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It’s a question you will be asking yourself for months into getting your dreadlocks. You feel the need to ask this because when it comes to hair, you expect and anticipate it to grow and as it does it will look differently, feel differently, and act differently.Read more... →
Book Review Alert!: Nice Dreads: Hair Care Basics and Inspiration for Girls Who’ve Considered Locking Their Hair Extremely useful (although I would change the title. Just sayin’). I borrowed this book from the library when I was several years into my dreadlock journey, and it proved veryRead more... →
Getting dreadlocks is easy, taking care of them isn’t as easy. To keep them strong, shiny, and healthy they do require some maintenance in the form of good quality products as well as regular trims and tightening sessions. When it comes to trimming dreadlocks, most people don’tRead more... →
When it comes to dreadlock removal, you have choices. Unlike what some people or companies might want you to believe. There is always a choice. One choice won’t be right for everyone but sometimes the most drastic, quickest, and most efficient choice is right for some. ThatRead more... →
Just like the earth and just like our lives, without getting too philosophical, there are seasons for everything including dreadlocks. When you first get dreads, and even before you get dreads, you’ll want to do the research and have a good idea of what you’ll beRead more... →
Dreadlocks are a big decision, whether you like it or not. Sure, there are ways to try dreads without a full-blown set of dreads but when you think about dreadlocks you’ll want to really examine a few questions before you set your sights on dreadlocks. Is thisRead more... →
Dreadlocks are one of the most complicated and misunderstood hairstyles in far and recent history. They came from various origins and are said to mean different things but as they become more and more popular, those of you with dreads must be the spokespeople to help everyoneRead more... →
Dreads, in the past, have gone up and down in popularity and in acceptance. As the years have gone by, dreadlocks, among many other once-taboo things, are gaining traction in everyday life and becoming more and more accepted in many facets of life. There are many factorsRead more... →