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salty [09 Mar 2004|01:14am]
[ mood | curious ]

so because i dont pay attention and dont feel like drudgeing through old posts:
when doing a salt water soak
do you use warm or cold water?
how long do you soak the hair?
do you palmroll when dry, or while drying?
anything else i need to know?

i get to go home for spring break, and wanted to pretend that im going to beach by salt dunking my hair. it turns out that i am way to poor to actually go anywhere.

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[09 Mar 2004|10:15am]
there 8 months and there blue but i dont have a scanner or a digi cam so just take my word for it
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byebye big's dreads [09 Mar 2004|12:34pm]
my boyfriend cut his dreads off, it was very emotional i was cryin and then he did cos i was haha (hope u dont think i'm silly!) and then when he came back upstairs after his sis had cut them i smiled cos it looked good, but its gonna take some getting used to!!!!!

before and after pics !Collapse )

i think his new hair looks lovely and he still looks damn sexy haha. =)
i guess i just stupidly felt sad cos we both have dreads and i felt it was a way we related and if he felt that he wanted to cut them it made mine feel really insignificant. i was proper contemplating mine yesterday but i know that if i ever cut them in the forseeable future i would regret it. but at the end of the day its just a hair style and whether we both have dreads or not theres still da love!! =) hahaa.

peace !! xoxox
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xposted [09 Mar 2004|02:47pm]
me bleaching parts of my hair.
i'm in the process of getting rid of the red.

+1Collapse )
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[09 Mar 2004|02:53pm]
hello community.

i have a bead i would really like to put on one of my dreads, but the hole is too small.. i would just try and us a mini drill to make the hole bigger but it's glass.. is there hope?

the bead is a cylindrical shape about three fourths of an inch long, and a diameter of about half an inch. the hole's just itty bitty.

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if you're my friend this is xposted [09 Mar 2004|05:04pm]
a timeline of my dreads

undreaded hair, 1 yr 4 mo ago, natural color!!!
(after 7 years of never seeing it)

my life as hairCollapse )

damn. i just realized i don't have any pictures of my first
time going red. which i did before the black, and i had blue
for awhile before the black too.
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get up, dread up, don't give up tha fight... [09 Mar 2004|05:12pm]
[ mood | bored ]

taken last tuesday, my friend did my makeup and i wore my new chartreuse coat.Collapse )

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Spring Tightening. [09 Mar 2004|06:00pm]
I went to have my dreads tightened here in Toronto on the weekend 'cause I was feeling kinda ... loose and shaggy ... and I'm super happy how much tightening them made me feel a bit less self conscious..

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[09 Mar 2004|07:20pm]
[ mood | calm ]

the sunset today made my dreads look really red. they're not really that red, but i like it, so maybe some hair dye is in my future ;)

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[09 Mar 2004|09:18pm]
[ mood | exhausted ]

I dreaded my hair about 2 months ago. And I am in love love love with being a dreadhead. (Actually I just checked the date and this is my two month dread anniversary- GO ME!)

Anyway, I've always had super frizzy hair. Just recently, my dreads have been getting really frizzy and I'm not digging it quite so much. I mean, it's fine, and dreads are about patience and imperfection, so I can deal, but is there anything to be done about it? Anyone in here with frizzy hair?

I had been hoping that the waxing would help it, but I am thinking about not using the wax anymore (at least on a trial basis). I wash my hair with dread shampoo appx. once a week, and usually do the salt water spray afterwards. I was doing the wax in the middle of the week between washings, but I think I'm going to switch that for an extra salt water spray/palmrolling. Might this help?

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[09 Mar 2004|10:31pm]
[ mood | cold ]

so, i finally dreaded my hair.

i was wondering how long i should leave the elastics in my hair for?

or was i supposed to take them out right after the dreading process?

knotty boy is the best. it isn't super greasy and gross like the other waxes i have encountered. it was well worth the money.

thanks for the help =)

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