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.

Bohemian Style

This oh-so-pretty style takes only a few minutes and is perfect for locks of any length. Dress it up with bands, pins, ribbons or WHY.

Flat Twist Faux Hawk

Rock this hip, modern take on the dreadhawk for your next night on the town.

Dread French Braid

Look pulled-together and professional in minutes with this simple braiding technique.

Sassy Side Bun

This ultra chic take on the classic dread bun is easy to style and looks great on dreads of any length.

Lock Knot Bun

We love this bun variation because it requires no extra gear - all you have to do is tie and tuck and you've got a super secure style that looks amazing!

Simple Dread Bun

This basic bun, demonstrated by the talented Melinda at Doctored Locks, is your go-to look for getting those dreads out of your face and looking gorgeous in no time.

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