Starting dreads, but just not sure what you'll need?

We've done the hard work for you by putting together the bare essentials for starting locks from scratch (and in larger Kits, a few fun extras), at a discount!

Incredible locks
in weeks, not years.

Create and maintain beautiful locks in any hair type easier, faster, and cleaner with Knotty Boy Natural Dreadlock Care products.

Pure ingredients, simple instructions and limitless customer support. Think Dreadlocks, Think Knotty Boy - the Original Since 1998!


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.


"This is a punk-rock version of the favorite-of-the-stars hairstyle the 'bouffant'. Also called, and I prefer this term, the pompadour."

French Draids

" the photo, I have two 'french draids', but this style can be equally fabulous with one draid right up the back.."

DIY Rosemary Dandruff Tonic

It's true that dandruff is the single most common scalp complaint dreadheads have. But before reaching for that horror-filled dandruff shampoo, try this easy scalp tonic - proven highly successful by the Knotty family in ridding locked scalps of annoying flakes.

DIY Vinegar Itchy Scalp Remedy

A Vinegar Rinse will not only help kill the itch, it can help remove built-up residue from hair follicles and restore the scalp's natural pH level, which may also be contributing to the itch.

Classic Turban

For protection from the elements, style, or statement!

Wrapped Pigtails

Turn pigtails from Pippi to perfection with this casual style from Doctored Locks.

Dreadlock Mohawk: aka the Dreadhawk

Channel your inner punk and create this look in minutes!

Short Locs Up-do

A few minutes in front of the mirror and you'll have a look that's perfect for even the most formal event.

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