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Started by Stubby in Introduce Yourself. Last reply by Claire 2 hours ago. 7 Replies

I want to share something that is comical to me. First, let me start out by saying that I am not trying to offend anyone. Here is what is humorous to me. Have you ever noticed how most people who have their hair tnr'd, are all the same size in…Continue

locs and traction alopecia from twisting or interlocking

Started by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ in Dreads Hair and Scalp Health. Last reply by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ 16 hours ago. 10 Replies

traction alopecia is caused by tension on the roots over extended periods of time, this can be caused from keeping it pulled back or up in a tight style without releasing the tension (taking it down) often, or from over tightening the roots its…Continue

Practical reasons for starting naturally

Started by Garrett Sale in Dreading Methods. Last reply by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ 21 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am sure that most of this has been mentioned before, but i just wanted to point out some really practically reasons for starting dreads naturally rather than other forced methods.I started some backcombed dreads about 4 or 5 years ago (I think my…Continue

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UPDATE: Bald Head to Ballin Dreads 13 months.

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Started by Crystal Longseth in Introduce Yourself. Last reply by Crystal Longseth 23 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hi,I am working on my second set of knotted locks. The first time we sectioned them off and used rubber bands and backcombing. I used wax when they got all crazy and I tried to control them all the time. Not the best experience and I ended up…Continue

Hello, there! Starting my first dreads the natural way :)

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Hi everyone, I'm Laura and I just decided yesterday that I want to start some dreads. I've always admired the look of dreadlocks (I think that Disney's Tarzan movie might have had something to do with it XD ) and after seeing a lot of women lately…Continue

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Hey all,My name is Joseph, and I'm new to this community. I've intended to dread my hair for quite some time now, and I think I'm ready to get started. I'm glad to have found this great site, so that I can do it right from the start, naturally,…Continue

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Hi dreadlock community, it's been a long time since I've been here on the site and thought I share how my dreads are doing.I first dreaded my hair using the twist and rip method (At this point I did not know I could have dreads naturally) 1st Day…Continue

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Nondreading sections and super frizz

Started by Chrystal Yoder in Dread Maintenance. Last reply by Dragonfly Arkynstone yesterday. 5 Replies

2 quick question…1) the underneath of my hair started dreading right away and now even the front has started. the top layers in the back and some on the sides however have not is there anything i can do to help those areas start to dread?2) where it…Continue

moisturizing dreads

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How soon can i start growing dreads with short hair

Posted by Mitchell Garvey on January 13, 2012 at 10:04am 9 Comments

Hey guys! So im a Asian guy and i used to straighten and spike my hair, and it would take me ages every morning, until a couple months back, i had a bit of a mental break down, (or thats what my mates called it),  and shaved it all…



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Are you part of an outgoing and fun couple or family who have dreadlocks?  

Does it drive you crazy when people assume that just because you or your family member has…


Ways to tie dreadlocks up????

Posted by Apollo on November 9, 2009 at 10:18pm 11 Comments

ive had my dreads for some time now

but i really want to know some of the ways you tie up your dreadlocks???

"Natural hallucination" (not mushrooms)

Posted by Jake on October 23, 2009 at 9:58pm 38 Comments

In a psychology class my friend is taking the teacher told them about a way to hallucinate without lsd, mescaline, or mushrooms. He claims all you do is cut a ping pong ball in half tape them over your eyes and listen to static. I'm going to be… Continue

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