You may get a little turned off at the shipping cost, but trust me, it's wort it. They ship in standard shipping boxes, so you can add 5-6 bars or bottles of soap, and the cost doesn't go up. Check out dreadlockshampoocom. They are outstanding.
Dr. Bronners is great, but in th UK, you probably have harder water. ANd Dr. B's doesn't rinse out well in hard water.
The Treseme isn't great because it leaves behind a residue. You don't want residue to build up in your hair. it weighs your locks down, makes them hard after a while, and can let mold and stuff grow in them.
You could always us Baking soda. It's called Bread Soda in Ireland. It might be the same in the UK, I'm not sure.
But if you use the BS, you'll have to boil your water first and pour off the pure water, leaving the minerals, that dissolve to the bottom, behind. it's not that hard to do. A little time consuming. But it works great.
If you go with that, let me or someone else know, so we can help you with the ratios of BS to water
Welcome. If you haven' dropped the crochet hook already, do it. Crochet needles are meant for crocheting wool, or other fibers. Not your hair. Crocheting is the absolute most damaging thing your can do to your hair. It is the farthest thing from natural.
And what kind of shampoo do you use? Not all natural or organic shampoos are good for locks
welcome! its awesome that you have already decided to drop te crochet hook for good and let nature take over. post some pics and share your dreads with everyone also there is a whole section here just for crochet recovery so that you can share your story and help others steer clear of the hook, cya around!
crochet is the farthest thing from natural
is a jackhammer natural?
natural means no artificial manipulation crochet is brute force
and extremely damaging
welcome but stop palm rolling and throw the hook away the crochet hook ionly does extreme harm its 1 of the worse things u can do to dreads
Start by adding some pics to your profile - go to your page, and then at the top where you see activity there is a button for photos. Its a bit like crackbook, you can post your status or add a pic or start a discussion etc. Then your pics will appear on your page.
Go to the forums to read other folks discussions or check the dreaducation section - good place to start.
Once you are ready to start a timeline go to the discussions bit and find the one for timelines - start a discussion and add your first pic - then update the same discussion every week/month when you add new pics.
Soaring Eagle runs the site and I owe everything to him - any questions ask him cos he is a don.
Big huge love to you angel xxxxxxxxx
Welcome! Big love xxx