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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

    Fenrir
     
    @deathhawk • 12 hours ago

    SO.....

    I have not been on here in like 4 years, long story short: I had a LOT of mental change in the past.. so.. I have restarted my dreadlock journey as of 2-25-2020 via twist n rip & freeform. Just gonna let these babies do their thing from now on! I am so glad to be back!!

    I regret taking them out and am glad I am finally in a state of mind where I needed to restart this journey!

    Fenrir
     
    @deathhawk • 12 hours ago
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 22 hours ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "This is gonna be my 3rd month":
    "wow awesome and wild natural or tnr/?"
    knottydreadlocks
     
    @knottydreadlocks • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "This is gonna be my 3rd month":
    "Some dreads have lost about have their length or less but it's ok I love watching them develop"
    knottydreadlocks
     
    @knottydreadlocks • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Created a new forum topic "This is gonna be my 3rd month":
    "Here's a picture what do you think?"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 2 days ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @jaymartin94:
    "welcome"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 2 days ago • comments: 1
    Posted a new Comment on @tien-tu:
    "welcome i'd stop using the castor oil"
    !!emoji!!1!!emoji!! soaring eagle ॐ
     
    @soaring-eagle • 2 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "I'm back!!":
    "welcome back we are planning on building an ecodome community and growing all our food by this time next year"
    Jessie-Rose
     
    Jessie-Rose
     
    @jessierose • 4 days ago • comments: 0
    Liked a forum item created by @carolbrennan: I'm back!!
    Peaceful_Passer
     
    @peaceful-passer • 4 days ago • comments: 0
    Posted a response to "I'm back!!":
    "Welcome! I found once I brushed my hairs out that there’d be no keeping them tangle free, my once dreaded hairs craved to be dready. I’m at a year now and..."
    3_little_birds2316
     
    @carolbrennan • one week ago • comments: 0
    Created a new forum topic "I'm back!!":
    "I'm back for round 2 of dreadlocks. My hair is a little darker (natural) and my phone camera a little crappier! I had tnr dreads a few years back that I..."
    Jaymartin94
     
    Jaymartin94
     
    @jaymartin94 • 2 weeks ago
    Jaymartin94
     
    @jaymartin94 • 2 weeks ago

    4 days of no brushing excited to let my locks freeform! Ready for the journey ahead! Any advice is welcomed

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  • knottydreadlocks

    This is gonna be my 3rd month


    02/24/20 06:21:10PM, by Introduce Yourself
    Here's a picture what do you think?


    Replies 3
    3_little_birds2316

    I'm back!!


    02/19/20 03:23:57PM, by Introduce Yourself
    I'm back for round 2 of dreadlocks. My hair is a little darker (natural) and my phone camera a little crappier! I had tnr dreads a few years back that I loved, but the sections had started hurting so I combed them all out (after 18 months).  I started this set of freeform dreads in July of...


    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 47
    Jessie-Rose

    Finally formally introducing myself..


    02/06/20 03:25:47AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hello all you beautiful people :) My name is Jessie.  I'm a 30 year old female from Sacramento, Ca.  I've been lurking for quite some time now (OBSESSIVELY) but been a little too nervous to post. I started growing my second head of dreads around the beginning of December 2019.  The year...


    Replies 10
    j20

    Towel rub questions


    02/05/20 06:34:18PM, by Dreading Methods
    I am white and have thick curly hair that is 5 inches on top and 4-4.5 on the sides. I've been rinsing with water daily for about 4 months now and washing with trader joes tea tree tingle once or twice a week. Ive been spraying a salt water solution in it before every rinse or wash (leaving in...


    Replies 6
    bruiseviolet

    Loops and zigzags


    11/08/19 05:06:39AM, by Dread Maintenance
    My dreads are about 3 months old now and they're looping like crazy :) 


    Replies 6
    DreadJay

    Vicki no longer shipping to the UK :(


    01/29/20 03:18:46AM, by Dread Products
    I tried to put in my order the other day to restock on some soaps but at the checkout it says "We do not ship to your country". This is strange as I've had 2 orders already. I've managed to find a replacement that's made in the Netherlands called Dollylocks Dreadlock Shampoo. It's vegan safe,...


    Replies 9
    slightlysane

    Hi! I am new to the forum and figured I would introduce myself and stop lurking :)


    06/20/19 01:19:09AM, by Introduce Yourself
    Hi, Newbie here. I just started my dread journey two and half weeks ago and I have been reading the post on this forum for a couple of months.  I am going the Freeform - Neglect method and just going to separate.  I have some pictures from my two week mark that I will add here.  Hope everyone...


    Replies 11
    KatatoniK

    6 months in :)


    12/09/19 08:49:26AM, by Member Journals and Timelines
    I'm at the 6 month mark and man, are my babies going crazy and doin their own thing! I have some pretty crazy ones and others that seem to be doing a whole lotta nothin. My only concern is my back still, the sections are poorly done and they're awefuly chunky lol I'm at that point where I know I...


    Replies 6
    knottydreadlocks

    Organic lock magic gel


    01/27/20 09:03:34PM, by Dread Maintenance
    I saw this on shop and wanted to know if this is good for the process of dreading hair


    Replies 6
  • 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...

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    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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