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Loose and thinning hair

Started this discussion. Last reply by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ Jun 3, 2012. 13 Replies

Hi! I dot have any dreads but my boyfriend does. Im trying to figure out a way to fix the loose roots without crocheting it-I read that it's bad to do? Anyway, he wants to keep them natural but I…Continue

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☮ soaring eagle ॐ left a comment for Lola Carrillo
"his dreads are 2 months old they sare developing they have to be left alone to develop they are going to be messy awhile thats part of the development  u got to accept it stop threading hairs in let them dread in they wull do it on their own u…"
Jun 4, 2012

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☮ soaring eagle ॐ left a comment for Lola Carrillo
"they should be left alone to dread on their own"
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ left a comment for Lola Carrillo
"what do u mean thread them?"
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Lola Carrillo left a comment for Lola Carrillo
"K maybe i shouldnt smoke before i ask for advice. To start with the clearifications, lol, I dont rub the dreads i thread them. I dont pull them either. By him wanting to keep them "natural" i meant without any sort of products. He wants…"
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"runbbing to crearte a net isnt a good idea your rubbing adding to the problem and a nets donna turn into a dreaded helmet then a unidred just leave the roots and loosehairs alone they will dread themseklves without doing a thing then just seperate…"
Jun 3, 2012

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Valérie replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"Everything that has been posted is correct in regards to tightening the roots.  If you want a natural way to tame the loose hairs a bit then either get the dreadlocks gel or some aloe vera.  Apply a small amount at the base and gently…"
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"here is a vid that shows u the dangers of forcing the roots to be tight you think you dont want messy dreads? well how would u like them to look like this? hair belongs on the scalp  now that was 12 years of twisting to tighten the roots ive…"
Jun 3, 2012

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Baba Fats replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"If he wants to keep them natural, you and he shouldn't be doing anything to them.  Dreadlocks are messy.  Even when mature, there will be loose hairs.  And there should always be loose hair at the roots.  That loose hair is…"
Jun 3, 2012

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☮ soaring eagle ॐ left a comment for Lola Carrillo
"welcome but the less you do the better dreads dont need to be maintained"
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"yea all the rubbing  and twisting hes done already caused the  drwds to break hes got to stop it all leave them alone  completely..no root maintenance whatsoever "
Jun 3, 2012

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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"do nlot do anything to the loose roots tightening the roots will cause thinning and  scalp trauma called tractiomn alopecia  and can make him go basld leave his wroots alone ..if he wants to keep it natural..let him"
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Baba Fats replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"Maintenance on the roots in the last thing you want to do.  Not that you should want to do maintenance on the rest of the lock, but any root maintenance is going to cause more damage that will be noticeable sooner, hence them falling out"
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Baba Fats replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"you could get the locking gel from dreadlockshampoo.com. My locks are 6 years old, but I have been using it for a few months to tame the new babies growing on top of my head.  It seems to work pretty well.  It washes out in each wash, so…"
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Lola Carrillo replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"Thanks for responding! He want me to tame his hair, they're short hairs so it looks a bit haggard when I don't semi thread them in. His dreads are long and some have broken off over the years but he's got a lil crop growing in the…"
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Tied up in knots replied to Lola Carrillo's discussion Loose and thinning hair
"Does he want you to fix them? I doubt they actually need fixing regardless. Roots need to be loose so they can dread. If you "fix" them now you will have to keep fixing them forever to keep loose hairs at bay. Loose hair also protects his…"
Jun 3, 2012

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Hoping to learn how to maintain my boyfriends dreads, living bicuriously thru him lol
How long have you been dreading?
Less than 2 monts
Dreading methods, maintenance, and products used (if you currently have dreads)
Threading, which i came to understand is bad

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At 1:03am on June 4, 2012,
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ
said…

his dreads are 2 months old they sare developing they have to be left alone to develop they are going to be messy awhile thats part of the development  u got to accept it stop threading hairs in let them dread in they wull do it on their own u got to let them

it takes more time

At 12:35am on June 4, 2012,
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ
said…

they should be left alone to dread on their own

At 12:34am on June 4, 2012,
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ
said…

what do u mean thread them?

At 12:27am on June 4, 2012,
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Lola Carrillo
said…
K maybe i shouldnt smoke before i ask for advice. To start with the clearifications, lol, I dont rub the dreads i thread them. I dont pull them either. By him wanting to keep them "natural" i meant without any sort of products. He wants neater dreads, not fuzz, Believe me, i love his dreads.
At 12:29pm on June 3, 2012,
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ
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welcome but the less you do the better dreads dont need to be maintained

 
 
 

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