Each and every Reggie Bullock Hair style plays a significant part of his personal brand and identity ranging from his,
- Afro Mohawk
- Starter Dreads
- High Top Dreads
- Dyed Wicks
Whilst its evident that the athlete enjoys the creative benefits of each hairstyle, he equally uses his hair as a canvas to raise awareness on violence whilst also showing support for deceased siblings.
Our editorial looks at the significance of his hairstyles as he has transitioned from a rookie into one of the leading players in the NBA.
Reggie Bullock Hair in an Afro Mohawk
The foundation for his current hairstyle today was set years ago through his Afro Mohawk.
Reggie kept the sides of his hair low whilst using a sponge to curl the ends into twists which would later mature and form into dreads.
A tapered mohawk is the number one choice for those with afro textured hair. Sides are left shaved with an optional taper or completly shaved off and the length on top varies.
From the fall of 2016 into the new year we began to see his 1st transition take place from loose afro hair matting together to form dreads.
This stage in the journey is referred to as Semi Freeform Dreads since there is no maintenance like somebody who starts their dreadlock journey by palm rolling with gel. He completely let his hair do its own thing!
In addition to this he kept his sides shaved which would create his high top dreads down the line.
High Top Dreads
As his hair began to gain length it would naturally morph into the High Top dreads look which we can see below.
What’s even more interesting about this stage of the journey is Reggie colouring his hair in homage to both his sisters who passed away.
Reggie has coloured his dreads in various colours and continues to do so today.
During a LGBT parade in New York Reggie stated his hair colour represents his sisters.
To quote the athlete
“Dedication to my sister this season. It’s something that is going to stick with me. It’s a mark for my family — something to go into games with. I’m feeling like they’re with me”.
Disclaimer: Applying any sort of chemical to your hair is a very risky job as this can lead to breakage or thinning if not done correctly, therefore we always recommend you use a professional.
What is the deal with Reggie Bullock’s hair?
Simple, Reggie combined his individual strands into groups of 3 and 4, merge them together to form thicker locks which are called wicks.
Wicks dreads are a form of dreadlocks that feature 5 to 10 individual thick locks across the entire head. Originating in south Florida amongst black neighbourhoods and further popularized by Kodak Black.
Still with his sister in mind we see Reggie continuing to pay homage to his sisters by colouring the ends of his hair blonde.
5 to 6 thick individual locks covered in blonde as well as other colours is a form of creative expression which he shows no signs of stopping anytime soon.
Reggie Bullock Hair in NBA 2K
Not only do game developers have to please consumers each year with realistic graphics but its now expected signature hairstyles are reflected in real time.
With that in mind the NBA video games shows Reggie in his current wicks which we believe they did a great job recreating.
Gone are the days of mediocre graphics! Consumers expect the best which on a practical level looks like the Small intricate details such as his hair looking real.
Do your research if you want similar Dreads!
Doing your researching allows you to select your favourite parting system, size and best methods to maintain your hair.
As our editorial has demonstrated Reggie has had both traditional locks which are pencil sized in length and he currently has wicks which are thicker.
Determine the size and parting system you would like then to visit your local loctician.
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.
During the consultations locitians will be able to have a closer look at your hair type, discuss the starting process and hair products to use.
(Should you decide you want locks take it from less is more when it comes to product, no need to go overboard)
Ensure you save the images of your desired style to your loctician and explain what you’re looking for.
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