to be fair not everyone had the severe scalp reaction from the bars but nearly everyone says the liquids like water u pour and pour anhd oiuyr and tryto get it to do anything and it just runs right through
the liquids like using water literaly i mean i used 4 times as much as i use of www.dreadlockshampoo.com only on 1/2 my beard ..4 times as much as i use on my whole head of dreadlockshampoo.. and it was useless the bars on the other hand caused insane dry scalp ..it was vbad other people like them i couldnt use them atall it wasa horible experience
i mean id have to use an entire bottle or 2 of the liquid every wash while the dls shampoo liquids last me months and months
try it see what you think but id recomend dreadlockshampoo over that
if u backcomb they will be sticking up swtraight if you tnr theywill be frizzy but look alot better
if u go natural they will just look good not yet drreasded probasbly seperated into sections but looking good
you can wait till afterprom or u can start now and not carehow they look or simply pull them back loosely or someother style that looks goodbut doesnt affectthe dreading process
funny that the photo only shows the back haha
the front takes time but the dreadlockshampoo liquid makes mine dread up in a week when i get alotta loose hait in the front i switcvh from the bars to liquid for 1 wash only and bang it dreads right up
u might have to use it a couple weeks mine dreaeds fast
i also then have to seperate like crazy wich i nevcer do with the bars..or rarely but after using the liquid i have to separate every dread or be all congos
The most important things you need to know about starting dreadlocks is, the less you do the better. Many profit driven websites push brute force dreading, this can cause extreme harm to your dreads, delay dreading, and cost a great deal of money. The simplest, easuest ways to dread are free.
Although for most natural dreadlocks are the prefered way to grow dreads, not everyone has the patience or strength of charachter dreading naturally requires.
So other fairly safe methods exist that are fine alternatives, such as:
Twist and rip dreads arethe nextbest thing tonatural, there is little to no harm done, it givesthe sections a small head start (but often has no effect on overall dreading time)
Of all the force start methods twist and rip is the most recomended.
In african type hair however there are 2 recomendable methods besides natural/freeform
Although starting dreads with twists or 2 strand twists is oerfectly fine, too many fall into the trap of retwisting causing an epidemic of traction alopecia in the african american community.
Like twisted dreads those who start with comb coils often feel the need to overmaintain, leading to traction alopecia. Once you have them started just wash and wait.
Although backcombing is a popular method of dreading, because of the moderate damage even from gentle backcombing, it isn't a method i recomend, but nor is it bad enough to warn against.
The following methods, products, tools, and maintenance practices should be avoided at all costs.
Dread wax used to be the cause of thousands and thousands of dreads being cut, 5 years ago when dreadlockssite started 1/2 the people who joined were wax victims, today its more like 1 in every 50. This is because sites like this give wax victims a place to tell thier stories.
Now that dread wax is well known to destroy dreadsm crochet hooks are used as a "no wax alternative" thats far more destructive and harder to recver from.
Overtightened roots has caused an epidemic of traction alopecia amongst salon locs, especialy in the african american community. Salons push this look as "neat and tidy" the more scalp thats showing, the tighter the roots, and the more the alopecia has progressed the more they praise it.
Only 1% of all the locticians and salons in the world will refuse to cause balding, the rest encourage it.
Dreads need to be washed! Clean hair dreads best! Dreads do not need any maintenance however some minimal maintenance like separating can prevent future problems.
Often locticians recomend not washing or even wetting the hair for up to a year! Some use dry shampoos wich are just corn starch, which absorbs oils, but then needs to be combed out!
It istrue the 1st few washes if yiu manualy start your dreAds as aposed to naturally dreading, they will loosen, maybe even alot. But do not worry, washing is the only thing you ever needed to do to dread, if they loosen, or fall apart, they will dread back up soon enough.
This covers basicly all you really need to know to have amazing dreadlocks, but if you have questions, post them below.
srry bout that the sites fixed
the issue was i think caused by a mod that speeds up sitees by applying multiple optimizations ..its installed serverwide
but it caused issues on thsat site so i diisabled it for that domain
ps in the next few days that site will be upgraded to be mobile responsive