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Winter Care Tips for Dreadlocks

Winter Care Tips for Dreadlocks

Winter Care Tips for Dreadlocks With winter fast approaching, there’s no better time than now to prepare your dreadlocks for the upcoming change in seasons. Many people are surprised to learn that seasonal changes can affect their dreadlocks, causing them to dry out, develop frizz (we discussed […]

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Benefits of Having Dreadlocks

Benefits of Having Dreadlocks

Benefits of Having Dreadlocks Thinking about changing your hairstyle? There are a countless number of hairstyles from which to choose, all of which have their own unique appearance and characteristics. However, dreadlocks offers several unique advantages that aren’t found elsewhere. Just check out some of the benefits […]

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Dreadlocks: Fighting the Frizz

Dreadlocks: Fighting the Frizz

Dreadlocks: Fighting the Frizz Hair frizz is something that nearly everyone will experience at some point in their lives, regardless of age, gender and ethnicity. You may go to bed with a well-manicured head of hair, only to wake up and discover that it’s a frizzy mess. […]

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Are You Guilty of Making these Mistakes With Your Dreads?

Are You Guilty of Making these Mistakes With Your Dreads?

Are You Guilty of Making these Mistakes With Your Dreads? If you’re thinking about dreading your hair, you’ll want to avoid making the following mistakes. While these mistakes may seem harmless enough, they can affect both the appearance and health of your dreads. Making the Roots Too […]

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Getting Ready for Dreadlocks

Getting Ready for Dreadlocks

Getting Ready for Dreadlocks Congratulations on your decision to get dreadlocks. Of the countless number of hairstyles out there, none of them have the same culture-rich history and appeal as dreads. However, the key to sporting attractive, healthy dreads lies in preparation. Watch What You Eat! Remember […]

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How to Prevent Your Dreads From Thinning Out

How to Prevent Your Dreads From Thinning Out

How to Prevent Your Dreads From Thinning Out Thinning is a problem that occurs in people with all hair styles, including dreadlocks. Your locks may initially look full, but over time they may begin to thin out. Whether you’re a man, woman, young or old, no one […]

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Tips on Dreading and Tightening Your Roots

Tips on Dreading and Tightening Your Roots

Tips on Dreading and Tightening Your Roots Contrary to what some people may believe, dreadlocks do require some basic maintenance to preserve their distinct “locked” appearance. Even if you’ve successfully dreaded all your hair, new hair must be dreaded as it grows from your roots. Your hair […]

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Real vs Synthetic Dreadlocks: Which Should I Choose?

Real vs Synthetic Dreadlocks: Which Should I Choose?

Real vs Synthetic Dreadlocks: Which Should I Choose? So you’ve made the decision to sport dreadlocks, but now you’re faced with the task of choosing real or synthetic dreads. Color Variety One of the perks of synthetic dreadlocks is the vast array of colors that are available. […]

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The Beginners Guide to Dreadlocks Care and Maintenance

The Beginners Guide to Dreadlocks Care and Maintenance

The Beginners Guide to Dreadlocks Care and Maintenance Dreadlocks are a relatively low-maintenance hairstyle, but there are still certain things you must do to keep them healthy and mess-free. Following maintenance and care tips listed below will give you a head start on your dreadlocks. Don’t Overdo […]

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5 Reasons Why Dreadlocks are Awesome

5 Reasons Why Dreadlocks are Awesome

5 Reasons Why Dreadlocks are Awesome Thinking about changing up your normal hairstyle with dreadlocks? There are a number of reasons why dreadlocks are awesome, some of which you may already know, but others will likely surprise you. Your Hair Will Dread Itself It’s a common misconception […]

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