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SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/15/10 04:53:47PM
16 posts

concerned about dreads..help please


Introduce Yourself

Those are looking incredible!

SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/13/10 08:42:11PM
16 posts

Part or no part?


Dread Maintenance

I've got the legendary Butt Part down the middle. When I wash, I tend to pull one from the other side, like my version of a combover...hoping that it will dry that way and stay that way...and also kind of an effort to "train" them and maybe they'll continue growing that way.

At least they're full on top, so my Butt Part's got a little height to it.

SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/13/10 08:29:21PM
16 posts

What method of dreading is this?


Dreading Methods

They look like they started as braids to me.

Personally, I think everyone's dread journey is what they make of it. *shrugs*

SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/11/10 07:12:32PM
16 posts

HELP! I smell like feet!


Dread Maintenance

Yeah, I'll play around with it. I wonder if I could wash in the sink and then wander the house for a bit...or tub it. I'll try to do it longer next time and see what happens.

Knottysleeves said:

I only let it soak for a couple minutes while I wash the rest of me. :-) Baking soda is strong stuff. Personally, I feel it should only be left on a long time to soak when you're doing a deep-clean... a few minutes is fine for a normal everyday wash, it's not like there's a huge amount of dirt and grime to break down. But everyone reacts differently to baking soda, what works for one person won't necessarily be optimal for another.

SukiBug said:

And soak for 10 minutes??? My whole shower doesn't take that long! I guess I'll have to take a tub next time.

updated by @SukiBug: 07/23/15 05:03:55PM
SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/11/10 07:11:38PM
16 posts

HELP! I smell like feet!


Dread Maintenance

I know. But it's cold here. :P Loose, wet hair on a cold trip to town did not appeal to me.

soaringeagle said:

ohh do not tie it back when wet thats what will cause the feet smell tying hair up or back when damp they will mildew fast

whenever theyre damp they gotta hang loose

SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/11/10 07:07:23PM
16 posts

My babies


Introduce Yourself

I snapped a photo of my babies. I have terrible mirror scene in my house, so this was actually kinda cool as I haven't seen the back of my head in a while.


updated by @SukiBug: 01/13/15 08:51:21PM
SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/11/10 06:50:01PM
16 posts

HELP! I smell like feet!


Dread Maintenance

Nah, I wash about once a week or so.

I did rinse the bs first.

And soak for 10 minutes??? My whole shower doesn't take that long! I guess I'll have to take a tub next time.

As my hair's drying, the feet smell is going away. I had to run to town soon after I showered today, so I pulled my hair back which means my hair doesn't dry at all. As soon as I let it down and it's started to dry, the feet smell is going away...thankfully. lol!

SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/11/10 06:27:29PM
16 posts

HELP! I smell like feet!


Dread Maintenance

I did not mix the bs and acv. I honestly didn't soak for too long, a few minutes each is all.

SukiBug
@SukiBug
12/11/10 05:46:19PM
16 posts

HELP! I smell like feet!


Dread Maintenance

I did the bs/acv this morning. Mixed vinegar:water ratio of 1:4. Stood under the shower and drained the hot water heater, rinsing (with water) and squeezing each individual dread.

And now I smell like feet.

Ack! Was my ratio wrong?


updated by @SukiBug: 02/14/15 09:11:01AM
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