How To Wash Dreadlocks Hair?

How often do you wash your hair with dreads?

You should get in the habit of washing your dreadlocks every three days, your dreadlocks will lock up fast and they will look and smell good at the same time.

As long as you wash your dreads once a week you should be fine.

How do you wash your dreads without messing them up?

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How long should you wait to wash your hair after starting locs?

When to Shampoo New Locs

You can try to wait at least two weeks before your very first shampoo with your new locs, but it is not completely necessary. On average, I shampoo my hair every 9 days and have done so since I first started them.

Can I wash my dreads with just water?

Technically you can “wash” your locs with just water, but it’s not recommended because it doesn’t remove dirt or buildup. Water alone will only get your hair wet. Getting your hair wet helps to moisturize your dreads, but it doesn’t do anything to clean them.

Can I get my dreads wet everyday?

Getting the dreads wet ahead of time won’t usually cause them any problems, but many people find that if they get their dreads wet without washing them and getting them clean, they get itchy sooner. If you don’t find this to be the case then you can get them wet in between washings.

How do you naturally clean dreads?

Soak your dreadlocks for 5-10 minutes.

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Submerge your dreadlocks into the baking soda solution up to the roots. Soak your locks for up to 10 minutes, or longer if you’re in need of a deep clean. As your dreadlocks soak, the baking soda will strip away dirt, oil, debris and other unwanted buildup.

How can I make my dreads smell good?


Why are my dreads so puffy?

If your dreadlocks are fairly new this may also be the cause. If the texture of the hair is coily to loose curl, the puffiness can be caused by the lack of correct dreadlock maintenance. With coiled to curly hair, dreadlocks must be maintained by twisting tightly at the root of the hair.