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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... →
Every person has a different hair type and each hair type will react differently when dreadlocks are placed. For the most part, dreadlocks can be done with almost any type of hair but there are some types of hair that work much better than others. The ThickerRead more... →
You have your dreads and you might start noticing that your entire hair routine might need to be adjusted from what it might have been before dreadlocks. It’s true your washing and drying routine will need to change dramatically when you get your dreadlocks if you wantRead more... →
There seem to be so many factors to think about when it comes to getting dreadlocks that it can be easy to say they are not much less to deal with than hair that is not dreaded. However, there are still many more benefits to dreadlocks thanRead more... →
If you’re on the fence about getting dreads for any reason, partial dreads might be a great choice for someone who isn’t ready for the full set. Partial dreads still look great and are one of the many ways to “test” dreads for yourself without jumping headRead more... →
There are many pieces of misinformation out there on the debate about dreadlocks versus braids. Though there are some clear similarities between the two, there are also some key differences. No matter what your personal preference is, being educated and informed of the comparisons and contrasting pointsRead more... →
People who don’t know any better will say that once you get dreads, you can’t do anything cool with them. Little do they know that dreads offer almost just as much diversity in style as hair that’s not dreaded and one of the best ways to styleRead more... →
In the age of incredible technology, there are tons of spots online that offer great advice, tips, and inspiration for people with dreadlocks. This is one of the best and most clear forms of connectivity to people all over the globe to share their ideas and experiencesRead more... →
With dreadlocks of all shapes, sizes, and colors coming into style more and more each year, they are changing the normal stereotype for dreads in general. That being said, there are still reasons and examples why dreadlocks remain a hairstyle that comes with some apprehension. Employers, parents,Read more... →