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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

    Lask
     
    @lask • 56 minutes ago
    User signup:  @Lask
    Indialien
     
    @indialien • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia? Please help!":
    "I do have quite a few that are interlocking. Should I let them grow together, or should I try to snip the hairs and keep them apart?"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia? Please help!":
    "most cases we see are from retwisting and interlocking many are way way way worse these are mine though 30 years 10 or 12 feet  53 years old and hardly anyt..."
    Peaceful_Passer
     
    @peaceful-passer • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "2 years":
    "You’re Lovely And I love your garden ❤️"
    Indialien
     
    @indialien • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia? Please help!":
    "My dreads are not extra thick. They are on the smaller to medium side. I cut off about 8 inches Of them last night. They are now a couple inches above my..."
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @indialien:
    "welcome stay away from those damn locticians!! worse mistake you can make!"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Traction Alopecia? Please help!":
    "are the dreads extra thick but yes revcersable"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "2 years":
    "LOOKING GOOD!"
    Bazooka Guru
     
    @bazooka-guru • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Created a new forum topic "2 years":
    "My locks hit 2 years last month.I've used this quarantine time to work on me. I've started a workout routine, I'm eating better and drinking more water,..."
    Indialien
     
    @indialien • 3 days ago • comments: 0
    Created a new forum topic "Traction Alopecia? Please help!":
    "I've had my dreadlocks for a little over 7 years. They are past my waist and relatively thick. I used a back comb method to lock up. I've visited a..."
    Indialien
     
    @indialien • 3 days ago
    User signup:  @Indialien
    Peaceful_Passer
     
    @peaceful-passer • one week ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "3rd Journey":
    "Dready update! And life.... hope all is well!"
    Daveydoh
     
    @david-is-goliath • one week ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on Hair Growth Journey:
    "August 10th, 2019 This was my last hair cut, I asked for just a trim on my beard, but my barber wanted to be creative. I was very upset, but I tried to make..."
    Daveydoh
     
    @david-is-goliath • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Dreads/Messy Hair/Work":
    "Also thank you for the link with all the extra info!"
    Daveydoh
     
    @david-is-goliath • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Dreads/Messy Hair/Work":
    "Thank you so much for your response! I have been reading about meditation during my lunch, so hopefully that will better convince either of my bosses that it..."
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  • Indialien

    Traction Alopecia? Please help!


    05/23/20 05:04:15AM, by Help! Save My Dreads
    I've had my dreadlocks for a little over 7 years. They are past my waist and relatively thick. I used a back comb method to lock up. I've visited a locktician twice, and never plan to again. The girl made my dreads SO tight at the scalp that it literally hurt to sleep on them for at least a week...


    Replies 5
    Bazooka Guru

    2 years


    05/23/20 08:16:36AM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    My locks hit 2 years last month. I've used this quarantine time to work on me. I've started a workout routine, I'm eating better and drinking more water, and I've lost almost 15 lbs and 4 inches from my waist. Also I got my greenhouse set up (as you can see). It's my happy...


    Replies 3
    Peaceful_Passer

    3rd Journey


    05/06/19 01:00:28PM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    hello all So here's my 3rd journey so far,  about a month in and it's going well!  So I swore I'd not dread my hair again because taking them out took 4 months of combing for hours a day I lost 30lbs and a lot of hair, that being said, I kept my length and still hate brushing my hair. . I...


    Replies 49
    Daveydoh

    Dreads/Messy Hair/Work


    05/14/20 11:07:36PM, by General Questions
    As my hair gets longer, my afro is going a little out of control with lots of frizz. I feel my hair clumping and starting to form, but I feel my bosses and coworkers are hinting for me to cut my hair...any tips or advice on how to manage this my hair a little so it's a little more presentable? I...


    Replies 4
    Kasey412

    Here we go! *natural *


    04/19/20 12:06:01PM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    The first 11 days of negligent bliss! I'm actually excited to see just how messy this can get


    Replies 13
    solarlove

    To the people whos had multiple sets of locks


    04/19/20 12:46:20PM, by General Questions
    Hello Everybody! So last night when I was smoking fat, I was in deep thought about dreads, and how they form into what they want to become; no matter what. This is really a question to those who have had more than one set of locks. Well, did each one of your sets end up looking exactly the...


    Replies 6
    SoCal666

    Hello =D


    04/21/20 07:17:50PM, by Introduce Yourself
    Started my first set with back comb when i was 17 and was present on this site during that time. Cut them then 4 and a half years ago i stopped brushing my hair and here i am :) My name is Nick and im from Southern California an im stoked to be here so Hello friends!


    Replies 5
    dolandrandom

    is it okay to wet my free form dreads every morning?


    04/07/20 03:17:03PM, by Dread Maintenance
    i usually wake up in the morning with my hair being really flat in the back of my head and on the sides. i was wondering if i could use a spray bottle to wet my hair in the morning and shake it and if it would affect my hair from dreading in any way? thanks 


    Replies 3
    Pedrono

    Hello :) I'm new into dreads. Started a neglected journey 1 month ago, any tips?


    05/09/20 02:06:23PM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hello, I'm Ricardo (nickname Pedrono), I'm 18 y/o and I started my neglected journey 1 month ago. Since a child, having dreads was my dream, I cannot stop staring at people with dreads whenever I see them outside. I recorded a video as soon as I hit 1 month. Here's the link (kind of cringy...


    Replies 2
    jayT67anon

    Am I balding?


    04/29/20 01:40:44PM, by Help! Save My Dreads
    hey guys, so I started my 9 month freeform dreadlock journey with the twist/loc method. there's a gap/section in my front hair where my scalp is visible with much shorter/fewer hairs than the rest of my head. I'm not sure If i'm balding but I don't lose any hair there but it refuses to fill...


    Replies 2
  • 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

    Skylor Rose

    New Natural Dreads


    Hello, my name is Skylor! I just began my dread journey a couple days ago. I am going the path of natural dreads. I had a few questions if anyone could help me out. (: Pictures of my hair are attached to this forum. I have very thin strait hair with no insight on how it will react to this natural dreading. I was wondering if anyone had any tips concerning my hair type. How do I influence more knotting? How often should I wash with water and how often should I wash with Shampoo? And above...

    Read More
    I have very thick and very oily hair. I am wanting to freeform when my hair grows out to about 6-8 inches of hair. But my hair is super oily and thick so it doesn’t tangle easy at all... I need help understanding what my best options are that aren’t unnatural.. I haven’t used harsh chemicals in my hair for over 8-9 months now. I wash my hair with only dr bronners Castile soap hemp rose scented. I’m very natural now. But my hair is still oily most days. I also get bad dandruff too so any...

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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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