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Started by Eric Organiscak in General Questions. Last reply by Eric Organiscak 2 hours ago. 2 Replies

I'm a little over a month into growing my dreadies and my first one that looped and locked is now being weird.  Now it looks like two dreads are connected at the loop.  The main problem is I'm not sure if they were one dread when the loop was first…Continue

Why can I see through my Dreads?

Started by morgan edwards in General Questions. Last reply by morgan edwards 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

I Have had my dreads for 7 months and I can still see through some of them (mostly the ones directly on top of my head) when i look at them in the mirror and have light shining from directly behind me. Will my dreads be completely solid when my 12…Continue

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Grand-Mommy Has Dreads!

Started by Gypsy Vin Rose in Introduce Yourself. Last reply by Gypsy Vin Rose 11 hours ago. 2 Replies

I just turned 46 not even a week ago, and my hair has been trying to dread naturally for quite some time now. This past year--really since the beginning of summer--I've been letting them (my dreads) do their thing. I now have 6 dreads, though I had…Continue

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Washing more frequently okay?

Started by Vini in General Questions. Last reply by Eric Organiscak 15 hours ago. 6 Replies

so im at day 6 now at my neglect journey, i just tnr'd a couple of dreads yesterday though, but i didn't want to do my whole head because i wanted to go through the neglect journey. My hair gets very oily if i dont wash after about 2 days, and since…Continue

Solace of the Solitary

Started by Snick in General Talk. Last reply by Eric Organiscak 16 hours ago. 79 Replies

When I decided I really did want to embark on the dread journey, I was the only one I knew who was on that path.  I convinced some people in my online community to consider it, but I knew of no one in real life.There are days when that makes this…Continue


Started by tray paris in General Questions. Last reply by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ 23 hours ago. 1 Reply


Two Strand Twist Timeline (June 2013 - June 2014)

Started by Tay in Member Journals and Timelines. Last reply by Tay yesterday. 22 Replies

Hello all, this is my one year timeline, I've been dying to share this so I'm going to dive right into it. My hair is wavy when short, and thick when grown long. I twisted my hair a couple months after this picture.…Continue

dreaducation, comprehensive guide to all things dready

Started by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ in Dreading Methods. Last reply by Jonny Boy yesterday. 324 Replies

First off, welcome to Dreadlocking 101. We will be covering all possible aspects of the subject of dreading. Before we begin, if you're able to learn this one lesson you can skip everything else:The less you do and put…Continue

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I be Reverie - Knotty since birth. 20 months. Updated 9/15/14

Started by Ibe Reverie in Member Journals and Timelines. Last reply by Ibe Reverie yesterday. 12 Replies

I am back, as a couple of you may know, under a new alias. I would frequent this site regularly, more toward the beginning of my journey, and time seems to fly. I am a natty-free-former, with some slight separation as maintenance, other than washing…Continue

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Conditioning and smellin good!

Posted by Sarah on September 16, 2014 at 2:30am 4 Comments

I sprayed some of the Dreadlock Shampoo salt spray on my hair tonight and immediately it felt crispy and dry, worse than it has throughout this process so far.

I broke down.  I probably should have used ACV to condition it, but after…


Ughh, everyone is saying that my dreads aren't "Right"

Posted by Man-d on February 15, 2013 at 4:04pm 10 Comments

So Im moving into week 4-5 and the only maintenance I do is wash with the dread shampoo recommended by everyone on this site ( btw is freaking awesome)

Anyway, my mom tells me last night that my dreads aren't "Right" cuz they don't look…


My Dreads Are A Year Old!

Posted by Shade Of Ashes on September 1, 2013 at 6:30pm 2 Comments

Hello Otherbeasties! I know many of you have been waiting for this update to arrive and so here it is... time to talk about my dreadlocks being a year old! Back in June/July they celebrated their first birthday, so now officially in August I can…


What is Your Favorite Dreadlock Nickname?

Posted by Kid Ayn Gibran on February 13, 2012 at 1:26am 13 Comments

We've all got one. As soon as we decide to dread an show some dread progress people begin to call us something besides our name. I have been called damn near everything from Marley or Bob Marley, Jesus, and of course Rastaman, but my all time…


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