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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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Are Dreads Right For Me?

Are Dreads Right For Me?

There are hundreds of questions that come through each day about dreadlocks and in all truth, it’s a great thing. Asking questions is the best way to know and understand if something is going to be a good decision for you before it’s actually done. “Are dreads […]

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The Pre-Dread ‘To Do’ List

The Pre-Dread 'To Do' List

There are many things to prepare for when you are ready to get dreads. Your product line will change, your hair care routine will change, and the time you spend doing your hair will change drastically. There are also a few methods you can try pre-dreads so […]

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Pros and Cons of Wearing a Hat with Your Dreads

Pros and Cons of Wearing a Hat with Your Dreads

‘Tis coming into the season of cooler weather. No matter if you’re in the North or South, East or West, you’ll likely see some changes in the next few months and a hat might be in the forecast. Regardless of where you are, hats are worn by […]

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Cons of Traveling with Dreads

Cons of Traveling with Dreads

Earlier this year, there was a helpful post about some of the pros of traveling with dreads, but it’s also important to take a look at the opposing side. As with any story, there are two sides to having dreads during travel. Having dreads should neither spur […]

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4 Methods to Get Dreads

4 Methods to Get Dreads

You have probably heard many ways and methods that you can start the process of dreading your hair. There are many methods and you should always do research and consult a professional to seek advice and opinions to prepare you. Within these many methods, some more creative […]

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Unwanted Wax

Unwanted Wax

As you may have seen throughout the various posts on this blog, using beeswax is not a method that is recommended when you are ready to start you dreadlock adventure. That being said, there are certain methods of dreading hair that have been popular for many years. […]

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Dreads for Short Hair

Dreads for Short Hair

There’s a stigma out there that only people with long hair, or hair of a certain length, can get dreads and that’s just dead wrong. While dreads on shorter hair require a bit more attention, in the beginning, it’s totally possible. To get dreads for short hair […]

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