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09/23/16 03:24:17PM, by Life Issues Facing DreadsHi, I am unsure if I am posting this in the right section (if not please advise me where to post this), but I recently saw this story circulating and wanted to get some feedback on it from people on this forum as it obviously affects many of us. This link below has more details:...Replies 5
08/23/15 01:49:40PM, by Dreading MethodsWax for dreads is dreadwax really a scam? It's hard to believe that people still believe wax like beeswax or dread wax can be used safely in dreads. It's even harder to believe that these companies that sell wax can still convince some people it's helpfull. Is dreadwax a scam? Absolutely yes!...Replies 17
07/31/15 09:26:07AM, by General TalkThe dreadlockssite universal app is now live! in fact, i'm posting using it now! its super fast and easy to use The universal app takes advantage of all the universal app structure built into the new windows 10 (wich is awesome) family, and will run on all windows 8 and 10 devices, including x...Replies 9
05/01/15 01:17:30PM, by dreads jobs employment issuesThe following is the Uniteed States laws concerning dreadlocks, and religious garm and grooming practices in the workplace as well as an explanation.Please note, these laws do not affect dreads worn for fashion, maintained ina salon, or with no religious or spiritual meaning.The...
02/19/15 11:07:33PM, by salon and loctician dreads recoveryThinning and balding at the crown. Dry and itchy scalp at the damaged area causing breakage. Usually get locs retwisted every 4-6 weeks. Things got progressively worse as loctician tried to repair by reattaching locs after breaking. Made roots thinner and eventually break again bc too heavy....Replies 5
12/14/14 08:18:32PM, by Dread Productsboycott all companies that sell dread wax dread wax is well known to be a scam and a destroyer of dreads however many companies continue to push it and other stores sell it unaware of how bad it is so we are calling for a total boycott of all companies that make dread wax and a letter/email...Replies 9
11/20/14 11:38:40PM, by Introduce YourselfHey whats up everybody! Glad to see this website is still very much alive and kicking :D. So much really great info here, and everyone is so respectful and nice too!I'm not sure if I ever really messaged many other members when I originally signed up to this forum in like 2008 or something and I...
11/02/14 01:56:30AM, by Help! Save My DreadsHello DreadlocksSite community! For a little over a year now I've had serious scalp itching near the crown area of my head. It feels good to scratch it, like its relieving stress or something, but I try to control touching my scalp too much at the same time. In 2011, I had a big dread that fell...Replies 15
10/01/14 08:57:28PM, by Dreading MethodsIf you're from shaolin (staten island, nyc), holla. This is my neglect timeline, keeping it really short sweet and simple... Method used: Neglect/Separation Products used: Dr. Bronners/Dreadshampoo.com/Selsun blue (once or twice a month for scalp), Water Hair type: Curly, I'm puerto rican...Replies 18
08/07/14 11:47:37AM, by Dread MaintenanceHello everyone! I don't post on here very often, but I am an admin in the Dreadlocks Natty Dreads Facebook group, and this was the pinned post in there for a long time. We will be changing it soon, but Soaring Eagle asked me to post it here on Dreadlockssite before we unpinned it from the group....Replies 1
06/26/14 12:39:59PM, by crochet and dread tools recoveryAgain, DO NOT watch if you're squeamish. admin note: i decided to feature this as undeniable proof of how damaging these hooks can be if the hook can go completely through your thumb it can wreak havoc breaking hundreds of hairs passing through a dread without any resistance to indicate its...Replies 13
06/18/14 12:03:29AM, by Member Journals and TimelinesHello all, this is my one year timeline, I've been dying to share this so I'm going to dive right into it. My hair is wavy when short, and thick when grown long. I twisted my hair a couple months after this picture. These pictures are a day or two after they were twisted. The lady used some...Replies 27
04/23/14 10:43:37AM, by Dreads Hair and Scalp Healthtraction alopecia is caused by tension on the roots over extended periods of time, this can be caused from keeping it pulled back or up in a tight style without releasing the tension (taking it down) often, or from over tightening the roots its extremely common among african americans even...Replies 11
04/05/14 11:41:20AM, by crochet and dread tools recoveryOne of my dreads right in the middle of my forehead was too big - the section was almost an inch and a half and I was worried that in time it will grow fatter and then I'd have a big horn to deal with. It took me three hours to undo it because it'd been so tightly crocheted. I couldn't have...
03/02/14 04:58:54PM, by Help! Save My DreadsI've been growing my dreads for about 5 months now and I've started balding at the top of my head. This hasn't happened before and I think I know the reason why it is now. I think it's because I've been retwisting them too much and some of them started thinning. Can someone please help me figure...Replies 15