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!

Dreadlock growth timeline



By popular demand, a visual dreadlock timeline of typical growth.

Taking the plunge into the world of locks can be a daunting task. Especially when we keep telling you it's going to take a lot of time and patience! Hopefully, this dread timeline will take some of the mystery out of what you can expect your locks to look like over the span of a year. You can also check out our extensive customer-submitted photo galleries to see thousands of examples of dreadlocks, of all hair types, in various stages of growth.

collage of six photos of a fortysomething year old man with shoulder length greying reddish hair at one day, one week, one month, three months, six months, and one year of development

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