• Natural Dreadlock & Business Development Training Options

    The Dread Shed Dreadlocks has been offering training in natural dreadlock making and business development since 2011.  We were proudly the worlds first provider of online training in this field and we have trained over 100 students to date. We offer training in natural dreadlock making and business development, with our mission being to provide professional training to people who have a love for dreadlocks and wish to raise the standard in this industry.  We also aim to provide professional and affordable training for people who wish to start their own business doing something that they genuinely love. Personally, I have been involved in dreadlock making for over 30 years.…

  • Why Get Dreads?

    Hello loc-lovers!!!!! Here is a little glimpse into the world of the dreaded mind for those who might be wondering why people dread-up or perhaps you yourself are considering getting dreads. This is a group blog from my Facebook page, The Dread Shed Dreadlocks.  I asked the dreaded community why they got dreads and the answers were random and varied - but one things for sure, we just love dreads!!!!! Thank you to all contributors.  Happy reading! Sam   Michael Why? The Predator.   Amy It fits me. ‪ Nick Breaking away from mainstream straightness!! ‪ Sara I never did my hair anyway ... Now it is just amazing  …

  • Let’s talk about lice in dreads…..

    Hello fellow loc-lovers!  As many of you would know I recently (March 20th 2014) put up a post on my facebook page asking everyone to share their knowledge on getting rid of lice from dreads. The information gathered is so valuable that I didn’t want it to just get lost in cyber world, so I decided to turn all your fabulous words of lice wisdom into a blog so it is here and available for everyone to read and access anytime. To everyone who contributed I thank you.  I have used first names only with your comment and that is to give you credit for your knowledge while maintaining your…

  • That Guy With The Spider In His Dreads

    Scenario number 1: Imagine me without dreads.  I know, I know…  hilarious and spooky.  Terrifying. But imagine I’m walking through the forest with my un-dreaded hair and there is a spider that decides to jump onto my head from a tree that I’ve stepped under. There is a spider in my hair and I am completely unaware of it.  It is creeping around in my hair like its Tarzan swinging on vines – but I don’t feel it because its pretty small. A few minutes later I wipe sweat off my forehead and brush my hand over my hair.  The spider falls out. Alternatively, I comb my fingers through my…

  • The Dread Shed Dreadlock Online Training Course

    We are very happy to announce that in 2018 we have gone global!  No matter where you are in the world you are very welcome to join us! Our comprehensive training, The Dread Shed Dreadlocks Certificate in Natural Dreadlock Making & Business Development, has been running since 2011, and we were proudly the first online course of natural dreadlock making in the world. We have trained almost 100 natural locticians, most of which are working either full or part time in their own dreadlock business'. The online certificate course consists of: 45 pages of dreadlock and business development theory and references 11 training videos Online support via our private students group…