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GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
03/06/14 05:36:05AM
389 posts

Keeping ends unblunted?


General Talk

You will get over the shrinking.

Due to normal hair growth, our dreadlocks go through phases of becoming longer and a phase of shrinking. The longer your dreadlocks get the less often you will notice the shrinking.

Most of the initial shrinking happens within the first year. After that dreadlocks shrink as new kinks and loops form.

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
02/06/14 06:14:47PM
389 posts

natural dreads in super soft strait hair


Introduce Yourself

The wind is dreadlocks best friend.

I have naturally soft straight hair also.

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
11/19/13 12:37:56AM
389 posts

will beads help with my crazy lumps?


General Questions

Yes, beads will help. You will like the bumps later, because that is what makes your set of dreadlocks yours and unlike anyone else.

Be prepared to have new bumps forming after your dreadlocks have stopped shrinking and started to grow longer and when sections of untangled hair starts to become a dreadlock.

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
09/24/13 06:49:31PM
389 posts

I have to vent. I'm having difficulties Staying on a vegan diet! Help!


Dreads and Diets

Just adding this thought to the whole Vegan/Vegetarian, general, conversation.

I am vegan....just for the sake of information.....

There are fruits that can be eaten instead of just vegetables while following a vegan or vegetarian eating lifestyle.

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
09/24/13 06:40:17PM
389 posts

Help with getting dreadlocks for my hair type?


Dreading Methods

Regarding the use of baking soda and water to "Wash" your hair.

Because baking soda doesn't strip away as much of your natural scalp oils as other shampoos do. Expect your hair to be a little bit more oily when you wake up the next morning.

If you choose to "Wash" your hair with baking soda exclusively your scalp will eventually produce less oil and therefore allow you to wash your hair less often.

There is nothing wrong with using baking soda, I personally use the baking soda "wash." Just be informed and know what to expect.

Oh, my hair has a fine texture also.

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
09/11/13 12:30:54AM
389 posts

Two years, and what I've learned.


General Talk

When we stop competing against other people and compete against just ourselves, we enter into the "League of our own."

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
08/14/13 01:12:12AM
389 posts

Dreadlock myths debunked


General Questions

The only thing I have gotten has been: "Are you rasta?" To which I answered, "No, not everyone with dreadlocks is rasta and not every rasta has dreadlocks."

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
05/29/13 04:39:06AM
389 posts

Just Starting Out & What To Expect


Dread Maintenance

Just adding to the information:

Hair growth: Your hair doesn't stop growing. If kinks and loops happen because of hair growth, one could say shrinkage happens because of hair growth also.

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
05/29/13 04:24:02AM
389 posts

Late Intro


Introduce Yourself

At this early in the formation process.....too tight is relative. If you don't like how one or more dreadlocks feel when you squeeze them between your fingers it may be too tight in your opinion.

Hannah Moore said:

How do you know if theyre too tight?

GoldenEagle
@goldeneagle
05/17/13 03:10:23AM
389 posts

before and after dreadlocks pictures comparing dreads no dreads


Dreadlock Picture Gallery

Several years before:

Summer 2011:


Late Winter 2012/2013:


updated by @goldeneagle: 02/05/15 10:12:49AM
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