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All Discussions Tagged 'combing' (14)

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The Knife and the Brush.

This is pretty personal. This blog isn't exactly related to my dreads, but rather how my dreads helped me realize things about myself. If y…

Started by Victoria Hill

6 Mar 22
Reply by Rheana Hayes

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Had to Cut Off a Dread

I cut off one of my dreads today. The past year or so, my scalp had been absolutely terrible. Itching so bad I'd have sores all over, flake…

Started by Tara C

6 Aug 1, 2013
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Combing out dreads

I'm only about 2 1/2 weeks into my dread journey but I think I want to comb out just a couple in the front for bangs.  What's the easiest w…

Started by Amy Jo

3 Jul 10, 2012
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Question regarding VERY moderate backcombing on my Day 2 of Wax-Free dreads

So I had my dreads done at a salon with wax/twist/backcomb and it was awful - the wax was just horrible. I got it out with vinegar soaks an…

Started by Sarah Weathers

9 May 1, 2012
Reply by Valérie

backcombing vs. twist and rip

Can you tell me which method is better and why? And how to do it?

Started by Allie :D

20 Jan 22, 2012
Reply by motor

i lightly back combed the roots of my hair. will that be enough for them to lock?

so my girlfriend separated my hair and then lightly back combed the roots of each separated piece...the roots have started locking already…

Started by Mike Larsen

4 Nov 29, 2011
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De- Dreading

About six months ago, maybe longer, I posted a topic about combing out my dreads. I think almost every single response was negative and sta…

Started by jenna

4 Jun 9, 2011
Reply by Mary

Help me decide

I've had my dreads for 9 months and have been shaping up nicely. I love them and can't wait until they get long. I have however run into a…

Started by Haylee

4 Jan 22, 2011
Reply by Haylee

What Knotty Boy Dread Wax has done to my "Dreads" :

I have head my "dreads" (more like glued together, dread look-a-likes) for one year... Well, July 25th would have been one year on the dot.…

Started by Amanda Insalaco

47 Jan 9, 2011
Reply by WarriorPrincess65

last ditch effort to destroy wax!

So I've had a few fatties that have gotten really tight, stiff, and just plain mean to their neighbors. so I desided to try and separate th…

Started by Lukey Luke

2 Oct 29, 2010
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