"Hi! My hair type is generally considered to be too fine, thin & straight to dread so I get where you're coming from.
My previous set were started as a bet with mates that my hair would naturally dread in a year. They were so unconvinced…"
"Can I just say this? I didn't brush my hair for 2 years but I would lather all my hair in the shower and lightly comb until I hit a knot in my hair to rinse.. I could noticeably see a difference in my hair it started to knot up real nice. I…"
"I tried a jump-start. I did a very mild twist and rip and put elastics (the kind with fabric covering) about an inch above the roots. I kept the elastics on for about a week, doing some mild circular rubbing at the roots. The roots started to get…"
try some biotin a few months to get some more growth
try the liquid soap from www.dreadlockshampoo.com
or give the baking soda and biotin more time
inch and a half could make a big diference
"I have similar hair. My hair is very fine and straight. I haven't put a comb through it in about a year. For the past year I washed it about once a week with mild stuff(unscented baby shampoo/body wash). My hair is about 6 inches long. Nothing…"
" So I am letting it go again. I took the time to throw a little henna in my hair. Did not color much but it conditioned my hair way too much. Now my hair is all nice and soft and tangle free. Ugh! Oh well."
"its only a a couple months ..not even progress so its ok i would throw away all combes all brushes all conditioners that way if u get the urge u got to go buy them that gives u time to think and not act on impulse
id go natural again u…"
"When we get emotional, we do, or get the urge to do, drastic things. I won't even say what things go through my mind, but suffice it to say I decided to learn how to calm down and meditate after all of the destructive and ridiculous things…"
"I almost combed out my dreads some weeks ago. I was having a hard time separating and was really upset about my health problems and constant suffering. I suddenly felt a deep urge to comb them all out, just because I felt like I had to do something,…"
"Hormones get the best of us gals, that's or sure.....
If you do grow them again, next time you get emotional, do what others do and come on here, go on chat and vent, write out your words and get it out of your system. This may help you next…"
"I bet you are sad. I know you started by accident, but going fully neglect if not for everyone. If ever you want to try dreading again, try a different method like twist & rip (the second best)...or back combing (the third best method).
I got upset last night and washed and conditioned my hair and combed it. :( I cried. I should not have done it. Since June 22, now all that progress is gone. My hair is all flat and limp. I am sad. See More