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  • Dreadlocks Natural Healthy Dreads

  • Dreadlocks The Natural Dreads Way

    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

    @kgb1024 • yesterday
    User signup:  @KGB1024
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "hello my brothers and sisters":
    "they look great  well is the best shampoo.. if your  hairs the  typicaly dry African American hair use the bars but if not (you say..."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • yesterday • comments: 2
    Posted a new Comment on @trinidread88:
    "welcome but i would recommend using a dread shampoo and wash at least weekly, or more the airs full of all sorts of nastiness ..pollution, germs you name..."
    @trinidread88 • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Created a new forum topic "hello my brothers and sisters":
    "Hey  everyone I have been dreading for 11 months now this is my second time around. The first time I tried I tried the beautician and beeswax method with..."
    @trinidread88 • 2 days ago • comments: 2
    Posted a new Comment on @trinidread88:
    "Dreading is a way of life and the truest form of self expression"
    @trinidread88 • 2 days ago
    User signup:  @trinidread88
    @krystikush • 3 days ago • comments: 889
    Posted a new Comment on @soaring-eagle:
    "Many thanks!"
    @krystikush • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Liked a comment item created by @soaring-eagle:
    Riley Napalm
    @haazinumusic • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "No love for Bob?":
    "*Capelton not Carleton. Haha."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 4 days ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @krystikush:
    Riley Napalm
    @haazinumusic • 4 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "No love for Bob?":
    "I guess he’s just not my kind of sound. I really like stuff like Black Uhuru to Eek-A-Mouse to Carleton to SOJA and most of the in between. I just don’t..."
    @krystikush • 4 days ago
    User signup:  @krystikush
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 4 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Second Time Dreading":
    "yea you don't need much and it lasts a long time more dreads will show up soon enough"
    Riley Napalm
    @haazinumusic • 4 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Second Time Dreading":
    "Thanks for the info regarding lathering, soaring eagle. It's good to be back. I used my Bucks County soap last night and really enjoyed the smell. A little..."
    @alter • 5 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Size":
    "I guess I'll stick to just separating the back of my head for now. Those get pretty congoed. I'm not sure how many individual locs I can have wiht my hair..."
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  • KGB1024

    Going natural from Crochet'd advise

    04/20/18 05:01:44PM, by Dreading Methods
    Hello, My son is 4 and I had his dreads crochet'd in 1 year ago, at the time I wasn't sure about which method and hadn't found this site. After the first maintenance appt., I noticed some broken hair so decided to go natural. My question is: should I be doing anything to help the loose hair...

    Replies 6

    What's up, Everyone...

    04/20/18 04:37:35PM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hello Everyone, Just been reading on this site for a short time. I have a 4 year old son, he has never had a hair cut. He had beautiful golden locs (hair) but when it got to the middle of his back everyone thought he was a girl. He always liked the story of Samson, in the bible, and I used to...

    Replies 5

    hello my brothers and sisters

    04/20/18 04:13:00AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hey  everyone I have been dreading for 11 months now this is my second time around. The first time I tried I tried the beautician and beeswax method with hair clips and dryers but it just became a complete mess. The second time around I started out with a twist sponge for the first month or two...

    Replies 2
    Jayke Watson

    No love for Bob?

    08/31/13 02:01:04AM, by dready interests
    I'm not sure if it's a universal thing or just in my experience but I've always found that any reggae 'connosuiers' that I've spoken to seem to be ashamed/deny that they're into or used to be into Bob Marley and like I've only been listening to reggae for 3 or 4 years but I can't see why this is....

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    Riley Napalm

    Second Time Dreading

    04/15/18 03:22:41AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hey everyone. I had been a member here once before and had my first dreads for a year and a month or so. I had to cut them for a job and now I want to look know up again since I've left that job. The last time they were done with the rip and twist method, but this time I'm allowing them to just...

    Replies 7


    04/01/18 11:13:35PM, by General Questions
    Hi dreads- :) i'm just starting out natural,  i already had half a head of dreads half a year ago, but i cut them off because i prefer the wild look and character of natural dreads so,my hair's about 12 cm long now, no signs of dreading yet and i'm wondering... arround here's a guy...

    Replies 38

    Sleeping and showering

    03/20/18 05:06:08PM, by Dread Maintenance
    Anyone got any advice on dreads while sleeping? My hair has not dreaded at all in the front and sides, but the back of my head has started looping like crazy, but no loss of length strangely. Many people find this weird, but I sleep on my back and absolutely don't move at all. Could this be why...

    Replies 14

    salutations to all my dreaded bro's & sisters!

    04/06/18 07:06:38AM, by Introduce Yourself
    hey. just a lonesome prican in the pnw.... looking for options and info about dreads. might as well say hi! so.... "hi!"  :)

    Replies 14
    whisky sour

    newbie after some advice

    03/27/18 12:02:30AM, by General Questions
    hey all, so i recently got dreads via the crochet method, done by a professional not myself or friend. i am quite happy with the results. they were very tight at first but after a few days loosened up and after 3 weeks dont stick out much, just a little bit. i asked for whispy ends which i got...

    Replies 16

    The difference of 2 years

    04/06/18 05:35:51AM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    just a quick impression about the progression of 2 years natural dreading. While i did start in january 2016 with pretty short hair, it took a while... The first picture is around 3 month with my hair just sectioning itself. It seemed for months that my hair wasn't growing at all, but they did,...

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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

    Breanna Woiak

    Shampoo Suggestions

    Since I have started I used Dr. Bronners once until I realized it wasn't good for my hair. Other then That I haven't done anything different besides stop using conditioner and a brush! How does everyone feel about this shampoo? 

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    Breanna Woiak

    Natural Lock Journey

    This is the second time I created an account. Not sure what happened to the first one! I always knew that I wanted dreads but I never thought that I would actually follow through!! At first, it was because I was more or so worried about what others would say. Then I thought that I didn't have enough hair. Now that I have been thinking about it for months none of that seems to bother me anymore. It has been a little over one month since I have stopped conditioning and brushing my hair. It is...

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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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