I can dread hair as short as 3 inches. However, if you have concerns about looking neat for work then I do recommend it being longer. Short dreads require a lot more maintenance to keep them looking tidy, can not be tied back, and also take some time to settle down due to the lack of weight. Of course, for some clients it is fun to start off with short dreads and see them develop; I have many customers who have successfully grown their spikey baby dreads into some of the nicest mature dreads I have seen.

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