30 Creative Dreadlock Styles for Girls and Women
Craving an innovative way to express yourself embracing a unique hairstyle? Dreadlock styles have been adapted into the modern expression of fashion and individuality by women around the world, and we love each of these new styles!
Dreadlocks for Women
Dreadlocks are more of a non-formal nature but today even exquisite bridal hairstyles with dreadlocks are not a rare thing. Everything depends on how you want to look and what impression you want to make. Here is your inspirational gallery on the topic.
#1: Coral Reef Updo
If you think that dreads are too unvaried with just a few ways of styling, see this myth dispelled. The luxurious asymmetrical hairstyle like in this picture will definitely bright up your life and will take your style to the next level.
#2: Messy Lattice Crown
Dreadlocks hairstyles have evolved over the years. This is an intricate-looking way to tame those frizzies at the nape of your neck, while creating a lattice of long dreadlocks that lead to the high, messy blonde bun. Wear anywhere, especially when you want to heat things up!
#3: Not Your Grandma’s Locks
Red dreads are smoothed and tucked up, creating a space to feature those colorful blooms. Dreading your hair doesn’t mean you have to look unkempt! In fact, you can look very elegant! This updo is done like a Gibson tuck, only with dreads. And, at the same time, it can be associated with Japanese Geishas’ pinned up hairstyles featuring a sleek curve at the nape of the neck.
#4: Elegant Dreadlock Bun Updo
This style is very simple, yet the accessories dress it up, offering you one of the most versatile hairstyles for dreads out there. As long as the scarf wraps around the base of your bun a few times, you can accentuate it with flowers or other hair clips from your collection. Beads finish off the look perfectly.
#5: Thick Twist Dreadhawk Sculpture
This incredibly unique and artistic Mohawk style is truly a work of art! Traditionally black girl dreadlocks hairstyles are quite adventurous, but this one takes the cake! A series of twisted dreads are woven together, creating a look to remember.
#6: Pretty Dreads with Loose Ends
These slim dreads have been left undone at the ends. It’s a great way to draw attention to different shades in your hair as well as introduce some varied textures. Wear your beautiful dreads in half updos, accessorizing with colorful elastics, feathers, beads, and whatever feels right and pretty!
#7: Dreadlock Updo with Extensions
Updos are not the first thing most people think of when it comes to dread hairstyles, but they should be! Most dreads can be molded into eye-catching shapes with relative ease. This spiky updo just requires strategic twists and a few hair pins.
#8: Candyfloss Pink Woven Dreadlocks
Welcome a cute woven style that looks no less complex than a maze, but the one you can wrap around your head! It’s one of the more difficult styles to master but it’s worth the effort.
#9: Fake Twisted Dreadlocks
These small dreads use tightly twisted synthetic hair to create a sleek black mane with bright highlights. For women with thin strands, fake dreads are a great way to get tons of hair. You just need the help of a professional with plenty of hair extensions!
#10: Dreadlocks with Wraps, Beads and Braids
Calling all women with dreads who can’t decide on just one style! Give each individual dreadlock its own personality by using different colored dread wraps and beads. Then, take your dreads style one step further by braiding some locks from the top of your hair.
#11: Faded Blue to Purple Dreads
This colorful dreadlocked look features electric blue roots washed to pink lengths that are almost colorless at the very ends. Colorful dreadlocks are commonly synthetic, and it a great solution for trying some wild colors.
#12: Twisted Dreadlocks Bun and Undercut
If a beautiful dreadlock bun wasn’t show-stopping enough, add an undercut too! This hairstyle is perfect for women who find a full head of dreadlocks is a bit too much. Practicality aside, the half dreaded look is also really, really cool.
#13: Tamed Dreadlocks
This is one of those dreadlock hairstyles that are recommended for dreads that need some rejuvenation. Style the top half of your locs as cornrows, and you’ll have a neat front with a crazy back for a perfect balance!
#14: Dreadlocks Side-Braid and Undercut
If you have thick hair, it’s worth considering a half dreaded look so you aren’t drowning in dreadlocks. This style has a heavy undercut with just the top section in locks. Add a side plait and you can give this punk look a feminine edge.
#15: Navy Blue Spiral Dreads
The spiral dreads are here to showcase that having dreadlocks doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy beautiful curls and waves. This particular style is done with perm rods but you can also use braids, pip cleaner curlers or a curling wand. Don’t forget, dreadlocks can be really versatile!
#16: Half Up Dreadlock Braid
Here’s the epitome of noncommittal white girl dreads. When your dreads are not extensions, they are going to live a whole life of their own changing their look as the time passes by and giving you opportunities to experiment with a number of new hairstyles and look each time different.
#17: Dreads with Braids
This hairstyle is all about the messy feel and various textures. The hair is made up of thick dreadlocks, some of which have been plaited or twisted. The chunky knitted scarf is also there for a reason – love, love, love the look!
#18: Boho Dread Updo
Super chunky dreadlocks are perfect for updos and experimental hairstyles. Start at the front of your hair and twist the dreadlocks backwards. It doesn’t have to be neat either, the messier the hair, the more boho chic it looks!
#19: Blue Highlight in Dread Half Updo
Some dreads hairstyles just need a few colorful streaks to create a beautiful contrast. This chunky side bun is adorably messy, funky and relaxed, but at the same time it reminds a beautiful rose and looks pretty romantic, wow!
#20: Twisted Dreadlock Bob
These neatly twisted locks are shaped as a perfect bob that can be of any color you like. To add a little glitz and glamour, just add a few shiny metal clasps throughout the lengths.
#21: Side-Swept Dreadlocks with Colorful Wraps
The long dreadlocks have been swept to one side and accessorized with wraps, beads and shells. The dreads themselves boast the wearer’s natural hair color but are still bursting with bright shades – perfect for women who enjoy pops of color that bring no damage to hair.
#22: Bright Pink Synthetic Dreadlocks
If you have short hair but want to flaunt long locks, try dreadlock styles that use extensions. Here, fake pink hair has been braided into the roots of the real hair and rolled into faux locs. And, in our opinion, the more different shades, the better!
#23: Half Dreaded Bun
This look is a mixture of dreads and messy undone strands, just the right blend of textures for badass styles. A large relaxed bun is the simplest suggestion but it looks fresh and cool, to say the least.
#24: Dreadlocks With Undercut
Use the hair from the middle of your head to create a mohawk of dreads. The closely cropped sides and back not only highlight the dreadlocks but also make them appear longer. Choose to leave your bangs loose or dreadlock them too.
#25: Wavy Twisted Dreadlocks
Hairstyles for dreads can also come with a soft ombre effect. These tightly twisted locks are flawless in color, texture and length. As this technique uses hair extensions, it’s up to you how long or how colorful you want to go!
#26: Fleur De Lis Dreadlock Bun
The different shades of these thin dreads create a pretty pile of eye-catching loops. The loops are fun and give height, depth, and texture to this set of skinny locks. This style for black girls with dreadlocks can dress up any outfit, and reel in compliments!
#27: Brown Half Dreaded Hair
White girl dreads can be very versatile. If it’s your first acquaintance with the locks, you may try half dreads. In this case loose hair is gathered into a half updo with chunky messy bun. It’s an elegant interpretation of “Hey, I’m different and pretty!” and we like it, do you?
#28: Pastel Dreadlocs with Straight Bangs
Love pastel colors? This set of temporary locks adds life and pizazz to your dreads, turning your hair into a true work of art. Customize your color theme to match any outfit. These cute locks are sure to present a brighter outlook!
#29: Free and Easy Long Textured Locks
Sometimes removing dreads or growing your dreaded hair out is a challenge for women. But, as we see a blended style of grown out dreads can also look pretty and be a feature of your style.
#30: Medium Ombre Locs
Don`t want to be bothered with styling long dreads? Try medium length. Here we see a stunning example of bright ombre and defined layers, and we are craving to copy this style right now, really!
Ready to explore new female dreadlock styles of your own? Simply keep these inventive and fun ideas in mind. Whether you have real or synthetic dreads, there are many interesting ways to present them.
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