been using this site for about a week n a half now to get my basics on dreads, and its helped alot, but i backcombed my hair with my sister randomly one night and we were up till 4am and we didnt…Continue
"tight beanies will hurt loose tams will help..especialy wool ones
no if u use sghampoo use fingertips to scrub the scalp only ignore the hair rinse it thry the hair
if u use baking soda pour on soak rinse no scrubbing at all
"I'd advise against neutrogena. Even if it says residue free, it's probably got other chemicals in there that you don't want in your hair. Those name brands tend to be made to make your hair shiny and such.…"
"awesome! now i have the neutrogena residue free shampoo should i be using that as i was my hair?
also im assuming i should be wearing my cap everytime i swim or does it matter that theyll be getting wet even without a wash that…"
"let it dry in the sun if you can afterwards. that's the best method for drying. You could use a blow drier if it's too cold to hand outside. If you dry with a towel, don't run your head. Just squeeze the water…"
"Don't twist them at all. That causes weak spots at the root. You could end up pinching it so much that it breaks off. Even light twisting causes lots of damage.
Like I said, if you just stop combing and use residue free…"
"thanks for the ideas i think i may try the natural way. when i do that how offten should i be washing my hair? and also when its natural i assume i just start twisting my hair once march comes around?"
"agree on natural but few chlorine tips
before u swim saturate your dreads in fresh unchlorinated water if they are soaked very lil chlorine soaks in
washafter but not withbaking soda!
botv are alkaline u will really dry it out withanotVer…"