If you are thinking that it might be time for new look, why not try the increasingly popular style of dreadlocks? Some of Hollywood’s finest are sporting this look these days, ranging from Jamie Foxx and Whoopi Goldberg to Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean. Dreadlocks can work for just about anyone of any hair type, though it is much easier to achieve dreadlocks of you have texted African hair rather than smooth Caucasian hair. That is not to say that many European descendents can’t pull of dreadlocks, rather they simply have to take more time to prep their hair to get it to the appropriate texture. If you think that you might want to consider doing your hair in dreads, one of the best ways to figure out if it is the style for you is to look at photos of hairstyles dreadlocks on the internet or in hair fashion magazines.
A lot of the photos that you will see show black celebrities wearing a huge assortment of dreadlock styles. Jamie Foxx’s aforementioned dreadlocks are just one of the many variations on the dread theme. He has short dreads, no more than two inches long. They are well kept and well waxed. He wears them in a style reminiscent of the spiky hair that is very popular on non-dreaded men. The overall result is a fun hairstyle that would not look out of place at the office or the club. Generally short dreads are a more acceptable style on black men than on white men. This is mainly because few white men try short dreads; Caucasian hair simply won’t hold the style when it is that short.
You will see photos of long dreadlocks on both black and white men and women. Long dreadlocks are about as close to a universally acceptable style as you can get. As long as you keep your dreadlocks clean and not too fuzzy, you can pull them back and wear them in a corporate environment. Women are given a lot of fun styling options with their dreads, especially in pictures of models who crinkle their dreads and then style them into a textured cloud of hair that is less a hairstyle and more a work of art. As long as long dreads are waxed and have a uniform thickness, they look good on just about anyone. If you don’t think this could possibly be true, look at photos of hairstyles dreadlocks online and see for yourself.
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My goal is to teach myself and others about our beautiful black hair and to have a place where we can come together to get examples, advice, and information of black hair growth and hairstyles. Whether you have permed, pressed, or natural hair its still black hair and it’s beautiful.