the best is whichever method you feel comfortable with. just stay away from wax.
yea i saw her too, and she is really pretty, but yea people have different hair types, like she said her hair is thin, dreads can form from any hair type, its just some will look different because of their hair types.
this one looks good too but i haven't tried it.
here are some of the shampoos i like. i have no idea if they accept orders from outside the u.s. but you could ask.
http://www.kissmyfacewebstore.com/detail/KMF+1101103 (looks like this one can be purchased outside the country)
http://www.aubrey-organics.com/ProductInfo/122.aspx (this one ships out of the country too)