welcome the crochet hook was a huge mistake its extremely bad for dreads wax ..its not enough to srtop using it u must remove it wich is extremely hard to do regular soaps no good u are adding even more residues wich will make em rot and u blunted the tips wich makes m dry 5 tiimes slower wich again ads to the dread rot podsibility
id recomend u do the wax be gone wax removal and unblunt the tips
and switch to a drwad soap
Welcome! Yeah, four years is a long time! Glad you joined this incredible site fam!
4 years is a lot of research lol