We have to avoid regret here. I know it is totally doable. I used to have some hairdressers in Southend ( I was nothing to do with them but my 'fashion' mate drew me close'. A pro will give you the cut. New age, styled rock into dreads out back. You just then have to remember how to do it yourself with clippers cheap. What I picture is so cool, but needs a little expert eye. That's what stops me. I'd mess it up. I might beat you to it by summer. ( I'm all up for a fresh set anyhow). Anyway enough of that. You still look like the most fantastic guy in the world. But evolution is fun.
The annoying thing is, I don't think I'll be able to tie them back like that for much longer, due to the length.... in order to stop the ends from flapping around above my head, I have to tie the main "body" of it lower down and it's already touching my neck.
I do like how it looks like I have face hugger on the wrong way though ha.
Post by SketchyMagpie on Apr 16, 2016 14:09:21 GMT
Thanks HippyFish. People often say I should gradient the colour change but I just prefer it harsh lol.
Right, so, you all know that I decided to chop half the length off recently... this was partly because I began to feel like longer dreads didn't suit me so well but also because the bottom 4-5 inches of most dreads were really thinning and weakening, since they've been through so many bleaches.
And here are some piccies!
It's kind of refreshing in a way I hadn't imagined.... it's like having a new set, almost.
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