Frequently Asked Questions

Email Support

Support Email


The easiest way to wash your dreads is to mix a little shampoo and water in a bottle and wash your scalp with it. Then rinse well, wrap the dreads in a towel to soak up the water (no rub!) and then just let them dry on their own. Do not use hair conditioner or a hair dryer on Dreads and Braids please. 

When you have only part of your hair braided, separate your hair from the set and wash, dry and style it as usual and dread with braids as described above. 

This is easiest done by tilting your head forward so that the free part of your hair hangs down and the dreads are gathered at the back in a bundle or any other convenient way. 

After you take of the dreads, you can put them in a wash bag and wash them in a washing machine on a light regime at 30 degrees, adding a little detergent and conditioner. Or by hand, as long as you rinse them well. Then just let them hang and dry. 

If you want to freshen up the set, you can neatly trim the sticking out hairs of dreads and braids. Smooth out the ends with a styler or straightener. It is important to know that most of the sets are made of material that cannot be straightened directly with an iron, but only through a damp cloth or tissue, otherwise it will melt. Watch the video please 


If your set has curls, please read the curl care guide.

If your dreadlocks come with curls, for the first week after installation, you should separate them 1-2 times a day with your hands, moisturizing them at the same time. You can do this with wet hands or by spraying with a pulvilizer. It is necessary to separate them from other strands and dreads for a few days, so that they take their shape and keep it for a long time.

It is even better if you prepare a curl care formula. Dilute 10-15g of conditioner in 150-200ml of water in a sprayer, mix well and you can use this compound instead of water to care for your curls.

At night, the curls should be braided into one or two braids to prevent them from tangling during sleep.

The ends of synthetic dreads are likely to lose their original form of wear time - unlike natural hair, synthetic hair eventually becomes dreads itself. To make them smooth again, you can use curling iron, but only with a damp cloth so as not to melt the plastic hair. Or steamer without damp cloth. You can do it while still wearing it, the main thing is to be careful not to get burned. Below is a link to the video, where I show how to straighten the ends and what else you can do with them. @deadcatdreads_


Divide the hair into rows and the rows into sections - bases. The first row at the back of the head usually has 3-4 bases. On the next row above, place the bases so that their middle is over the parting between the two lower bases. Use a comb to divide into partings and try to separate them "cleanly" - no hairs from one base should be in the other. Otherwise you will feel uncomfortable.

how to install dreadlocks on your head

To be sure, if you are braiding dreadlocks for the first time, it is better to first divide the hair into bases in the amount according to your set of dreadlocks. Next, divide the base into two strands, either horizontally or vertically, and put a DE dread "knee" to the middle of that base. One end can be secured with a clamp, the other end will be braided in a half-eighth braid - as if you were braiding a regular braid, but one strand remains in place (see video). 

If you are using a Single Ended - with a loop, then pass a strand of hair through the loop and then divide it into two.

Before reaching the end of the hair, add a thread of a suitable color - either to match the color of the dreads, or to match the color of the hair. I usually use a thread for embroidery, like moulene or iris. Continue braiding the braid with the thread, and then wrap it tightly around the end of the hair so it doesn't stick out. And be sure to secure the thread well with three knots.


Like any other interaction with the living human body, braiding has its own contraindications.

Here are the main ones:

☠️ Alopecia, all forms of focal alopecia

☠️ Chronic skin diseases: psoriasis, neurodermatitis

☠️ Seborrhea, eczema, pediculosis, dermatitis

☠️ frequent headaches, migraines

☠️ pustular skin diseases

☠️ Scalp injuries, sunburns, fresh scars

☠️ Unhealed aesthetic modifications: tattoos, microdermals, piercings

☠️ Recent or pending medical surgeries

⠀Warn your hairdresser if you have moles and scars on your head that need to be treated with caution.

Some contraindications, can be rather classified as non-strict. For example, I have suffered from neurodermatitis on my head since childhood, and at an older age I started suffering from chronic migraines. But that doesn't stop me from practically wearing dreadlocks all the time, having picked the right treatment shampoo and pills. 

Temporary dreads are a great thing and completely harmless, but there are situations to watch out for.



DE - Double Ended - when 1 dread fold in half and you get two ends (dreads)

SE - Single Ended - 1 dread with a loop. How do you install it on your head?

The advantage of DE over SE is less braiding, but more dreads, more volume, and better coverage of the partitions.
SE are good when the head is braided partially or, for example, to extend natural dreadlocks.

For the entire head, you will need 55DE (60DE for the very thick hair) Double Ended dreads or 80-100SE - Single Ended dreads.

45-50DE for normal hair (70-80SE)

40-45DE - if you want to leave your bangs unbraided.  

Mohawk/ Undercut/Shaved Temples - 25-30DE (35DE for thick hair) or 50-60SE dreads.  

For the back of the head 5-25DE (5-30SE) - depends on the desired volume.

The same instructions with pics you can see at the Custom Order page.

Email me at to discuss your order and then I will send you a personalized invoice to place your order.

I can't give you an exact price for your unique set of dreads before we discuss all the details. You can be guided by the prices of similar sets in the Catalog, but the price may be higher if the set is significantly different from what you might call a typical set.

Please, let me know next information:

🕸 what colors you want? Any color is possible.

🕸 solid colors or with color transitions (see examples in the photo)

🕸 the type DE (Double Ended) or SE (Single Ended) and quantity
(If you're having trouble choosing a quantity, see the description below or message me)

🕸 length (note that the transition in 3 colors does not allow for short lengths - 16-18 inches (50-55cm) is optimal)

🕸 do you want to add braids and how many of them?
For example, if you are ordering 45pcs and wishing to add 10 braids i will make 35 DE dreads + 10 DE braids

🕸 do you want to add fishtails?

🕸 what decorations you want?

For example:
- you choose textured dreads 45DE 28-30 inches and want them black to white ombre with black braids 10 pcs
- you choose 55DE 24-26 inches from burgundy (red) to light grey.

All photos in our store are examples of what is possible.
There may be some color differences which are due to the different monitor settings.

Normally I make dreads with 0,3-0,4 inches (0.8-1cm) thickness. You can ask to change the thickness, but this can already be considered an individual order and the price may be different, depending on the request.

I use 100% high quality, time-tested kanekalon for our sets. It is a hypoallergenic synthetic fiber dreads of which can be used many times and can be recycled if desired.