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Dyed Dreadlocks Guide

Can Dreadlocks be colored?

Yes, dreadlocks can be colored. The color can be applied using several methods, including a brush or bottle applicator, sprays, or even a dip-dye technique. 

How long does colored dreads last?

The length of time that the color lasts will depend on a variety of factors, including the type of dye used, the condition of the hair, and how often the hair is washed.

How do you color dreads?

To color dreadlocks, it's recommended to use semi-permanent or temporary hair dyes, as these are gentler on the hair and scalp and do not penetrate the hair shaft as deeply as permanent dyes. It's also important to do a patch test to ensure that you are not allergic to the dye.

What Ways To Style Colored Dreads

When styling colored dreadlocks, it's important to keep in mind that the hair may be more prone to damage and breakage, so it's important to use gentle products and avoid over-styling.

How To Care For Your Colored Dreadlocks


To care for your colored dreadlocks, it's important to use a gentle shampoo and conditioner, and to avoid washing your hair too often. You can also use a leave-in conditioner to help keep your hair moisturized and protected. Additionally, it's important to avoid using heat styling tools, such as flat irons and curling wands, which can further damage the hair.