Dreads Beginners

freeform dreads

How can I grow my dreadlocks naturally/Freeform Dreads?

Natural dreads, commonly known as freeform dreads, is unique. They are easy to identify and low maintenance. While they are the cheapest to achieve, Freeform dreads involves little to no manipulation and grow and shape naturally.  People with straight hair, who want to achieve freeform dreads without manipulating their locs, should start with long hair …

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how to wash dreadlocks

How often should I wash my dreadlocks To Prevent Build-up?

This is a common question during the starter dreads stage. Contrary to popular belief, you can wash your hair once a week. However, some people wait until their one-month mark to shampoo their locs, and this depends on the person. So, How often should you wash your dreadlocks- this range from one week to a …

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Palm rolling vs interlocking

Interlocking Vs Palm Rolling Dreadlocks Which Is the Best?

Palm rolling is a technique used to maintain locs where you or a loctician roll your dreads in between their palms. This process twists the new growth at the root of the dread. Whereas, interlocking is a method where the loc is pulled through the new growth and is repeated until it tightens the loc …

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dreads after sweating and gym

Tips To Maintain Fresh Dreads After Gym And Sweating

Exercise is critical for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and if you’re working out six to seven times a week, then you’re sweating a lot. This can mess up your fresh re-twist and leave your dread smelly and full of sweat. The last thing you’ll want to do is wash your hair, especially if you did …

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Dread locking

How long does it take for dreads to lock up?

Waiting for your dreads to lock up is not the end goal of your dreads journey. However, unraveling is not a problem anymore at this stage. For healthy dreadlocks, no products will increase the locking process, and with patience and daily moisturizing, you’ll get there, eventually. How long does it take for dreads to lock …

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