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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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Work Your Dreads

Work Your Dreads

One factor about dreadlocks that people often forget is how to care for them under high activity periods. Some of us get confused about having dreadlocks and think that it might stop us from doing the things we normally would, which is false. With that said, there […]

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Where Do I Start? The Three Things You Need To Start Dreads

Where Do I Start? The Three Things You Need To Start Dreads

There are so many products, tips, tricks, and advice out there for those who are considering trying dreads. In reality, there are only three main things you need when you are ready to start dreads. Some of these items depend on your hair type, length, and other […]

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The Dreaded Myths: 3 More Myths About Dreads

The Dreaded Myths: 3 More Myths About Dreads

There are plenty of rumors, false ideologies, and fallacies about getting dreads having dreads and more that scare people from getting them. If you recall, I did an earlier post about Common Myths and Misconceptions about Dreads, and that was the tip of the iceberg. This happens […]

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Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin?

Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin?

Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin? So, you’ve made the decision to dread your hair into locks, but now you’re worried about them being too thin? Because no two people have the exact same hair, dreadlocks will naturally vary in terms of thickness. Some will be thicker […]

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How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking

How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking

How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking It’s frustrating when you invest countless hours into creating a full head of dreadlocks, only to discover that some of your locks have begun to break just days later. Growing full-length dreadlocks isn’t a fast process by any means, often […]

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Tips on Washing and Cleaning Dreadlocks

Tips on Washing and Cleaning Dreadlocks

Tips on Washing and Cleaning Dreadlocks Aside from its stylish blend of modern and cultural roots, one of the benefits of having dreadlocks is its minimal maintenance requirements. Like all hairstyles, you’ll need to invest some time and energy into maintaining your dreadlocks, but it’s significantly less […]

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How to Eliminate Clumps from Your Dreadlocks

How to Eliminate Clumps from Your Dreadlocks

How to Eliminate Clumps from Your Dreadlocks Have you noticed one or more clumps of hair in your dreadlocks? Dreadlocks are an undeniably fun, stylish, and classic way to style your hair. While hair trends come and go, dreads have been around for decades, so you can […]

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Help! My Dreadlocks aren’t Growing

Help! My Dreadlocks aren't Growing

Help! My Dreadlocks aren’t Growing Can’t seem to get your dreadlocks to grow? While some people prefer shorter locks, most prefer longer, more visible locks. But what if your dreadlocks stop growing? Even if it appears that your dreadlocks aren’t growing, they most certainly are. Hair grows […]

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Pros and Cons of the ‘Free Form’ Dreadlocks Method

Pros and Cons of the ‘Free Form’ Dreadlocks Method There are several different techniques available for creating dreadlocks, some of which include the backcombing method, twist and rip, and free form. It’s a common assumption that dreadlocks are difficult to make, but this isn’t necessarily true. Depending […]

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