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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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Tips On Coloring Dreads

Tips On Coloring Dreads

Coloring your dreads can be a daunting task when you try for the first time. There are numerous outcomes that are possible ranging from amazing to not so much. You may color your dreads for any number of reasons. Going for something bright, neon, or wild is […]

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Why to Try A 3-Phase Process Before Dreads

Why to Try A 3-Phase Process Before Dreads

Dreads are a full commitment, and there is definitely something you need to make plans around if they are in your future. That being said, dreads are awesome! When you are ready to have the conversation and plan seriously about getting dreads, there are still a few […]

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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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