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Wrapping dreads.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Valystra Jae Jan 29, 2013. 3 Replies

If this is already in another discussion, I apologize. :| Ok, So I know HOW to wrap my dreads but I'm wondering if its too early to do it? I'm about 3-4 months into all natural dreads and I have…Continue

Tea tree oil and baking soda?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ☮ soaring eagle ॐ Dec 20, 2011. 8 Replies

I know tea tree oil is good for dreads. I tried it for the first time today. I normally wash with baking soda and did the same today, just added just a hint of oil. Now, I'm not sure if I rinsed good…Continue

Occaional use of Head and Shoulders or Selsen Blue.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hans Miniar Jónsson Nov 20, 2011. 3 Replies

I've always had extremelybad dandruff. I am in the process of ntural dreads but I'm only about 2 1/2 months in. I wash with baking soda, which helps to remove residue and dry my hair up quicker. My…Continue

My new found journey and love in life.

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Hello everyone. I hope all is well with you all. Well, a short story of me and how I got to be where I am today. In 2009, my husband took me with him to the Winter Gathering, in Ocala, FL. My first…Continue

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Star Mercer replied to Jon Latta's discussion Patience is a virtue
"My dreads are over a year old now, and started by TnR. I have very thick hair, but it's relatively straight. It took a good 5-6 months before anyone could even tell I had dreads. Any method you use, aside from actually MAKING your dreads, will…"
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Star Mercer replied to Lauren Cronister's discussion A tough week with dreadlocks
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Valystra Jae replied to Star Mercer's discussion Wrapping dreads.
"Ive wrapped a few beginner dreads to help promote separatation in the back of my head. My hair seems tto want one big congo on back haha.I was thinking that i would replace the wrap (its just wool string - make friendship bracelets with it) After a…"
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Star Mercer replied to MiDread's discussion Not dread related, but question about Didjeridoos...
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Star Mercer replied to Star Mercer's discussion Wrapping dreads.
"I just quick wrapped them. Not all of them, of course. I honestly didn't even think about he new growth being thicker. :| I guess my main concern was, will they mold or mildew inside the wrapping after washing?"
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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Star Mercer's discussion Wrapping dreads.
"well i wrapped undreaded hair  and let it dread within the wraps a couple things tho.. when you wrap imature dreads u squish em so as they mature the new growth will be much thicker then the dread  inside the wrap leaving a thinner…"
Dec 21, 2011

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Started by Twist and Rip. Totally maininence free aside from washing and seperating.

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I am a 22 year old mother of 2.  I enjoy being outside and teaching my children about nature, spending time with my husband, movies, music, and arts and crafts. I hope to one day leave Babylon for some time and travel, although, that will be quite a way down the road.

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At 3:50pm on July 23, 2011,
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I think its funny how some black folk are towards whites and black culture. People are messed up in every race. I do not know if we are every going to stop fighting. From a black brotha to a white sista, shake them dreads. Wear em proud.

At 7:56am on July 12, 2011, ac marley 09 said…
thank you for your comment btw. i really appreciate it.
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thanks for the add and the advice star :)
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At 9:06pm on June 26, 2011, Flyin Star said…
Your dreadies are beautiful... thanks for the add :)
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Hello Rainbow! How are you this beautiful day?


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