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  • AMY_RAGING ROOTS-6 How often do I “need” to come back for maintenance? - One thing to remember is that dreadlocks are only as much or as little maintenance as you want them to be. Naturally if you want them to look neat you’ll need to do more rather than less. That all said, ideally we like to see our clients every 4 to 12 weeks. (The younger your locks, and the neater you want them to be, the more they will benefit from more frequent appointments.) Continue reading
  • Photo from http://imgfave.com/view/1580306 How to Care for “Partial” Dreadlocks - Even if you only have one dread, you need to at the very least keep them CLEAN and keep them SEPARATE! Dreadlocks, whether you have one or one hundred, always have a tendency to want to "eat"/suck in any loose hair around them. Unless you want to end up with mega-dreads you need to regularly run your fingers through your hair around the dreads to make sure none of the hair you want left loose is getting tangled into the locks. Continue reading
  • Dandruff I have a really sensitive scalp/dandruff. What can I do that’s safe for dreadlocks to help? - Whatever you do, AVOID USING “TRADITIONAL” DANDRUFF TREATMENTS (such as T-Gel, Head & Shoulders, Selsun Blue, etc.)!!! The products commercially available for treating dandruff at the store have tons of ingredients in them that are detrimental to the health and … Continue reading
  • 552068_492922417395203_596074140_n Permanent Dreadlock Extensions - This service is to extend or increase the length of either new OR pre-existing dreadlocks. It may be done alone, or at the same time as initial placement or maintenance. [Note: Crocheting is necessary to the placement of dreadlock extensions.] … Continue reading
  • Washing - The questions we are most frequently asked usually have to do with washing dreadlocks. The first of which, especially from someone who doesn’t themselves have dreadlocks, is usually “Do you wash them?” or “How do you wash them?” (the latter … Continue reading
  • shampoo-lather Shampoos & Soaps - If you are going to have dreadlocks you should be prepared to invest in (or make) a shampoo that is made specifically for dreadlocks. What is used to wash the dreadlocks is perhaps simultaneously one of the most important yet most neglected … Continue reading