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Welcome to ANOTHER #NHP31Flavors style ideas gallery!
Where you'll lay your eyes on AT LEAST 31 different female dreadlock hairstyles & designs INCLUDING SISTERLOCKS (towards the bottom of this style gallery) .
These natural Black hairstyles come in short & simple, t0 medium and very long.
I know you'll enjoy the simple-to-fancy dreadlock styles like double buns, loc styles for medium hair with bangs, ombre-tinted female dreadlocks styles that you can jazz up with loc beads, and more.
Male & female dreadlocks styles originated with indigenous people in Kenya, Africa and remain a social status symbol of authenticity and pride in our aboriginal roots.
You may know that some people don't like the term "dreadlocks", truth be told though....
The originators of female dreadlock hairstyles have no need to "dread" the term.
Dread is actually describing the emotions of enemy colonizers who suffered great losses when fighting against the strong loc'd warriors who lived up in the mountainous regions of certain African lands, and came down to defeat those who were intent on strong-arming the African land.
So, enemy colonizers felt dread to see the fury of these valiant guerilla warriors with their "uncommon" hairstyles coming to protect what they had rights to.
The forefathers of Rastafarianism found great pride in the news clippings they received of Mau Mau warrior resistance and considered dreadlocks as a symbol of anti-colonialism as well as a demonstration of self-love and self-acceptance while inflicting ‘dread inna Babylon’.
Authentic female dreadlock hairstyles are mainly an expression of self-love and authenticity, but we can admit that there are many faux dreadlocks hairstyles that also look really gorgeous.
We're not here to judge whether you choose authentic female dreadlock hairstyles or faux dreadlocks styles, we just want you to look and feel amazing.
I will admit that this page won't be showing many faux locs options, we want to give you the most authentic female dreadlock hairstyles that we could find.
We'll dedicate a separate page to faux dreadlocks so sign up for our natural hair newsletter if you want to see more amazing Black hairstyles as we post them.
Although many folks prefer the longer and/or thicker female dreadlock hairstyles, we also show the look of some thinner and somewhat shorter female dreadlock hairstyles in this dreadlock styles photo gallery as well.
The dreaded bangs are super-cute and color is "to dye for"!
This next dreadlock hairstyle was styles by @locsbyneek on Instagram - this ombre colored loc style is simply gorgeous.
You can keep these dreadlock styles with Lion Locs hair locking dreads moisturizer.
You're JUST GETTING STARTED in the dreadlock styles photo gallery, keep scrolling down for more beautiful styles...
Truly regal, this female dreadlocks hairstyle gives the vibes of a luxurious mane on the queen lioness in her natural habitat...
Thanks & praise to the ever-living King, thank you Jah for creating us and our lovely locs.
Now, it's our turn to embrace them!
The high updo bun, the texture, the red color, the EVERYTHING!
Who else is blessed with this hair?!?!? Flaunt it! Stunt on em' with the most jaw-dropping female dreadlock hairstyles.
And, play it off like it's no biggie while the rest sit and watch in awe, lolol... #WINNING
Female dreadlock styles come in so many distinct forms, designs and colors, allowing you to really get your creative juices going, so grab your spiral style dreadlock beads and get to styling something ferocious!
That’s why NHP makes these dreadlock styles photo galleries for female dreadlocks hairstyles. so that you can grab some super-unique ideas to show your local loctician!
Here are some ideas that you’ll see in this image gallery:
Female dreadlock hairstyles give the impression of grounded realness, a unique earthiness and comfort with one's G0d-given beauty & aura.
Because more Foundational Black Americans and African-Americans are quickly becoming more in-tune with their hair and rejecting false Western standards of beauty, female dreadlock hairstyle installations are becoming an ever-more popular hairstyle choice among beautiful Black women and handsome Black men.
There are several natural Black hairstyles that serve as the perfect starting point on your road to achieving dope female dreadlock hairstyles. Palm rolls, individual braid styles, two-strand twist hairstyles, and comb coils are all effective ways to begin the new dreadlocking process.
You can also move right into a true female dreadlock hairstyle with a process like Sister Locks—your hair won't actually loc up for some time, but it will give the appearance of being locked.
The tighter the starter locs style, the quicker your hair will loc into a proper dreadlock style.
Female dreadlock hairstyles do best when left alone and handled with care, especially at the start of your dreadlock journey.
You should treat your starter locs as if they're your young children, just getting started in the world.
Just as a teenager shouldn't do certain activities because they're not mature enough to handle it. Baby and teenage locs are similar.
This is because during the early stages, female dreadlock hairstyles still aren't fully loc'd up, making them prone to damage and even unraveling.
With even slight manipulation, immature starter locs can easily come undone.
Also, word to the wise....
You may have heard that cleansing female dreadlock hairstyles is a no-no, but that's absolutely untrue.
Without a doubt, ensuring your scalp is healthy should always be your priority. When wearing female dreadlock hairstyles. you'll want to build a routine and product line up with your unique female dreadlock hairstyles journey in mind.
There is no one-size-fits-all in haircare, especially in the case of female dreadlock hairstyles. Have a thorough convo with a pofessional loctician about your lifestyle and hair care concerns, so that they can help you create a proper hair care schedule with dreadlock products that work for you and your hair.
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These female dreadlock hairstyles should give you some great ideas and motivation of how you want your locs to look.
You'll be stunned by how clean and well-maintained dreadlocks helps with your hair growth.
Always remember that if you aren't ready to take the full leap into authentic (from the scalp) female dreadlock hairstyles you can always test the waters with faux loc hairstyles and advance from there.
If you opt for real female dreadlock hairstyles you can hydrate, freshen, and rejuvenate your skin and dreadlocs without leaving any residue, build up, or flakes by using a good organic conditioner.
One product with amazing ratings is Lion Locs Rosewater Spray with Aloe, Essential Oils, Vitamins, and Glycerin.
OK, 1st of all, those glasses are FIRE🔥!
As you can see from the hairstyle picture above, female dreadlocks hairstyles for medium-length hair looks super-cute.
As long as your strands can maintain a decent curl you have a great opportunity to develop and mature some truly breath-taking female dreadlock styles. Hey, and if you wanna see something different, check these cute feed-in stitch braidstyles...
Sis is rocking the mohawk dreadlocks bun on top like it aint nobody's business.
Another example of creative and unique female dreadlock hairstyles! This style was done by a well-known locs artist known as Jah Locs who is serving up some of THE DOPEST dreadlocks hairstyles in the entire country!
Get ready for a few nice sized servings of female dreadlocks hairstyles from our sister Jah Locs.
Here's another one...
I can feel the loc'd love vibes....
The updo female dreadlock hairstyle above is a favorite for many women, the regal knotted up updo bun, the ombre coloring, the twisted and loc'd bangs, OMG you gotta love this pure uncut Black. Girl. Magic...
The loc'd cornrows are popping harder than Orville Redenbaucher!
Aint it crazy how freshly done female dreadlocks styles just shine like a dang diamond!
Keep you local loctician close ladies, they keep you lookin' RIGHT!!!
Seriously Loc'd and seriouly beautiful. Gotta love the vibes, female dreadlocks styles are the best.
When we rock female dreadlock hairstyles...
Sometime you just have to let em' know that the loc'd crown is firmly in place and all is well in the loc'd up queendom.
Below, you'll find the dreadlocks artist and loctician known as Jah Locs! She knows she's fine. Livin that dreadlocks hairstyles life to the fullest!
This sister is rockin her female dreadlock styles like a kinky-haired BOSS, her hair and smile are GORGEOUS! Check her out...
I don't know about you but this Afro-carribean colors on this female dreadlocks style gets me pumped up, so daring and unique....
And hey, SUPPORT THIS SISTER'S BLACK OWNED BUSINESS! Jah Locs has created Muva Earth Organics, which provides quality essential products for your female dreadlocks hairstyles,
How? Girrrrrl, sis and her crew are individually hand-crafting each bottle with the purest of nature’s ingredients for the best kinky hair and dreadlocks that Muva Earth has seen! 🌱
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If her whole look doesn't scream "I'm feelin' myself, you should follow suit", then I don't know what I'm seeing.
The insanely neat cornrwed female dreads are poppin', and she knows it.
She is killin' the game without saying a word...
The color on this female dreadlocks hairstyle is so rustic and earthy, gotta love the look...
Throw your female dreadlock hairstyles into a chic loc'd bun updo for a next-level fashion statement, so dope...
Show me them buns hun!!!
And another bun, I mean, one..... With the bangs rocking out as well. FIRE!!!
Alright ladies, let's dive into some dope Sisterlocks hairstyles that will have you looking amazing, even if you aren't ready to make the jump to large female dreadlocks hairstyles.
Sisterlocks can really help with your hair growth and put you on the road to different female dreadlocks hairstyles.
Above is a beautiful queen name Meish B., let me let her tell you a thing or two about the Sisterlocks journey:
"There once was a time, I would perm my hair as soon as my roots started to grow out.
Now, I stare in awe of my hair’s beauty. Finding her most beautiful when my roots have grown out — full and kinky ✨.
I tell everyone the loc’d hair journey is one of self love because it truly is. I have never been more in love with myself 🤎.
Just your friendly reminder to make your loc appointment."
Hey, she aint lying! Grab your Sisterlocks and enjoy!
Her glow is amazing, because she embraces the beauty that God blessed her with!
SUPER HOT FIRE!!!
Are you team blonde...
or do you rock with the warmer copper & brown colors??
Long and luscious SIsterlocks are one of the most desired female dreadlock hairstyles.
For good reason!
With some Sisterlocks hairstyles you just seem like you're walking off of a movie set 24-7. it's makes no sense to look THIS GOODT!
(Yes, I said GOODT, because "GOOD" don't explain how GOODT you look in these!)
Are you gonna try some chich Sisterlocks dread styles or nah???
Get to it!
Yes, there are pros and cons to female dreadlocks hairstyles for short, medium and long hair. Ultimately though, they look amazing when they are done correctly and you care for them well at night and wear your satin-lined long bonnet for locs or even spandex dreadlock caps.
So please, choose your dreadlock hairstyle according to what fits your lifestyle and personality best and talk to your loctitian stylist about a good dreadlock haircare routine.
Sisterlocks are a nice stepping stone to full out female dreadlock hairstyles.
Because, contrary to popular belief, all out female dreadlock styles can be more of a commitment than some women may want. So if you want a protective hairstyle that takes less commitment, Sisterlocks may be for you.
True dreadlocks hairstyles are not something you can come in and out of at will, dreadlocks styles are definitely a long-term hairstyle decision.
Dreadlock styles mature fastest and best on types 3C to 4C hair.
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