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Four Stages of Dreads

Four Stages of Dreads

Hair is funny in how slowly it grows and dreads are no different. When you make the commitment to dreadlocks, you are in for a waiting game like no other. Your dreads will go through a long process of change in a variety of stages and you […]

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Debunking Four Dread Stereotypes

Debunking Four Dread Stereotypes

People with dreads always get a stigma. You have tons of stereotypes fighting against you by just doing your hair a certain way. While these attitudes are changing more and more with the society of inclusion people are trying to create, you will always deal with a […]

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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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Getting Dreads: Tight is Right

Getting Dreads: Tight is Right

When it comes to dreads, the journey is often long and frustrating. They seem to grow, shrink, loosen, or tighten beyond belief and all of that is nearly true. That will happen to you at some point along your journey. You might even start to think that […]

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Dreads on the Go: Pros of Traveling with Dreads

Dreads on the Go: Pros of Traveling with Dreads

Traveling is becoming more and more popular all the time. The world that once seemed so large is not always out of our reach now. Along with traveling, dreads are also growing in popularity so how do they work together? Traveling with dreads is something not many […]

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Dreads in the Workplace

Dreads in the Workplace

For many years, any sort of wild and crazy hair was completely forbidden. There are have been countless examples of business shunning those with colored hair, strangely styled hair, and certainly those with dreads. We are blessed to live now in one of the most accepting and […]

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Fear of Commitment: Synthetic Trial

Fear of Commitment: Synthetic Trial

  Now, you might be toying around with the idea of dreads because, in all honesty, they are becoming more and more popular and there are so many ways to style them today. However, getting real dreadlocks is a commitment. We would never want to downplay the […]

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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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Work Your Dreads

Work Your Dreads

One factor about dreadlocks that people often forget is how to care for them under high activity periods. Some of us get confused about having dreadlocks and think that it might stop us from doing the things we normally would, which is false. With that said, there […]

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