Mildew and Rot Knot questions
Found some mildew (mold?) in some of my dreadlocks. Here's one pic (I tried to get more but got extremely frustrated due to my
inability to take pictures of the back of my head).
Been told by my younger sister that my hair smelled like a 'closet' and a friend once sneaked a quick sniff of them once after a
scheduled wash, he said they smelled like a wet dog. I knew right then that something was up cause I've read that that's a huge
red flag of mold/gunk and such. Up until now I would brush it off cause, well c'mon who wants to admit that they have gunk in
their hair!? Plus as much as I hate to admit this is that I think I got used to the smell and I didn't check the actual
dreadlocks cause I thought I was doing everything correctly. But NOW I'm noticing the smell even more now.
So the buildup I have is towards the root of the dreads. If I were to grab the part of the dread that has the gunk between two
fingers and put pressure or move my fingers in a circular motion, it feels sticky and mushy.
I've been using the shampoo bars from dreadlockshampoo (tea tree and peppermint bar) these past 3-4 months. Could it be the
Any who I recently bought the Rot Knot (mold killer) off dreadlockshampoo website and I want to ask any instructions on how to
properly use it? I've also read about a 'Deep Cleanse' and the ol' 'BS/ACV' wash. Which of these three would actually remove
the problem I have?
P.S. I'm 25 months in the natural/free form method (my profile pic was taken the 2 months after my last hair cut lol). I've only done the bs/acv until recently switching to the shampoo bars.
Only maintenance I do is wash and separate