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 Shampoo Bar


Minty fresh, sparkling clean dreadlocks are 100% possible when washed with Knotty Boy Dreadlock Shampoo Bar, our #1 best seller AND the world's first dreadlock-specific shampoo. This truly all natural, residue free shampoo is specifically formulated to keep locks sweet-smelling, while a cool, minty blend of pure Essential Oils help keep itchy, flakey scalps healthy from the irritation that sometimes occurs during the locking process.

Made from 100% pure saponified vegetable oils, small-batched the old fashioned way, our Shampoo contains virtually no conditioning agents, helping your hair lock up faster.

  • Residue free - contains no conditioners to hinder the locking process
  • Naturally high foaming - no SLS or added chemical agents
  • Rosemary, Tea Tree & Peppermint essential oils help cool & soothe itchy, flaky scalps
  • Can be used as an all-over body wash
  • 100% natural, biodegradable. & mountain-stream friendly

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Dreadlock Shampoo Bar

Dreadlock Shampoo Bar 3-pack

Dreadlock Shampoo Bar 6-pack


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  • Directions
  • Ingredients

Essential Oils of Peppermint, Rosemary and Tea Tree invigorate and refresh scalp and follicles while the Shampoo washes away loose dandruff flakes. Our all-natural and residue-free shampoo help you achieve a clean, healthy scalp and hair - less prone to dandruff and itch, stopping problems before they start. Healthy hair locks up better.

Learn more here about foam, shampoo residue, these amazing essential oils, and how the world's first all-natural Dreadlock Shampoo came to be.

Please note:  Not for use on pets! Knotty Boy Dreadlock Shampoo contains Tea Tree Oil / Melaleuca Alternifolia which can be toxic to our furry friends.


• Wet scalp and locks, and get the Bar wet, too. It becomes very foamy, so either work up a good, thick lather in your hands and scrub it onto your scalp, or you can rub the Bar directly on your scalp between the locks and work up a lather that way.

• Once lathered up, get down to your scalp with your fingertips and give it a thorough, gentle scrub all over./p>

• Let the Essential Oils sit and do their thing for a minute or two.

• Rinse, allowing the Shampoo to run through your dreads, thereby cleaning them without handling them too much. This is the best way to clean new, still-soft locks without damaging all that hard work you've put into them.

• Repeat as necessary. You will be able to feel how squeaky clean your scalp is after it's been rinsed, and where you need to shampoo again.

Be sure to check out the FAQ and Dreadlock Maintenance pages for more info on washing and care!

Ingredients: Saponified Oils Of Palm & Coconut, Purified Water, Saponified Castor Bean Oil, Glycerin, Hemp Seed Oil, Essential Oils of Tea Tree, Rosemary & Peppermint

INCI Ingredients: Sodium Palmate, Sodium Cocoate, Aqua, Sodium Castorate, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil.

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

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