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SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/27/14 01:08:50PM
58 posts

Off topic rant. Need to vent...I swear I got the heart of Buddah and Dracula combined...


General Talk

This is why I'm not having kids. I don't want them to deal with this world. Seriously though, call the cops on that mofo. You have to do something and not just watch it happen.
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/27/14 12:43:09PM
58 posts

Thinning hair and dreads.


General Talk

Since amino acids are the building blocks of protein, it always confused me that most "hair and nail" supplements are just biotin.... No silica, and no aminos. I took biotin for a very long time and I didn't see a difference when my hair was straight. It's always been brittle and snaps if you pull it so I'm deficient in either protein on the hair shaft or moisture. Since dreading, I don't have to do masks anymore though thank goodness. Would you say you're probably missing out on some nutrients? Once, I had a hairstylist tell me that taking a multi boosts the effectiveness of biotin, is there any truth to her statement?
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/27/14 12:32:25PM
58 posts

6 months of backcombed dreads


Member Journals and Timelines

Wow! It looks like you didn't back comb to death and your dreads got more personality that way. Awesome timeline!
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/17/14 01:30:42PM
58 posts

New baby dreads 2 months old~


Introduce Yourself

Chandra, I have some roots connected for almost an inch, but not fully dreading as one so I just leave them alone. If I tried to separate, hairs might come outta the scalp, eek. So, it's probably best to do what your scalp will allow. Our first month photo will show what happens if you don't separate(a matted beaver tail). I don't know if you have a wholesale club near you, but I picked up a giant resealable bag ofbakingsoda for only $6 and it has lasted so long. It's funny that you're using a clarifying shampoo cause that's what we used(Giovanni tea tree) in the first few months and for a year before dreading. Not all c.s. are gentle, like s.e. Said... So stopping now to make sure there's no chance of gunk or chemicals left over in the "spine" of your dreads. Please continue to take timeline photos !
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/13/14 06:23:34PM
58 posts

Headband Giveaway Feb 2014


Dread Craft Show and Trade

Due to lots of responses, it is now being closed(aka, I ran out of stretchy textiles). If you have been messaged, get back to me as soon as you can so i can give these bands a home. If not, then next time I come across some good fabric, I'll do another giveaway or a pay it forward listing and post it here on dls.Hope you are all enjoying your journeys.
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/12/14 04:19:11PM
58 posts

The Dyeing of the Dreads! What Color Are Yours?


Dreadlock Styles and Dread Styling

I have a whole tube of pravana left in purple so I may do semi permanent on one of the blonde ends I have, but I wouldn't bleach again. Ammonia is not good.
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/11/14 02:30:06PM
58 posts

Discrimination against dreadlocks in school hair wars on individuality


Life Issues Facing Dreads

I was going to start a new thread but this one is better. I wanna bring up the most recent(in the news) occurrence of an African American girl who had plaits not dreads done by her barber father and the school forced her to take them out. It was total b.s. Considering they looked very neat and tidy since they were manually produced.It made the news... How often do you think this happens and it doesn't make the news?I'm assuming they would have complained if she let her natural texture grow out as well. It's very stupid, and especially because I believe it was a private institution operating with The Lord in their curriculum. If that were the case, judgement should not have been passed if they were practicing what they preach.
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/11/14 02:16:03PM
58 posts

List of all dreadhead jobs!


dreads jobs employment issues

It's kind of funny how some stereotypes get formed about those with dreads and work. Either people automatically assume you're unemployed or people with dreads have only a few options. This thread proves that wrong, lots of diverse jobs and that's great.For the duration of our whole relationship to present, we have been self employed. Both of us sell things online. I usually say "things" because if I went through the list of all we've sold, it would be way too long. He usually sticks with selling anime, but I've been on etsy off and on selling handmade and vintage items and ebay for the most part keeping like new textiles out of the landfill. I loved thrift stores so much that I turned my hobby into a job.I personally couldn't handle working for a corporation for only minimum wage again. The workers are treated like tissues and there's barely any time off. I like freedom.
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/10/14 10:15:25PM
58 posts

Headband Giveaway Feb 2014


Dread Craft Show and Trade

Thanks for the responses everybody. Definitely a better turnout here.@ S.E.: send your head measurement if you can get it so I can make you a custom one! Since your dreads are super long, send your preferred length, too. It's the least I could do for you starting this whole community.Everybody else, I'll be messaging you! Since I've got quite a bit of fabric, I think I can do more than one :)
SimpleSpiveys
@simplespiveys
02/09/14 10:00:42PM
58 posts

Headband Giveaway Feb 2014


Dread Craft Show and Trade

So, we *tried* to do our 3rd giveaway on our blog and even included youtube subscribers in the eligible to win but somehow it failed... like 200 people and it still failed. Either the prize wasn't worth trading their mailing address for, or none of the 3 people who were picked check their inboxes, so it's up for grabs still... Anybody want a handmade headband?Yes, we're just giving this away... might stuff some other goodies in the package, too. If there's a response to this, we will do giveaways here specifically for all our dreaded (and non) friends here at dreadlockssite.All you have to do is live in the u.s., and be willing to message us your shipping info(we value privacy and promise we wont use it for anything other than shipping). I can alter a headbands length and width for you if you send your head measurement, too. (You wont be sent the headband that has been worn in the photo, but it is cut from the same cloth) A salvaged vintage fabric blend of cotton and spandex. It is stretchable and washable. Possibly even dyable. It will be sent in either a reused, or reusable mailer.Just send a message saying "I want it" and we will inform you if you were the first to get your info and send it out. Ready? Go!
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