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Danny2
@danny2
12/02/10 04:52:16PM
18 posts

trust nature, trust your self/Self


Introduce Yourself

ah got you. TnR....i would have considered this to still be "natural" dreading, isn't it simply twisting locks that are forming? Cuz i do that lol. Lmao (ocd)
Danny2
@danny2
12/02/10 04:33:20PM
18 posts

trust nature, trust your self/Self


Introduce Yourself

perhaps i am misinformed (if so- my bad) i was to understand all hair dreads eventually?
Danny2
@danny2
12/02/10 02:10:54PM
18 posts

trust nature, trust your self/Self


Introduce Yourself

Trust and rejoice in the wisdom of letting nature work through you and for you (and you for it). Now when it comes to dreading we all have individual differences and experiences in the journey, but a fact that remains is that letting your hair dread itself naturally works- for everyone, if one lets it. I'm obviously not stating anything new here lol but just affirming this truth based on my direct experience thus far. Had i not stumbled 'pon this place i may not have known to go the natural route, i find it no coincidence that i did. my head was shaved bald at the beginning of the summer and now, as it enters winter- it is beginning to officially sprout itty bitty baby dreads as it grows :) . So we arm ourselves with the basic knowledge of lil "do's and don'ts" and hopefully utilize our own powers of basic attention and intuition, and then with that in place one simply lets go.... and trust and positivity carry you leisurely down stream. Big thanks to Soaring Eagle and everyone here :)
updated by @danny2: 01/13/15 08:50:53PM
Danny2
@danny2
10/25/10 02:20:14PM
18 posts

Excited 4 the Dreaded Journey


Introduce Yourself

Sup All... new here and on a renewed journey to dreads... I have some "concrete" ideas as to why i feel so compelled to let my hair grow and lock up, and yet a big part of it remains mysterious . For both reasons i grasp and reasons i don't/won't lol, i am HERE and it's nice to have access to a community and network of info n discussion w/ folks sharing the dread experience. So big ups to everyone on that and i give out a welcome to everyone to contact me for whatever reason. So where i-m at currently...my hair is pretty short, i had shaved it late spring/early summer... since my hair's return lol i haven't combed or used conditioners or chemical soaps....it's several inches long and i can see the beginning stages of dread formation occuring. One thing i am doing now as of the last few days (and learned from this site) is sleeping w/ a tight-fitting wool beanie (lil too snug for my head/hair/maximum comfort but it keeps it on at night while i sleep instead finding on the floor next to my bed lol). I am wearing it during the day as well, but not all day or everyday of course. I plan to find a more loose-fitting one to sport during the day. Ha i am wearing it in my pic where i'm holding my daughter, it kinda looks like a giant nug of herb lol. Anywayyy, this has pretty much solved the problem of my tossing and turning at night "combing" out coils and knots forming by the time i wake up in the morning. Best "dread product" out there imho haha. As a side-effect the wool seems to keep my hair feeling soft and less frizzy. If i need to i will utilize the baking soda wash but right now rinsing thoroughly w/ cold water is working well enough. I was concerned that not using a soap/shampoo would lead to my hair smelling bad but thus far i have not had this problem at all. Sweet. Well enough of my rambling, Bless up All! Lata~
updated by @danny2: 01/13/15 08:48:25PM
Danny2
@danny2
10/19/10 03:20:39PM
18 posts

natural dreadlocks or neglect method dreading


Dreading Methods

ahh ok... word, thank you soaringeagle, much gratitude. And ha, baking soda is much more economical too.

soaringeagle said:
the baking soda deep clean uses no soap and..no touching u pour it on let it soak rinse it out
drying ..best way..no towel just shake iot out then go sit in the sun if u can or by a fan drip fdry

put a wool sweater over your pillow and it will help em dread
also..lenhg=gth wull help too as it grows it wil dread better

Danny Schuberg said:
Great post. New here and this is first one i've read...feeling glad that i did. Well for now i'll spare all the background story with me lol and just tell where i'm at currently...my hair is several inches long and it's very thick, growing out from a shaved head in late spring/early summer. I have been using natural/dread friendly soap to cleanse my hair throughout this time and don't use a comb. My hair is very thick and wavy (caucasian hair) and i can see how it is slowly entering a pre-dreading phase if you will, i can take clumps and twist them and make dread-like twists and it can get pretty nappy and such. The main thing that interferes with dreading that i can see is sleeping at night! It presses out clumps that are forming etc and seems to just take things back to square one some days lol. Also washing... what is the best WAY to wash them and how how often (roughly)? I've come to intuit that trying to be brief when wetting the hair and just using small amount of soap distributed over the hair and gently pressed to the scalp and then rinsing as minimally as possible while getting out all the soap is good. Drying- i'm trying to figure that out too. Obviously ruffling with a towel isn't good, and so i press it dry and then try to let it air dry, sometimes i use a hairdryer on no-heat setting if i am impatient. Any tips or advice is highly appreciated! thanks
Danny2
@danny2
10/19/10 03:09:36PM
18 posts

dreaducation, comprehensive guide to all things dready


Dreading Methods

Much appreciation for this encyclopedic breakdown
Danny2
@danny2
10/19/10 02:49:02PM
18 posts

natural dreadlocks or neglect method dreading


Dreading Methods

Great post. New here and this is first one i've read...feeling glad that i did. Well for now i'll spare all the background story with me lol and just tell where i'm at currently...my hair is several inches long and it's very thick, growing out from a shaved head in late spring/early summer. I have been using natural/dread friendly soap to cleanse my hair throughout this time and don't use a comb. My hair is very thick and wavy (caucasian hair) and i can see how it is slowly entering a pre-dreading phase if you will, i can take clumps and twist them and make dread-like twists and it can get pretty nappy and such. The main thing that interferes with dreading that i can see is sleeping at night! It presses out clumps that are forming etc and seems to just take things back to square one some days lol. Also washing... what is the best WAY to wash them and how how often (roughly)? I've come to intuit that trying to be brief when wetting the hair and just using small amount of soap distributed over the hair and gently pressed to the scalp and then rinsing as minimally as possible while getting out all the soap is good. Drying- i'm trying to figure that out too. Obviously ruffling with a towel isn't good, and so i press it dry and then try to let it air dry, sometimes i use a hairdryer on no-heat setting if i am impatient. Any tips or advice is highly appreciated! thanks
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