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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... →
Most people can get dreadlocks. In reality, anyone who has at least 4-5 inches of hair (sometimes shorter even), you can get dreads. This is the beauty of this particular hairstyle. It’s great-looking and accessible for almost anyone. However, certain people seem to have an easier timeRead more... →
People with dreadlocks can exist in any part of life that you may encounter. Especially now, dreadlocks are everywhere, and most employers and institution are becoming more accepting of dreadlocks as well. Teachers, baristas, data analysts, and more all can have dreadlocks and rock them, but someRead more... →
Dreadlocks are known for a few key looks; a really smooth, well-kempt look, or a ratted, dirty look. This contrast of images is almost the first thing that comes to mind to a person who’s never had dreadlocks before. While the former look is one that youRead more... →
When you’re ready to get your dreads, and if you’re not going to attempt to do it yourself, then a dreadlock technician is going to be a phone call you’ll want to make. Finding a trusted technician is an integral part of the process when getting dreadlocksRead more... →