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Dreadlock Removal Kit


If you've always wanted to try dreadlocks but were worried losing all that hair was a part of the dreadful deal, worry no more. The Emergency Dreadlock Removal Kit from Knotty Boy is a way for good folks everywhere to freely enjoy having, and then REMOVING them without cutting - with the world's first scissor-free dreadlock removal system.

The Dreadlock Removal Kit is designed for removing dreadlocks, but also works wonders in the removal and deep-cleaning of unintended dreadlocks, tangles and knots of any age, in any hair type.

  • Unlocks and repairs dreadlocks, trauma tangles, mats, and knots - without cutting
  • Shampoo breaks down hair products residue and environmental build-up, preparing knots for removal
  • Deep Conditioner allows the tightest of mats to be freed, retaining and repairing original hair
  • Try out dreadlocks and restore your hair

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"So, what do you do when you don't want 'em anymore?"

How many times have you asked, or been asked, that question - and literally dreaded the answer, knowing it would likely involve a giant pair of scissors?

The Knotty Boy Emergency Dreadlock Removal Kit is designed for removing dreadlocks started with wax-based dread products, but also works wonders in the removal and deep-cleaning of dreadlocks, tangles and knots of any age, in any hair type.

a two-part system..

Dreadlock Removal Shampoo with White Grapefruit & Hemp Oil Knotty Boy's incredible Removal Shampoo utilizes natural properties found in Citrus Peel to gently, yet powerfully soften and dissolve product and environmental build-up in dreads for easy removal, while Hemp Oil and Oat Proteins restore moisture and nutrients essential for healthy, soft, great looking hair.

Dreadlock Damage-Control Deep Conditioner with Prickly Pear & Hemp Oil After thoroughly scrubbing with Knotty Boy Removal Shampoo, detangle and moisturize loosend knots with our silky Deep Conditioner for softer, easier-to-comb-through hair and ultimate repair. Aloe Vera Extract soothes the scalp and follicles, while Jojoba, Hemp Oil and Panthenol smoothes, strengthens and conditions knotty hair back to its free flowing form.

Both Shampoo and Conditioner may be used repeatedly on newly detangled hair for continued repair and conditioning.

Please note: Depending on how old your locks or knots are, complete removal may require hours or, in some cases, a full day. Removal can be broken into sessions and done over a few days time, if prefered. This may seem like a lot of effort, but considering dreadlocks take several hours minimum to create from scratch, it's not unreasonable that it may take as much, or more, time to pick all those knots back out of your hair again. The work is literally in your hands, but with the help of the Knotty Boy Removal Kit, a strong comb and a little patience and time, you can be restored to your full head of original hair.

click here if you are looking for help with unintentionally matted hair, trauma tangles, or anything other than intentionally created dreadlocks.

Please watch our How To Remove Dreadlocks without Cutting Tutorial

  1. Soak locks in a hot bath. DO NOT use boiling water!
  2. Work Removal Shampoo thoroughly into scalp and locks.
  3. Rinse.
  4. Massage Deep Conditioner thoroughly into locks. Do not rinse.
  5. Starting at the very bottom of your locks, use a strong comb pick out knots for 2-3 inches, then comb smooth.
  6. Carefully, gently work your way up the lock to the root until the whole section has been picked out.

TIP: Hair is more elastic when wet. Put some Deep Conditioner in a spray bottle and add just enough warm water to not clog the nozzle. Shake well and spritz the section your working on to keep hair wet during the removal process.

For more in-depth info on dreadlock removal, please visit our extensive Answers page.

INCI Ingredients:

Dreadlock Removal Shampoo:  Water/Eau, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Dimethicone, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Dehydroxanthan Gum, Citrus Sinensis (Orange) Peel Oil, Hydrolyzed Oats, Panthenol, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Benzyl Alcohol & Salicylic Acid & Glycerin & Sorbic Acid

Dreadlock Removal Deep Conditioner:  Water/Eau, Behentrimonium Methosulfate & Cetyl Alcohol & Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Glycerin, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Hydrolyzed Oats, Panthenol, Fragrance (Parfum), Benzyl Alcohol & Salicylic Acid & Glycerin & Sorbic Acid

All Ingredients are ethically sourced and cruelty-free. For a full description of each Ingredient, check out the Knotty Boy Ingredient List.

dreadlock removal kit conditioner and shampoo one 4 ounce bottle each

Dreadlock Removal Kit 4oz Shampoo & Conditioner


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