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How Long Does it Take to Grow Full-Length Dreadlocks?

How Long Does it Take to Grow Full-Length Dreadlocks?

How Long Does it Take to Grow Full-Length Dreadlocks? So, you’re thinking about getting dreadlocks? There’s no denying the fact that dreadlocks offer a stylish, low-maintenance hairstyle that’s perfect for men and women alike. While hair trends come and go throughout the years, dreadlocks have tested the […]

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How to Tighten Your Roots

How to Tighten Your Roots

How to Tighten Your Roots Dreadlocks require very little work to maintain, which is one of the reasons why so many people choose this hairstyle. Aside from washing and dealing with loose/stray hairs, there’s much else that goes into maintaining dreads. Over time, however, it’s not uncommon […]

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Warning! Read this Before Using Beeswax on Your Dreadlocks

Warning! Read this Before Using Beeswax on Your Dreadlocks

Warning! Read this Before Using Beeswax on Your Dreadlocks Beeswax is an all-natural type of wax that’s produced by honey bee workers. It’s formed into the characteristic scales (see image to the left) by bees’ wax-producing glads, which discard it in the hive to improve stability and […]

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Can You Dye Dreadlocks?

Can You Dye Dreadlocks?

Can You Dye Dreadlocks? This is a question that many newcomers ask. Maybe you’re hoping to achieve a darker hair color, or perhaps you want a more even and consistent color throughout your hair. Dying traditional hairstyles is relatively easy, so can it be done on dreadlocks […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Washing Dreadlocks

The Do's and Don'ts of Washing Dreadlocks

The Do’s and Don’ts of Washing Dreadlocks Washing is a critical step in maintaining healthy dreadlocks. However, there’s a right way and a wrong way to wash dreadlocks. Don’t Wash Dreadlocks Every Day Contrary to what many people believe, you shouldn’t wash dreadlocks each and every day. […]

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6 Hair Care Tips that Everyone with Dreadlocks Should Follow

6 Hair Care Tips that Everyone with Dreadlocks Should Follow

6 Hair Care Tips that Everyone with Dreadlocks Should Follow If you currently have dreadlocks or are thinking about getting dreadlocks, you’ll want to follow these tips to keep your dreads happy and healthy. Avoid ‘Thickening’ Shampoos and Conditioners Why should you avoid thickening shampoos and conditioners? […]

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Dreadlocks for People with Short Hair: Is it Possible?

Dreadlocks for People with Short Hair: Is it Possible?

Dreadlocks for People with Short Hair: Is it Possible? Looking to transition your hair style to dreadlocks? Generally speaking, the longer your hair, the better. Long hair is easier to twist into locks, and it’s less likely to fall out. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that men […]

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Help! My Dreadlocks Keep Falling Out

Help! My Dreadlocks Keep Falling Out

Help! My Dreadlocks Keep Falling Out Can’t seem to keep your dreadlocks in “locks?” It’s frustrating when you spend all of that time creating dreadlocks, only for them to fall out just days later. Sure, you can guide the troubled locks back into place, but unless you […]

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Pros and Cons of Using Olive Oil on Dreadlocks

Pros and Cons of Using Olive Oil on Dreadlocks

Pros and Cons of Using Olive Oil on Dreadlocks By now you’re probably aware of the importance of keeping dreadlocks moisturized. When they begin to dry out, they become susceptible to split-ends, breakage, “frizz,” and other problems. Regardless of your hair type, it’s essential that you keep […]

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Removing Dreadlocks By Cutting Them Off

Removing Dreadlocks By Cutting Them Off

Removing Dreadlocks By Cutting Them Off Some people are hesitant to make the transition to dreadlocks, fearing they are too difficult and/or time-consuming to remove. Even if you enjoy the stylish appearance of dreadlocks (and most people do), you’ll probably still want to change up your hairstyle […]

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