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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 menRead more... →
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 youRead more... →
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 keepRead more... →
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 hairstyleRead more... →
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 fineRead more... →
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 yourRead more... →
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 beRead more... →
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.Read more... →
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 menRead more... →
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. InRead more... →