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well...since your posting completely blank empty posts im guessing yoir kinda stoned?
hahaha I have no idea how I did that!!! going to try again xD
that's what I was thinking too though! I said natural because that is what it's in the box. and I love dreadlockshampoo.com, the ethics the products.. everything but beside not being able to order online it actually comes out at 50$ with shipping to Portugal (or so I remember)
Okay, so I'm almost 2 months in this amazing journey...
1) I have no shampoo to wash with... so I use regular shampoo so far.
2) I have short hair.
3) Why does my hair seems like glued to my head and sort of greasy dirty? Any ideas on that?
So here they go ... I Suck at taking pics and I hate pics but I felt like it so.... let's go!
Top and Back... I had other 2 pics (left and right) but the site was being very slow so.... yeah... I seem to have some dandruff in the sides nothing major... If I can upload the other pics I will be trying!
The very bottom of the back is actually pretty strong and heavy but it's not on the pic!!
Teel me what you think (it seems to be kind of curling!!! :D
Hey, so I was just wondering is this shampoo is suitable for dreads.. I told my mom to buy me a natural residue-free shampoo... she stuck with the natural part ... I'm not sure wether this is residue-free or not but it says 'Suitable for Vegans'.. read it and see the ingredient list?
If it's not suitable here I go to buy another one...
Thanks a lot for your response!! really made me chill a bit And about the 2 T&R ones... Yeah I won't be brushing them lol, this morning I was just looking for them with kind of a negative mindset but then I found them and I was just you know, seeing the progress and I actually loved them lol, I feel that the difference between T&R and Neglect at this time is that with T&R I'm saying 'Hair do whatever you want... IN THIS PLACE!!!' while with Neglect is 'Hair do whatever you want...' but yeah I'm not doing more T&R ones just natural :D, also probably those 2 T&R ones will probably congoing with a natural neglect dread next to them and as they simply fuse together I guess they kind of convert to 'neglectism' lol...
I will be sure to live my life like I always did! No more carefulness when sleeping etc.. And I will, without a doubt start my YouTube channel and I will take pictures as well! I don't know if I'll be posting the pictures right now, but I will take them... Only thing that bothers me is that I already have 2 YouTube channels... only if I could make the future 3 channels into 1 ... would be so more pratical :|... maybe I can :D we'll see.
Also, stupidly, I headbang to Reggae not Metal xD
Thanks a lot .. cheers
So, just a couple months ago (guessing) I came here and posted something about how I was going for Twist & Rip.... @soaringeagle and a girl whose name I can't remember came to my post and enlightened me... at the time I didn't care and procedded with my mindset of twist&rip dreads... now as I'm a little older (joking) I am almost 100% sure that I'm going neglect... I'm already 1 month in and I'm loving it!
I have soooo many questions tough!
So Let's start and I hope someone can answer them all!
1 - I have 2 very thin (very thin) dreads that are actually somewhat curly and have started to congo that were made with T&R... (I was bored and the whole dread idea was sooooo into my head that I couldn't resist). Should I just leave them do their thing or brush them out and let them neglect as well? because one day when I'm older I want to be able to say 'My dreads were made naturally! ' and I think that if I say that and then remember that 2 were made with T&R it will ruin my natural mindset... ...
I see some positives to this such as : diversity (although not noticeable at all because they're so thin)
but I really wanted to go full natural, but brushing them out seems a bit too-much (they're about 2 months old) do you think having these 2 VERY THIN dreads will interfere with my natural mindset?
2 - In the end of general dread maturing (like 3 years? or 4...) will my neglect dreads look the "same" as if I go next to a person with 4 year old T&R dreads? I don't want them neat... at all ... but say like Meowjuana or LazyDreads.. Try to answer if possible
3 - It's summer and luckily I have access to the sea and I have some questions about it, so I go swim in the sea my hair gets all beautiful (or ugly, crazy, needing to be cut, needing to be brushed, etc according to my mom (she does not know I'm going for dreads :S (another positive for neglect! it doesnt look like dreads in the first day so no need to hear 'WTF HAVE YOU DDONE WITH YOUR HAIR?!!!! IM CALLING THE 911 HAIR STYLIST RIGHT NOW!' )))
The question is, after I get out of the sea and head home, should I run my head under shower water? Or should I wait a day to do that and wash it as well, cuz I feeel if I get home and rinse all of the salt water away I'm just "deleting the sea benefits"..
4 - Putting shirts on? - Today I noticed that I had soooo amazing sections! They were actually thick and kinda felt like dreads (never touched a real dread though :| ) I put my shirt on anddddd... they were gone... not gone, but they were made flat and that was weird... what's going on with that??
5- What will happen to my fringe?? I used to (1 month ago) have 'bieber' fringe (like, going sideways to the left (from my POV) )... what will happen to it? what I mean with this is that I kind of want my future dreads to go sideways, I don't want a fringe of dreads.. (today when I woke up my fringe was all sectioned and falling right onto my face...)
6 - Should I take pictures weekly, then monthly, etc... and do like, YouTube videos off of it? Because I feel like yes but then I feel like 'everybody does that...' but at the same time I feel like if I don't do it I might regret one day cuz it'll be already too late... Also is 1 month in already too late to start doing it??????
7 - *WARNING* - EXTREMELY PARANOID CONCERNS : - Can I move my head too much (like shaking to the left (because of the fringe)) , head bang , put shirts on, live my life like I always did????
Thanks if you can answer them all... I'm so excited... and patient!!! :D
Specially answer number 6, 5 and 1 ...
And dam, I know there were more questions to be asked ... :|
oH ONE MORE
8 - Will after a couple years those weird flat dreads or dreads that have thinner / thicker spots, loops, weird balls in the end... become more regular? Just wondering I will still love them no matter what... also with natural (neglect) do you still get some dreads to be like 'perfect' (round cylindrical etc) (just wondering again)
9 - Does getting my (very disturbing) fringe of sections falling onto my face out of the way (by pushing them to the side with the palm of my hand) disturb the process?
Oh well thanks!
Well then I'm not going with backcomb for sure hehe!
And yes I agree that natural are better then any other methods but I really cant so i guess Twist & Rip is the way to go.. And are the noticeable "appearance" differences between T&R / Natural / Backcomb when they're mature??
And please just tell me what are the major differences between backcomb, twist &rip or neglect (in the end) I would love to get neglect but it's not really a choice... and I kind of like all of them (methods)