Undercut Dreadlocks

Undercut dreadlocks, or dreadlocks with shaved sides, is a style that suits people who find the weight or maintenance of full dreadlocks a bit much to manage.

Dreads with shaved sides also allows a whole range of styles to suit the particular look you’re after.

These above two photos highlight the instant length you can get by having me put dreadlock extensions on short hair.

Dreadlocks with Undercut

Dreadlocks with Undercut female
Dreadlocks with Undercut female
These dreadlocks with undercut are angled in sections to create a distinctive look.
Dreads Man Bun
Dreads Man Bun
The dreadlock man bun on the left shows how a partially shaved scalp means for less weight than the full dreadlock bun on the right.
Dreads with Undercut female
Dreads with Undercut female
Here my client decided to just get a corner of her scalp shaved to mix things up a little. Dreads with undercut tamed her rambunctious, curly hair.
Dreadlocks Thinning Hair
Dreadlocks Thinning Hair
Dreadlocks with receding hairline are well served by shaving off dreads where hair no longer grows. Typically, hair on the back of the head continues to grow.
Dreadlocks with Shaved Sides
Dreadlocks with Shaved Sides
With long dreads, dreadlocks with shaved sides lets you sport a traditional look or let you tie them into a dreadlock ponytail or dread mohawk. Less weight, less work, more options.
Short Dreadlocks Undercut
Short Dreadlocks Undercut
Having short dreadlocks undercut suits people who want their heads cooler or feel less weight from their hair. Blunt ends & chunky dreads.
Dreadlocks with Shaved Sides men
Dreadlocks with Shaved Sides men
Choosing to have dreadlocks with shaved sides gave these men a more minimalist look for their locs.
Dreadlocks with Undercut
Dreadlocks with Undercut
Dreadlocks with undercut as a style can include leaving some fringe or tying back to create more of a dreadhawk effect.

Dreadhawks

Here's a before & after shot of a client getting his dreadhawk done.
Here's a before & after shot of a client getting his dreadhawk done.
Dreadhawk
Both of these clients opted for extensions to give their half head of dreadlocks / dreadhawks that extra bit of length.
Both of these clients opted for extensions to give their half head of dreadlocks / dreadhawks that extra bit of length.
Half Head of Dreadlocks
While both these clients went with half dreadlocks, the first image shows the look you get from having the sides shaved close to the scalp but shorter than normal length.
While both these clients went with half dreadlocks, the first image shows the look you get from having the sides shaved close to the scalp but shorter than normal length.
Half Dreadlocks
The second image shows that dreads needn't be only tied back with a dreadhawk but can also sit over your face.
The second image shows that dreads needn't be only tied back with a dreadhawk but can also sit over your face.
Half Head Dreads