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Timeline

I started letting my dreads grow a little over a month ago.  Here are some photos so far!

Two weeks

Three weeks…

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Added by Eric Organiscak on September 11, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments


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From 0-(like 3 weeks.)-- My Neglect journey.

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Added by Patience White on August 27, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

Beginning dreads, life changes

So it's been a long time since I've been on this website. The main reason for this is I cut my first set of dreads out. I have accepted that this is okay because my life has changed so drastically within the past 2 years. I feel as if when I first had dreads, I hit a really low point in my life. I hadn't found who I really was yet, and I was caught up in the wrong crowd. I feel like I wasn't really…

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Added by Mariah Mae Stone on August 27, 2014 at 12:30am — 1 Comment


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Update

Here I am, everyone is tight for money.

I traveled out of my body last night, It's strange when you get the realization that you are not just a mindless drone, You are a being of light, your soul stretches so much further then you will ever know.

My mind and soul reached out to the edges of consciousness last night for the second time ever.

I showed my sacred circle some love in the park, and listened to good music.

 I have cut back all of my medications because now…

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Added by Patience White on August 23, 2014 at 8:15pm — No Comments


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And It Begins!

A few years ago I decided that I desperately wanted dreadlocks.  I've always gotten bored with my hair quickly.  From my natural brown I would dye red, platinum, black, purple, fire engine red...every color you could imagine until it just wasn't enough and I'd eventually shave it all off.

First I tried crocheting it and adding my own extensions.  I worked my ass off making those extensions.  Crochet hooks getting stuck in my finger, my thigh!  Those suckers are hard to remove,…

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Added by Sarah on August 16, 2014 at 4:50pm — 2 Comments

I've been a slacker!

I was doing really well tracking my progress, then life came up! :P 

Things have been going wonderful here, but very busy! Trying to spend a lot of time outdoors and enjoy the weather before it changes! :D

Today marks the 52nd day of not brushing for me! :D

Lots of little knotty things happening underneath my hair! I don't really do anything to my hair, no palm rolling, I don't even section my hair. 

I do brush my bangs, but only because I have to be able to get my hair out…

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Added by Kat Richtman on July 25, 2014 at 5:42pm — 1 Comment


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strings in dreads

What do dreads look like that have string or wool thread or yarn stuck in them? Does anyone have any advise or pictures they can share? Thanks! 

Added by L Sully on July 24, 2014 at 10:40pm — 2 Comments

And so it starts.

I started off with putting in sections. …

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One year later …

I've been bearded for as long as I can remember, and I've kept it big and bushy for the past 10 years. I started to fool around with letting the beast dread about 5 years ago, but I've never gone longer than four months before pulling out the old hair brush. When I started last May, I never thought I’d make it past six months let alone an entire year! I now realize that I've been changed for the better in the process!…

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Added by Seph on May 10, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Sulfate free shampoo - here we go.

If you can't see the ingredients, they are water, organic coconut oil, potassium hydroxide (because it's liquid) organic olive oil, lavandin extract, organic deal hemp fun, organic jojoba oil, lavendar extract, citric acid, tocopherol.

Got it at…

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Added by Amy Wilbur on March 24, 2014 at 2:14pm — 7 Comments

How to start off on natural dreads

Hi, I just joined this site and was wondering if anyone out there could give me suggestions on how I should start off; I am clueless but have been reading things on here which has helped ALOT and making me excited to do the natural way on my own rather than a salon.My hair is meduim curly hair. Should I comb after I wash or at all; Do I use specific shampoo(s); NEVER leave it in a bun or pony tail; is there teasing that should be done; should I leave it down the whole time during the first…

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Added by Nevada Gunn on January 22, 2014 at 10:06pm — 6 Comments


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Freeformin. Day one

So upon, some kinda fate or something, I have decided to stop retwisting my dreads. My loctician was great and she never did any harm to me, but now she has moved into another state and I was retwisting on my own for a while. After joining this site again (I was a member once before), I realize that I always wanted free, strong, uncontrolled dreads, but I kept being told that I have to make them look better by retwisting and such. Today I have made the choice to stop and just let these…

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Added by Vincent Cleveland on January 9, 2014 at 8:08pm — 1 Comment


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Why I have dreads, judgment, and acceptance

Just wanted to share my vlog on my dreadlocks journey, answering the question, "Why do I have dreadlocks?" as well as discussing what it has taught me about judgment and acceptance.  I really hope you enjoy it!!  Please comment and share your journey with me if you have a YouTube channel!  I would love to follow your journey and share in that process with you!…

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Added by Loren on September 19, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments

new dreads. tips, help, opinions?

New dreads.  twist and rip.  couple days old

ideas? help?

thanks

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Added by Tanner Hawkins on July 16, 2013 at 1:37am — 3 Comments

new dreads. tips, help?

new to the site and new to dreadlocks.  just dreaded my hair with twist + rip method about 3 days ago.  had extremely straight smooth hair beforehand.  they feel like theyre locking up well, it takes time and i'm fine with that, but does anyone have any hints/tips for healthy new dreadlocks? any help is much…

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Added by Tanner Hawkins on July 16, 2013 at 1:00am — 6 Comments

16yr. Freeform Dreadlock Anniversary for Me

16yrs going strong. I knew once my hair started locking that I was in it for eternity. For me my dreadlocks mean freedom. I am free to be me and to love me for what comes out naturally. I have faced many confrontations and giggles and snide comments behind my back waiting in line at grocery stores,people shouting out of their windows "You nappy headed nigger" but you know I have become immune to all of their negativity.  It bounces right off of my aura because I truly love who I am and know…

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Added by Trina Sandress on July 13, 2013 at 1:45pm — 12 Comments

Dreadlocks on children!

My son age 21 months

I just want your guys' opinions on dreads on…

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Added by Sunshinelove on July 8, 2013 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

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