Gunplay dreads maybe the most distinctive set of locks within Hip Hop culture. Comprised of 5-6 individual wicks dreads we saw his hair thick in density, reaching his back whilst being wrapped around itself.
At this current moment in time his dreads have been cut off therefore we will detail the journey up until that point.
Our editorial covers Gunplay’s dreads in its entirety
How and When did Gunplay Dreads Start?
How: Gunplay has wicks and they were formed by combining existing hair together into 4-6 individual dreads and letting them matt together and grow. The hairstyle originates from South Florida where he was raised.
When: Gunplay began his dreads in early 2000s and grew them for almost 20 years before cutting them
In the video below we will take a detailed look at his entire hair evolution with a focus on how his dreads developed over the past few years before cutting them off.
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
Talking to a loctician is our best advise! They are the professionals who live and breathe hair.
Plus, it’s even more crucial if you’ve been inspired by his multi coloured dreads and wanting something similar.
During the consultations locitians will be able to have a closer look at your hair type, discussion process, hair products to use and avoid and parting systems.
Ensure you save the images of your desired style to your loctician and explain what you’re looking for.
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