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Taking a Look Back at The History of Dreadlocks

Taking a Look Back at The History of Dreadlocks

Taking a Look Back at The History of Dreadlocks Ever wonder how dreadlocks came to be one of the most iconic and culturally diverse hair styles in the world? Some attribute its popularity to the Rastafarian movement of the 20th century. While this certainly played a role […]

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Dealing With Loose Hair Around Your Dreadlocks

Dealing With Loose Hair Around Your Dreadlocks

Dealing With Loose Hair Around Your Dreadlocks No matter how hard you try to prevent it, you’ll inevitably find some strands of hair growing outside of your dreadlocks. When hair sheds, it’s replaced by new strands. As long as your hair is properly dreaded (check out our […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dreadlocks

Frequently Asked Questions About Dreadlocks

Frequently Asked Questions About Dreadlocks Can I Brush My Dreads? In most cases, the answer is no. Dreadlocks are inherently designed to be intertwined, and brushing could unravel them, negating all of the hard work you put into creating them. Can I Wash My Dreads? There’s some […]

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Fun Facts About Dreadlocks

Fun Facts About Dreadlocks

Fun Facts About Dreadlocks The World’s Longest Dreads Measure 55 Feet! Ever wonder who’s sporting the world’s longest dreadlocks? According to various news reports, this award goes to 50-year-old Asha Mandela of Atlanta, GA. Dubbed “the Black Rapunzel” – for obvious reasons – her dreads measured 55 […]

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Celebrities Who Rock Dreads

Celebrities Who Rock Dreads

Celebrities Who Rock Dreads Dreadlocks continue to grow in popularity, with more and more celebrities taking the plunge to dread their hair. This week we’re going to take a look at some of the biggest stars who rock dreads. Stevie Wonder At 65 years young, Stevie Wonder […]

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Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks Thinking about dreading your hair? There are dozens of myths and misconceptions surrounding dreads, which we’re going to discuss further in this post. Once you’ve separated the facts from the fiction, you can better decide whether they are the right choice […]

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How To Sleep With Dreadlocks: Tips For Newcomers

How To Sleep With Dreadlocks: Tips For Newcomers

How To Sleep With Dreadlocks: Tips For Newcomers Now that you’re sporting some fresh dreadlocks, you might be wondering how you’re supposed to sleep them. Dreadlocks require special care to preserve the appearance of well-manicured “locks” rather than tangles. Sleeping on your dreads the wrong way could […]

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5 Ways To Make Your Dreads Grow Faster

5 Ways To Make Your Dreads Grow Faster

5 Ways To Make Your Dreads Grow Faster   Nothing beats the classic, culture-rich appearance of dreadlocks. But if you’re looking to sport this hairstyle, you’ll have to be patient and wait for your hair to grow. In the meantime, however, you can speed up the process […]

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It’s Never Too Late To Start Eating Better With These Tips

It's Never Too Late To Start Eating Better With These Tips

You cannot adopt a better diet if you do not have the proper knowledge about nutrition. Once you know what foods to exclude and what healthy alternatives you can use in their places, you will have officially started to move forward in your quest to be fit. […]

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Helpful Tips To Keep You Eating Healthy

Helpful Tips To Keep You Eating Healthy

You are not the only one who is overwhelmed by all the food choices involved in creating a healthy diet. Good nutrition takes some organization, and you may be getting conflicting information. These tips offer clarification regarding the subject of nutrition. When trying to come up with […]

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