Contemporary Major League Baseball players are mostly seen in conservative hairstyles, short back and sides, that is unless your Tatís whose blonde locks stand him out from his peers. Fernando Tatís Jr Hair has changed throughout each season which continues to create conversation in the media and social forums.

 

Our editorial highlights his entire hair journey including his bleached locks, extensions and protective styles.

 

 

Fernando Tatís Jr Hair transition to Dreads

As a baby face rookie we were introduced to the player in his relatively low buzz cut, today however we can see a full set of hair.

Fernando Tatís Jr hair throughout the years

Year: From our archives we can see Fernando Tatís Jr began his starter dreads in 2019 and has been growing them for over 3 years at this point.

 

Method: His dreads were started by the crochet hook method and this is evident by the quick transition between his loose hair to dreads between 2019 and 2020.

 

A crochet hook is used to pull the hair in tight so that it knots well which then creates instant locks! The term is self-explanatory, your creating dreads instantly, this process is different from the other methods such as palm rolling, interlocking and back combing etc.

 

 

Dreadlock Extensions

In most cases dreadlock extensions are used to increase the length of hair and this quickly became evident when looking at Fernando Tatís Jr Hair.

dreadlock extensions

Taking a closer look we can see the texture of his roots differs from his ends. Whilst Synthetic Dreadlocks can be blended into hair it becomes more obvious when hair is bleached.

 

 

Detailed Look

In the video below we take a detailed look at his hair before dreads, styles and his current dreadlock extensions. Check the video out below.

 

 

 

Fernando Tatís Jr Hair Gallery

 

 

Starter Dreads

Fernando’s starter dreads were instant due to his installation method. He used the crotchet hook to get his starter dreads and they began to matt together and mature with time.

starter locs

In addition to this early on in his dreads journey he incorporated extensions to increase the length of his dreads.

 

Bleached Dreads

From the moment he started his dreads he chose to also colour them blonde to further stand out.

fernando tatís jr HAIR bleached

Whilst today he has reverted to his natural hair colour most images online that feature the athlete contain his hair dyed blonde, safe to say this was his signature look up until recent times.

 

 

Protective Styles

2 strand twists, 3 strand twists, ponytails, and cornrows, Fernando has done it all.

protective dreadlocks= styles

We get to see his hair styled in a variety of ways and this has its practical benefits.

Since his sport requires movement on the field its best that dreads are styled as it allows them to appear shorter due to shrinkage or limit interference during game time

(nothing worse than hair swinging in your face when you’re trying to focus during game time)

 

Do your research if you want similar Dreads

While there is a lot of conflicting information with regards to dreadlocks, we still advise you to do research. The most important things at the initial stage will be to watch videos online and make notes of the peoples dreads you admire.

We should also mention that its best you avoid placing any colour or bleach in your hair for the first few months as your hair begins to develop.

 

 

Talk to a loctician and get a Consultation

Whilst we know freeform dreads don’t require much to start as a simple sponge twist and leaving them can begin the process, we still advise you speak to a professional who will access the health of your hair and wash if nothing else.

During the consultations locitians will be able to have a closer look at your hair type, discuss the freeform process, products to use and avoid.

Ensure you save the images of your desired style to your loctician and explain what you’re looking for.

 

 

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