What is the secret formula to maintain dreadlocks?

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Oct 05, 2011

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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