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thick ones are how thick?
Little hard to tell because so many are flat. However thickest one is around 2.5 inches. I can wrap my pink finger around it.
Same, I'm really happy I started out with long hair but I really hope the shrink a few more inches so they'll be a little thicker.
you can comb out any that are absolutely too big
or just separate so that none get any bigger then they are now
technically you can split them and many have..but evrery hairs zigg zagging through the dread chaotically so splittiong litteraly breaks every single hairs hundreds or thousands of times and might result in unevemn splits with 1 dread having thick base thin tip and the other thin base thick tip
if youir going to correct an already too big dread best options start that 1 over
i see 2 that potentially might need that, but then again as long as you separate the roots thosde 2 wont become 1 dread the thickness of youir thigh (a possibility with how it appears to be progressing if not separated regularly)
So basically if I continue separating I should be fine and if I feel that some are getting too big then I can restart. I see what you mean tho and I'll try my best to keep on separating.
the roots need separating and some sections look pretty big, maybe bigger then you might want otherwise its perfectly normal at this stage
but definitely keep on top of separating
By sections looking big, do you mean that there is too much hair in a section? I'll try to spend more time separating them, I tend to be really lazy when it comes to my hair.
I've had these dreads for 3 months now. Slowly dread by dread each one has stated coming undone. They create hairs that immensely stick out and make the dreads all wavy. It's only been getting worse. Everyone has been telling me that they're looking terrible. I know I'm not very far into my dread journey so I'm wondering whether this is normal and I should wait it out or if I'm doing something wrong. My roots are very loose and are matting together but from what I've read that's pretty normal at the beginning. Any suggestions are appreciated