I think you should cut em'. It's hair, ya know? I realize that it's not JUST hair, but it's not like you can't grow more, right?
If I were you I'd be asking more prudent questions - like how am…"
After washing, your backcombed hair may loosen and some sections (particularly those comprised of your softer hair i.e. right behind your ears) may come completely out. That happened to mine, anyway. This is probably going to…"
"I'm a Masonry Laborer so I understand your trepidation. On the job I get dust and brick bits in my hair sometimes, even mortar on occasion. I do my best to keep em' wrapped up while working and I haven't noticed a…"
"There's no way to make great-looking insta-dreads. No matter what you do you're just going to have to endure "shitty" looking hair for a while. Retwisting all the time will damage your hair eventually so it's…"
"I wrap mine up in a towel till they stop dripping and then let em air dry. It usually takes 30/40 mins to dry but I've found that it really helps to tighten and form new knots. Getting em' wet kind of straightens your hair out…"
I'm intelligent and affable. I live in Western Kentucky on the Kentucky Lake and I work in Construction. I'm a secularist, a naturalist, and I love nature and science. I'm interested in Science, History and Architectural Design.
How long have you been dreading?
Since October, 18 2011
Dreading methods, maintenance, and products used (if you currently have dreads)
Backcombing and Neglect. I don't use any product, wash my hair with clean water as often as possible and just let em do their thing.