Do you want to know how to dye your dreadlocks in the best possible way? If yes, then the tips for dying dreadlocks, listed in this article, will surely prove handy to you.

How To Dye Your Dreadlocks

In today's world of fashion-conscious people, the concept of coloring or dying the hair has caught on well. All those who maintain the usual hairstyles find indulging in this trend to be a fairly easy task. However, people who prefer unusual hairstyles, like dreadlocks or micro braids, find it difficult to dye their hair. Nonetheless, remember, it is only difficult, not impossible. If you have dreadlocks in your hair and want to dye them without much fuss, you will find the tips provided in this article to be quite handy. Go through them and know how to dye your dreadlocks.
Dyeing Dreadlocks
Things Required 
  • 6-months-old Dreadlocks
  • 2 boxes Dye
  • Dreadlock Twisting Gel 
  • First of all, you will have to prepare the dye, according to the instructions provided on its package.
  • If you are using more than one boxes of dye, get each of them prepared separately.
  • Now is the time to apply the dye, starting at the top of the head. Move forward and then backward, making sure to dye the dreadlock completely.
  • Go through the instructions listed on the dye package, keep the dye for the required duration, and rinse accordingly.
  • Finally, with the help of gel, twist your dreadlocks as usual. This will act as a conditioner for your hair and soften the dreadlocks. 
After Dyeing Tips 
  • In case it is not too late and you have still not locked your hair, the best bet would be to dye it first.
  • Rinse well after dyeing the hair, to remove each and every remains, else be prepared for hair fall and breakage. 
  • The quantity of dye would be different from what you usually take. Since your dreadlock are like little sponges, you would require more color than what you actually need when dyeing regular hair. Remember, having more is always better than running out of it mid way. The extra can be used for touch ups!
  • At the time of washing your dreadlocks, make sure you use a shampoo and conditioner that does not drain off the color. Also, do not mess with them too much.
  • At the time of sleeping, covering your dreadlocks would be a good idea. This would prevent dryness, thereby helping both the color and the shine remain intact. You can either go for a cap or a scarf. If that is irritating your sleep, using a silk or satin pillowcase would be fine.
  • For those who have light color hair, you need not bleach unless you wish to. However, if your hair is of a darker shade, go for bleaching.
  • At the time of bleaching your dreadlock, be very careful. It can be very hard to get all those smoldering chemicals out of the middle, where they can stay and rip your hair apart.
  • For drying the dyed-dreadlocks, all you need to do is carefully squeeze them dry with a towel. You can either use a blow-dryer or just stand under the sun for drying the same. Make sure your locks are absolutely dry, every time you indulge in shampooing; else be prepared to get a musty smell.

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