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Separating a big dread

Started this discussion. Last reply by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ Jun 13, 2012. 6 Replies

Ive been browsing for a while now and I keep seeing posts about separating dreads, but I still dont have any answers to what i am looking for. I have a dread on da back of my head and its about 2 x 2…Continue

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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Phred Gnarly's discussion Separating a big dread
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Phred Gnarly replied to Phred Gnarly's discussion Separating a big dread
"I actually might undread one more at da top back of my head to kinda close da gaps that i dont really like. this process took less time than i thought it would "
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Phred Gnarly replied to Phred Gnarly's discussion Separating a big dread
"Thank you guys with your responses. I woke up this morning and turned on da tv, then decided to put some olive oil and pick it out. its in 2 sections now, where da root wanted to separate, and just letting my hair air dry out so i can let it dread…"
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Kelsey Cliche! replied to Phred Gnarly's discussion Separating a big dread
"I had a big one on the side of my head that I combed out at about 2 months in, and then twist and ripped it into 3 smaller dreads. They're so much happier now, and it feels much more comfortable. It was worth combing it out and losing that…"
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Phred Gnarly's discussion Separating a big dread
"it probly would be less harmful to  carefully comb it out ..let it section itself  then either let it dread itself ior tnr it "
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Baba Fats replied to Phred Gnarly's discussion Separating a big dread
"If you can start ripping it without any oil, it;s better to do that.  After you wash them, while they're still damp, start ripping from there they are separated.  If you get to a point that they wont budge, you can use jojoba oil or…"
Jun 13, 2012

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Baba Fats left a comment for Phred Gnarly
"Welcome.  And they are getting tight because of the crochet, not because of surfing.  Crocheting does so much damages, including overly tightening your locks.  They need to tighten at their own pace.  "
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Phred Gnarly posted a discussion

Separating a big dread

Ive been browsing for a while now and I keep seeing posts about separating dreads, but I still dont have any answers to what i am looking for. I have a dread on da back of my head and its about 2 x 2 inches. and almost all my others locs are 1x1 inches. My big dread was originally going to be 2, but i thought it would be cool and have character to have a big dread. sadly, i changed my mine.my locs are 6 weeks old now, and they are starting to get tighter since i surf a bit. my big dread wants…See More
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ left a comment for Phred Gnarly
"welcome  but you should know crochets extremely bad for dreads"
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I love to surf and i have locs.
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Dreading methods, maintenance, and products used (if you currently have dreads)
backcomb and crochet method.

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At 7:26am on June 13, 2012,
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Welcome.  And they are getting tight because of the crochet, not because of surfing.  Crocheting does so much damages, including overly tightening your locks.  They need to tighten at their own pace.  

At 3:17am on June 13, 2012,
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welcome  but you should know crochets extremely bad for dreads

 
 
 

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