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Natural dreadlock time line (22 months - a lot of pictures)

Only using sea salt spray every few days - threw a couple beads on that i made some break but i just let it ride out - what do you guys thing? i started with twist n rip n they came undone within the first week now im just going natural as i spritually develop…

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Added by Alexandro Colon on July 17, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

NOW CASTING: COUPLES AND FAMILIES WITH DREADLOCKS!

Are you part of an outgoing and fun couple or family who have dreadlocks?  

Does it drive you crazy when people assume that just because you or your family member has dreads you should act a certain way?

Do you want them to know that you defy the stereotype?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Eastern (Love and Hip Hop) is looking for…

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Added by Melissa on June 23, 2014 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments


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Natural Dreadhead

Hi Everyone! I made a post about my dreadlocks (crochet) last year. And I did brush them out, which I think was the right thing to do. I have now been during the Neglect Method for 3 months and I feel great. This is truly the BEST way to go, no doubt about it. If you are on a spiritual journey to find yourself, throw your brush away, honestly. You will find yourself. It is truly an amazing feeling. I feel alive finally. This is what I've needed, all these years. The…

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Added by Cat Telfer on May 7, 2013 at 11:51pm — 5 Comments


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Another Wax Story.... ALL LEARN FROM MY EXPERIENCE!!!

Been 10 months having locs going 11. Im feeling good, my dreads are maturing surely but slowly. I've decided to take out the from 2 rows from my hair line, so I can discretely have dreadlocks.



Before anyone bashs on me for using wax I KNOW! and truly when I had my dreads first put in, I told my guy not to use wax but since he runs a salon, im guessing to make the "after" pictures look better he didn't listen to me and told me I should wax one. We did wax one and since I loved the…

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Added by Peter Kim on April 7, 2013 at 12:30am — 1 Comment


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New beginnings

Every knot was an intention, a manifestation, a prayer.

They carry my hopes, dreams, wishes, and plans;

i will live closer to the Earth.

i will renew my yoga practice.

i will strive to treat others with loving kindness.

i will strive to treat myself with loving kindness.

i will live outside the…

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Added by bells on December 27, 2012 at 10:00pm — 10 Comments


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I get it now...

I had a realization today. Just a few minutes ago actually. I back combed 3 dreads myself a few weeks before letting the rest go naturally. Since then I have done no backcombing at all (besides a little tightening of already existing knots at the roots of 2 spots in my hair I wanted to wrap). Today a friend and I did a few more wrappings in our hair. I realized (after noticing how much faster hers was dreading than mine) that my hair, for whatever reasons, may take longer to officially dread…

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Added by Marlee Batchelder on September 13, 2012 at 11:14pm — 5 Comments

Happy dreads

I don't think I have ever posted a blog post in there but I thought I would give a written update to tell some of my story. I started out RnT then decided to go to neglect after a few weeks of attempting to crochet them for neatness. Now just past 1 year of going all natural I am loving my dreads. I worried about the RnT stuff coming out and then later I worried because nearly all of it fell out of some locks. I had long ends at the time and it worried me, some of them today are still long…

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Added by JD Nafziger on August 4, 2012 at 12:50am — 4 Comments


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Connections with Nature and Dreads

So recently I went on a vacation to Puerto Rico and it was stressful at some points. My family isn't the most calming people to be around. Anyways we rode ATV's in the rainforest and it was absolutely beautiful. I know for sure that I want to live on the mountains and I'm honestly thinking about living some where like Puerto Rico because the rainforest is on the mountains and it's just amazing the people are jet typical islanders and there's so much life and community that it seems as though…

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Added by ashley walker on July 30, 2012 at 4:49pm — 3 Comments


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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Hello my lovely little otherbeasts! Was your weekend a swell one and did you go out and shake the town up? If you didn't, there's always next weekend. Dedicate some time to doing what YOU want to do today and what makes YOU happy. After all, you deserve it.…

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Added by Shade Of Ashes on June 25, 2012 at 6:32am — 8 Comments


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Learning to tackle another fallacy of thought- Over-simplifying your reality by categorizing others and yourself.

     Since I began my dread journey about one year ago, I have experienced a major shift in my consciousness and witnessed many amazing changes in my reality because of this shift in thought. Not all of these changes can be attributed to my dreadlocks, but one significant change has a direct correlation to them, which is the categorization of people based on religious belief, skin tone, ethnicity, working class, and lastly and most relevant to my interests, style (particularly hair…

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Added by Brittany Marie on May 19, 2012 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

Random Blabbberings- 1 month today!

Here I am reached the end of my first month! So happy, I'm not gonna lie the first few weeks we're really tough, my insecurities we're trying to eat away at me. I truly didnt realise how much of my identity I found in my image, or should I say the image I constructed. I am on the road to finding my true self again. Away from the fads, fashions and concepts of my culture. This is soooo freeing to me.

I'm begining to not be afraid to show me The Real me to the world. 

Its so…

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Added by christina popejoy on May 6, 2012 at 2:22pm — 9 Comments

Self Reliance and a tad of Compost.

   I have never written a blog or anything like one before, so here it goes :D 

    The day was May 15, it had just stopped raining at Lazerfest, a rock concert in iowa, the crowd was reasonable and the mosh pits filled with mud, tons of it.. by the time i decided that i have had enough head smashing for the evening i was coated, caked, encrusted- including half my head. The mud matted my hair in ruff forms of dreadlocks here and there.…

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Added by Brandon Blackwood on April 25, 2012 at 10:25pm — 5 Comments

my dreadful journey

i wld like to share my dread journey.

i have tried everything, almost and am here to say that none of the methods or products were good for my dreads.

a friend backcombed my hair. not having any experience with this she back combed way too tight (from about 14" to 4") so what looked like dreads did not match the regrowth of that particular dread. so when the hair grew i had a fat dread on skinny regrowth. more on dealing with the breakages later by crotchet method =====…

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Added by jhialylman on March 19, 2012 at 9:00pm — 7 Comments


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I am starting over! 100% Neglect dreads.

After talking about it for some time, today I decided to hit the reset button on my dread journey and start over on most of them. "But they look so good" they say " But you have come so far" they say. well I agree my dreads have really progressed well in the last few months, but the funny thing is only half of them are actually TNR (Twist and Rip) the rest are all 100% neglect. The Neglect dreads are coming close to 8 months old now. Those are the ones you see with all the loops, twists and…

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Added by Sam Newton on March 7, 2012 at 3:00am — 36 Comments

The beginning of my journey, and my inspiration

Three years ago, a good friend of mine started to dread his hair. Back then, I was ignorant and I didn't know what dreading was about. I asked him, and he explained to me that he wanted to be his natural self. He was a lot more philosophical about it, but that's the gist. We spent a year after that inseparable, and his thoughts on dreads spoke to me. I spent some time researching it, and only found information about wax and the like. I wasn't a fan of the idea of smearing beeswax in my hair,…

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Added by AllOrNothing on February 29, 2012 at 1:01pm — 4 Comments

Dreads should be wild and free

       Im of the opinion that dreadlox should be natural-the state has shaved my head twice and each set ive grown back has been different. Dreads werent meant to be trendy-this is just my opinion-I know that lots of people are getting them these days cuz they look cool--- Dreads are more than just a hairstyle to me, I know this sounds corny, but its how I feel...Dreads should be natty, wild, and free--not uniform, overnight, and perfect. In this sense they represent, and are a part of me. I…

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Added by Jakk Lyman on February 28, 2012 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

A dread love story

Getting dreadlocks has never been a dream of mine, as a matter of fact, two days before I t&r'd them I didn't even know I wanted them. It all started on a Wednesday evening in November when I saw that one of my daughters had added a new friend on Facebook. I didn't know the girl so I checked her profile (nosy mom, I know) and she had dreadlocks. I can't really say that I liked or disliked her dreads, I just noticed them.

The next day I was at home and for some reason I thought…

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Added by Sussi on January 7, 2012 at 7:30pm — 15 Comments

Natural dread timeline.

Before starting my dread journey i was skeptical,

but exited to expiriment with the natural method of dreading.…

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Added by oostan heimach on September 3, 2011 at 6:30pm — 9 Comments

'Naturally changed'

     A woman with an idea for a lifestyle change, armed with a metal flea comb and determination, can be a dangerous combination. With that said and out of the way, i'm sure you have come to the conclusion that this "woman" is me! Ha

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Added by Dizzie Devil on November 10, 2011 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Dreaducation: learning the hard way.

Hello everyone! My name's Caroline and i've had dreads for a little over four months, and am currently in the process of combing them out. My current situation has invaded my mind for the past week and i decided that i really wanted to write it all down, so i can see my thoughts, and i figured i might as well share it with anyone that cares. To anyone considering dreadlock EXTENSIONS; this is for you.

I have been wanting dreads since my senior year of high school (2008). when i would…

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Added by Dreadfern on October 16, 2011 at 3:32pm — 9 Comments

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