Human or synthetic hair can be used. If you are interested in starting locs with loc extensions, human hair is recommended. After the base is installed, it is wrapped with more hair that completely covers the braid or twist and creates a cylinder shape that resembles an authentic loc.
How much hair do I need for dread extensions?
How long does my hair have to be for dreadlock extensions? Hair needs to be a minimum length of 4 to 5 inches. We suggest 5 inches but if you don’t mind a little extra maintenance, 4 inches is perfectly fine. Your hair must be long enough to support the weight of the dreads so the length will vary. .
Do dreadlock extensions grow?
Locs promote great hair growth with minimal shedding.
Because your hair is in a permanent protective style—and you won’t have to manipulate your hair often—there is much less wear and tear on your strands. Your hair is free to simply grow and thrive.
How long can you wear dread extensions?
Yes, we are skilled in synthetic hair and human hair dreadlock extensions. Extensions can last up to 2-3 years if cared for properly. Synthetic extensions can be removed completely from the natural locks when desired.
Do synthetic dreads soften?
How to Soften Synthetic Dreads? … Also, some types of dreads are softer than others and there is no need to put them in boiling water. Instead, rolling the ends is all you should do to make them pleasantly soft. They will also look more natural with wear.