Do you have questions about our services? You’ll most likely find your answers below 🙂
How long does my hair need to be to start dreadlocks?
All your hair needs to be at least 15cm to start dreadlocks – meaning that the shortest bits in your hair needs to be 15cm at least.
Around this length, expect your dreads to stick up for a while.
Where are you located?
We are a team of 2 locticians:
- Ellie is located 5min walk from Holsworthy station
- Ernesto is based in North Bondi
Why do I need to pay for a deposit?
The deposit is to secure your appointment. We had many people cancelling at the last minutes their appointment resulting in lost of business and revenue. The deposit helps us reducing the risk of cancellation.
The deposit will be deduced from the total amount at the end of your service.
The checkout is 100% safe. We don’t store any credit card details.
We only accept booking online after a deposit as been paid.
Do you offer AfterPay?
Yes we do. Click here to select your service with Afterpay.
Can I pay the service by credit card?
We will be offering EFTOS in the next few weeks. Stay tuned!
How does the gift card work?
We now offer gift cards to treat your loved one with one of our premium package.
Once you’ve completed your order, you will receive within a few hours an email with your gift card.
If you would you like to create a bespoke package for your loved one, send us an email at email@example.com and we’ll create the perfect gift 🙂
How long does my hair need to be to start dreadlocks with extensions?
Your hair needs to be at least 5-6cm long in order to start dreadlocks with extensions.
How often should I do dreadlock maintenance?
You maintain your dreads 3-4 times a year.
How often should I wash my hair?
You should wash your hair at least once a week.
What shampoo should I use to wash my dreads?
In order to avoid residue forming on your dreads, you should be using a residue free shampoo. Here an thorough article to help you select your dread shampoo: How to wash dreadlocks
I have dandruff, what should I use to remove them?
The best is to wash your hair more often (at least every 2-3 days) with a dandruff shampoo.
We can’t permanently get rid of dandruff as, once we’ve got dandruff, it’s for life. It will come and go depending on stress, fatigue, hair care products and so on. Using a dandruff shampoo more often will help with the issue. Here is an in-depth article on how to treat dandruff on dreadlocks.
Do you do Afro hair?
Yes we can start dreadlocks and maintain them using our crochet hook. We don’t offer interlocking or retwist.
Do you do Asian hair?
Yes, we can create and maintain dreadlocks on Asian hair.
I have just started my dreadlocks, how can I care for them?
Here are a few tips to start your dread journey:
- Wash your hair at least once a week with a residue free shampoo. Here are some tips to wash your dreads.
- Sea salt is awesome to help maturing dreads. Don’t hesitate to go to the beach! Rinse your hair with tap water after going to the sea.
- Maintain your dreads at least 3 times a year.
- Don’t use wax or conditioner on your dreads as it will leave residue and start smelling
- Dry totally your dreads after washing them to avoid mold.
- Do a deep cleanse 3-4 times a year.
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