Featured Dreadlocks Forums Discussions
08/06/09 01:57:18PM, by Dread Productsnew: we now have a way to remove most or even all of the dread wax now before we begin discussing dreadwax lets look at a few definitions first dreadlocksDreadlocks, sometimes called simply dreads or locks, are matted ropes of hair which will form by themselves if the hair is allowed to grow
06/19/13 02:17:38PM, by Dreading MethodsHi all, today a member was on Knotty Chat and wondered why his 1 year old dreads were thinning at the roots. He only has 6 dreads and the rest of his hair is normal. Guess what...he was palm rolling and also, those 6 dreads had wax in them. So anyone considering on wax & or palm rolling, this
08/01/09 10:23:08PM, by Dreads and Dietsa large number of dreads follow strrict diets for spiritual or philosophical reasons, others eat whatever they can. whats your diet and your reasons?me ive been vegetarian i dunno how long 25 i thinki think i became veg a year b4 dreading the 1st time aroundi know some follow the ital diet for
03/02/14 04:58:54PM, by Help! Save My DreadsI've been growing my dreads for about 5 months now and I've started balding at the top of my head. This hasn't happened before and I think I know the reason why it is now. I think it's because I've been retwisting them too much and some of them started thinning. Can someone please help me figure
01/08/12 07:23:33PM, by Life Issues Facing DreadsI dont know if there is already a topic on this or not and my computer is too slow to go through and look for it so sorry if im repeating someone else... anyways, i have a few dreads on the underside of my hair that i could easily hide from school administrators, i really want to naturally let the
09/23/10 09:54:25PM, by Life Issues Facing DreadsRead this article about dreads being banned in public schools. http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/29153/hair-wars-public-schools-take-aim-at-dreadlocks-long-hair-individuality/ the public schools are where our children learn to be who they are, the schools have no right to enforce the narrow views of
06/05/12 03:09:42PM, by Dreads in the FamilyI thought you might enjoy this little story: My Ex (Gilly's Dad) is having a lil trouble being cool with her lumps, bumps, loops, zigzagz, varying sizes and fuzzy roots. He stopped by the other day and we had a discussion that went like this: Dad : "We need to talk about Gill's hair........."
09/30/13 11:51:25AM, by General TalkI bet I worried you guys with the title but don't worry. I had some KnottyBoy wax lying around from the first and only time I used it. I forgot about it and came across it today, so I decided to see if its claims that the wax comes out with shampoo is true. Because let's face it, you can never
07/05/13 07:55:46PM, by Dreading Methodsso your ready to start dreadlocks but not sure where to start? you probably have questions like: should i go to a salon to start my dreads? do i need a dread kit to start my dreadlocks? can i wash my baby locs? do i need wax to dread i heard its bad, but some sites say you need wax? what
08/01/09 03:45:42PM, by Dread Maintenancenote: the following is a very old post the info is only partially correct with these exceptions never use lemon juice in the recipe nor in dreads the corrected ratios of baking soda to water is 1-10 1 part baking soda to 10 parts water although this is excelent as a deep cleanse or as a no touch
04/17/12 06:34:37PM, by Dreads Hair and Scalp HealthI sent this to a friend a while ago, but I figured he shouldn't be the only one here who gets to read it. This is my method for washing and drying locks, for those of you who have super fat sections and don't want to make them smaller. First off, Awesome. I love fat locks. Join the club. Second:
11/02/12 10:29:43AM, by dread wax and dread kits recoveryBefore I knew the truth about how dreadlocks are formed, I purchased the most expensive dread kit from DreadheadHQ back in July and got started working on my locks soon after. They include a newsletter called "Lock-Up-Dates". Well, today I found the 3 month newsletter update sitting in my inbox.
06/20/12 08:33:35PM, by Introduce YourselfI know that a lot of people dread for many reasons. Some spiritual/religious reasons. Some for fashion. Some for reasons of their own that don't apply to any of those. I believe I am one of the latter. I can't really explain it but I have always just felt like I needed them. Practically my entire
10/08/12 02:02:12PM, by Member Journals and TimelinesI give up. I started this journey, some 5 months ago initially because all of my friends, my coworkers, my teammates thought that I should cut my hair. I thought of all of the people occupying Wall Street and Washington DC and decided that I would rebel in my own way. I would rebel against all of
06/21/12 12:53:36AM, by Dread ProductsWith the push of Soaring Eagle, I wanted to share with you guys my washing routine that is/was used throughout Southern India traditionally. While I am not Indian, I use this regimen with the up most respect and I am receiving great results. It is great for anyone and it really keeps the hair clean