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Dreadlocks Tips and Tricks for Fine, Thin Hair

Dreadlocks Tips and Tricks for Fine, Thin Hair

Dreadlocks Tips and Tricks for Fine, Thin Hair What’s your hair type? Everyone has a unique hair type, ranging from extremely fine and thin to thick and heavy. Because dreadlocks requires the meticulous braiding of hair to form interwoven “dreads,” it’s often difficult for people with fine […]

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Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks

Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks

Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks Thinking about growing dreadlocks? There’s no denying the fact that dreadlocks are a stylish, time-tested hairstyle that’s endured many centuries. But there are a few things you should know about how to grow healthy dreadlocks. Avoid Retwisting Your Dreads After braiding your […]

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Should My Dreadlocks be Soft or Hard?

Should My Dreadlocks be Soft or Hard?

Should My Dreadlocks be Soft or Hard? Should your dreadlocks be soft or hard? That is the question. Well, that’s the question for many men and women who make the transition to dreadlocks, at least. Assuming this if your first time “dreading” your hair, you might be […]

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Getting Your Scalp Ready for Dreads

Getting Your Scalp Ready for Dreads

Getting Your Scalp Ready for Dreads Thinking about transitioning your hairstyle to dreadlocks? If you are reading this blog post, I’m assuming the answer is yes, in which case I must commend you on your decision. Dreadlocks offer the perfect balance of modern style with classic symbolism. […]

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Tips to Protect Your Dreadlocks from Split-Ends

Tips to Protect Your Dreadlocks from Split-Ends

Tips to Protect Your Dreadlocks from Split-Ends Split-ends is an all-too-common occurrence in which the hair follicle tips literally split open. Some people assume that dreadlocks are immune to this problem, but unfortunately this isn’t the case. Although rare, split-ends have been known to occur in men […]

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Can I Use Beeswax on My Dreadlocks?

Can I Use Beeswax on My Dreadlocks?

Can I Use Beeswax on My Dreadlocks? Beeswax is a natural, organic compound that’s commonly used in hair products. It is formed by worker bees that secrete the wax in the hive. The workers then collect the wax, using to create supporting structures within the hive. In […]

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Dreadlocks: Separating the Facts from the Fiction

Dreadlocks: Separating the Facts from the Fiction

Dreadlocks: Separating the Facts from the Fiction There’s a lot of misinformation out there on the subject of dreadlocks, leaving many people to have the wrong impression on this classic hairstyle. In an effort to separate the facts from the fiction, we’re going to shed some light […]

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How Often Should I Wash My Dreadlocks?

How Often Should I Wash My Dreadlocks?

How Often Should I Wash My Dreadlocks? Few hairstyles (if any) offer the same level of style and uniqueness as dreadlocks. Men and women from numerous cultures throughout the world have been sporting dreads, with some of the earliest known reports dating back to Ancient Greece 615-485 […]

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Dreadlocks vs Braids: What’s the Difference?

Dreadlocks vs Braids: What's the Difference?

Dreadlocks vs Braids: What’s the Difference? Many people assume that dreadlocks and braids are the same type of hairstyle. After all, dreadlocks are created by “braiding” hair together. While they share some similarities in terms of appearance, however, dreadlocks and braids are two unique hairstyles with their […]

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Is My Hair Too Thin for Dreadlocks?

Is My Hair Too Thin for Dreadlocks?

Is My Hair Too Thin for Dreadlocks? Are you afraid that your hair is too thin for dreadlocks? Dreadlocks offer a timeless, unique style that’s not found in other hairstyles. Perhaps this is why so many men and women continue to sport them, centuries after they first […]

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