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  • Dreadlocks Natural Healthy Dreads

  • Dreadlocks The Natural Dreads Way

    dreadlocks 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

    Raven's Light
    @ravens-light • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Question on Conditioning Dreads":
    "Ok, and I will obviously avoid the roots. "
    Raven's Light
    @ravens-light • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Question on Magic Locking Gel ":
    "Ok, good to know. Guess when I have a formal event or an interview I'll buy it then. "
    @femalepheromones • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "4 months":
    "Peace Shalom: Just because something is written down a long time ago, and claims "God said" doesn't mean it's guaranteed true. I believe there have been..."
    Jay I.R.I.E
    @jay-irie • 3 years ago
    @jay-irie is now following @panterra-caraway
    Jay I.R.I.E
    @jay-irie • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia HELP":
    "I have lost length to my locks over the years from I guess friction. They were to the back of my calves. I have only trimmed them once when I got married to..."
    Jay I.R.I.E
    @jay-irie • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia HELP":
    "Sorry for got to post to you @soaring-eagle"
    Jay I.R.I.E
    @jay-irie • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia HELP":
    "Lol, reading your post wa great brethren. Honestly, my friend and I did my locks ourselves. I sectioned off hair using a rubber band base. I then palmed..."
    @ravenfree • 3 years ago
    @ravenfree is now following @deafyjae
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "4 months":
    "theres 10000 religions just christianoty and other bible based  beliefs theres 100,000 variations  that focus on 1  passage more then others and totally..."
    Peace Shalom
    @peace-shalom • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "4 months":
    "Omg, these kinds of people really erk me. I am religious, but I use discernment when interpreting religious texts. Just because something is written down a..."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia HELP":
    "yes right vid for sure can you show a photo of full length and thickness of ends you can start over after een 20 years but im not sure thats best yet  you'd..."
    Jay I.R.I.E
    @jay-irie • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia HELP":
    "Much mahalo @soaring-eagle I can’t express my gratitude for all you knowledge. I will be ordering everything from DLS on my next check. If you look at the..."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia HELP":
    "the rot know will kill the small and the cause yes same site any bars yiu like the escnts of the buns could have done that if left in long times and done..."
    Jay I.R.I.E
    @jay-irie • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia HELP":
    "Many thanks @soaring-eagle I appreciate you taking the time to respond. I will definitely take all your advice. Do you suggest a specific bar? Also when..."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 3 years ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "4 months":
    "Bazooka Guru: Hey I got stereotyped today! Some guy at the grocery told me I was a devil worshiper. He could tell by my "pretty hair and pretty eyes and..."
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  • benzene994

    Back after a while of short hair (8-10 years)

    04/28/21 11:59:40AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone! I couldn't remember the pass to my old account so just made a new one. When I had dreads over 8 years ago I used all the dreadheadhq products, backcomed and twisted/ripped. Good god I needed that lesson, after several years the wax wouldn't leave despite me trying to remove it and...

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    Such thing as too small of a section?

    09/22/20 02:06:17PM, by Dread Maintenance
    My established sections keep breaking down into tinier sections. Like REALLY tiny. I would say it’s half a width of a pencil. Is this too tiny? Should I wait it out, and see? Or should combine them later on if too small? 

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    04/21/21 12:22:16PM, by Dread Maintenance
    Hello people. I'm kind of new to this site again after several years. Currently on my second dread journey since cutting off my two year old dreads in 2014. I'm almost 1 month into this set and my scalp itches furiously and I have alot of nasty dandruff. I use vicki's shampoo and it's great but...

    Replies 6

    It’s been like 8 years and I’m back!

    04/08/21 08:50:08PM, by Introduce Yourself
    Wow, it’s been a while! I am amazed I was able to log into my old account on here. I took a little bit of a hiatus from dreading (my hair was black and growing in brown so I brushed out my dreads to get the color fixed and I was sad about all that time down the drain and then life happened and...

    Replies 7


    03/18/21 05:12:52AM, by Introduce Yourself

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    Things to Avoid with Dreadlocks

    01/22/21 05:27:57PM, by Dread Maintenance
    I am looking to buy a gel for my dreadlocks to help tame them a bit. What are natural ingredients I should look for and what are things I should avoid...I know knottyboy has alcohol or something in their gel...not sure if that would damage or help...does anyone have any thoughts? I am...

    Replies 3

    A Bit Of Encouragement For Those New To This Journey.

    02/21/21 02:53:21PM, by General Talk
    Hi there, It’s been a while since I posted but wanted to post this.  It’s to encourage people new to this journey and to express the importance of patience, explain the tons of info I have learned all thanks to this site and all of it’s amazing members and the satisfying result that come with...

    Replies 7
    Gazzunger the Grey

    what fake dread?

    02/13/21 06:25:18AM, by Dreadlock Picture Gallery
    Stumbed across this... can anyone spot the fake? hahaha  

    Replies 1
    Gazzunger the Grey

    Uneven dreads

    01/26/21 06:18:20PM, by General Talk
    Hi folks, its approaching two years and I'm still patiently(and not patiently) waiting/watching/separating...... Seems my hair is dreading ok on the right,(starting at the back) and got a nice variety of shape and sizes from pencil thick to thumb thickness; however the left side is still...

    Replies 7

    Lion Locs Hair Locking Dreads Moisturizer for Dreadlocks and Locks

    01/20/21 06:45:24PM, by Dread Products
    Anyone try this for free form? Are they as good as Vicki's? I read some of the reviews that it leaves a residue. I would prefer to buy from but she isn't able to make some right now so I've been looking for alternatives. I can put my hair in a pony tail now but there's so...

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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

    Hey there everyone!! So, I knew going on the dreadlock journey meant experiencing some not-so-prettyhair days, especially with my hair being thin and light. Along with these messy hair days, I'm sure some funky looks are to be expected my way, knowing that some people just don't understand or agree with expression, or natural lifestyles. I'm also starting school next week, and as strong as i am staying through this beautiful process, I'm sure i'm bound to come accross those critical people,...

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    I have been wanting to dread my hair since i was in middle school. Im 21 now. I started a set with my mom backcombed when i was a freshmen in highschool. I let my dad talk me into combing them out when I went to stay at his house. I made this set using twist and rip by myself I made sections with a mirror and rat tail comb. they range between 1-1.5 in sections. I planned to use a crochet hook after i started them but after reading lots of posts on this site and seeing how much people love...

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  • Natural Dreadlocks, Why Choose Natural Dreads?

    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 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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