Do-It-Yourself Recipes

Peppermint Cooling Spray

This can be used as a spray, rinse, or soak and is great for helping to squelch those horrible itchies! Thanks to Jennifer Rose of GoddesslocksPA for this recipe! 1 tbsp loose peppermint herb (or tea bag) 1 cup of water (opt. but recommended) 10-20 drops peppermint essential oil (opt. but recommended) 10-20 drops lavendar … Read more

Dread Quencher Locking Spray

This spray can be used as a wonderful locking accelerator to be used either before or after maintenance to give your dreadies that wonderful, rough feeling without drying them out like sea salt-based products do. (Recommended frequency of use is only once a week.) 1 part 100% pure aloe gel (no colors or additives) 1 … Read more

Wax/Oil Removal Deep Cleanse

Wax/Oil Removal Deep Cleanse: This deep cleanse is for removal dreadlock wax and/or oils from residue-causing shampoo! (Adapted from the spray recipe by the Weird Sistas.) ½ – ¾ cup baking soda 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar 30 – 40 drops lemon eucalyptus OR orange essential oil 30 – 40 drops lavender essential oil … Read more

General Deep Cleanse

This baking soda (BS) soak/apple cider vinegar (ACV) rinse is one of the best ways to deep clean your locks periodically. We usually recommend doing it at least twice a year to get your locks good and clean and remove whatever your regular shampoo may by leaving behind! 1/2 – 3/4 cup baking soda 2 … Read more