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@soaring-eagle
02/04/17 04:37:35PM
28,401 posts

Starting dreads on a 7 year old


General Questions

yea well i did say that i have never run into this issue except online ..mostly on youtube but  theres a good number of locticians who behaved the same

no matter how many you come in contact with, online or in real life its a tiny fraction of those who give you nothing but praise

like 1 in 10,000 or less

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@soaring-eagle
02/04/17 11:41:54AM
28,401 posts

Starting dreads on a 7 year old


General Questions

i understand your point but you may not ever have dealt with these people..they truly are racist

like 1 insisted 'dominant genes' meant they were superior beings

and 'whitey' and 'cracker' and 'white devil' are thrown around alot

at the very same time 99% of acfrican decent defend the rights of all people to wear dreads.

i had 1 guy in 1 sentence say 'white people  represent everything that's wrong in the world' then the next "i cant be racist, i'm black you ignorant cracker'

you will see what i mean when you deal with them directly

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@soaring-eagle
02/04/17 01:23:02AM
28,401 posts

Should I start again??


Help! Save My Dreads

yea idont know why anyone would get synthetics when the real things so easy and so much more rewarding

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@soaring-eagle
02/04/17 12:59:34AM
28,401 posts

Should I start again??


Help! Save My Dreads

considering you started with synthetics they look pretty normal

they should not all be the same size! is every branch of a tree the same size?

but  50 is  pretty average

they didn't have the greatest of starts  but they will be fine

its a personal choice if you feel strongly that they would be better started from scratch not from synthetics then start over (you can comb them out)

otherwise they should be fine ..just follow the care tips here and you'll be ok

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@soaring-eagle
02/03/17 10:12:09PM
28,401 posts

Treatment for hard spots


Dread Maintenance

yea i understand and theres always the chance that someday they will just break where they were interlocked but are all the hard spots about the same distance from your head? it probly is the interlocking

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@soaring-eagle
02/03/17 09:24:34PM
28,401 posts

Natural Loc journey


Introduce Yourself

when u embed photos the defaults extra small  can you edit and choose larger so we can actually see it

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@soaring-eagle
02/03/17 02:43:43PM
28,401 posts

Starting dreads on a 7 year old


General Questions

liquid for young dreads bars when mature.. though if her hairs dreading too fast and outta control u might want 1 of each  and switch back and forth the liquid makes it dread real fast meaning more separting early on  if your separating too often use the bars to slow the dreading a bit

seloarate by pulling dreads away from eachother

once they start forming sections and clumping together  separate any that form too big (over 1 inch at the roots) or when 2 dreads try to '"congo" which means growing together at the roots trying to merge into 1 dread

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@soaring-eagle
02/03/17 02:11:29PM
28,401 posts

Starting dreads on a 7 year old


General Questions

ps trader joes teatree tingle is a borderline safe  shampoo not recommended unless theres no other available choices

its one of the only safe-ish  available shampoo over the counter

but certainly nobodies 1st choice

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@soaring-eagle
02/03/17 02:04:25PM
28,401 posts

Starting dreads on a 7 year old


General Questions

1 don't trust raging roots 2 dreadlockshampoo.com is the best!

1 her hairs pect for naturally dreading! meet gilly https://www.dreadlockssite.com/gillys-mum/gallery/all/p=1

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note gillybeans dreads are only 1 month old here they dreaded this beautifully in just a handful of weeks

gilly started dreading naturally at 6 years old or was it 5  around here shes a star!

2 if she cant sit still let them dread themselves! but if you insist on tnr  yes  you can do 1 a day even

3 that's false they do not need to look any particular way  no you cant make them look neater without damage and they will get messier before getting neater. natural dreadings more gradual so oftens more easily accepted as its not a sudden change. however  theres numerous ways to justify dreas as being spiritual or religios 'any sincerely held belief' wich can simply mean that she believes  dreads are the natural state of hair and she wants too live a natural lifestyle.

4 in all my life having dreads, knowing people like the move group, working in all black hoods, working with rival gangs from all black schools, I had never once had anyone with real dreads ever say anything about my dreads..not 1 and i had thousands of true rastas as friends straight out of jaimaica

nor had i had 1 black person on the streets or anywhere ever say anything  except how much they loved my dreads.

my best friends white with dreads and through dj'ing at a Ugandan bar most of her friends are straight out of Africa..not 1 ever said a thing

you know who does say things a lot? locticians! racists who themselves are appropriating dread culture with fake salon 'locs' who are so ashamed of dread culture they won't even call them dreads or locks.

all cultures, not just black culture wore dreads since beginning of time.

this is culture

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this is cultural appropriation

his is culture  dread culture

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this is dread culture

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this is dread culture

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dread culture

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appropriation is the imitation of a culture

the culture  is about  spirituality about  living a pure life

not about commercializing and imitating a hairstyle

these are cultural appropriation

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see the diference? 1 is so afraid of even being associated with the culture they are appropriating they spend 20 thousand dollars  and  even change the name of the style from locks to locs

they want the style but to be completely separate from the culture

its only those who are really guilty of appropriating culture that ever bring it up, and they are racist.. and very very few

in fact,i have only encountered it online never in person

in person i always get nothing but respect from others of all races.

5 only thing you haven't considered is letting them dread naturally

because kids will not like about 16 hours of hair pulling  i would only recommend natural for kids


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