"yah, he's right. Hairs from one side of your head can get tangled into a dread on the other side and will constantly be taut. That can be painful and if it's not dealt with and your dreads get long and heavy it can cause patches of…"
"I agree that it looks just like lint. I have the same kind of thing in most of my dreads. As far as I can tell there is nothing that can be done about it. It just comes with having dreads; they'll never be perfect."
"Lavender oil was found to be toxic to human skin cells in in vitro testing. At the same time, lavender oil doesn't seem to cause damage to skin on an actual person, so it's not really clear how toxic it might be. Bottom line is be…"
"Chamomile and peppermint are two others that can be used.
Chamomile has antimicrobial properties and could lighten the hair slightly.
Peppermint doesn't do much for the hair, but does give a tingly, invigorating feeling to the scalp
"It doesn't really matter how old they are. You can dye your hair with henna at anytime. Don't worry about damaging your hair, henna doesn't damage the hair and the worst that can happen is the colour isn't what you expected.…"
"One thing that no one has mentioned is fly fishing and tying shops. They have feathers in virtually every shape, size and colour you could ever want. My ex would make and sell feather hair extensions and she'd get all of her feathers from fly…"
I'm an artist, the majority of my work is in photographic media with a few small side projects in installation pieces.
I had dreads when I was a kid, and I've recently decided to come back and grow some new ones. It's been over 11 years, so I thought it was time.
How long have you been dreading?
Dreading methods, maintenance, and products used (if you currently have dreads)
Welcome! You're photography is very enjoyable to the eye, it's what I am planning on going to school for... seeing your shots makes me enthusiastic and inspired to capture beautiful, simple, grandiose, colorful and emotional photos such as yours ;)
Keep up the great work, hope you continue to share!