I just thought I would start off by introducing myself. I'm new to this forum. I'm also a pretty new dreadie. I started my journey January 15. I started to use the neglect method until about mid May. I got a friend to dread up the rest of my hair. So if we are going by the age of my youngest dreads, I'm 7 weeks into my journey. I'm so thrilled with what this journey is teaching me.
A bit bit about myself. I am 31 on the 10th. I am a mom of two beautiful girls. They are 5 and 2. I live in a small mountain town Golden BC Canada. I love being outdoors and gardening. I own a holistic studio and teach yoga and am a personal trainer. Life is good really!
I would love love to hear a little about you guys if you would like to share! I'm so looking forward to actually being a part of this forum!
Hello again everyone! Well it has been a little over a year since I first found this community, my dreads are still babies but getting bigger and better all the time, I just had to switch to huge elastics and I can't hold my ponytail in one hand anymore!
I have missed you all, your advice, wisdom and laughs. Of course most of all the reminders of what I am working towards and that it will get better with time. I wish I had some pictures to share with you, I should have gotten someone to take a picture of me when I had my hair down for a day (quite a rare occasion since I work in retail with pets who like to get stuck in dreads).
Over the last year I have learned a few things and I thought I might share them with you all. Lice/ fleas/ mites are all killed with Diatomaceous earth which will also clean your scalp at the same time. Tropiclean Spa (for pets) is more natural than most shampoos and leaves no residue like most shampoos. I love adding wool to my hair! No one ever believes that you can do all of this yourself (even people with dreads). People are more accepting in a small military town than a large multicultural city. So now you know where Im at in my life, I hope to talk to you all again soon.
Welcome to everyone who I have not met yet I hope we get the chance to talk soon
This is the emergency/ spare DT site, not sure if anyone will ever see your post here as its like a secret limbo site. The main DT forum should soon be running again, down due to a bug, but you can access it via tapatalk for the moment lipstick. Dreadlocktruth, not dreadlocktruth(ish). The Facebook site is also quite active now.
Hiiii I'm Kassandra but I go by Kat 25, married, mom of two incredible little boys (4.5 & 2.5) and I'm currently nearly 30 weeks pregnant with a baby giiiirl ♡ Originally from FL but moved to OH, stay-at-home mom. I'm 19 months into my freeform/natural dreadlocks journey, I have had them tidied up once though.
Hello! I used to post on the old forum quite a bit when I first started my dreads two and a half years ago. I haven't been quite as active on the forum but luckily I caught the announcement before the old site disappeared so I could find this one! Hi all! 22 years old, currently living and working in California as a veterinary technician/assistant and I am studying to be a veterinarian =D
Hey all! Use this shout box to post quick messages.
4littlebirds: Hey nessdeyali , bumps and loops are part of the process. Combing out the dreads and restarting will just lead to the same result. Check out some of the timelines here and you will see lots of bumps.
Feb 23, 2017 21:07:21 GMT
luv13ug: Hey all!
Feb 21, 2017 17:41:15 GMT
nessdeyali: what are tension bump causes ? would i have to comb out dreads resection and restart professionally w a loctitian since i did the sections and started myself ?
Feb 21, 2017 3:55:31 GMT
dltomahawk: Anyone around to help me out got a few questions
Feb 13, 2017 6:03:08 GMT
sketchymagpie: You can access us using the Tapatalk app. You'll just have to search for 'DreadlockTruth' on there
Feb 10, 2017 10:57:34 GMT
50locks: Is there an app for this? Its really hard to use on my phone lol
Feb 9, 2017 8:29:13 GMT
sketchymagpie: Hey V. It does occasionally, but the problem is that a lot of people use Tapatalk to access the site on their phones and you can't see this chat box on that, so of the small number of active users here currently, even less of them know this exists ha.
Feb 9, 2017 8:24:57 GMT
V: Scrolling back I see it isn't used that much.. :p
Feb 8, 2017 19:15:38 GMT
V: Hey all, does this chat gets like, you know, used?
Feb 8, 2017 19:12:11 GMT
berk: is there anyone t help
Jan 20, 2017 20:25:36 GMT
berk: hi there i have a quick question
Jan 20, 2017 20:25:26 GMT
Moriah: Hey everyone! New to this forum thing. Just wanted to give a shout out to dreadlockshampoo.com for the best dread products out there!! Check them out.
Jan 19, 2017 2:01:21 GMT
TheAntsQueen: Patience and biotin; Maybe vitamin E- the lemon salt concoction is helping them lock much faster, my hair was(is) like silk.
Jan 12, 2017 8:18:02 GMT
lipstic: Just popping in to say hello! Hope everyone is well and wishing everyone a happy holiday season whatever you may be celebrating!
Dec 22, 2016 3:14:34 GMT
sketchymagpie: Dreads typically go through a stage of shrinkage before they start to grow. This is because the hair is compressing together. Typically, it might take around about a year before you start to notice actual growth.
Dec 21, 2016 10:01:13 GMT
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