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Three Jobs that are Perfect for People with Dreadlocks

Three Jobs that are Perfect for People with Dreadlocks

People with dreadlocks can exist in any part of life that you may encounter. Especially now, dreadlocks are everywhere, and most employers and institution are becoming more accepting of dreadlocks as well. Teachers, baristas, data analysts, and more all can have dreadlocks and rock them, but some […]

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Clumping in Dreadlocks: What To Do & How to Avoid It

Clumping in Dreadlocks: What To Do & How to Avoid It

Dreadlocks are known for a few key looks; a really smooth, well-kempt look, or a ratted, dirty look. This contrast of images is almost the first thing that comes to mind to a person who’s never had dreadlocks before. While the former look is one that you […]

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Top Key Questions to Ask Your Dreadlock Technician

Top Key Questions to Ask Your Dreadlock Technician

When you’re ready to get your dreads, and if you’re not going to attempt to do it yourself, then a dreadlock technician is going to be a phone call you’ll want to make. Finding a trusted technician is an integral part of the process when getting dreadlocks […]

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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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