Getting dreadlocks is a fabulous way to go from boring to hip in just a few hours, but proper care and maintenance is an absolute necessity with this hairstyle.
Step 1: Put on the cap Place the nylon stocking cap over your dreadlocks before getting in the shower for the first month.
Step 2: Add shampoo and rinse Put residue-free shampoo on your head and rub it over the stocking cap. Rinse well.
Step 3: Remove the cap and dry Remove the nylon cap and gently squeeze the water out of each dread. Try shaking them to remove any excess water. Wrap them in a towel for a few minutes or use a hair dryer. It is very important to allow the dreads to dry thoroughly.
TIP: Do not wrap your dreads, put them in a scarf, or under a hat until they are completely dry.
Step 4: Repeat Wash your dreadlocks every two to three days in order to maintain healthy, thick, and luxurious dreads.
FACT: Dreadlocks are both a philosophical statement and a reflection of Nazarite vows for many Rastafarians.