight Frizz

When it comes to managing dreadlocks, frizz is always going to be one of the biggest and most annoying problems you have. Frizz will come and go with seasons and some years will be worse than others, while some better than all of them. Frizz comes from […]

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Dreadlock Emergencies 101

Dreadlock Emergencies 101

As much as we would all like to believe that having dreads is all rainbows, beads, and compliments, it’s just not. There are mistakes you might make, and many people have, that will cause concern and might even be a dreadlock emergency. There are plenty of ways […]

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Dreads for the Fitness Fanatic

Dreads for the Fitness Fanatic

Maybe you’re upholding a resolution or you’re an athlete by nature, either way, workouts, and sweat can take a toll on your dreads. Taking the right measures will help make your workouts better and keep your dreads, that you’ve worked so hard to get, healthy and clean. […]

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What to Expect in the First Month with New Dreads

What to Expect in the First Month with New Dreads

You did it! You got your new dreads and they are probably looking amazing. Here’s the thing, people don’t always tell you what to expect with your new dreads. However, some things they do tell you are things you can expect in the first year or so. […]

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