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  • Dreadlocks Natural Healthy Dreads

  • Dreadlocks The Natural Dreads Way

    dreadlocksSpecializing in healthy dreadlocks, we only promote dreading methods and dreadlocks maintenance that are healthy for dreadlocks.

    Dreads grown the dreadlockssite way remain beautiful and healthy throughout the lifetime of your dreadlocks.

    There are only a couple dreadlocks sites that aren't strictly profit driven, and willing to do great harm in the creation of instant dreads, using very harmful methods. We provide the most honest information on dreadlocks methods, the maintenance dreads require, and what products are best for dreadlocks care.

    We have strict standards and will never promote, or allow the sales of harmful dreadlocks products, or dreading tools.

    We provide free shops for hand made natural dreadlocks products and accessories. All dreads products sold here must meet our strict standards and are guaranteed to be healthy for your dreadlocks, hair, and scalp.

    Although we recommend the natural way of growing dreadlocks, we recognize that many people start their dreads using many dreading methods. We are just here to provide the information on the gentlest healthiest alternatives and to help you recover if you used an aggressive damaging method.

    We care more about dreadlocks than about profit. We just want you're dreads to last a lifetime.

    We know when starting dreadlocks, many want instantly formed dreads. This often means turning to a dread salon or loctician to start your dreads. In most cases, this is the worst thing for your dreads, as the dreadlocks are started with brute force methods, and advice that often delays or prevents the proper formation of dreadlocks. Dreads started these ways require far more effort, and cost, to force them to look like dreadlocks. This almost always does severe harm to your dreadlocks.

    Dreads treated gently, are happy, healthy dreads.

  • Activity

    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 23 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "ok thats not too terible but your only creating loose hairs with it"
    @astraali • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "About once a year just to fix some loose hair. First year i did it often but after that only couple times.."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "how often have you been crocheting do you still? how long ago did you stop?"
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "it smells soo yummy i use it every now and then just as precaution oh about the crochet..are you still doing it how long ago did you stop? do you have photos?"
    @astraali • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "Yeah better play safe, gonna order that too."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "you would definitely smell at least a wet dog smell if not a strong mold smell if there was mold but if there was..rot knot would fix it"
    @astraali • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "okay thanks got so scared! Not much smell really, i opened it and tried to clean much as possible. Gonna start washing them better now on.."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Help mold?":
    "your page says you only rinse and don't wash  thats what happens you don't get them clean mold would smell bad when wet.. if there is mold  rot knot from..."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @astraali:
    "welcome have you been crocheting the whole time/ read up on crochet on hre its extremely bad for dreads"
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "2018 rainbow gathering southern apalachia georgia directions":
    "updated directionsThe gathering is taking place in the Chattahoochee National Forest in northern Georgia.DIRECTIONS: From Interstate 75 south east of..."
    @astraali • yesterday
    User signup:  @astraali
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "How long did it take your hair to lock up using freeform?":
    "sometimes the straightest hair can dread the fastest (like in a single night)"
    @aquaguy • yesterday • comments: 0
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    @aquaguy • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "How long did it take your hair to lock up using freeform?":
    "Peace Shalom: Your hair looks similar to mine. Probably stop using the shampoo and just massage the roots in the shower with plain old water but not too..."
    Peace Shalom
    @peace-shalom • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "How long did it take your hair to lock up using freeform?":
    "Your hair looks similar to mine. Probably stop using the shampoo and just massage the roots in the shower with plain old water but not too hot of..."
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  • astraali

    Help mold?

    06/19/18 01:30:43PM, by Help! Save My Dreads
    So one of my dreads have been looking really dirty lately. it feels like yougurt and rock hard. Theres this muddy substance everywhere inside it :S Heres a picture so tell me what i should do with it? Cut it and save others because others look perfectly normal?

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    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ

    2018 rainbow gathering southern apalachia georgia directions

    06/12/18 06:29:06PM, by Alternative Lifestyles and Subcultures
    welcome home brothers and sisters the 2018 rainbow family of living light annual gathering will be held in southern Appalachia, Dahlonega Georgia never been to a rainbow gathering? this is a good intro to gathering life directions to 2018 rainbow...

    Replies 6

    How long did it take your hair to lock up using freeform?

    06/18/18 06:52:57AM, by Dreading Methods
    I know growing dreadlocks requires patience, (and I’m kind of impatient so it’s a true test for me, haha) but I’m just curious. How long did it take you? I started when my hair was about 3-4 inches long, about 1.5 months ago however my hair is very, very thick and has a mixture of waves and and...

    Replies 17
    Bazooka Guru

    2 months

    06/16/18 04:00:26PM, by Member Journals and Timelines

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    Scared of freeform/natural/neglect dreadlocks unknotting while washing

    06/16/18 04:55:00PM, by Dread Maintenance
    I am freeforoming my dreadlocks and am scared of running my fingers through my hair in case it unknots any knots LOL, so have started using a spray bottle, spraying it on my hair so that it goes straight through to my scalp, leave it on for 2-3 minutes and then rinse thoroughly. Will this work...

    Replies 4
    Bazooka Guru


    06/12/18 06:27:10PM, by General Talk
    Just wanted to share some of my loops I have forming.

    Replies 17

    11 months

    06/15/18 08:29:51PM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    11 month picture

    Replies 5
    Jessica Reyes


    10/01/14 08:57:28PM, by Dreading Methods
    If you're from shaolin (staten island, nyc), holla. This is my neglect timeline, keeping it really short sweet and simple... Method used: Neglect/Separation Products used: Dr. Bronners/ blue (once or twice a month for scalp), Water Hair type: Curly, I'm puerto rican...

    Replies 19

    3 months in

    06/15/18 10:24:45AM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    hey all!  I’m about 3 months in...started with crochet and hook method, but allowed to do their own thing after. I wash 2-3 times a week with dreadlocks shampoo locking up shampoo at the suggestion of this site, and so far it’s super knotty, loopy, frizzy, lots of loose hairs, zig zaggy...and...

    Replies 8
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ

    i'll be gone a month and server will be upgraded soon (moderator needed too)

    06/13/18 09:14:26PM, by General Talk
    from next week on i'll be gone a month i'll be here (but in georgia this year) please while i'm away help people as much as you can, welcome those who join, and if someone would like to take an active roll in moderation that would be greatly...

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  • Healthy Dreads

    The easiest difference to spot between dreads on our site vs 'locs' on most other sites is the fact we have no balding, no excessively tight roots, and excessively tight styling.

    We do not promote the tightening of dreadlocks roots by force, allowing hair to continue growing on your scalp and remain healthy. Most dread salons over tighten the dreads roots till it causes balding called traction alopecia.

    We only promote dreadlocks products and methods that keep your dreads healthy and strong for a lifetime.

    We promote no wax or products that build up in dreadlocks, nor do we promote products that contain known carcinogens and skin irritants.

    We are the only site that has such strict standards, so when it comes to dreadlocks health we are the site to trust.

    Many strictly profit driven dreadlocks sites are not happy about the information we provide!

    We are experts at fixing the problems other sites cause, unfortunately many sites cause so much harm to dreads the dreadlocks need to be restarted. We try to avoid this if possible.

    Our dreadlocks health experts are always here to help undo the damage caused by other sites.

    We are widely considered the only trustworthy source for dreadlocks info.
  • Latest Blogs

    is this a bald spot between my dreads help please 

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    Six weeks - so much shrinkage!

    So I'm six weeks in and I've lost about 2/3 of my length. My hair is so short! All these little loopy lumpy dreads. Above that point (where i did t n r) they are knotting up well, cylindrical. They will be interesting in the end. I am not liking the super short stage. i want them to grow. They've knotted up so fast. Oh well, this is what they are teaching me. Lose the vanity, let things be as they will be, patience, acceptance. "I am B"

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  • Natural Dreadlocks, Why Choose Natural Dreads?

    natural dreadsWhy should you choose natural dreads over salon dreads?

    Salon dreads give you instant gratification, at the cost of severe harm. You look like you have dreads immediately, but actually takes much longer for them to actually become dreadlocks. They use aggressive force in order to force them to look like dreads often damaging the scalp and the hair severely.

    Natural dreads on the other hand form organically with more unique personality, your dreads are yours and not like anyone else's. Natural dreads remain strong, healthy and are kept clean. Salons often tell you not to wash your dreadlocks for long periods of time. Sometimes six months. Even the entire first year.

    When you're growing natural dreads, it is the washing that makes them dread. Additionally, companies that sell dread kits and products to make growing dreads easier actually make it much harder and ruin your dreadlocks. Dreads caked in wax might seem to mature fast, but they are only being glued together in wax and actually take much longer. Products designed to hold like wax, especially are very difficult to remove, and can sometimes result in the dreads needing to be cut.

    We have become experts at saving dreads that other dreadlocks sites and dread salons have harmed.

    If you are experiencing your dreads thinning at the roots, dreadlocks breaking off, scratchy rough dreads, heavy dreads from product buildup, we are here to help you restore the health of your precious dreads.

    Dreads can mean a great deal to those who choose to grow dreads, natural dreads most of all because of the time and patience it takes to grow dreads naturally. Dreads that form naturally take on a personality that is unique to the individual. Many who grow dreads the natural way, report growing as a person, as thier dreadlocks form. Dreads therefore can take on a spiritual growth aspect that can be profound.

    Dreadlocks facts
    • Dreadlocks need to be clean: Dreadlocks should be washed between one and three times a week, from the day you start dreading. Clean dreadlocks dread faster.
    • Dreadlocks are the natural state of all hair: All hair will become dreadlocks if permitted. Hair type, race, or ethnicity has nothing to do with the formation of dreadlocks. Dreadlocks do not require special treatments or products based on hair type or race.
    • Dreadlocks are low maintenance: Dreadlocks require very little maintenance, washing, and, if desired separating. Separation is recommend in most cases to prevent massive dreads.
    • Dreads are not unprofessional: Because dreads are often spiritual, and dreadlocks are a part of most religions (not just Rastafarian beliefs), dreadlocks, especially natural dreads must be accepted in any job, by law.
    • Dreads don't cause balding: Salons and locticians that forcibly over tighten the roots of dreads cause thinning and balding in dreads. However balding is not caused by wearing dreads when the dreadlocks are not over maintained.
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