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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

    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • an hour ago • comments: 4
    Posted a new Comment on @twinks:
    "hi sorry, i only get notifications if you use comment back wash wit a dread shampoo is by far best the patchouli 1 works well for..."
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 10 hours ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @tamethyste:
    "welcome just bakcomb i hope? no crochet interlocking..or..ick..wax?"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 10 hours ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @rob-burnett:
    "welcome but the crochet was a bad idea. take a look through the crochet recovery section was it only done once i hope?"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 10 hours ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @sunshinedreadbeads:
    @tamethyste • 10 hours ago
    User signup:  @Tamethyste
    @rob-burnett • 10 hours ago
    User signup:  @ROB_BURNETT
    @sunshinedreadbeads • 10 hours ago
    User signup:  @SunshineDreadBeads
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Question about drying":
    "shamwows are also microfiber but thick  and absorb alot microfibers aren't always those  cloths that  fold up into a coin and you can fit 15 in your pocket..."
    @jony666 • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Too much sebum/ scalp grease.":
    "Try rinsing well with water in the shower each day, does wonders, cleared up my dandruff and everything. At the beginning I was afraid it would be bad for..."
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Hello I’m new to the site.":
    "it should swimming a lot will help them dread for sure"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
    @soaring-eagle • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Hello Everyone, Jony666 Here":
    "depending on how stiff they are you might want to condition more with aloe or jojoba or argon or a combo of them sooner they loosen a bit the better"
    @jony666 • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Should I Convert To Another Soap/Method?":
    "I just rinse my hair really well every day in the shower, so it stays clean. Although I still do a weekly shampoo, just to feel extra clean."
    @jony666 • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Question about drying":
    "!!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ: during warmer months i toss mine out the car window on a drive and that works wonders (and gets a few stares haha....."
    @jony666 • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Hello I’m new to the site.":
    "Awesome Jeff! Have you noticed that rising with water everyday (when showering) helps you hair dread up even faster? Take it EZ"
    @jony666 • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "Hello Everyone, Jony666 Here":
    "Here we go, 3 months old dreads. I rinse everyday, wash with soap once per week and also moisturize almost on a daily basis with grape seed oil.  "
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  • JayLittle

    Question about drying

    12/18/17 10:45:57AM, by Dreading Methods
    Hello everyone. I'm only 2 days into my dread journey and have a question about drying my hair. I'm currently using BS washes but intend to switch to the dread shampoo from this site. Is there a specific way I should dry my hair? I've seen so many different opinions but most deal with established...

    Replies 14

    Too much sebum/ scalp grease.

    12/05/17 02:42:46AM, by Help! Save My Dreads
    Hey all, new here. I'm looking for some help with a big problem I've been having off and on since I started dreading.First off my dreads are about a week away from 5 months. They were crocheted (not looking for a method debate). I washevery 5-7 days.The problem I'm having is my scalp seems to...

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    Santos Coyote

    Hello I’m new to the site.

    04/23/18 11:34:32AM, by Introduce Yourself
    hello folks! im new/ back to the site, my name is Jeff. I was on here years ago, but got off after I cut my locks. I had them for quite some time. Anyway I enjoy watching everyone’s dreadlock progress, and the sense of community on this site so I decided to join. Currently I’m at 5 months...

    Replies 6

    Hello Everyone, Jony666 Here

    04/23/18 10:45:36PM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hello to all the dread-heads! First of all, I hope anyone reading this is feeling great today and healthy and sane in these crazy times! My name is Jony and I'm from Israel (originally from the USA). I had dreadlocks that I made by myself using twist and rip and they matured really nicely...

    Replies 12

    Should I Convert To Another Soap/Method?

    01/08/18 06:00:12PM, by Dread Products
    Dropped by the site and saw mentions of Dr. Bronners causing problems. Would anyone mind filling me in as to what the issue is? Also, it has come to my attention that BS/Vinegar(I've used white, not ACV up to this point) is apparently very harsh and is not advised to use to wash hair. My usual...

    Replies 11

    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....

    Replies 8
    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...

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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


    Six weeks - so much shrinkage!

    So I'm six weeks in and I've lost about 2/3 of my length. My hair is so short! All these little loopy lumpy dreads. Above that point (where i did t n r) they are knotting up well, cylindrical. They will be interesting in the end. I am not liking the super short stage. i want them to grow. They've knotted up so fast. Oh well, this is what they are teaching me. Lose the vanity, let things be as they will be, patience, acceptance. "I am B"

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    Sooo - I did it.

    I've wanted dreads for years but always given too much of a shit about what people thought. I wanted them because my hair naturally forms them in a day or two if I didn't brush (my ma actually used to say "brush your hair, you're growing dreadlocks"), I was losing half an hour a day to brushing (lots of really fine, wavy/curly hair makes good tangles), my hair still looked like shit, and I just love them. I'm tired of fighting - my hair, life, everything. Just time to accept, surrender, let...

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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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