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Why the Perfect Dreadlock is perfect (for me)?!

I have been in the Dread business for eighteen years in 2019 and I still feel lucky everyday that I was able to make a career of my hobby. Is there no downside to this job, I hear you think? Well, maybe that my thoughts are full of dreads seven days a week, because I always think in opportunities and possibilities. But I don’t know if that is such a bad thing... :-)

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My journey to the Perfect Dreadlock

In search of the perfect dreadlock I flew from Melbourne to China at the end of May to visit one of the suppliers that Dreadshop has been working with. Part of running a company is to keep renewing and because I also love to travel, I could combine business with pleasure.

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What is the best way to remove my dreads?

After about 2-3 months it’s time to remove your Synthetic Dreads. You will still be able to comb out your regrowth after this time.
Are you not yet tired of your dreads? You can (let someone) install your dreads again after you have taken them out!



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SpiraLocks, what is it exactly?

It’s hard to explain what a SpiraLock is. What can you compare it with? It is not an elastic, but it’s actually a stand-alone, unique item. That’s what makes it so special!
The description we use is a “Bendable Dreadlock Tie”. It’s the perfect substitute for an elastic. You can bend the SpiraLock around your dreads just as you like. That’s what makes the product so incredibly nice and unique! Your elastic doesn’t fit around your Dreadlocks anymore? A SpiraLock always fits!

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Spiralocks, who and what is behind it?

From the moment that we at Dreadshop got to know SpiraLocks we were impressed by this Australian company. SpiraLocks was founded in 2011 at a kitchen table by Peta and Helen and makes colorful, bendable dreadties that will get your dreads in any shape you want. Both ladies started developing their product because they couldn’t find a product that could keep their dreads together properly.

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Use your “old” Synthetic Dreads in a Dreadfall!

Do you have dreads lying around that you probably won’t wear again? But you don’t want to throw them away? In this blog you can read how you can give these dreadlocks a new purpose!

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My (Real) Dreads itch!

Aaaaah, itch, scratching, it drives you crazy!
What causes itch and how can you ease it?
We will discuss it in this Blog!

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How do I compose my own Dreadset?

Where do you start when choosing the Dreadset that suits you? We have different types of dreads, so start by picking which dread is most suitable for you. Within the different types of dreads we offer there are different lengths and colors. Here also applies: what suits you? In this blog we want to help you make the right choice.

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