All the shampoos that I recommend lather. If it doesn’t lather when you use it here is why and how to fix it…
Why: If you wash less often than once a week, your hair gets pretty oily and environmental debris gets trapped, along with air pollutants and what have you. This makes the shampoo/cleanser work harder to break it all down. Rather than lather the shampoo/cleanser just breaks down the oils.
Fix: Wash twice. Yup, it is that simple. Do a little scrub and make sure you get your shampoo/cleanser everywhere on your first wash. Rinse your locs (don’t worry about being thorough with this rinse). Then “soap up” again. This time your shampoo/cleanser of choice should lather beautifully.
That didn’t work? You might not be using a truly dreadlock safe shampoo, OR you need to do a thorough deep clean. Sometimes stuff gets trapped at the core of the loc that you can’t see on the surface. A good deep clean can clear that right up. (Recipe on website)