There is a term called "dreadlocks" and when it is often spoken, you can see the negative thoughts running across a person's mind. Associated with apparently unkempt locs often worn by Rastafarians, most people see dreadlocks as large matted pieces of hair that have no uniformed pattern and are unclean. But locs are far from dreadful. Even with the organic locs worn by Rastafarians and others, locs may not be cultivated, but they can be clean.
Back in time, when slavery was established, Africans who traveled to the United States in ships, were often on the ships for weeks and months. When they would land on US Soil and begin their new jobs, their hair was often matted and clumped together due to not being able to clean and style their hair. The term dreadful was often used to describe how the slaves' hair looked.
Today, hairlocking has become as much of an expression as it is an art form. Being able to cultivate any texture of hair into a variety of sizes of locs, makes them Wonderful.