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How old should your dreadlocks be when you do your first deep cleansing, and how do you dry them?

deep clean dry dreadlocks Jan 14, 2017


I have here a question from Liz Marda on Instagram that asked me,

“How old should your dreadlocks be the first time you deep clean them?

And do you have any good advice on how to do that and how to dry them after washing?”

Well, a lot of dreadheads are really into deep cleaning their dreadlocks. It’s a really good thing if you are scared that there’s a lot of dust and scary things are stuck inside of your dreadlocks. To get a really good recipe on how to deep clean your dreadlocks, you should just Google around and see different types of recipes on how different people have made their deep cleans. If you want to buy a kit that is already made; you can buy them from Dollylocks has a kit that is finished with a shampoo and some powder that you can use.

You can find the Dollylocks deep clean kits in our shop here:

So, how old should your dreadlocks be before you start to do your first deep...

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How to dry dreadlocks in a warm climate

dry dreadlocks May 05, 2016

One of the most important things to do when it comes to dreadlocks is to keep them healthy and clean. To wash them on a regular basis with a shampoo that helps the hair to dread is also important, because if you just rinse your dreadlocks with water you won’t get the sweat, grease, flakiness from the scalp out of your scalp and all of this will end up inside of your dreadlocks and all this together can cause smelly dreadlocks. 

The drying part of having dreadlocks is also important for the dreadlock possess. 

If you live in a hot climate (over 25celcious) or if you have the luck of being able to go on a holiday in a lovely hot climate and need to dry your dreadlocks this is an easily way of doing this. 

When you have washed your dreadlocks and stand in the shower twist your dreadlocks in a big twist to get allot of the water out. Try to squeeze out so much water out as you can.

Put a towel on to get allot of the water out as well, make a big turban with the...

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