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July 2011 Blog Posts (36)

Dread Journey day 6, i think XD

Well its day six and a lot has changed. I finally finished the rest of my head and i removed the rubber bands from the dreads to prevent damage. in most areas, the knots are still pretty loose and the bangs have been undone for the last three days :(. My head itches like crazy and i must admit, i've been doing some root rubbing to kill the itch D: but hey i hope that they will tighten up in the future... Most of my family now tell me that the dreads look good on me and my girlfriend thinks they… Continue

Added by fermin Lujan on July 14, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments

DANDRUFF

i have had my dreadlocks for a couple of months and now am starting to get dandruff what is the best thing to do ?

Added by nigel wallace on July 13, 2011 at 3:06pm — 1 Comment

When I Was Young

When I was a little girl in this big world I didn't believe everything my parents or other grown-ups told me.

My mom told me I had the type of hair that just doesn't grow. And praised my brother for his thick coarse hair and  how much faster his hair grew than mine and how much longer his hair was as compared to mine.

But then I questioned her about her assumptions.  How could she say such things when every time she would comb my hair yanking at it I would see tons of hair in…

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Added by Trina Sandress on July 12, 2011 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

my twist and rip journey

so i just started my dreadlock journey and have down about half my head last night and i love them and they turned out great and im going to finish them tonight. 

 

here are two picture of my dreads after my first night…



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Added by patrick donahue on July 12, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

HELP !!!

I started my dreads on New Years Eve.. I had them professionally crocheted 3 times so far since then. I haven't been back in almost 2 months because I heard how bad it was. The lady also had me using hair glue and I can't get it out.. my head itches constantly and I've used baking soda but I usually use dr. bronners residue free shampoo once a week. Also.. is there any way to speed up progress and tighten up my ends and roots? I see on here everyone is so far along after a few months and…

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Added by KD C on July 11, 2011 at 11:25pm — 2 Comments

Finally...

I finally managed to post some pictures ofJustin and I's wedding. It was wonderful. We had it at a park, barefoot with a very small group of friends and family. Good stuff. So much love floating around!

Added by Jade on July 11, 2011 at 8:20am — No Comments

one month!

ive finally gotten around to uploading the one month video! as stated before, i decided to go natural/freeform from here on out!
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http://youtu.be/PQQgWCuzvss

Added by Caleb Forbes on July 10, 2011 at 11:12am — No Comments

Pain & Love

I ask myself why does love happen to bring pain? Why do we have to feel the sting of the thing that makes us, or has once made us smile? It's such a horrible thing to have to go through when loving someone or something because with the love also comes the pain. But i guess if something or someone is worth the pain then it's a good thing? I don't know, right now i don't think the person I love is worth the pain that is inflicted upon me every time they hurt me. Maybe we're not supposed to be… Continue

Added by ashley ✿ on July 10, 2011 at 8:19am — No Comments

Freeform Dreadlocks 14yr. Anniversary

Today I celebrate my 14yr. freeform dreadlocks anniversary.  In 1998 I began my journey into becoming more of my natural self by leaving the combs, brushes,commercial shampoos,etc... behind me.  I have learned quite a bit about my hair that I was not aware of.  Mainly that I don't need to do anything but keep them clean and they will form all on their own.

 

I have dealt with a lot of negativity in the beginning but…

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Added by Trina Sandress on July 10, 2011 at 12:30am — 5 Comments

Dread Journey day 1

Just joined the site and at a great time as well. My lovely mother decided to help me with my dreads and we have done most of the back at this time. Most of my friends love that i'm going to start dreading, but my family thinks I am ruining my hair and my girlfriend finds me atrocious. But i figured that the best way to come out of a hate and anger filled life is to enjoy dreads and the journey that they contain. So while talking to my girlfriend, I asked how we can get even with me having… Continue

Added by fermin Lujan on July 8, 2011 at 3:20am — 8 Comments

where has the conversation gone " is this forum really friendly to all dreadies"

why has this discussion dissapeared to and why???? I have the links to it in my my hotmail inbox but when I click on it and it takes me to dreadlockssite it tells me page cannot be found!!! Somebody pls enlighten me as I don't understand why this is happening. All I can assume is that it has been deleted :(

Added by BONES on July 7, 2011 at 6:26pm — No Comments

I HAVE NEWS!!

Ok. So... To start off I should say that the dreads I started on March 13th were brushed out and redone on May 29th. They're looking and feeling amazing and I'm really happy to have them ^-^ This is only relevant because of something I find to be incredible.

 

Eleven days ago I found out that I'm pregnant! :] I'm five weeks and four days along and you know what day they count from? May 29th! So my dreadies are also five weeks and four days old <3 I just thought it was pretty…

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Added by Casey Boyett (Shadowfax) on July 7, 2011 at 11:13am — 2 Comments

People (and animals) of the Rainbow

As suggested to me by several people I have done a lot of looking into Rainbow Gatherings and although couldn't make it this year I will another. It's funny how when your doing the right thing there are blatant "signs" if you will. A friend of mine who had natural (neglect) dreads for 16 years and recently cut them off called me up to come over and catch up at there house/ small farm. I started telling him that since becoming partially (sometimes completely) disabled I have really been able…

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Added by Cameron Zion on July 6, 2011 at 7:50am — 4 Comments

Dread Journey

From June 22nd- day one till NOW, um, July 3rd... it's been a week and a half since I've had my WHOLE head dreaded.. and I am lovin' every minute of it.

 

I even got a COMPLIMENT on my locs today at IHop!

 

Washing time is cut 3/4.. I only wash my hair like once a week, with about 2 Tbsp baking soda dissolved in about a quart of water scrubbed into scalp. I rinse it with clean water and then pour over a mix of about 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar with about 4 Tbsp Sea…

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Added by Mary White on July 3, 2011 at 4:43pm — No Comments

The Cricket Who Traveled From Far Away

Last week me and my family went camping at Peninsula Campground.  Nothing like camping a few steps away from the Folsom Lake.

 

By day we swam in the river, walked around taking photos of lizards and weird looking bugs.

By night we listened to sweet rhythmic music of the cricket songs.  They were chanting so melodically that it helped to distract my ears from the somewhat annoying sound of the ducks. The ducks made sounds like they were unhappy dogs barking…

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Added by Trina Sandress on July 3, 2011 at 4:10pm — 3 Comments

Little baby-hair dreads~

I'm three weeks into dreading my hair, and had never before noticed how much baby hair I have growing around my ears. It's everywhere! My regularly forming dreads are rather thick, while these weird little baby hairs are making itty-bitty dreads. I think they're the coolest things ever! Does anyone else have quirky baby hair dreads, or have issues with getting the area around your ears to dread up? I was wondering if this was normal or not... Either way, I adore the funky little guys.

Added by Devon on July 2, 2011 at 2:04am — No Comments

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