101+ Ways To Style Your Dreadlocks


We all know I’m addicted to lists by now.

Blogging is about sharing. So the first thing that pops into my head the minute I stumble upon something is, I HAVE to share this with my readers!

Being on an attempt at a natural journey, it’s no wonder that I have considered dreadlocks as a hairstyle. But then again, I’ve heard, more than a hundred times really, how boring they get after a while. Assuming, you don’t have as much freedom to play with weaves, extensions, relaxed, cropped and all other different hairstyles, some people are bound to feel stuck to wearing the same style every damn time. First of all, almost everyone hates being restricted to the same style over long periods. Second of all, that is entirely false and mythical. I have seen locked sisters rock the most unexpected and innovative styles that make me want to wear my nappy hair in locks. If you are one of those who is running out of ideas on how to wear your dreadlocks or if you want to start keeping them, here’s a post to inspire you. Here’s a tonne of stunning ladies who I just had to make another list about. Let’s get into these warlocked beauties:

Pop Ya Colour

We all know the quickest and easiest way to add some spice to an old style is to dye it! See what these ladies did:

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Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily has the cutest dreads ever! I love how she made them stand out with the pop of platinum blonde.

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Buns are great way to keep locs coiffed and neat especially if you’re dressing up for a special event:) Playing with voluminous buns against neat edges is always fun.

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Or you can break free from regular buns and try out of the box bun and updo styles like these:

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Have you ever tried curling your locs? You’d be amazed at the results…

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42. Chescaleigh is one my favourite natural hair bloggers. She has a million and one ways to style her locs. Gosh!

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Fro-Hawk

Be brave and try shaving off some sides of your locs. This might be tricky if you are not ready to chop off the rest of your locs when you get tired of rocking the shaved sides. The new short sides might be hard to manage once they start growing out. But if you’re going to stick with the low sides for quite a while, then what’s to stop you?!

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Accessorize your locs with headwraps, breads and other fabulous ornaments.

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At the end of the day, no matter your hair or style; nothing beats a healthy dose of confidence and a winning smile.

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79. Sepsenahki Aahkhu a.k.a Chef Ahki is famous for having the sexiest blonde locs under the sun.

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Hope you found these styles refreshing and inspiring.

Which ones will you be trying out?

Have a blast this weekend!

Love & LightΒ 

xx

Lydie