Repair FAQ

Making dreads thicker requires making your sections larger by combining dreadlocks or adding additional hair on a very routine basis (which we don’t recommend). You could also tie in extra dreadlock extensions to add volume, which would require regular maintenance to move the extension close to the scalp as your hair grows out.

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Dreadlocks fall apart for several reasons, however the crochet method will almost always be your best solution. If your dreadlocks are unraveling after being twisted we highly suggest switching to the crochet method, since your hair clearly will not hold a standard twist. If your dreadlocks young and interlocked, backcomed, or twist and ripped, and…

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The length lost will vary greatly depending on the work that must be done. In many cases no length will be lost, however blunting ends and fixing thin weak dreadlocks may require some length to be lost. If this is a major concern and you are intending on working with us simply ask this question…

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In most cases, yes. Many of the clients we see find us after they have problems at other salons and we get them fixed up almost every single time. Many salons have no idea how to work with dreadlocks or they only know how to work with Kinky Afro hair. It is highly recommended to…

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To achieve flat dreadlocks you’ll want to create long/wide rectangular sections. You’ll want to strive for a ratio of at least 1:2 or even 1:3 for the length vs. width of your sections. The dreads will naturally form much flatter with these ratios. If you already have established dreadlocks you can combine sections to achieve…

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Dreadlocks become flat for several reasons. The most common are very wide sections and pressure, such as laying on them. To prevent or fix this issue you’ll want to start with sections that are as even as possible. Some examples are squares, or equilateral triangles instead of long rectangular sections. If you already have long…

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Over time the loops in dreads usually turn into lumps and bumps, but they will never smooth out like the round parts of your dreadlocks. These loops can be contained to some degree by sliding beads over them to contain the hair and maintain the round shape of the dreadlock.

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Yes sometimes, the Loc Bridge Technique is a solution to cover up balding with dreads. It involves a network of string that is created over the bald spot with dreadlock extensions tied into that string to effectively cover up the thinning area. We do not recommend the Loc Bridge Technique if you have a receding…

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First you must understand why your dreads are falling out but in many cases dreadlocks can be seamlessly reattached via the crochet method or thinning bald spots can be covered up with the Loc Bridge Technique.

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