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new photo (sort of) [13 Dec 2005|12:38am]
they just kept saying more 'lock & loll'Collapse )
(10 points if you know what movie that's from)
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one month old [13 Dec 2005|02:42am]
Happy one month aniversary-thingie to my dreads:)
And I dyed some of them yesterday
the bleach helped thoise ones a ton

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[13 Dec 2005|07:50am]
[ mood | energetic ]

I know I just updated a couple days ago.
BUT!
I've been reading and hearing a lot about dreadhawks, faux dreadhawks, undercuts and stuff on here, so.....

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[13 Dec 2005|11:11am]
[ mood | cold ]

I had to do a self portrait for my final in Drawing, and this is what came out. I'm really not done with it (values need a lot of work), but it was acceptable for my prof. I thought you all might appreciate it.

And then of course I have more pics, most of which are of large size, sorry about that. Because we all love taking pictures of ourselves, and seeing pictures of others.

...Okay, I'm done talking now.


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Severed locks of he who walks the ocean floorCollapse )
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[13 Dec 2005|12:35pm]
my dreads are about 3 months old. i think they're coming along quite nicely, though there's still lots of loose hairs all over...

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because everyone else is... [13 Dec 2005|12:59pm]
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[13 Dec 2005|02:53pm]
alright, I know the general feeling toward dread perms is pretty negative in this community, but I work at a law firm that won't allow me the time it takes to get backcombed dreads "nice looking" so I have a few questions about dread perms...

can I use one to initially get dreads, and then maintain them with the techniques used for backcombed dreads, or is there different maintenance involved?
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headbands [13 Dec 2005|05:36pm]

what do you think about headbands?
do you have some pics of your headband?

i think headbands are really cool and i love mine =)

but my sister always says, that i look like a girl with it :(

 

my headbandCollapse )

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me and my bathroom. [13 Dec 2005|05:44pm]
i bought a bindi...here are the pictures of it..on my faceCollapse )
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[13 Dec 2005|05:45pm]
[ mood | creative ]

I know I've just updated, and this is quit offtopic to.

Me as a lion, in action for Aids/children in Zimbabwe!Collapse )

 

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[13 Dec 2005|05:49pm]
just posted not too long ago, just REALLY REALLY procrastinating on the last thing i have to get done for school... paper. Im really bad at writing papers! So like all good students, this is what ive done.

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[13 Dec 2005|06:59pm]
So, the past couple weeks I've began that period that you all speak of where I hate my dreads and have fantasies of chopping my hair off real short and dying it green.

I know I don't really want to cut them, though. So I'll wait it out.
The funny thing is that, to other people, they probably look exactly the same as they did a month, or two months ago.
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[13 Dec 2005|09:13pm]
heeeeey,
so here's the deal. i just joined because i just got dreads. haha.
i've had them for about two weeks.
i started with three, and the next night decided to just go for it. so i stayed up that night doing my whole head. i'm pretty proud i did them all myself.
really shitty quality pictures because i dont have a nice camera at the momentCollapse )

so i hate these rubberbands. but i'm dealing with them at the moment.
you think i'll know when they're ready to come out?

bye guys♥
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Pics! [13 Dec 2005|09:37pm]

Face, dreads, and green shirtCollapse )
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Dready pictures [13 Dec 2005|09:53pm]
I just dyed my hair a deep plum colour, and I was trying to get some photos of it but you cant see the colour accurately in the pictures.

But they're decent photos of my dreads anyway...so I'll post a few since I haven't posted in ages.

My dreads are 2 1/2 years old now.



Me being a silly goose.

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Sewing em [13 Dec 2005|09:56pm]
So I've made the leap and decided to sew my dreadlocks. More specifically, I want to crochet the tips into the dreadlocks, and sew all through that so they stay and don't slip out again. I've done a couple and they seem to be doing alright, but I'd like to hear any advice people have on sewing. (I've been through the memories and it's pretty vague).

Do you tie a knot when you're done? How do you keep the thread from coming out of the dread? Is there a best pattern for sewing? Is it better to loop the thread around the dreadlocks, and through a few times, or just through the dreadlock the entire time? Has anyone had bad results from sewing? Does the visibility of thread diminish over time? Would you like to openly swear at me for "cheating" by sewing my dreads?

Any thoughts are much appreciated.
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:/ not as good as yours but... [13 Dec 2005|10:46pm]
here's my lame dreadhawk...i cant seem to get the other 2 to standup very well...

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[13 Dec 2005|10:58pm]
[ mood | cold ]

So...in an attempt to like my hair better today, I tried dyingCollapse ) it...

It turned out too dark. It was supposed to be brown, but it really looks black. And I definitely don't think black suits me. It doesn't necessarily look bad, but it does not go with my personality, I feel. Anywho, I think I'll get another brown tomorrow and try again in a few days.

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