Aloe Vera: A Natural Way to Get Rid of Dandruff in Dreadlocks

Coping with dandruff and the discomfort that comes with it is very frustrating. If you have dreadlocks and also suffer from dandruff, this only complicates things more. Not only do you have to endure the constant itching, but also the unsightly flakes of dandruff that may get stuck in your locs. Aloe Vera is a natural remedy that can quickly eliminate dandruff.

A Common Reason for Dandruff

Some people scalp produce more dead skin cells at a faster rate than others. There’s also a fungus that is commonly found on the scalp, which may cause dandruff for some people. Whether you have regular hair or dreads, the Aloe Vera remedy will work for you just the same.

Rid Your Dreads of Dandruff With Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a simple, yet effective natural remedy to get rid of dandruff from locs. The longer it stays untreated, with the constant itching, you may start to notice your locs getting thinner or even bald spots may appear in some areas.

Combining Different Remedies With Aloe Vera

There are different methods of using Aloe Vera as a remedy for dandruff. It can be combined with other natural herbs or plants. You may also use the gel from the fresh Aloe Vera plant. Don’t expect to get rid of the dandruff from your dreadlocks instantly.  It may take a number of applications for it to clear up your scalp.

Soothing and Anti-fungal Properties of Aloe Vera

The Aloe Vera is a natural remedy for dandruff, which not only soothes the itchiness of the scalp, but also gets rid of the fungus that causes the dandruff to develop. Your dreadlocks will also benefit from using this natural plant, by keeping each strand of locs looking soft and shiny.

Regrowth of Locs With Aloe Vera

If you are also having issues with bald edges/thinning hairline, Aloe Vera is the answer to growing back your hair. This is an inexpensive natural remedy to regrow your hairline back. Massaging Aloe Vera gel regularly on the affected area of the scalp can increase circulation and promote faster hair growth.

Growing Dreadlocks Faster With Aloe Vera

Many people are always looking for a way to grow their locs faster. Although hair-growth doesn’t miraculously happen overnight, Aloe Vera may be one of the fastest options. It can increase hair-growth at a fast pace, while making it thicker. It is natural and is packed with nutrients that are beneficial to your locs.

Aloe Vera for Different Hair Texture

The good thing about Aloe Vera is that it works great for any hair-type, whether it’s African hair, Caucasian, or any other texture hair. The same goes for gender. Both male and female can benefit from using Aloe Vera to promote thick, beautiful dreadlocks, while combating dandruff.

Approaching My Three-Year Locs Anniversary

It seems like just yesterday when I made the big decision to grow dreadlocks. When I just started I didn’t know it was so much hard work, but I enjoyed the challenges that came my way. Well, not all of them, I must be honest, but I must say that I’ve learned a lot along the way.

Comparing Locs Progression

Now when I look back on the pictures that I took in those early days when I had my starter locs, I can see so much improvement in the overall health of my dreads. If you look at everyone who grow dreads, you will quickly notice that each person has their own unique look. It all boils down to how well you take care of your hair, and your diet also plays a role too.

Bittersweet Moments From my Early Days of Growing my Locs to Present


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If you are thinking of getting starter locs for this upcoming year, you should really do your research before you start the journey. This will help make the transition much more easier.

Taking care of dreadlocks involves more detailed care than regular hair. First of all, you don’t wash your locs the same way you would wash regular hair. There’s a certain technique that is involved. If you are new to my website, take a few minutes to get some quick tips for healthier locs.

Reaping the Rewards

As your locs get more matured, the journey gets so much easier. Sometimes after washing your hair, you won’t even have to re-twist it all the time, because it’s already locked nicely without much loose hair. Just do your regular locs maintenance such as oiling your scalp with natural oils. See more information on the types of oils that are best for dreadlocks.

Block Out Negative Energy

Those of you who are about to start your journey of growing your dreads, get ready for criticism and weird looks or questions from some people. You’re going to have to be strong and not care what other people say or believe. It’s your life and only you can live it. Keep that in mind and learn how to block out negative energy, if it does come your way.