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

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

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