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I took the plunge... [19 Oct 2008|12:08am]
[ mood | tired ]

After much thought, i went ahead and used henna on my hair.
i bleached my hair first, to try take out some of the old red
hair dye which was chemical.
the result isn't quite what i expected, its very bright and more
orange on top from where the bleach took the colour away.
i think i like it. what do you guys think? i have some henna
left over and i'm not sure whether to do it again or leave it
alone until i next need to do it.
it was a lot messier that chemical dye, but i didn't mind that,
it was a lot nicer to put on my hair, my scalp didn't hurt, and there
was no nasty knock-your-socks-off smell.

[EDIT] - i realise you should not use henna over chemical dyes, but a few people on here had done it themselves/ said it was okay which is why i did use the bleach. i'm quite liking the colour now.
pics and processCollapse )
i like how soft my dreads feel after rinsing the henna out.

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almost 9 months :) [19 Oct 2008|01:17am]
this is how i've been wearing my hair lately. by lately i mean every day. they're driving me CRAZY when they're down right now!


they're growing, i swear!!Collapse )
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[19 Oct 2008|04:31am]
i started a set of dreads today for an awesome friend and i'm really excited about it! my own dreads will be a year old on monday (tomorrow!) and fortunately for him i have learned so much about dreadlocks in this past year. his got a much better start than my own and i think they're going to be fabulous.


not a very flattering before picture, but there it is.

during and afterCollapse )

oh, and i'll probably be posting a timeline within the next couple days. i'm quitting smoking on my dreads' birthday, so a distraction will probably be very welcomed. =)

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[19 Oct 2008|08:44am]
um. i am nervous.
my dreads are nearly one year old.




one moreCollapse )

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for the amusement value [19 Oct 2008|01:06pm]
just a quick update because I have henna on my head and I look like an idiot.
Behold:


I will update with the result of the henna when it's all washed off and I look less daft.
btw I am using Lush Caca Rouge. Love this stuff so much, especially as I am too lazy to mix my own henna :D
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henna [19 Oct 2008|03:38pm]
So yesterday I did henna this is the result. Slight but nice
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[19 Oct 2008|05:22pm]
i finally put up my finished hats on etsy... http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5962971
P1000902 three years :)
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If looks could kill... I'd be in trouble right now [19 Oct 2008|06:47pm]
[ mood | cheerful ]


Well I thought since my beginnings of dreads are now around 3.5 weeks old, I shall post some pictures and even brave a face pic!!

 

On the wings of an eagle..Collapse )
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