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Here you will find all kinds of step by step tutorials on how to get dreads including creating, maintaining and even styling them. Whether you've just decided you want to try them, or have had your locks for a while, we've got something for you.

Add Ons & Accessories

Empty out your jewelry box, rummage at the thrift store, and keep your eyes open at the beach. Dreads are super simple to accessorize with just about anything you can find!

How To Remove Too Much Wax From Dreads

Oops! You've over-waxed your dreads and now your head is looking a little more 'candlestick' than 'clean and tidy'. Never fear, just a few simple steps and you'll have all that excess Knotty Boy Dread Wax gone and locks looking as good as new!

Felting Dreadlocks

Ever wanted to add vibrant, no-fade color and personality to your locks, but aren't too crazy about using chemicals to do so? Felting may be your answer, and it couldn't be easier. Just follow the four simple steps below and you'll be looking felt-astic in no time!

Pipe cleaner curls

Watch Chescalocks show how to use inexpensive craft supplies to create striking spiral curls!

Bjork Buns

How could we not include the ever famous Bjork buns!? This 'do' may not work so well for those of you with super firm dreads - your dreads need to be a little bendy to pull this one off.

The Elvish Queen

Watched Lord of The Rings one too many times? Looking for something a little more natural or even Elvish? Check this one out - Galadriel will have to deal with not being Prom Queen this year.

Dread Bunches

This is a fairly simple 'do anyone can wear - substitute bands or WHY for ribbon. To begin, part your dreads down the middle, or to the side if that suits you better.

Natty Twist

This elegant and easy 'do is a great way to look sharp in a heart-beat! Begin by simply dividing your dreads into two equal halves, parting straight down the middle.

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