How To Wash Your Hair With Dreadlocks?

Do people with dreads wash hair?

New dreadlocks are washed about once a week just for the first couple of weeks.

After this period, a washing routine is created by washing the hair every 3 days approximately.

Note: dreadlocks should be washed with special dreadlock shampoo or with organic shampoos that leave no residue.

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.

How do you wash your dreads without messing them up?

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How dirty are dreads?

All dreadlocks are dirty.

Dreadlocks are only dirty if you don’t take care of them and wash them. Not washing dreadlocks is the best way to ruin dreadlocks. You should wash your dreadlocks at least once a week.

How do u get dreads?

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What should you not do with starter locs?

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How often should you twist starter locs?

Frequent twisting tends to thin and break the strands of your hair, so you should only re-twist your dreadlocks every four weeks. As your hair grows and matures, the frequency of re-twisting grows less as your hair thickens into the locs.

Is it OK to wash starter locs?

You can and should wash your starter locs before 3 months.

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Waiting at least 10 days will allow your hair to regain its natural oils. Shampoo removes some the natural oils from your hair and so washing too often will cause your hair to be dry and even cause dandruff.

Can you get 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 get dirt out of dreads?

Soak your hair in dreadlock soap – try baking soda and vinegar. It dissolves residue, leaving your locs soft and clean. You can also use soap. Add two tablespoons of shampoo into a basin of water then mix well.

How can I make my dreads smell good?