By Michael8, 2014-12-07
Hi, i REALLY need to know what kind of dreads these are ive been wanting them for so long now.... And when i ask the hair salonist what do i ask her if i want my hair like this?
By Sissy MacK, 2014-12-02
So this morning, the hubby and I were sitting on the bed playing with the babies when suddenly he bursts into laughter.Breathlesslyhe managed to gasp, "Your hair looks like sh*t!"
Not that I run around looking quite so messy. I'm really loving the way I look in my new wool tam.
By Sissy MacK, 2014-11-25
I am seeing changes already, my hair is usually super straight. I washed it for the first time this morning and I was afraid some of my "mess" would fall out, but it actually got even messier. I'll have my new wool tam finished in about an hour and will tuck the hair up before hubby gets home this afternoon.
By Mariah Mae Stone, 2014-11-25
By Panga, 2014-11-16
By ginger.rose, 2014-11-05
A million reasons I haven't been here, but I am still going with my locking process and although it's been slow, they are coming along.
I'm looking forward to the new site, and the possibility of a functional mobile interface.
Missing you all and looking forward to meeting the new members when time is free again
By michell loera, 2014-11-02
So I've been naturally/ free form dreading my hair now for 1 year and 9 months..
And I have a ton of loose hairs that need to go into some of the sections/dreads.. (not re growth either)
I tried so many times tying them with little rubber bands to the dread I want it to attach to but the next day most of them come out the rubber band...I think I have a lot of loose hairs because I would tear my sections or hairs apart if it started dreading into the wrong section..
I would let those hair just become their own dread except most the hairs aren'tenoughto make a decent sized section, especially since most my sections/ dreads are super thick..
I know the crochet hook is bad for the hair but I was wondering if it would be that damaging to use it once to get those loose hairs in the dreads.. And if the crochet hook would work??
Or if there's another way..I was wondering if wrapping them would help too?
By DRS, 2014-11-02
So yesterday I was driving home, and I guess I was a little close for comfort to the truck in front of me. 90% of the time, in the mountains, people will pull over and let you pass when you reach a turnout. The neo nazi pulled over and as I passed he yelled "SLOW DOWN N****R!!! We exchanged words and went our ways. I had a dream... Two actually...
#1. I was in a smoke shop and saw a HUGE tam. I asked the guy behind the counter, "How long til I can fit that one? 10 years?"
"I don't know. 20... 50..." he replied.
#2 I was with my mom again and possibly a friend I can't exactly recall. We were walking through a crowd of people and I realized we were at the Rainbow Gathering. My friend and mom weren't too thrilled but I was. I wandered off and when I was comfortable, I held out my arms and started flying just over the crowd. Someone yelled something at me, and while I don't recall what was said, negative or positive, I held my hand behind me and gave them a peace sign as I floated away.
So I guess I'm a long way from Nirvana... Or I need to calm down more...
By April Parker2, 2014-10-29
By Chelle, 2014-10-27
I decided to write a little something, a testimonial if you will about my loc journey. I'm coming up on my year and 8 month mark and it has been a interesting year for my hair. There were times when I wanted to quit and say eff it I'm just gonna cut them off and start over. I'm so glad I didn't make that decision. I probably would have done that, rocked my natural for a while and then probably gotten it straighten because I saw a cute cut that would require me to get a relaxer. Now, don't get me wrong however you rock your own style is cool. I've done both so I'm not hating. For me, it's just a logical choice, because my hair has been in the best condition and I just love how organic it looks. It wasn't always that way. I tried to rush and make it look more than it should. At first I like the direction it was going, but after a while I wasn't happy with my decision. It wasn't representing me. After I started my new career, I just haven't had much time to properly take care of my locs. Yeah I would wash/condition them, but I wasn't re twisting them. I haven't don't so in month . They are kinda just hanging around. I've come so far with them and now it's time I start to get better acquaintedwith my crown. The past week I have done some pruning, I love my locs! I can finally say that and be genuine. I love how they are coming about, I love how they look, but most importantly I love how they represent who I am on the outside.....free, organic, funky, sexy, beautiful. I will continue this path. As with any journey you take there will be bumps along the way. How you handle your decision in which path you take can greatly impact your destination in life. So to those who decide to rock your natural or even start your own loc journey, my advice to you is love your crown no matter what. Be thankful that you have it because there are some who don't and not by choice. Take care of yourself and enjoy it. Blessings to you! Natural hair rocks!