the question "how to dread" is asked so often its ridiculous to try to simply answer "allow yourself to dread"
but thats really the answer to how to dread, in fact the only answerso you might wonder what all this is ya hear about dreadkits backcombing waxing rolling rubbing crochetting and so onthese are not really part of dreading at all, all dreading occurs naturaly, however in an impatient world there have been methods developed to make hair appear to be dreaded long before it really isso 1st lets answer the question how to dread properlywash your hair with non residue soapwaitfeel for clumps forming seperate em into individual clumpswaitagain seperate to prevent them from combining into 1 dread (unless your religiously bound to do pure neglect)wash semi often..weekly or as neededin a few months youll be dreadyok lets explain the newer psudo dreading techniqueswool rubbing and rubbing in circles with hands..this is kinda an excelerated natural but can cause some weakening if excessivedone by rubbing incircles with hand drush or woolwool is besttwist n ripsimular to braid then neglect it creates very dreadlike matts quickly with minor dammage but as decent amount of pain usualydone by twisting a section, then deviding into 2 (randomly) pulling apart forcing knots towards the roots repeat till you reach the tipbackcombing a fairlyy painful dammaging method its surprising its the mosdt often chosen method since the results are often crazy looking sausage like liberty spikes with much hair yanked outr at the rootsbut since its popular here it is altho i dont advise it personalytake a fine toothed metal comb comb very fast and agressive bacwards towards the scalpholding the tip only allowing a lil to slip out each timeeverything else u hear about rubbings products waxings rubber bandds and not washing is not part of dreading at allmost is lies to sell products and servicesthe best way to dread is the way dreads always have dreaded since the begining of time..allow the dreads to form on theyre ownif you must jump start them.. do the bare minumum to give it a startthen allow the hair to dread as all hair wants to dreadthere are no complicated instructions needed but since theres thousands of pages of lies there should be at least one saying whats realthat dreads dont need to be made they grow on theyre own
27 years growing dreadlocks the natural way
My dreads are over 9 feet long
updated by @soaring-eagle: 02/04/18 01:01:39AM