If your hair is thinning, it’s recommended to figure out the reason first before going ahead with getting dreadlocks. If it’s because of age or something else that is inevitable, you can actually use dreads to compensate for the thinning areas. Like I said, in some instances, proper sectioning will hide thinning hair.
Can I grow dreads with thinning hair?
If your hair is sparse or thin it is because you have fewer hairs per square inch on your scalp. … Since the number of hairs in a dread determine it’s size, those with thinner hair will need to make larger sections so the dreads have the right amount.
What to do with thinning dreadlocks?
Hydrate and Moisturize your Dreadlocks
It’s very important to keep your hair hydrated. This will help to combat thinning roots and promote healthy hair. An amino acid hair treatment is the best way to combat dryness and add moisture to your hair.
What is bad about dreadlocks?
Trying to unknot your dreads will cause breakage, loss of hair and unfixable damage. The only way to get a short-term dreaded look is to have a loctician twist your hair with wax to create a similar style that can be washed out.
Why do dreads grow so fast?
It’s worth noting that hair in dreadlocks grows just as fast as undreaded hair, it’s only the speed that the dreadlocks gain length that changes compared to the speed that undreaded natural hair gains length. … In fact because it is fully natural hair that has not been permed it is generally much stronger.
Why does my hair naturally dread?
Dreads form when hair that has malted, or fallen out of your scalp, tangles up with, and mattes together with your hair that is still attached and growing. If it’s a hair wash day, take a minute to brush your hair before you jump in the shower. The aim is to begin removing the build-up of malting hair from your head.