Wednesday, September 12, 2012

How To Make Dreadlocks On Straight Hair Using a Crochet Needle

Starting dreadlocks on straight hair takes practice but using products to help hair hold while backcombing helps a great deal. Dreadlock Products and Tools you will need. View the video and notice the way the stylist holds the crochet needle.

I have used this technique and can tell you that you can hurt yourself until you get enough practice or in enough pain from the scratching. My point is for you to pull the hair in and out with pulling and pushing movements without stabbing your fingers.

No worries you will get the hang of making dreads on straight hair on your first head.

Straight Hair Dreads Video

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Welcome To Get Dreadlocks Hair Care Blog!

Thank you so much for stopping by Get Dreadlocks you will find hair care tips that will help your start, maintain, wash, style and repair your locs and so much more.

 I hope you find this dreadlock hair care blog useful and will share your experiences and enhance the community with your dreadlock journey.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Video Lock Styles Gallery

Dreadlock hair styles change as your dreadlocks grow. You experience  a dread styling journey from short to long dread hair growth. Enjoy the many possibilities you have while wearing dreadlocks.

Model Malik


 Lock Styles Videos

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Dreadlock Beads and Accessories

 Dreadlock beads and accessories can be bought or made. It is as simple as taking a charm and hair pin to add decor to your locks. You can use buttons, jewelry or fabric wrapped headbands. Here are a few of the tried and true lock accessories.

Dreadlock Beads

Shell Beads, Hair Accessories
  • Shell beads
  • Murano Glass Beads
  • Wooden Beads

Jamaican Mango & Lime Locking Creme Wax 6 oz.Dreadlock Accessories 
  • Satin scarf/wrap
  • Shampoo
  • Antiseptic
  • Moisterizing Spray
  • Cream for palmrolling
  • Latch hook
  • Knotty Boy Dreadlock Conditioning Spray Lavender 16 ozDred Head shampoo
  • Scented Conditioning Spray

Knotty Boy Bee-Washed Pre-Dreading and De-Waxing Soap 1 oz          

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Dreadlocks Tams/Caps Store

Medium Crown New rasta Beanie Hat - White W27S28CMedium Crown New rasta Beanie Hat - Black W27S28CMedium Crown New rasta Beanie Hat - White rgy W27S28C
New Rasta Knit Head Band - Black W12S27CNew Rasta Knit Head Band - Olive W12S27CNew Rasta Knit Head Band - White W12S27CNew Rasta Knit Head Band - Brown W12S27C

Friday, April 20, 2012

How To Wash Really Dirty Dreadlocks

 Washing dreadlocks that are thicker should take more time. The thickness can cause the debris and perspiration to go deep into the dreadlock. However the same is true for the drying time. You must allow your dreadlocks to dry thoroughly to avoid dry rot in your dreads.

Regular dreadlock washes do not remove wax from your hair. Washing dreadlocks with wax seem impossible. Click the picture on the left for wax removal.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

How To Repair Broken Dreadlocks In 3 Easy Steps


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Broken dreadlocks can be embarrassing and scary. Learning how to repair damaged dreadlocks are not as hard at you may think.

Please relax, broken damaged dreadlocks happens to the best of us. The important thing is your about to learn how to easily fix your broken dreadlocks in minutes. 

Monday, January 16, 2012

How To Make Your Own Dreadlock Hair Accessories

Finding the right headbands for your dreadlocks doesn't have to be such a job, you can begin to make your own headbands with simple instructions. Dreadlocks headbands have to be large enough to hold your beautiful locs out of your way and stretchy enough to secure most dreadlock hairstyles.


Making Your Own Dreadlocks Hair Accessories

Here are the tools you will need to get started on your dreadlocks headband:

  • stretchy fabric (tee shirt)
  • use stretch stitch on sewing machine
  • ballpoint needle
  • measuring tape
  • 17x 19 inch fabric
  • scissors

Saturday, January 7, 2012

How To Make Dreadlocks On Straight Hair With The Crochet Method

DreadlocksWanting to get dreadlocks has been very common for years by people of all races. Dreadlock methods now revealed for others with straight and various hair types have been developed. If you are ready to make a statement and commitment, you are ready for this journey. This is not for everyone, once done this method is permanent.