Archive for the Trimming Dreadlocks Category

Popular Questions About Trimming Dreads

Popular Questions About Trimming Dreads

Getting dreadlocks is easy, taking care of them isn’t as easy. To keep them strong, shiny, and healthy they do require some maintenance in the form of good quality products as well as regular trims and tightening sessions. When it comes to trimming dreadlocks, most people don’t […]

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The Quick Cut: Removing Dreads with Scissors

The Quick Cut: Removing Dreads with Scissors

When it comes to dreadlock removal, you have choices. Unlike what some people or companies might want you to believe. There is always a choice. One choice won’t be right for everyone but sometimes the most drastic, quickest, and most efficient choice is right for some. That […]

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Four Rumors About Dreadlocks

Four Rumors About Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks are one of the most complicated and misunderstood hairstyles in far and recent history. They came from various origins and are said to mean different things but as they become more and more popular, those of you with dreads must be the spokespeople to help everyone […]

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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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Avoid Breakage

Avoid Breakage

Whether you are still getting used to your first set of dreads or you are a seasoned pro, everyone is going to have this issue at some point. Breakage. Dreads in varying hair types and textures often break off at the most inopportune time and are extremely […]

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Screen Your Stylists

Screen Your Stylists

As the proud owner of your own dreadlocks, there are tons of benefits to having them. Many of which have been outlined on this blog. However, there are a few things that you will give up when you get dreads and going to the salon every three […]

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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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My Current, Trimmed Self.

My Current, Trimmed Self.

Finally, here’s a photo of my current, trimmed self. In my pre-dreadlock life, I would have killed to have hair this long. But now that I’ve experienced the wonderfulness of locks and the length that comes with it, to me this is very, very short. Pardon the […]

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Impromptu Dread Trimming Preview!

Impromptu Dread Trimming Preview!

That’s right. I took scissors to my dreads. I’d been thinking of doing it for a while, and today, after washing my hair, it seemed like the perfect time. And you know what the cool thing is? I still have so much dreadlock wonderfulness still attached to […]

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Dreads That Are Too Long?

Well, I never thought the day would come when my dreads became too long for me. Growing up as a kid with the typical straight permed, unhealthy hair that could barely grow past my shoulders, I dreamed of the day when my hair would touch (gasp) my […]

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