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Dreadlock Styles for Men
Dreadlock styles for men are also known as dreads. These dreadlock hairstyles have their basis in the Jamaican culture and religious ideology. The dreadlock hairstyles is a sure way to get a man stand apart and gain attention. There are many lengths, widths and styles of dreadlock hairstyles which are worn by professional executives, professors, artists and anybody from any walk of life.
Batul Nafisa Baxamusa
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2018
Dreadlocks are matted coils of hair. These matted coils are intentionally formed by not brushing or cutting hair for a really long time. When this regular exercise is not done, it will result in twisted, matted hair that appears like a rope! This tangled matted hair coil is called dreadlocks. Today, it is a popular form of hairstyle sported by many celebrities like Jamie Foxx, Johnny Depp, Shakira, etc. This style can be achieved in any hair texture, but easier to achieve the exact look in African hair texture.
Dreadlock Hairstyles for Men
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The beehive dreadlock hairstyles will give you a 'retro' look. The locks are curled into swirls that end up looking like a beehive. You will need a lot of hair care products like hair sprays and hair gels along with some pins to keep your hair in place. The beehive dreadlock make your hair weak and prone to breakage.
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To get the look of a Rastafarian, just wear your hair into thin, very thin braids, without tying the ends. Thus, as the braids get loose, you will achieve your Rasta Dreadlocks style.
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Just as the name suggests, color your hair into a golden hue. You will need to go in for a two-tone hair color involving light brown color for the front hair and the gold color for your back hair. Wear your hair in thin or thick braids and pull a few front ones to the back and secure them using a rubber band or hair clip. If you have long braids, tie them up into a pony at your nape.
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One cannot forget the famous singer Lenny Kravitz, who continues to inspire the youth even today. He used to sport dreadlock hairstyles. If you have curly, thick hair, the Lenny Kravitz dreadlocks is your style. You need to grow all your hair, front, sides and back at a same length and wear them in thick braid hairstyle. Then tie these braids back and keep your sideburns medium in length.
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Captain Jack Sparrow, love him or hate him, but you can't ignore him. The popular pirate character made famous by actor Johnny Depp, sported a dreadlock hairstyle in the movie. This made dreadlocks style one of the must haves looks among men. You can get this look by braiding your hair into thin braids. The two front locks, one on each side can be embellished with beads. Then tie a scarf around your forehead and remove a few dreadlocks from the scarf here and there including the beaded braids.
Taking Care of Dreadlock Hairstyles for Men
~Many people think dreadlocks as a dirty hairstyle, where people do not wash their hair for at least 3 months. If someone does not wash their hair for so long, it could lead to some serious sanitary issues.

~It is very important to take proper hair care of the dreadlock hairstyles. Your hair can easily be a trap door for insects, dirt, dust, even cigarette and other smells. One should wash their hair at least once a week or twice a week.

~Choose a proper shampoo for your dreadlock hairstyles and ideas. Use a neutralizing shampoo once a week to take care of an itchy scalp.

~Your hair will be drier than others hair, so use an oil based conditioner.

~Carefully dry your hair by ringing out each lock individually from top to bottom. Try and remove as much moisture as you can.

~You may wax your hair, to hold these locks better. You may even try jojoba oil, as it is better than wax based hair care products.

~When sleeping, cover the dreadlocks hairstyle with a satin or silk scarf as it prevents hair breakage.

~Remember, maintain cleanliness or else the hair will stink a lot, develop a hair lice infestation and lead to many infections of the scalp.
This is some information on dreadlock hairstyles. It is a unique way to create your own identity and yet look fashion conscious. It does not matter whether you are a Jamaican, Rastafarian or anybody else, try these dreadlock styles for men and 'lock' on to your precious 'locks'!
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