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  • Dreadlocks Natural Dreads

  • About Dreadlocks Natural Dreads

    Specializing 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

    christina popejoy
    @christina-popejoy • yesterday
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    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Dr. Bronners Alernatives?":
    "YEAcould see that and understand"
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "how separate are the roots supposed to be?":
    "is the rest of the dread somewhat dreaded you will likely alwayshave a mesh of sorts near the scalp if its traveling up the dread daily that means its..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Dr. Bronners Alernatives?":
    "dude do you know how many hard core hippie stoners never owned a tie die or  lavalamp and how many who never touched a thing own both and beeded doors  etc..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "how separate are the roots supposed to be?":
    "they will be all shaps and sizes and until they are knotting up really  they maybe just redefining the sections by how they want to tangle only worry about..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Liked @anna3's comment:
    Crochet needle dreadlocks
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    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Liked @baba-fats's comment:
    Crochet needle dreadlocks
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    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Dr. Bronners Alernatives?":
    "1 that looks exsremely conditioning, and 2 all castile soaps will have the same issues in hard water. the only reportedly semi safe shampoo available at..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Dr. Bronners Alernatives?":
    "the absolute best is they are as natural as bronners, even more ethical, smell absofreakinglutely amazing and clean like nothing..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Confliction":
    " think you worry way too much about how people will react when the reality is people react very much the opposite in 99.9999% of the time. it is almost..."
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  • georgiared

    Should I cover my dreads when I sleep?

    03/22/17 12:39:34PM, by Dread Maintenance
    Should I wear a beanie or tam when I sleep or not worry about it?

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    From Long Beach and still no dreads

    03/21/17 02:11:53AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone. I am Julz. I just joined and found this site from you tube. Had no idea it even existed!  Anyway. I have been thinking about getting dreadlocks for a few years now but my mind is always changing. I think I wanted them for the wrong reasons. After a lot of self reflection and so...

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    me N my dyed And bleached dreads

    03/21/17 11:58:27AM, by Introduce Yourself
    (At school so idont have many more photos) Ive been Lurking this site for many many months, reading every forum(almost) and i only ran into it after i started my dreads in the summer before highschool, nothing really bad has happened except 4 things 1. Falling in the shower on a tube of...

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    Just got my hair dreaded! OMFG!!!

    03/20/17 06:03:31PM, by Help! Save My Dreads
    This was before Don't look at the face just the hair.. During and 2 days after Knotty Dreads! And now a week later My friend did it with back combing, interlocking, and some crochet. I'm very nervous...

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    Twist and Rip Dreadlock Timeline (10 Months!- UPDATED)

    05/18/16 10:37:33AM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    So I decided to document my loc journey to be able to look back through my progress and as a sort of memory capsule.  Here I am before I started: I started my dreadlocks on May 7, 2016 using the twist and rip starter method.  It took my husband and I about 4 hours to do the...

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    Need advice on how to add more dreads to my existing dreadlocks. I have 35 thin ones and want 45-50 more if possible

    03/15/17 07:59:15PM, by Help! Save My Dreads
    Need advice on how to add more dreads to my existing dreadlocks. I have 35 thin ones and want 45-50 more if possible. Is it possible to add human hair dreadlocks to the roots somehow without having the new ones grow into the existing ones down the road?Craving more numbers on my noggen !Any...

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    Question about my dreads

    03/20/17 08:54:12AM, by Dread Maintenance
    Just started week 4, I palm roll every day but I wonder should i be doing anything for my roots? I just worry that they will come unknotted when I wash my dreads, I washed them last night and alot of the roots on the front of my head feel soft, are they still knotted?

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    AMPs Natural Timeline

    10/13/16 08:04:26PM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    Since I'm starting to show some progress I decided it was time to start a timeline. I'm three weeks now. The right side of my head is definitely progressing way faster because I sleep on that side more. I've been forcing myself to sleep on the other side so those are actually doing something...

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    Hemp Oil For Moisturizing the Scalp

    03/17/17 04:49:19PM, by Dread Maintenance
    Hey guys I was just wondering what you guys use to keep your scalp moisturized to combat the itchiness? I have some organic hemp oil that I have been using but I figured I would see what you guys recommend?

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    Raven's Light

    Moving Forward With Nature: My Dreadlock Journal

    12/11/16 10:04:22PM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    As my introduction thread discusses, I started my dreads with a harmful technique, interlocking. This journal, at least at the moment will be focused on my dreadlock updates, hopefully on a month to month basis. As of today, they are 3 years 7 months old. The photos I have included are of the...

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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 excessivly 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 iritants.

    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

    So as Ive been dreading my hair Ive noticed way more vibrations in people than I ever could before. Is this a thing? I have a background in the eastern healing and modalities as a massage therapist and deal with these kinds of things often but Ive felt it more consistently since my hair has been locking up. I must try some more reading about the antenna that is the hair and how locking attracts more energy so to speak. Maybe Im just hyperaware of people and their reactions because I feel on...

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    soaring eagle on freedoms wings

    So many of you know I have been growing my dreadlocks 25 almost 26 years so know the history of my dreadlocks but not of my name. Right about the time I tarted growing my dreads, less then a year before I broke my back, suffering a spinal chord injury, just a mile or 2 from where I grew up, and from a little 'old timey' grass airfield with gliders and biplanes. The sound of gliders releasing from tow, and seeing WWII era biplanes doing aerobatics over my backyard, was the backdrop of my...

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  • Natural Dreadlocks, Why Choose Natural Dreads?

    Why 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 recomended 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 forceibly 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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