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Three Online Hot Spots for People with Dreads

Three Online Hot Spots for People with Dreads

In the age of incredible technology, there are tons of spots online that offer great advice, tips, and inspiration for people with dreadlocks. This is one of the best and most clear forms of connectivity to people all over the globe to share their ideas and experiences […]

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Best Hair Types for Dreadlocks

Best Hair Types for Dreadlocks

Most people can get dreadlocks. In reality, anyone who has at least 4-5 inches of hair (sometimes shorter even), you can get dreads. This is the beauty of this particular hairstyle. It’s great-looking and accessible for almost anyone. However, certain people seem to have an easier time […]

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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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