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Saved Dreads Success Stories
I had started my dreads with wax... two and a half months in I realised that my 'low maintenance' hair was actually costing me lots of time. I was looping the roots, palm rolling, obsessive about loose hairs.
The wax was Knotty Boy and it started to give me sick back zits. Also, I think the wax held in water because it took them forever to dry.
I washed the wax out several times with super hot water and baking soda. Suddenly my dreads became soft, natural flowing, not contained by the stiffness of wax accumulation. My scalp felt better, my back cleared up, and my loose guys started knotting themselves, slowly but surely.
I'm just about to hit the six month mark. I've adopted the 'no maintenance' motto, only ripping at the roots so they don't become monsters. My dreads are several sizes, shapes, loops and fuzzies.
Life is good on the natural side.
And then you're legit, not just wanna be natural.