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[03 Aug 2005|12:03am]
Question: I have looked in the memories, and this further confused me; when I wash my dreads, am I washing my dreads or the roots of my hair? Should I focus more on washing the dread and drying it out more with shampoo or other cleansing washers, or should I focus on drying out the roots, so they dread easier?

& So this entry has some pictures in it:Week one.Collapse )
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[03 Aug 2005|12:09am]
[ mood | relaxed ]

Hey all!

Im new to the community (and dread locks) and wanted to ask you dread-aficionados a couple questions...

First off, my dreads are about 1 month old and are starting to tighten up. However the tips are loose, and im looking for a way to get them to knotted up. Any suggestions?

Also, someone told me that if a dread is loose you can wrap it string and keep it in for a week or two and it should start to tighten. Do you think this is worth trying?

Ill try and post some pictures tomorrow. Thanks =]
tyler

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a quick before-work post [03 Aug 2005|08:46am]


my dreads will be eight months old next week - here i'm just showing off the stone rings i picked up in philly. from the top, it's hematite, onyx, & carnelian. i'm wearing them on the two dreads i'm letting grow together instead of combining because i didn't want to sacrifice the cool metal decorations on either lock - you can see the 18ga body jewelry wire i wrapped around one of them.


& yes, i had three hours of ribcage tattooing performed by mario barth while i was away - i'll post pics here if i decide to make the piece public. next trip: chicago & my sleepover gudu fest!

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[03 Aug 2005|09:26am]
Off topic (POINTLESS FEST)Collapse )

(X-POSTED LIKE SHIT.)
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hehe [03 Aug 2005|10:20am]
[ mood | amused ]

me to little brother

me: I smell so good right now. I used the new body wash in the shower upstairs. It smells like roses. You should use it too. Then you'll smell purdy.
mike: uh, that's my dread shampoo.

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"bead" swap [03 Aug 2005|10:30am]
i wear a coil of body jewelry wire in my hair (18ga 316LVM steel) - i have several feet of the stuff & can make a coil any diameter if anyone's interested in a bead swap.

you can see mine in this pic & also in the image i just posted.

beads to fit my locks need at least a 3/8" hole. post pics if you're interested in trading!
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I took new pics of my hair. [03 Aug 2005|11:05am]
If you read my journal then you've already seen these posted there. Anyway, my locks are two years old. They were formed via the 'neglect method'. I very much dislike that term but it seems that saying that they are natural seems to be a controversy. Even still, that's how I prefer to explain them so henceforth, that's what I'm saying! They *are* natural.




the goodsCollapse )
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[03 Aug 2005|01:02pm]
Sorry for consecutive posts...

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Any Texans??? [03 Aug 2005|02:04pm]
[ mood | giddy ]

Does anyone live in the Austin,Texas area? I've always wanted dreads and now i can finally get them, so i need someone who has experience making them and who will help me with the hours it will take! (I have medium lenght/wavy hair just so you know) ;)

Any help would be appreciated!

-Kitty *meow*

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[03 Aug 2005|02:14pm]
Well here are some naked pictures! Some are modelling photos, some aren't. Oh and a few clothed ones thrown in. Hope all of you are good :)
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Not work safeCollapse )
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feedback please [03 Aug 2005|02:58pm]

so, here's my ideaCollapse )

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Hmmmm..what do ya think [03 Aug 2005|04:30pm]
I have been wanting dreads since I was 16, which was ever so long ago...now that I am 24 (well almost damnit) I can finally have them thanks to a cushy job where freedom of expression is finally allowed. I was wondering what you guys think..I know that they take a while to 'mature' but, do ya think that my hair is gonna work...here are some really crappy photos ('scuse the camera shes an old girl)

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[03 Aug 2005|05:29pm]
Pick a colour any colour!

I want to dye my hair pictureCollapse )


xLx
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[03 Aug 2005|05:41pm]
bit pointless, but my first bead :)Collapse )
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[03 Aug 2005|06:16pm]
Two months:

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Several moreCollapse )
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One baby dready [03 Aug 2005|07:28pm]
[ mood | amused ]

So I was at Waffle house at god awefult thirty in the morning the other night and suddenly realized I was holding a bitty dread!

I'm not sure how I absentmindedly did this, but seeing as how I (well, lish et al) plan on doing the whole head in 20 days (!). I gave it a bit o' TLC and figured I'd see how it does. Its been about 5 days and I've had to take care of my not yet dreaded hair so its been subjected to every other day washings and a bit o' conditioner. This pic was taken about five minutes ago though and i think it bodes pretty well for my soon to be new dreads. Theres a good bit of loose hair at the top, but the rest is rediculously tight until the loose little end. I guess my hair is just begging for dreads. sweet.

edit:
yikes my neck looks deformed! I'm really just turning it waaaayyyy to the side to take the pic.

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Newbie Wonders.. [03 Aug 2005|11:50pm]
[ mood | curious ]

What was your reaction the first time you dreaded your hair?
I am very interested in dreading mine. Many, many reasons.. I want something permanent to remind me of the presence and future. I enjoy living naturally, being vegetarian. And, well, I love the look.
But I am worried how I'll feel after I take the plunge. I have straight, thin hair, but I would love for it to become thick dreadlocks.. but what if it looks patchy and pathetic? I know no one can answer these questions or calm my nerves, but how did you feel the first time?

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