• 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  …

  • Frequently asked questions about dreads

    Dread Shampoo – Advice From The Experts

    Are you looking for the perfect dread shampoo for your luscious locks?  I put the shampoo question out to the dreaded panel (the good people of my facebook page) and below you will find all their fantastic shampoo wisdom. When choosing a shampoo, I personally look for something that is natural, vegan, residue-free and contains no conditioners.  I also want my shampoo to dry my hair out a bit as hair that is in dry condition will dread a lot better than hair that is soft and silky. Sometimes trying out a couple of shampoos will be necessary before finding your perfect match (it’s a bit like dating), and sometimes…

  • Certificate in Loctician Training/Natural Dreadlock Making & Business Development

     WE HAVE GONE GLOBAL IN 2018!   For the first time ever The Dread Shed Dreadlocks training is now available around the world.  It's a BIG and exciting year!!  Get ready to start your new business venture by joining us now. We were the first in the world to offer an online natural locticians course and we are known worldwide for excellent natural dreadlock artistry.  Each year our community of trained locticians grows & we would love to have you join us! The Dread Shed Dreadlocks locticians course since 2011, was proudly the worlds first online natural dreadlock making and business development course.   No matter where you are or what…

  • Starting New Dreads

    Daily I get asked, How do I start my new dreads? So - here I will answer your question..... Starting new dreads - I kind of want to say "Come on guys, really?  I'm a loctician and I love neat dreads!  How do you think I'm going to answer this question??"  My short answer is go see a GOOD NATURAL loctician. The days of sitting around with your friends eating pizza and watching movies while they backcomb your hair and apply wax has gone.  Really.  Its gone.  Having dreads is much more serious than that - I mean don't you want your new dreads to be AMAZING and exactly what you're…