What is the secret formula to maintain dreadlocks?
People assume that dreadlocks require very low maintenance. However, if you do not pay attention to your dreadlocks, they can look dreadful. These are a few tips to help you keep your dreadlocks healthy.
- Wash your dreadlocks regularly using a mild, clear shampoo to prevent buildup. It is important to dry your dreadlocks well or mildew can grow inside them and your dreadlocks can become stinky.
- Cover your dreadlocks with a silk scarf or cap when you go to bed. This will prevent your dreadlocks from becoming frizzy from the friction of the hair against the pillow cover.
- Avoid using excessive hair products like beeswax, heavy pomades and sticky gels as they attract dirt
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Oct 05, 2011
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