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Ready for dreads

Started this discussion. Last reply by Baba Fats Jun 7, 2012. 11 Replies

Hey guys so im finally ready to dread: not sure if my hair is quite long enough though

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Baba Fats replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"It's short, but not too short.  If you go natural, you'll look fine.  If you try to TnR them, you'll loose some length and it might look stubby for a while.  "
Jun 7, 2012

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Jacob workman replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"Done Its in my profile now. Do you guys think it's too short?"
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"is there an attach file link  i dont have a cell so im not sure  u can upload to your photos tho from a pohone and if your phones too old to do that theres an email in to your gallery option too "
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Baba Fats replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"I know.  In that case, I'd recommend it going natural.  If you do a starter method, you lose between 1/3 to 1/2 the original length.  Going natural you lose some, but usually not as much because your hair will keep growing and…"
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Jacob workman replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"I'm on my phone and see no upload link. And I know they look rough for a bit, but don't want short stubby AND rough dreads lol"
Jun 7, 2012

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Baba Fats replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"Oh, you'll look silly for 6 month even if you had long hair.  Locks don't form that fast,  Relativistically speaking, fast growing lock look mature in a year.   I happen to love the way young locks look, and so do most…"
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Jacob workman replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"Water here in ky isn't too bad. How can I post a picture on this forum? I just don't wana start dreading and It look silly/too short. It's like to the tip of my nose, and wavy"
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Baba Fats replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"Take a section of hair you want to become a lock, less than 1 inch.  Split it into 2 strand (they don't have to be even, and shouldn't be).  Pull them apart so that it tightens towards your scalp (but don't tighten all the…"
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Ixchel replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"there is a few videos showing that method http://www.dreadlockssite.com/page/twist-and-rip-method-dreading & a washing guide http://www.dreadlockssite.com/page/washing-dreadlocks-guide I haven't used Bronners but I know a lot of ppl do, I…"
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Jacob workman replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"What's a good Explination of TNr it kinda confuses me. So, no wax no products. Bronners eucalyptus soap?"
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Baba Fats replied to Jacob workman's discussion Ready for dreads
"If you go natural, any length is long enough.  Just stop brushing.  If you want to use a starter method like TnR or Back combing, it should be about 4-5 inches.  But the longer the better.  And TnR is the better method to use if…"
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Ready for dreads

Hey guys so im finally ready to dread: not sure if my hair is quite long enough though
Jun 7, 2012

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