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Dreadlocks as Contemporary Fashion by ou mackson

Dreadlocks as Contemporary Fashion

Dreadlocks as Contemporary Fashion by ou mackson
Dreadlocks as Contemporary Fashion by ou mackson

Dreadlocks as Contemporary Fashion

Dreadlocks which has become one of the most appreciated hair trends amongst Africans and African-hair-style lovers, is also one of the most unique and iconic hairstyles of all time as it is eye-catching, easy to maintain and full of attitude.

The hair that often resembles a lion’s mane, and affiliated with courage, strength, and power is not for the shy types, rather for the bold, stylish and fashionistas. It is formed from separating the hair as it begins to mat to create individual locks. Simply leave the hair to its own devices and once it starts to knot, pull the knotted, gnarly hair into individual sections.

Dreadlocks are often associated with many different meanings. In certain cultures, dreadlocks represent purity but in western side of Africa, Nigeria to be precise, it is rocked with pride as
any grown man wearing his hair in dreadlocks is bound to attract attention irrespective of the fact that the bias is deeply rooted in traditional and religious believes in the region.
The dreadlock style is also about connecting with African roots and letting your natural hair grow without interference. Dreads are freeform style, as it’s particularly important not to use any unnatural techniques to create them, however, there are unnatural ways to achieve locks like fake hair extensions.

All types of hair can form dreadlocks. It’s just a matter of how long it takes and how they are actually manipulated to encourage the locking process.

There are two main types of dreads;
The Long dreads which would put your patience to paly and its worth the wait after the dreads would have formed after many years.
The short dreads which is really cute and simple. It has the same sassy quality as a bob but with even more attitude. it is simple to care for and dreads of this length will form faster; in a year or less you should be proud of your short dreadlocks.

Dreadlocks started as a religious symbol in Rastafarianism but today it is a hair trend every fashionable person wants to try.

Have you tried dreading your hair before? if no, try it soon and thank me later.
Note: Always remember, looking good is a good business.


O U Mackson's profile: O U Mackson, born Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa is a Nigerian journalist, filmmaker, talent manager entarprenuer and the founder the talent promotion company O U ENTERTAINMENTS and CEO O U Mackson. Date of Birth: 2nd February 1992 (28 years) Hometown: O U Mackson hails from Eziama Uturu in Abia state Family: Ozuruonye Uchenwa was born into a polygamous family of 3 legal wives and 16 children. O U Mackson is the 4th child of his mother; Mrs Obiesie who was his 2nd wife and the 12th child of the family. Background: O U Mackson was born in his hometown Uturu but moved to Adamawa state at infancy to Professor Calistus Akosim; a guidan, where he started his daycare and nursery education at University Nursery School then primary school at University Primary School. He optained his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) in the same school before he moved back to his parents in Uturu, Abia State to continue his secondary education at the Assumption Model Technical School, Uturu then completed Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) at Osusu Secondary High School, Aba, Abia state. Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa gained admission to study Mechanical Engineering in the Federal Polythecnic, Ilaro, After his Ordinary National (OND) in 2012, Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa enrolled in the University of Alaska Fairbanks USA, in the first quarter of 2013 and emerged one of the best graduating students of 2016 from the English department where he studied English Literature/Letters (BA) In 2019 Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa completed a postgraduate diploma (PGD) in journalism in the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Work Experience National Television Authority (NTA10) Program Canvasser National Television Authority (NTA2) Field Journalist/Producer Betex Communications limited Producer/Director PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS • Script Writing - Certificate - 2010 • English/Human Relations - Certificate - 2013 PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS • CEO O U Entertainments ( • Author of 3 published books • Graduate Member of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) HONOURS Best Prose writer of the year, award 2010 Association of Nigeria Authors, Ondo Chapter. Awarded by: His Excellency the Executive Governor of Ondo State. (Dr. Rahman Bamidele Mimiko)

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