1. African american woman waving her dreadlocks

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  3. Apply cream or wax to each of the balls.┬áIt’s critical to use a dread wax or cream to moisturize and hold the hair in place after all of it is spun into tiny balls. Rub a bit of cream on your hand and massage it into each dread. [2]
  • The most common dread waxes are Jamaican Mango & Lime, Doo Gro, and Africa’s Best. [3]