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oostan heimach


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Natural dread timeline.

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By: oostan heimach
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Before starting my dread journey i was skeptical,

but exited to expiriment with the natural method of dreading.

so heres a rough timeline from day 1..


i have very fine straight hair. After my first baking soda wash with 1/3 cup baking soda and about 5 shots sea salt it came out a little textured..


I was suprised at how quickly it joined into sections..

so i decided to learn to crochet tams to help the knotting.

after about 1 month of repeating that simple wash every other day or so..

1 may

i back combed that one before finding dreadlockssite. after about two months of the same wash and some extra love i start to see some real sections forming.

2 June

ponytail gets thicker and hair begins to curl/frizz into sections.

it was amazing how fast it thickened up just by kicking the comb.. lots of loose hairs still but that is the beauty of the natural process your dreads choose there roots sections for comfort and health and individuality..

3 july

sections are defining themselves and forming loops and locing up a bit..

4 August

5 September

6 October

7 november

(switched from bs to dreadlock shampoo) that stuff

is great!

8 december

9 January

10 February


11 March

april (1 year)

green bean
01/06/14 04:06:59PM @green-bean:

very nice.. did u get to see my year timeline? i have had mine for over four years now :)

04/09/13 10:30:14PM @tsteck11:

great timeline bro. i am still growing out my hair, but am going to start "neglecting" soon. what did you do as far as regular washing/care? also, did the tam help out?
keep it up my man.

01/28/13 09:59:46PM @dreadfullyjaded:

where did you get that tam? or pattern for it? i love it!

I love your timeline too btw

01/27/13 05:50:17AM @asdsad:

this is beautiful. I wish I had half the amount of patience you have, it's amazing

05/21/12 02:40:40PM @angelika:

oh wow, i love it!

suits you very well :)

Abbie D.
05/05/12 10:22:31PM @abbie-d:

This is awesome! I recently started mine using backcombing, but now I kind of wish I had just let them form themselves. Your hair looks really cool. It has lots of character (:

oostan heimach
04/15/12 03:19:43AM @oostan-heimach:

thats awesome the pleasure is mine. thank you for liking it!

i will have to post more soon ive just recently started combining sections via beads.

locking up liquid shampoo is the bomb diggity

oostan heimach
01/29/12 09:24:43AM @oostan-heimach:

thank you guys so much, i think i may have a few more months to add on.

Paul O
12/23/11 04:20:32PM @paul-o:
Looks good. Thanks for posting

Katie Kendall
09/11/11 03:02:51PM @katie-kendall:

that's awesome..i've been going the natural route for almost a month now and i'm really surprised at how fast the progress is coming..can't wait until months down the line, then years...

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