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09/20/12 04:28:25PM, by Member Journals and TimelinesSo one year ago today, i started my dreads. If you dont know my story, here's a little quick recap. I got them done with the comb twist and finger twist. Wax, gel, lock peppa, the jamaican lime locking gel, and all this other crap was used. After about 5 months, it was february and i had washed my
05/01/12 03:25:57PM, by Dread MaintenanceSpraying with sea salt? Washing with baking soda? How do I make these solutions??? Well I am a pharmacy tech and I can tell you whats up for wonderful clean and tight dreads. NaHCO3Sodium Bicarbonate or Baking Soda is naturally occurring in nature and is found in the oceans and our blood and is
05/28/13 07:29:52PM, by salon and loctician dreads recoveryOK! so I have my lovely natural dreads, which added some permed extensions to cause i'm such a girl and wanted some uber long dreads for a while. I was well aware that they would probably become brittle and break (as permed dreads do) but they were only extensions, so no fuss for me.However- I feel
06/17/13 02:45:15PM, by Dread Productsdreadlockssite is challenging both the owners and customers of both dreadheadhq and knottyboy to a wax off challenge. i am not aware of 1 employee of knottyboy with dreads, so jonny clean, and any knottyboy employee with dreads are challenged to step up and take our wax off challenge (details
02/19/13 10:47:06PM, by Dread MaintenanceHi all. I've always used a Nag Champa soap bar I purchase from this fantastic retro shop I visit that also sells incense sticks etc. I love washing my skin with it and never felt residue that other soaps seem to have when washing. In the beginning of my journey I would use the bar on my dreads once
09/02/09 01:18:36AM, by Dread Maintenancecrocheted dreads become weak and are much more high maintenance than any other dreads.every time you push a crochet hook through a dread to pull in 1 loose hair you break dozens maybe even hundreds of other hairs. this slowly weakens the dread, while the broken hairs then find theyre way back out
09/24/11 11:56:59PM, by General Talkthe new dreadlockssite toolbar can be downloaded and installed here what can this new toolbar do? 1 click access to the site from anywhere search the site from any site (uses google search) latest activity shown on the toolbar 1 click access to the forums 1 click access to the shops and
04/18/11 08:59:16PM, by Member Journals and TimelinesTo begin: I had a severe issue with brushing my hair. I would brush it probably upwards of 50 times a day. Because of this it's damaged. Yes yes that's right, I'm going natural! It's been two weeks now, and I have probably ~20 baby dreads, and the rest are already sectioned off and ready to form!
04/21/12 12:32:26AM, by Help! Save My Dreadswould love to have a few volunteers to take on some projects call it outreach programs since alotta ppl get info from a variety of sourses like yahoo answers youtube etc i would love it if a few people volunteered to answer questions on these sites and or create instructional or informational
08/03/12 07:36:23PM, by Dreadlocks Journey Emotional SupportWhen people first decide that they want dreads, some of them, as i did, will look for the quickest way possible to get the classic bob marley looking locks that are conventionally considered "dreadlocks". On discovery that the only safe way to form dreads is to stop combing and conditioning the
05/04/12 07:22:19PM, by salon and loctician dreads recoveryHello to everyone First a BIG THANK YOU to Soaring Eagle and this community for helping guide me from my waxy salon dreads to my now wax-free natural ones. I am on my first week wax-free. I wanted to post a bit about my journey, including photos which I hope you can see. The first photo is what
11/05/12 04:34:23AM, by dreadlockssite appreciationSo I'm officially just over 1 month in, and I just have to say that I am beyond Happy that I found this site before I did something truly awful to my hair!! I have wanted dreads for the longest time ( 15 yrs) and have had a set of back combed disasters for about 2 weeks, had synthetic dreads on
08/17/11 01:18:18AM, by Dreadlock Picture Gallerysome sites (you know which ones) try to scare you away from going natural claiming the early stages of growing natural dreadlocks is messy and ugly and scary well messy it can be but theres a beauty in the messiness in the organic way hair transforms from order to disorder then to beauty.
02/23/12 04:06:34AM, by General TalkI'm having some sort of awakening lol... realized over the past week that instead of wanting to palm roll I'm staring at my dreads wanting to see more loops, bumps, zig zags, and it makes me laugh because I was the person having all this anxiety at the beginning, asking things like "They won't get
11/10/10 11:45:30AM, by History and Religious SignificanceMy research was relatively quick, and by no means do I consider it whole nor 100% accurate, so if you see anything that is in need of correction, elaboration, addition, omission, or you have any thoughts or opinions or concerns to express at all pretty please don't hesitate to do so!!!I must start