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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.

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    @tater • 6 hours ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on Stuff (non-selfies):
    "Bat/owl/wizard/fox creature thing"
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    Stuff (non-selfies)
    20190518_201706 Lil thing I made
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    @soaring-eagle • 13 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "new dreads":
    "people recomend all sorts of silly things claiing it makes it easy nothings easier then nothing and nothing is all that needs to be done if your hairs not..."
    @dolandrandom • 13 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "new dreads":
    "☮ soaring eagle ॐ: your african american?  if so youd want the bar shampoos from that site not liquid if yur not, then the liquid will..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 13 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "new dreads":
    "your african american?  if so youd want the bar shampoos from that site not liquid if yur not, then the liquid will make t dread faster you want the hair to..."
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 14 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "new dreads":
    "none! just a shampoo being the best the sponge is a rediculous thing.. your hair will dread if you just wash, ad leave it alone...."
    @dolandrandom • 14 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "new dreads":
    "☮ soaring eagle ॐ: wash out the gel! if it holds it prevents dreading how are you starting them, the hair may need  lil more length my..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 14 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "new dreads":
    "does the gel contain wax?  it kinda looks lke it the mango lime stuff totally sucks"
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 14 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "new dreads":
    "wash out the gel! if it holds it prevents dreading how are you starting them, the hair may need  lil more length"
    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 14 hours ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @dolandrandom:
    "welcome but lose the gel! if it holds it prevents dreading"
    @dolandrandom • 14 hours ago • comments: 0
    Created a new forum topic "new dreads":
    "i started dreading my hair for about a week now. i use jamaican mango and lime locking gel and i just wanna know if my dreads should look like this or if..."
    @dolandrandom • 15 hours ago
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    @poopiepants • 18 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "The Seed of Freeform":
    "AquaGuy: How long have you been freeforming? I shaved my head bald in Sept 2010 and haven't cut or brushed since. Residue-free shampoo & separating..."
    @peaceful-passer • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Growing my roots, a personal and spiritual journey.":
    "Life trophies lol. I have a few as well"
    @peaceful-passer • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Hello! Newbie here ;) ":
    "Hello hello... My incognito is gone"
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  • dolandrandom

    new dreads

    05/19/19 01:16:12PM, by General Talk
    i started dreading my hair for about a week now. i use jamaican mango and lime locking gel and i just wanna know if my dreads should look like this or if i’m doing something wrong. thanks in advance. :)

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    The Seed of Freeform

    11/06/18 05:42:51PM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    August 4th 2018  For me they don't start very often, but I always like when they do! Where will it end up? Only time will tell :) August 28th 2018

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    Growing my roots, a personal and spiritual journey.

    03/26/19 11:13:02AM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    I thought it would be a good idea to record my progress here. I say 'roots' and sometimes 'jaata' instead of dreadlocks, just so you know :) Jaata is a sanskrit word meaning locked hair. My reasons for growing my roots are spiritual, first of all to let go of my physical appearance because that...

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    Hello! Newbie here ;)

    05/09/19 01:03:28AM, by General Talk
    Hi!! I hope everyone is doing great on this lovely day 💙 :) I'm new here, though I've been stalking the place without an account for a couple weeks lol. I'm just a hair over 3 weeks in....and I'm absolutely in love with the journey!!! In the beginning, I thought "I just want...

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    Am I doing something wrong?

    05/03/19 04:57:40PM, by General Questions
    I’ve just been thinking about how long it has taken for my hair to even begin to dreadlock. All of the timelines I’ve watched on YouTube or seen on here see noticible results in about 6 months and it has been almost a year, give or take a month, and I literally still don’t have any even...

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    Traveling families?

    05/15/19 04:14:07PM, by Alternative Lifestyles and Subcultures
    Looking for kindred spirits who share our full time travel life style, is there anyone out there!?

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    wearing a headband

    07/15/10 10:26:30AM, by Dread Maintenance
    Ok so i've been puttin my boys back even since i started them 2 weeks ago. Ina headband or a shoelace i just use the same way. Does this constrict my dudes from forming together. Bad idea?

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    Dandruff / itchy and flakey scalp

    05/12/19 07:44:22AM, by Dread Maintenance
    Hey all, I have been using Vicki's dreadlock shampoo for about 2 months now and it's great except I now seem to have dandruff again. I've always had a problem with itchy, flakey scalp and I 'fixed' it by not using any shampoo. For 2 years I was mostly free from itchiness (I washed my hair...

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    Am I ready for bars?

    05/03/19 11:03:57AM, by Dread Products
    Or should I stick with liquid? I will need to order some shampoo in the next couple of weeks and just wandering if it is time to switch from liquid to bars yet. Pics taken today for reference.

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    The vegan diet and myself

    07/28/17 12:39:02PM, by Dreads and Diets
    I was a vegetarian for a year and have been a vegan for like a half year,don't want to hurt animals, love for nature and mysef that's just who I am, in peace with my life, cheers :)  Totally identify myself with the vegan lifestyle and dreads lifestyle!  I've stupidly cut my hair before......

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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


    Haircare in a nutshell

    2.5 years in and I can finally say that the initial, waiting for mature locks to form phase is over and I'm finally able to just watch them grow! It's a milestone. I remember starting my commitment to dreadlocks and wanting to read and see everything I could get my hands on to make sure I was making the right decision (hence this account). So I'll share my haircare here in case there's anyone out there who was like me. SPOILER: The only real secret is PATIENCE PRE-DREADS: WATER-ONLY...

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    I'm writing this 2.5 years since I started dreading and for the first time I'm noticing growth of mature dreads! I want to post a timeline of my dreads from start to now, as I've taken photos of my hair every month for the first year, then every few months from then until now. Half a year ago, at the 2 year mark, was when I could say that all of my hair finally locked tightly. Comparing a photo from yesterday to then, I've finally noticed growth, and this is the milestone that many promising...

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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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