• Ellie Bermingham

5 Most Popular and Trendy Dreadlock Hairstyles For Men

Updated: Aug 19, 2021

Many people want to go with the latest fashion trends. People feel good about wearing dreadlocks. These hairstyles are not only low maintenance for almost all hair types and hair lengths, but also, they are a permanent style and promote great hair growth with minimal shedding, no matter who wears them.

There are a few things you need to recognize about dreadlock hairstyles before you get them. From hygiene concerns to the health of the hair, learning more about the process will help you decide if this loc look is ideal for you.

The good thing about dreadlocks is that dreads will not cause your hair to fall out. However, using improper methods or bad habits associated with dreadlocks such as pulling on the hair too tightly and using chemical dyes can lead to hair damage and hair loss.

It's no secret that dreads look amazing when styled properly. In this blog, I'm going to share the 5 Most Popular and Trendy Dreadlock Hairstyles For Men

1. Freestyle Small High-Top Dreadlocks

While adopting the short types of dreadlocks, it is important to choose the ones that are original in dreads and are easy to maintain. If there is no extra time to spend on hair care and maintenance, then this dreadlock hairstyle would just be the right one to have.

The hair is short and easier to manage keeping the sides undercut and the top hair long. This gives more options to either let the hair stay just the way it is, tie them up or pull them back.

The men with short hair can flaunt beautiful dreadlocks, where the small dreads look smart and cool. For proper maintenance, washing is easy once a week and they dry quickly, unlike the hard work you face in washing dreadlocks of thick, long, and coarse hair. This is one of the best dreadlock hairstyles, which is very popular.

2. Gorgeous Dreadlock Ponytail with beard

The combination of ponytail and beard goes along quite nicely. Long dreadlocks are styled into a ponytail with two locs hanging from the two sides of the shoulders.

A high-quality dreads styling product can bring perfection to this dreadlocks style. This dreadlocks hairstyle is great for every man having long hair. The long deadlocks-style ponytail lets you keep your length. This hairstyle is super cool and will help you stand out in a crowd.

3. Cool Long Rastafarian Dreadlocks

The Rastafarian Dreadlock hairstyle is the one being sported by Bob Marley. This is a unique hairstyle where the dreadlocks hair grows naturally and is allowed to form dreadlocks.

There is a belief that allows the hair to grow without disturbing them is showing faith in God, and this hairstyle is an example of it

4. Sexy Braided Dreadlocks hairstyle

Braided dreadlocks hairstyle is very trendy and popular to style your locs. To get a smarter look with the dreads, braiding them tightly would do a great job.

It’s low maintenance dreads style and gives the hair a very intricate, yet graceful look. This type of dread braids hairstyle is an example of creative styling, where the scalp is braided with dread designs.

5. Comfy Dreadlocks Updo

Dreadlocks updos are one of the most popular and ideal hairstyles for men. Nothing really fits hand in hand like dreads updos.

If you have long dreads and want to change it up, dreadlocks' updo hairstyle is good to go. The key advantage of long dreads is that it’s super easy to manipulate it into different hairstyles. It’s sexy, comfortable and trendy at the same time.

PRO tips to maintain your dreadlocks Hairstyles:

· Soak your dread properly in water while washing

· Make sure to wash out the cleanser super well.

· Dry Out The dreads, it takes some time.

· You can similarly use hair dryer to dry your dreads

· Use salt spray to help stop fly away hairs when needed


These dreadlocks hairstyles are too popular and trendy, not only for certain places but in whole worldwide. These dreads styles is widely renowned and accepted in the entire world. People love and enjoy these styles. Dreadlock hairstyles are a way to express yourself. Embracing a unique hairstyle!

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