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@p3rmaamp
02/19/18 10:30:35AM
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Rubber bands on dreadlocks


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I was always told you never want to use rubber bands on loose hair because it causes thinning and breakage. I’ve never understood why many think it would be any different for dreads. Hair is hair. Rubber bands don’t belong in it. 


updated by @p3rmaamp: 02/19/18 10:31:00AM
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@p3rmaamp
02/19/18 10:09:34AM
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I've washed my hair a couple of times with the charcoal bar and it is definitely cleaning some stuff out. They feel lighter and less hard.

Though in other news I think I might have another scent for Vicki to make, citronella. These costal biting gnats are driving me insane. They get through the hair to the scalp and bite like mad. Especially since I shaved the sides of my head.
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@p3rmaamp
02/08/18 09:37:04PM
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So since the charcoal cleanse isn't listed how do I order it again? 

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@p3rmaamp
02/08/18 09:02:01PM
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Well I did revamp my hair a bit. I brushed out the tips. They were holding water badly and slowing the drying process for sure. And I did decide to go back to having an undercut again. I gently crocheted the removed dreads back into existing dreads(though the pictures are before I did that). I'm much happier with this. No more annoying hair around my ears and everyone fits into a pony tail now. When my hairs down you can't even tell.

Though I did see something a bit concerning. Out of curiosity I went into a couple of the dreads. I do indeed seem to have build up of some sort in there and it's a bit yucky. I think a charcoal cleanse might be in order. Doesn't smell like mold just dust and head grease. Eww.


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updated by @p3rmaamp: 02/08/18 09:03:28PM
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@p3rmaamp
01/21/18 04:06:36PM
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Question about drying


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You can also find the microfiber towels in the auto section at Target or Walmart and of course at Bed, Bath and Beyond. They're really useful.


updated by @p3rmaamp: 01/21/18 04:07:58PM
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@p3rmaamp
01/03/18 08:56:08PM
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Too much sebum/ scalp grease.


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I'm not sure mine was exactly this bad(or maybe the dreads just make it look worse)but before I had dreads I had this problem. Like yours there wasn't any flakes but this white paste covering my scalp and stuck to my hair. Especially if I didn't wash my hair at least every three days.

This isn't something I would recommend doing with dreads but I didn't put anything on my head but water for nearly a year and brushed it every day to distribute the oils. It basically allowed my scalp to reset every thing and I haven't had an issue since. Admittedly things were pretty ugly for the first month but it evened out eventually.

Hopefuly you can find a way to fix it without loosing your dreads.

P3RMAamp
@p3rmaamp
12/17/17 04:07:14PM
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ:

yes definitely and they will look so good when longer

 I know I can't wait. I think they have stopped shrinking finally. Only six or so of them are too short to fit into a pony tail. 

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@p3rmaamp
12/17/17 03:49:24PM
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Took some pictures. I think my hair looks much more mature and soft. 


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12/15/17 09:55:05PM
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ:

very nio9ce except..climate change... an island off the coast  might not exoist too long and your in line for huricanes.. id be much more inclined if it was above 15000 feet above sea level and 50 miles or more inland

I hear you. The highest point on this island is 24 feet above sea level. Not that great. That scares me. This is definitely a temporary thing. My dream is to live in the blue ridge mountains. Preferably with 40+ acres and an eco B&B
updated by @p3rmaamp: 12/15/17 10:12:22PM
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@p3rmaamp
12/15/17 05:21:18PM
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Lol well I am currently on an island off the coast of South Carolina with no access except by ferry called Daufuskie. I've just accepted a management position on a community farm here. I've been here two and a half months so far.
updated by @p3rmaamp: 12/15/17 05:21:50PM
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