yeah. I was actually having an afterthought that once again, in a different way, we have something in common now...those few older dreads amidst a new set. so...yeah, gonna be interested how ...but wait, you are doing t&r again? anyway, it's cool. best wishes! and thanks, i'm pretty good too. <3
Did you get rid of some dreadies too? Or do you have older ones along with your current set? And yes, I had wanted to do all backcombing this time, but my hair just didn't really take to it as well as I had thought! Maybe I was doing it wrong, I'm not sure.
Or do you have older ones along with your current set?
mostly that, but I did comb out a few, because I'm doing a partial set (like the lower half), and so i took out a few upper ones. (it was really sad, but it's more practical this way)
yeah, t&r is so easy to do. i mean, backcombing is too, but maybe it works better for different types or...or from doing it wrong. i tried like every method at one point haha but i think i WAS doing backcomb wrong, like I wasn't backcombing over and over one small section enough for the knots to really form deep. But, (surprise surprise) I have to say LazyDreads has a great instructional video for this.
Oh ok! I'm sure the partial looks great and lazydreads has great instructionals for everything I think haha. I ended up not minding doing TnR again, I'm not crazy about the braided look for a while but at least I know I like the texture I end up with with that method
I just love your timeline. Seeing all your stages is encouraging and now you're starting over!! I understand that need for a fresh start.. I have frequently changed my hair in the past and now my dreads are attempting to teach me patience. Thank you for posting so many pics and I look forward to following your new journey!
It's a great timeline even with the restart. All your comments throughout the photos of it not looking like you had dreads... yes you did! We're always the most critical about our own progress though. Enjoy the second set!
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Apr 27, 2017 22:51:03 GMT
chesh: Hey rye, under the "Dreadlock FAQ" >>> "The Basics" there is information on washing on the bottom. In my experience so far it has been best to wash my dreads when they get itchy and use a dry shampoo to help with the oils that are produced naturally.
Apr 27, 2017 11:28:40 GMT
rye: hi.. newbie on locks. I have 2 weeks locks but its not extension , just want to ask if it ok to do bath everyday and shampoo my dreads everyday
Apr 26, 2017 19:51:27 GMT
SketchyMagpie: Hey. It differs on hair type but generally speaking, you can lose up to between 25-50% of the length. Most people will be around the 25%-35% mark, ish.
Apr 22, 2017 11:20:55 GMT
FriendlyGoblin: Hey guys, I'm thinking of getting dreadlocks and I was wondering how much they'd shrink. I have medium-thick hair that is decently damaged and is 20" thick from scalp to tip. I'm also white. I'm thinking of getting them so they're life sized ruler
Apr 22, 2017 9:46:43 GMT
chesh: I started my dreads February 28th and have been checking out this cite for the past month for advice and I'm grateful for all the help I have gotten from reading peoples' threads and seeing other timelines. Much love to all
Apr 16, 2017 14:53:30 GMT
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Mar 14, 2017 15:20:54 GMT
Dreadlocks Co.: Anyone thought of becoming a dreadloctician fulltime? I found some awesome courses on getting certified at http://divinedreadlocks.com/
Mar 13, 2017 2:48:35 GMT
littl3birdy: 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
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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
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