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tip rubbing to create rounded blunted dread tips
tip rubbing to create rounded blunted dread tipscreating rounded blunted tips is easy, however certain points should be considered 1st.
to blunt or not to blunt?
note these tips are for non african har, since african hair with tight curls will almost always blunt naturaly
reasons not to blunt tips
1: loose tips dry much faster, water runs right out the ends, but blunted ends tend to hold in water much longer.
2: loose tips look more natural, natural dreads often do not blunt on the tips, some do though by themselves, and every tip is unique.
3: blunting tips adds to the "manufactured dreads" look.
reasons to blunt dread tips
1: you want dreads like a certain celebrity (you will never end up with what you want no matter how hard you try, dreads have a way of doing what they want no matter how much effort you put into forcing conformity)
2: you must maintain a certain look for a professional image.
3: your under the false impression that only blunted rounded ends look like real dreads.
rub rub rub away the day when creating rounded or blunted tips there are 3 main ways, let them blunt by themselves if they want to, crochet (very damaging) or tip rubbing (damaging also)
to tip rub, take the tip of a dread, put it against the flattened palm of your hand and rub grinding it into your palm in circles (no it doesn't matter which way no matter how much some sites say it does)
this video shows both rubbing and crocheting the crocheting method is very damaging and i recommend you avoid it at all costs.