Welcome and Happy Dreading.
Always, Hippie Love
Welcome to the community. Make sure that the sections you TnRd are no bigger than one square inch at the scalp.
welcome but ya shouldnt bother palm rollin and definately domt use haND SPAP U EVER SEE A TUB WITYH A SOAP SCUM RING? ALL THAT SOAP SCUMS STUCK IN YOUIR DREADS NOW
Welcome and Happy Dreading. Always, Hippie Love
Welcome to the community. You should find these links useful.http://www.dreadlockssite.com/forum/topics/some-links-for-those-new-to-the-forum
Welcome. Barrellady's right about the normal soap. It will cause major problems down the line if you keep using it.
I know she meant to say it, but the "1/2" means 1/2 cup BS to 5 cups water.
Here's a video of why you shouldn't palm roll:
Hi Will, welcome to the site. Washing with regular soap will leave a buildup of residue inside the dreads. You can purchase a dread soap or use a baking soda touch-less wash. For the baking soda wash, mix 1/2 baking soda to 5 cups water, pour on head and leave on for 20 minutes, no scrubbing. then rinse well. Next pour on 1 capful of apple cider vinegar mixed with 5 cups water and leave on for 1 minutes, then rinse. At the end of oyur shower, rinse your head with as cold water as your can take, it helps seal the pores on the scalp. Info & recipes can be found on the dreaducation section found at the top of page.
Finger rolling and palm rolling is UN-necessary and may do root damage by the twisting of hairs when you do that. Other than keeping the sections separated, you should not be touching the forming dreads.
Since you have been using regular soap, give your head a long soak in the tub, immersing it under water to help get out all the old soap. Cheers & Happy Dreading