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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