Let's say if i'd like to give my locks a trim. Anyone done this before? How long should i wait before giving my babies their first trim? I am afraid they might unravel after i go snipsnip!
Seperating my dreads= lots of hair falling out and I have thin hair..could that be a problemo?
iv noticed that a lot of people have been joining who got there dread done at a salon. which i think is cool that they havent been getting that much crap for it, for awhile there it was getting bad about people getting crap for how they dreaded their hair. anywho... i had a thought, if the salon doesnt use chemicals, then its no different then haveing your friends do it except your paying for it and its gonna look a lot better. i personaly had friends and my then girlfriend do mine. i liked that, and im very glad i didnt go to a salon, but that was just me. anywho, just a thought...
Well. I think my hair and me are ready for dreading. What is the best start for natural dreads? (Well with a little hand from mother nature herself (me) :)) Should I do Some backcombing, rubberband them and just let them dread?
i went out and bought sea salt because i want to try out that lock accelerator stuff.
ive got a question thouogh.
when do you spray it on? i heard after showering is good, but do you do it when your hair is wet or dry?
Well, I've decided to get dreads, but I'm going to have a stylist do them for me. I don't have the time nor the patience, so I made an appointment for next Wednesday.
Since I unfortunately have a chemical on my hair, I can't get it twisted like I wanted, so I can either have it back-combed or braided. I'm opting for the braids just to see how it'll turn out.
My question is... even though I have to take one of those two routes, does that mean that I can't have it look like the twists? Or will I be able to twist my hair as the dreads get longer and I use the wax?
I swear, I feel like such an idiot for asking these questions, but hopefully you guys can help me out.
~Watchlar, the clueless... but not for long
ive heard people talk about the 'right way' of drying their dreads. i was wondering what exactly this way is. is it to avoid mold/yucky stuff?
i was also curious how some of the people here with hair wraps do it. i want to do one with hemp. do you just twist around a piece of hemp around your dread? :\
how do you dread the back of your hair? i am having much trouble. :C
thank yous in advance (:
I know the roots are the last part to lock up, but when did the area above the root start locking up for you? Mine are 3 weeks old, and when I clockwise rub the roots, there's definitely more undreaded hair at the root than there used to be. I'm not worried, but I'm just wondering when you stop getting MORE undreaded hair down there...like when the area an inch or whatever away from the scalp starts to lock up on its own.
Also - my two frontmost dreads are being jerks. I tried backcombing the one that way pretty loose, and only made it worse. My other one had a big loop come loose (a chuck of hair attached at the tip and root but loose in the middle) and I kinda fixed it by doing what I think qualifies as crocheting - I pulled the tip through the loop, so the loop was tightened and you could see a twist in the dread. But the twisted loop has still gotten looser, and I don't know what to do, because it seems inevitable that it will detach from the tip and like 1/5 of the hair in the dread will be separate (and I have NO idea how I'd fix that then!!).