Care for Dreadlocks

Oils That Make Your Dreadlocks Grow

Oils That Make Your Dreadlocks Grow

Dreadlocks can be a political statement, a religious commitment or...

Will Egg Shampoos Help You Have Beautiful Dreads?

Will Egg Shampoos Help You Have Beautiful Dreads?

It takes patience, regular maintenance and a bit of restraint to get...

Removal of Buildup in Dreadlocks

Removal of Buildup in Dreadlocks

Care of locked hair is totally different than care of unlocked hair, and...

Maintaining / Making Dreadlocks At The Roots

Maintaining / Making Dreadlocks At The Roots

Dreadlocks are notoriously difficult to get started, taking up to a year...

Care for Dreadlocks Articles

How to Get More Volume in Your Dreads

How to Get More Volume in Your Dreads

When it comes to dreadlocks, fullness isn't always a guarantee. Like any other style, your locks can suffer from being overly skimpy or just plain flat. This can be the case if your hair tends to be naturally on the thin side or if your locks are...

How to Prevent Buildup in Dreadlocks

How to Prevent Buildup in Dreadlocks

If you wear dreadlocks, you already know about standing out from the crowd, but that's OK. Just because dreadlocks are different, doesn't mean you can't be a sexy dreadlocked diva with your own unique swagger. The most important way to shatter...

How to Wash Free-Forming Dreadlocks

How to Wash Free-Forming Dreadlocks

Free-forming dreadlocks are among the easiest types of locks to form since they require very little effort. Get these dreads by simply washing your hair, shaking it out and letting it air-dry. Over time, hair begins to form baby dreadlocks that...

Oils That Make Your Dreadlocks Grow

Oils That Make Your Dreadlocks Grow

Dreadlocks can be a political statement, a religious commitment or simply a stylish 'do; but whatever your reasons for locking, there's one constant: Dreads take lots of tender, loving care. It isn’t possible to make your hair grow any...

Natural Ways to Wash Dreadlocks

Natural Ways to Wash Dreadlocks

Your dreadlocks are gorgeous and you want to keep them that way, but you've heard through the grapevine that you shouldn't wash your hair. Turns out, this is a fallacy and you're relieved -- cleanliness is huge on your list of priorities. Natural...

Will Egg Shampoos Help You Have Beautiful Dreads?

Will Egg Shampoos Help You Have Beautiful Dreads?

It takes patience, regular maintenance and a bit of restraint to get beautiful dreads. The same styling products and hair treatments you loved when you were lock-less just don't work anymore. Egg shampoos, which provide protein to hair, aren't cut...

Should You Use Shampoo When Dying Dreads?

Should You Use Shampoo When Dying Dreads?

It's a myth that dreads don't need to be cleaned and washed — they get oily and dirty just like unlocked hair. Dreads particularly need a good shampoo right before and right after a dye job. Skipping this super-critical step can lead to hair...

Is It Normal for Ends to Drop Off on Old Dreadlocks?

Is It Normal for Ends to Drop Off on Old Dreadlocks?

So you've invested the time and energy into cultivating a fabulous head of dreadlocks -- you know, the kind that make other people compliment you and dread lovers salivate with jealously. And after investing all that time creating a healthy head...

Removal of Buildup in Dreadlocks

Removal of Buildup in Dreadlocks

Care of locked hair is totally different than care of unlocked hair, and a slight misstep can leave you with buildup. Unless you figure out what's causing your lock buildup, you'll be plagued with oily, itchy dreadlocks time and again. Clean and...

What Kind of Shampoo Should I Use for Dreads?

What Kind of Shampoo Should I Use for Dreads?

Using the wrong shampoo can have major consequences for the look and feel of your dreads. You can experience an itchy, dry or oily scalp and might get a case of the white flakes. Shampoo that's good for dreads is going to be a style or product...

My Scalp & Dreads Are Oily

My Scalp & Dreads Are Oily

A little bit of oil is a good thing, when you can comb it through tresses to naturally moisturize. When it comes to dreadlocks, oil on your scalp gets trapped and makes you look like a dirty hippie. Fight the oil to look and feel clean again.

How to Stop Dreadlock Extensions From Shedding

How to Stop Dreadlock Extensions From Shedding

Dreadlocks are lighting up camera lenses from Milan to NYC, but shedding dreads are not a fashion-forward hairstyle choice. Dreads take weeks to fully lock up, and those who aren't ready for this type of commitment often turn to dreadlock...

What to Wear When Sleeping With Dreads

What to Wear When Sleeping With Dreads

Loose, frizzy dreadlocks send a message that you're not to be taken seriously, and a bit of a hot mess. Sleek locks make you appear interesting, captivating and just plain hot. The right care determines what type of dreads you'll have, and...

Proper Dreadlock Care

Proper Dreadlock Care

Just because your hair is natural doesn't mean it's time to toss your hair care routine down the drain. Dreadlocks need just as much maintenance and regular attention as any other style of tresses. Keep your locks in superb condition with a...

How to Wash Dreadlock Extensions

How to Wash Dreadlock Extensions

If you've got dreadlocks, you're not alone. Tons of people have them and love them, but once you get dreads, you gotta know that taking care of them is going to be different than taking care of regular hair. Cleaning your dreadlock extensions is...

How to Stop My Frizzy Dreads

How to Stop My Frizzy Dreads

Long, luscious dreadlocks are not as low-maintenance as many girls think. Sure, they don't require chemical processing, heat styling, regular trims and perms, but they still need a good dose of care to stay looking hot. If you neglect your dreads,...

How to Touch Up Dreadlocks

How to Touch Up Dreadlocks

Don't let the natural look of dreadlocks fool you: they still require care and regular maintenance to stay looking cute. While they don't need chemical processing or heat styling, dreads do need a touch-up every month or so to look their best....

How to Make a Lavender Spray for Dreadlocks

How to Make a Lavender Spray for Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks are as cloaked in myth as the Loch Ness monster. Despite what you might have heard, they are not tangled ropes of filthy hair They are a style that can be clean, maintained and a great look for a girl who has at least 3 inches of hair...

Maintaining / Making Dreadlocks At The Roots

Maintaining / Making Dreadlocks At The Roots

Dreadlocks are notoriously difficult to get started, taking up to a year to go from looking like a rat's nest on top of your head to sexy ropes of love. After they're good and locked, dreads are a fairly low-maintenance hairdo, but those who sport...

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