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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
  • If your dreads look like this.... you might be doing something "wrong"... Are dreadlocks dirty and smelly? - We can’t speak for all dreadlocks all around the world, but assuming you are following our recommendations then of course your dreads won’t be dirty or smelly. Clean, residue-free hair knots and dreads MUCH better than dirty hair, so if … Continue reading
  • 1039532_663364610350982_1009160852_o How much length will I lose if/when I dread my hair? - This is a loaded question and unfortunately the answer is ‘everybody is different’. However, the circumstances by which people lose length with the method(s) we use is at least fairly predictable. The first thing to know is that we cannot dread … Continue reading
  • 537807_380355628651883_1873537712_n Initial Dreadlock Placement - Initial placement is for folks who have totally loose, brushable hair that they want transformed into luscious locks! If you have already started with the neglect method then you want the page about Dreadlock Maintenance instead! Price: $45/hr (starting May 2015) To … 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