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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

    CloverQu
     
    @cloverqu • one week ago
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Aloha!":
    "CloverQu: wow thank you so much this is great info sorry about typos. Exhausted. I actually just published my first book (in signature) but sleep..."
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    "wow thank you so much this is great info"
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Aloha!":
    "Wow that looks like it could be my friend Amy I haven’t seen in ages. Most likely freeeform could be tnr then freeform. ok with thinner hair I usually say a..."
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    @cloverqu • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Aloha!":
    "That was actually one of my questions over there that never got answered!  I have always hated having thin hair, so I was thinking I should keep them..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Aloha!":
    "Ahh sweet, wait, they weren’t doing what? Weren’t giving in to racist hate? Hi there koala that will dread fast do you plan to separate to keep some control..."
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    "Photo?"
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Aloha!":
    "Oh geez! Well welcome home. Now bring other conscious dreadies over here "
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    @cloverqu • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Aloha!":
    "It was reddit.  I am part of a few communities on there for various interests, usually have a great experience, but r/dreadlocks has been unwelcoming.  I..."
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    @soaring-eagle • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Aloha!":
    "Wish google hadn’t changed the algorithm a few years back to favor businesses and news, we used to be top search in most terms, now most find us too late..."
     
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  • CloverQu

    Aloha!


    11/24/22 08:23:30AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Heyo.  I'm only like a couple months into the freeform method.  It was accidental, I stopped brushing because I hate my straight hair and it would at least get a little wavy the longer I went without brushing.  They started appearing and I don't see a reason to brush them out.  There's only...


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    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ

    My first book was published!


    11/07/22 11:40:43PM, by dready interests
    Hey dready family I just published my first book! Ebook version: free on kindle unlimited, at least 3 months. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0BL1GNVS3/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i0 Paperback version. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0BKXKBPJD/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1...


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    JimmyUK

    Hey ... again!


    10/16/22 07:17:46PM, by Introduce Yourself
    Was here about 4 years ago. I was growing freeform and the wife disliked my hair after 2 years so I cut it. I wish I didn't. Now I'm back again. I've been growing freeform for the past year. I learned a lot for the forum owner the last time, and I write down a lot of what he taught me. I've...


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    mick17

    crochet method to free form


    03/21/22 01:31:54PM, by crochet and dread tools recovery
    Hi All  just wanted to see if theres any progression pics of people who started there locs via crochet method, then never used crochet again.  i started via croceht and never again, i have just been washing and seperating.  all info will be helpfull.  nuff respect 


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    Amma Niradhara

    welcome to india


    09/02/22 09:47:17AM, by Introduce Yourself
    hey namaste.  i hope everyone is well today. i have been absent from this site and most of life online for years. i am still in rural india.  its actually been 15 yrs since i started my locks with twist and rip and have had no maintenance except a crochet touch up on my one year old locks which i...


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    TracingsRed2384

    Sup guys


    08/23/22 01:13:36AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Found this site today, I hope it’s still active. I am just a baby in my journey, stopped brushing my hair 4-5 days ago. I’ve been on the fence for a few weeks about starting my loc and how to do it. Decided if I was going to do it, might as well learn patience. Hope to learn some new things!


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    Thuya

    New dreads and new job anxiety


    08/06/22 09:36:42PM, by Dreadlocks Journey Emotional Support
    I've loved this site as a reference and inspiration but see it hasn't gotten the love it used to...  I've wanted dreads for a long time and started dreading last year but combed them out at the three month stage because they got very unruly and I started getting anxious out in public.  I've...


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    mellowtone

    What happened to the old days when everyone was active on here?


    04/29/22 02:39:29PM, by General Talk
    I was going through my older stuff and there was so much going on here ten years ago. How can we bring it back? I don’t have any other social media so I log in here probably every other day but not much seems to be happening. There has to be just as many people dreading now as there was before,...


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    ☮ soaring eagle ॐ

    I wrote a book!


    05/17/22 02:30:54AM, by dready interests
    I am putting the finishing touches on my 1st book, getting ready to publish. I know you have been begging for a book on dreadlocks. In a way, one is on the way. 1st comes “Ban The Taboo” volume 1. 12 twisted short stories. One novel length collection. One novelist described them as modern day...


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    Ashley Eve

    spiders in dreads?


    02/03/11 09:09:58PM, by Dread Products
    okay so since i started dreading ive had a few people making stupid comments to me "omg dont u wash ur hair anymore" etc which i was like *eyeroll* but then ive also had some people saying omg u will get spiders living in your hair! WTF? ok so i bet its stupid right.. but now im paranoid haha.....


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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.
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    After Starting my hair with coils, I craved a more neat look so I started interlocking crocheting always paying people so that it would look good after bleaching and all of that damage, I'm wondering what is next my hair seems healthy although I'm inexperienced. I have to make sure I take care of these properly. I wash 2 times a week depending on sweat but never more than 3 I usually don't ever becouse it takes a while to dry them. I know the manic panic bleach damaged my hair so what's next...

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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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