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Raven's Light
@ravens-light
12/12/17 02:47:29PM
338 posts

Question on Created Sectioning


Dreading Methods

I separate on an infrequent basis, sometimes it's after my weekly wash, other times it's maybe once in any given month.


updated by @ravens-light: 12/12/17 03:34:15PM
Raven's Light
@ravens-light
12/11/17 12:07:14PM
338 posts

Question on Created Sectioning


Dreading Methods

Well, the lines aren't still fully there, it's more like I can still sort of see the sectioning if I move my dreads, like if I am tying them back. While I am sure dls bars are great, I use dr bronners because it's easier for me to get. I use it with a bit of salt added to it, which should do the same as the dls liquid I would think. So I guess I just need to keep going and wash and separate them as needed. slowly but surely the sectioning on the center of my head does seem to be shrinking. I know that because that is also kind of the natural way my hair parts, that particular line may not fully disappear, but hopefully, it does.

So is it possible that it'd be closer to about maybe 6 more months or so before the lines are fully gone rather than about another year? (I know there isn't any real way to know for sure).

Raven's Light
@ravens-light
12/11/17 11:50:06AM
338 posts

Question on Created Sectioning


Dreading Methods

Interlocking with the starting method of my dreads and they were foolishly maintained that way until about the 6 or 7th-month mark, how it's 4 years and 7 months later as of today. So am I looking at another year of having the section lines on my head or longer? Would there be any way to speed up getting rid of the section lines?

Raven's Light
@ravens-light
12/11/17 08:28:55AM
338 posts

Question on Created Sectioning


Dreading Methods

(Preface: If this is in the wrong section of the forum please let me know where it should be posted and feel free to move it there) I have a question on sectioning dreads. My dreads were originally made by going to a loctician (yes I know that was a mistake and one I do and still reget), is it possible for the defined section lines on my scalp to eventually get covered up without having to combine many of my dreads (as this would lead to them being too thick for my comfort, as I enjoy the thickness they are now.) or am I stuck with these section lines on my head? (Which would be a shame, because I don't wear my hair back unless I have to because it feels weird to me to see the section lines)


updated by @ravens-light: 12/11/17 08:30:59AM
Raven's Light
@ravens-light
12/07/17 09:58:50PM
338 posts

Moving Forward With Nature: My Dreadlock Journal


Member Journals and Timelines

So the some of the ends of my dreads had a twisted look to them, because I had twisted the dreads in the past in trying to make them not grow flat....well a few weeks back, I realized that those twisted parts were, in fact, weak spots that were caused probably from interlocking, and they were going to finally fall out my dreads, they did. One fell off when I was out somewhere and I don't know what happened to it, the other one, I was able to painlessly pull off the dread with no apparent damage to the dreads at all, what follows are pictures of the parting I had concerns about. it appears to be finally closing up back to what a normal scalp parting is supposed to be :)


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Raven's Light
@ravens-light
11/29/17 08:42:36PM
338 posts

Question On Congo Separation


Dread Maintenance

 I got it apart again, obviously took a little effort, I guess I'll just go back to looking through my hair for congos after each wash.

Raven's Light
@ravens-light
11/29/17 09:49:24AM
338 posts

Question On Congo Separation


Dread Maintenance

I realized a few days ago that I hadn't separated two dreads for a while (maybe about a month), and am wondering if I am at the point of no return as far as getting them apart from each other or if it is still a chance, as I am thinking that this dread will become too thick if I can't get them separate again. I have tried to take a picture of the congoing, if it is hard to see please let me know and I will try and take a better picture, but it is on the side of my head so it's a little hard to photograph right.

I had sort of just been washing and letting it go for a while, which was a mistake. I hope if this isn't fixable that this dread won't end up problematically thick (ie hard to get dry)

Thanks in advance for any advice!


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updated by @ravens-light: 11/29/17 09:49:26AM
Raven's Light
@ravens-light
10/19/17 01:37:05PM
338 posts

Effects Of Water Rinsing


Dread Maintenance

Isn't ACV bad for your dreads, doesn't it weaken your hair over time? I mean I know the baking soda weakens your hair but hasn't it also been shown that ACV is also bad for your hair. The oils are certainly why you don't have an itch, but you need to be careful not to overdo the oiling because getting oil stuck in your hair is NOT fun. I once over did it with coconut oil, and it felt kinda gross to have oil stuck in my dreads.


updated by @ravens-light: 10/19/17 01:37:29PM
Raven's Light
@ravens-light
09/07/17 10:20:17PM
338 posts

Required Length For Beardlocks


General Questions

Oh, I am keeping it going, just waiting for time to do its thing, there is only really one part that sees a razor and that's just for practicality, I might let all of it go natural, I'm just unsure how bushy I want the sides to be. Again, time will be my guide there.

Raven's Light
@ravens-light
09/07/17 10:13:36PM
338 posts

Required Length For Beardlocks


General Questions

I have started to regrow my beard after trimming it off...I just missed it way too much to not grow it out again. I may or may not let it dread when it gets to the proper length again, I plan to just wait and see on that. I updated my profile picture so that matches what the current length is. 

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