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Everything To Know About Congo Locs

Everything To Know About Congo Locs

Wearing dreadlocks as a hairstyle is a very personal style decision to make. Dreadlocks are an ancient hairstyle that probably originated over 4,500 years ago, although no one knows for sure. What is certain is that dreadlocks are an ancient African hairstyle that is aesthetically rich with the power of black culture, politics, spiritualism, and heritage. Wearing dreadlocks can be very spiritual or religious to make for a person. Still, for many people wearing dreadlocks is just a cool hairstyle fashion. In fact, many pop culture magazines write about dreadlocks often when celebrities and pop stars sport them. For example,...

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The Best Ways To Detangle Dreadlocks

The Best Ways To Detangle Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks are probably the most ancient hairstyle in the world. Historians believe that the first recorded depictions of the dreadlock hairstyle occurred over 4,500 years ago. But even then, it's plausible that the dreadlock hairstyle is even older than that.  Dreadlocks are an aesthetically majestic hairstyle with deep cultural roots in black history. While many people wear dreadlocks as a bold fashion statement, wearing this hairstyle can be a profoundly spiritual decision for others. And even though dreadlocks are now popular in many circles of  culture, they are not in many others. Western writers and researchers popularized the very name...

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The Best Ways To Get Rid Of Dread Rot

The Best Ways To Get Rid Of Dread Rot

Dreadlocks are a personal expression and reflection of beauty, strength, and love. It isn't your responsibility to justify why you wear dreadlocks to anyone else, especially people who won't believe you and need their personal biases validated. Dreadlocks allow the wearer to revel in displaying their God-given and natural beauty. It's freeing and spiritually affirming to wear your hair naturally without coiffing it in a manner that society or critics will approve of. Even if you wear dreadlocks strictly for the aesthetic appeal, it's important to understand that you will be judged by your appearance before you open your mouth....

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How To Transition From Relaxed Hair To Dreadlocks

How To Transition From Relaxed Hair To Dreadlocks

It is not impossible to transition from relaxed hair to dreadlocks. But you should appreciate that the follicle locking process that locks the hair and turns them into dreadlocks can start in as little as six months.  However, it can take 24 months for the initial dreadlock process to mature and individual locs to fully matt. And the traditional method of transitioning hair into dreadlocks is usually predicated on the idea of the hair being chemical-free. The dreadlock process works best if your hair is full of chemicals or residue from non-organic hair grooming products. And hair that naturally curls,...

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How Long Does It Take For Dreads To Lock Up?

How Long Does It Take For Dreads To Lock Up?

One of the vital life investments you can make is always to take care of your hair. Your hair is like a natural crown that you will never be able to take off unless you shave it off. So, it is always up to you to make your hair as presentable as possible. And "presentable" is a very relative term depending on who you are and precisely what you want in a hairstyle. Think about it – how long does it take for you to shave, comb, primp, coif, and style your usual hairstyle? How much maintenance and styling time...

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