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 Wax


Love dreadlocks, but don't love the look, smell or amount of time it can take for them to lock on their own? Take the dread out of dreadlocks with Knotty Boy Dread Wax, the world's first all natural dreadlocking product.

Start dreadlocks in ANY hair type faster - and keep them clean - with this incredible pomade. In only three inches of hair or longer, Knotty Boy Dread Wax binds loose, new locks together, dramatically speeding up natural lock development and allowing hair and scalp to be washed as normal. Loaded with vital nutrients, Knotty Boy Dreadlock Wax keeps new dreads strong and healthy, and conditions already-formed locks, preventing breakage and brittleness.

  • All natural formula for starting and maintaining dreads in ANY hair type
  • Binds new locks together, allowing scalp and locks to be washed as normal
  • Non-greasy, non-cakey, easy to use formula
  • Available in Light (natural beeswax color), suitable for Blonde to Light Brown hair, and Dark (with Walnut pigment), suitable for Medium Brown to Black hair

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Light Wax 4oz

Dark Wax 4oz

Light Wax 8oz - Out of Stock

Dark Wax 8oz - Out of Stock

Light Wax Roll Up Stick 2.25oz

Dark Wax Roll Up Stick 2.25oz


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  • dreadlock wax jar 4 ounce light
  • dreadlock wax 4 ounce jar dark
  • dreadlock wax roll up stick 2.25 ounce light
  • dreadlock wax roll up stick 2.25 ounce dark

Save cash by buying this item in a pack! (optional):

  • dreadlock wax jar 4 ounce light
  • dreadlock wax 4 ounce jar dark
  • dreadlock wax roll up stick 2.25 ounce light
  • dreadlock wax roll up stick 2.25 ounce dark
  • Directions
  • Ingredients

Regardless of length or hair type, beautiful dreadlocks require attention, care, and love, especially in their first year of development. Letting them come together on their own over time is a perfectly acceptable way to create dreadlocks, however, it simply offers no control over how long it takes them to grow, or what they might look like in the end.

Knotty Boy Dread Wax is an all natural formula that allows more complete control over what the end result will be for your dreads. Short, long, pencil thin or Bob Marley boas, the power to create your dream-locks, literally, is in your hands. Knotty Boy Dread Wax utilizes the properties of pure, earthgrown ingredients to keep new locks looking tidy, while dramatically accelerating the natural locking process. It simply helps make better locks, faster.

In addition, this light, water-resistant formula binds hair together, allowing the scalp and hair to be washed like normal without the risk of losing fragile, new locks, yet naturally breaks down and washes out gradually with every hot, steamy shower when not reapplied.

Knotty Boy Dread Wax is a unique pomade designed with dreadlocks in mind, and is free of parabens, petroleum, anything unnecessary to the dreadlocking process, or harmful to human hair.

Bottom line: Knotty Boy Dread Wax is a non-greasy, non-cakey, strong holding, sweet smellin', easy-to-use jar of joy. Although it is soft enough to easily apply, it's strong enough to bind new dreadlocks together effectively until they are mature and ready to continue developing on their own into the lovely mane of locks you've always dreamed of.

· Break Wax surface with a fingertip., scooping up a pea-sized lump

· Smoosh (no really, that's the technical term :P) the lump between your thumb and forefinger

· Take hold of one lock, and starting about an inch from your scalp, run your wax-smooshed finger and thumb gently down the length of the dread

· Less is more! You can always add a bit more, but it takes a while to wash out, so don't overdo it

· Continue until each lock has a thin stripe of Wax along its length from your thumb and forefinger, basically cleaning the Wax off your fingers with your dreads

· Distribute the Wax around the circumference of your dreads by palm-rolling each one. Use a clip or non-rubber elastic to keep track until they're all done

· Palm roll for the next few days

· Avoid getting freshly waxed locks wet, or allowing them to come into contact with delicate fabrics

· Voila! You're on your way to helping your locks stay neat and tidy.

With the Wax Roll-Up Stick, it's even easier - simply hold a dreadlock in one hand and lightly roll the stick down the length of your dreadlock. Careful! It's really easy to overdo it with the Stick - always use less than you think, this stuff is powerful :)

Ingredients:  Beeswax, Castor Seed Oil, Shea Butter, Hemp Seed Oil, Avocado Oil, Kukui Seed Oil, Jojoba Seed Oil, Vitamin E, Black Walnut Extract (Dark Wax Only)

INCI Ingredients: Cera Alba, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima Oil, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Juglans Nigra Shell Extract (Dark Wax Only).

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

dreadlock wax jar 4 ounce light

Dreadlock Wax Light Wax 4oz


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