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Hey, look, I'm on the banner! I like to ride skateboards, take pictures, drink beer, and go to Burning Man.

My lovely locks began their lives as many backcombed sections on March 23, 2010. I am happy that I combed them in, because it gave me some control over their size and placement. However dreadlocks have a mind of their own, and my hair is dead straight, so many sections came apart and joined themselves into larger locks. I currently have 74 locks, and and odd lock that ends in a braid just for shits'n giggles.

Send me your questions about deep cleaning, dreading straight hair, dealing with loose hairs, and dip-dyeing and I'd be happy to help.
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combed them in. rip 'em apart when they get too big. love, scalp massages, baking soda washes, vinegar rinses and the occasional dr. bronner's wash when they're dirty but i can't be bothered with baking soda/acv.

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At 5:37am on October 17, 2010, Kelly Anne said…
Thanks for the warning! Hehe. Yeah I've decided to let my hair go and see what happens. It is pretty short but I'll just cross my fingers. I might start a blog on here I guess and join in the fun! :)
At 6:36pm on October 14, 2010, Kelly Anne said…
Thanks for your reply. Yeah I think I'm gonna have to wait until my hair grows longer before I try to get them naturally. Does backcombing hurt? Or does any of the other tool methods hurt? I suppose it'd be worth it anyway. I've got a lot of researching to do! Thanks heaps :) ☮
At 3:50pm on September 10, 2010, Mia Elizabeth said…
Hey elPea, Im Mia! Nice to meet you. Peace.
At 3:46pm on September 9, 2010, Naja Sage said…
Greeting and welcome to the best site on the internet-- Aloha Naja
At 11:57am on August 20, 2010, Robb said…
Yea still trying to let it dread, going the natural neglect way, good lesson in patience! The back is starting to come together but can't see whats going on back there so just try to keep them from crossing and locking into the unidread! This is my first year and looking forward to early entry and seeing the city grow and build up around me! Had ticket last year but some last minute issues kept me from going. Safe journeys, hope to see ya on the Playa!
At 10:28pm on August 19, 2010, Robb said…
Hi eLPea, just wanted to wish you a awesome burn, ooohhh so close! Eight days and I'll be standing on the Playa!!! If you find yourself in three O'clock Plaza Drop into Bad Idea Theater and say Hi! Have a good trip,
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