Herbal tea rinse for locs

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Herbal tea rinse is a great way to incorporate the many benefits of natural herbs and flowers into your dreadlock care routine from promoting hair growth, reducing breakage, brightening blonde hair or darkening dark dreads and treating scalp conditions. The benefits of tea rinsing on dreadlocks Promote hair growth. Hibiscus leaves and flowers and green […]

How to Retwist Dreads

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In this guide, I’m going to teach you how to retwist dreadlocks. While most people believe that dreadlock is a hairstyle that doesn’t require any form of maintenance, the opposite is true. One of the major dreadlock’s maintenance method is retwisting. What is the retwisting dreadlocks maintenance? Re-twisting is a method that aims to tighten […]

How To Crochet Dreads

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Crochet dreads is a technique that uses a small crochet hook to start or maintain dreadlocks. This method has been a point of discussion in the recent years with some claiming it breaks the hair, while others claim to be the best thing since sliced bread. Though it’s been around for years now, the method […]

Interlocking Dreads: Everything You Should Know

Interlocking dreads

Interlocking is a technique used to create and maintain dreads. It involves pulling the ends of the loc through the root to creating a knot at the base and tighten new growth to the scalp. The interlocking method is also known as “root flipping” or “latch hooking dreads”. How to Do Interlocking Dreads Wash your […]

How to Keep Dreadlocks Tight at the Root

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Because new hair doesn’t grow out dreaded, you’ll have to get regular maintenance to keep the new growth dreaded at the root. Loose Hair when Wearing Dreadlocks When keeping dreadlocks, it’s normal to have loose and undreaded growth. Some people prefer keeping a little bit of loose hair to help shield the scalp from wind, […]

My Dreads Are Thinning and Falling Out

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My dreads are thinning and falling out, what can I do? That’s a common questions among many of our clients. As old age kicks in, you may start to experience locs thinning at significant amounts. In other cases, thinning dreadlocks are caused by hereditary factors or nutrient deficiencies. In most cases, hair thinning isn’t related […]

How To Get Rid Of Build-Up In Dreadlocks

How To Get Rid Of Build-Up In Dreadlocks

While dreadlocks are a cool hairstyle that doesn’t require a lot of maintenance, hygiene becomes an issue especially if you regularly use heavy styling products such wax. When used they can result in a significant amount of build-up that you’ll have to clean in the long run. In this article, we’ve gathered different methods on […]

How to Deep Clean Dreadlocks

How to Deep Clean Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks aren’t a dirty hairstyle, although they can be if you don’t take care of them. If you’re like me and are conscious of every product that goes in your hair, you probably go the extra mile to protect your dreadlocks and keep them healthy. One of the major concerns for those with dreadlocks is […]

Hot Oil Treatment For Locs

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Hot oil treatment is regarded by many as one of the best conditioners for dry dreadlocks and scalp.  One of the main benefits of hot oil treatment is that it can be done at any stage of the dreadlocks journey. (*) While it’s recommended to do this treatment once a month, it’s important to remember […]

How to Remove Dreadlocks Without Cutting

How to remove dreadlocks without cutting

All good things come to an end, and so are your dreadlocks. Now that you’ve made your final decision to remove your dreadlocks, we’ll help you achieve that with minimal damage. Removing dreadlocks can be a nightmare. A fact is that dreadlocks won’t damage your hair but removing them will. While cutting off your dreads […]

18 Essential Oils for Dreads

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Properties of essential oils for dreads There are four main characteristics of essential oils: They don’t contain any fat They are volatile and evaporate easily They are oluble in vegetable oil and water-hating They are liquid and almost colorless Furthermore, their antiseptic properties help fight dandruff on the scalp and help soothe itching. They also […]

Coconut Oil and Dreadlocks

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Coconut oil is a versatile product that’s not only a great healthy alternative but also great in hair treatment. It has unique qualities that not only make it a great addition in your kitchen cabinet but also your bathroom shelf. Here’s a detailed guide we’ve compiled to help you understand and enjoy the full benefits […]

How To Take Care For New Dreads

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This is a detailed step by step guide on how to care for your new dreadlocks or if you needed some extra care tips for your matured dreads. Let’s get started! What to expect after starting new dreads The first few months after installation can be stressful. While the experience varies from one person to […]

What Oil Is Good For Dreads

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Most people often ask, what oil is good for dreads? Well, the answer to that question depends on a different factors. Such as your locs requirements, sensitivity to oil and others. In this article, we’ll discuss a detailed comparison between essential oil and vegetable oil, a buyer guide and how to use the oils with […]

How to Do an ACV Rinse on Locs

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Get comfortable because we are about to answer all your FAQs on how to do a ACV rinse on locs! Have you ever wondered what’s inside your dreadlocks? Of course you have! There are scores of YouTube videos created by people who simply cut open locs and show on camera what’s inside. Sometimes the locs […]

Should You Moisturize Your Locs Everyday?

Should You Moisturize Your Locs Everyday

Hydration. It’s one of the most important things when it comes to your health. You’re made mostly of water so you need to make sure your body is replenished at all times. But what about your locs? Should you moisturize your locs everyday then? Let’s break it down and get the scoop! Why Are My […]

Your Guide to Dreadlock Extensions

Here’s an exhaustive look into the world of dreadlock extensions. All the details you need on how to get them installed, the cost of dreadlock extensions, how to maintain them, plus all the answers you ever needed! What Are Dreadlock Extensions? Dreadlock extensions have become increasingly popular in later years. The reason is that people […]

Itchy Scalp With Dreadlocks – How Do I Make it Stop?

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Article updated on the 19/04/2020.  Do you have dreadlocks and have been experiencing an itchy scalp? Locs themselves are not responsible for the itch. Discover the causes, symptoms and treatment for itchy scalp with tips and tricks to help you eliminate itching. The Causes of Itchy Scalp With Dreadlocks Itchy scalp, also know as scalp […]

How to Wash Dreadlocks

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Let’s talk about hair hygiene! Especially about your hair care routine when you have dreadlocks. When it comes to locked hair, some of the questions people ask most often are on the topic of how to wash dreadlocks. Yes, believe it or not, a lot of people who are thinking about getting dreadlocks and even […]

How to Treat Dandruff on Dreadlocks

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Let’s talk about Seborrheic dermatitis aka dandruff. This is the inflammatory skin condition which affects almost half the population and which is the main reason for dandruff. So if you thought you are alone, think again! We’ve put together a guide on how to treat dandruff on locs that will help you stay safe and […]

How to Keep Dreads Healthy and Growing

How to keep dreads healthy

Hair and skin love consistency! It’s one of the golden rules when it comes to having a healthy scalp and lustrous dreads. Therefore, developing a routine to take care of your precious locs will save you a lot of trouble. That’s why we put together a comprehensive list of 12 tips that will help you […]

Wax vs. Gel for Dreadlocks – What Should You Use?

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Most beginners in the world of dreads have one, big question on their minds when it comes to starting, maintaining, and styling their locs. What product should I use? Should I go for wax or gel? I agree that it can get extremely confusing, especially when you’re new to this and all you have to […]

7 Things Not to Do With Your Dreadlocks

Maintaining dreadlocks is an everyday task. This is the first bit of important information you need to know. There are a lot of things that can damage your locs if they are not cared for properly, such as product buildup, tight styling, bleaching, and more. Whether you’re a beginner who needs to know what to […]

Why You Should Not Be Using Wax On Your Dreadlocks

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As someone who dreams of having long, healthy-looking locks, it’s natural to experiment in order to find what works for you, but you may not always be making the right choices to achieve the results you’re after. With vast opinions circulating the internet regarding whether you should be using wax for your dreadlocks and why […]

Moisturizing Dry Dreadlocks

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Despite the attractive low-maintenance factor that accompanies dreadlocks, it still remains essential to take proper care of your hair in order to ensure healthy, strong growth. Here are a few simple care and maintenance tips for moisturizing dry dreadlocks. Why are your dreadlocks dry? As your hair grows and becomes longer, you may find that […]