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the suzanne bun [03 Apr 2009|12:16am]


i had an event for work last week and decided to wear my hair up for a change. i did a video tutorial on this style a few months ago. here's the link if anyone wants a refresher http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRSIum9PpZQ

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bandu knots take 2 [03 Apr 2009|08:38am]


today i'm taking a risk and rocking the bandu knots to work. i work in a very corporate office (i actually work for the city) so my co-workers are blown away by my dreads. they like them, but they're always asking me ridiculous questions about maintaining them and such. so i'm sure today's style will confuse the hell out of them..."oh my gawd! did you cut your hair?! how do you wash it like that?" haaa
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Neglect [03 Apr 2009|10:02am]

Since dreads are the natural state of hair I figured I'd attempt to get them 'naturally' through the neglect method. I've not brushed for about 2 weeks and I don't think I have a single knot in my hair ... it's very fine so I know I'm in for a long journey if I stick with neglect. I did my homework, and I didn't see much in the memories about this, so here goes:
How does neglect work, I mean what will happen to my hair during the whole process? Will my hair section itself and then knot up or what.
Is there anything I should or shouldn't do to help the process out? I'm using Dr. B's shampoo and not brushing, but haven't changed anything other than that.

 

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my little man [03 Apr 2009|11:24am]
Norman!Collapse )
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Hello strangers... [03 Apr 2009|11:49am]
I've been gone for a while, I'm sorry about that. Lots of things have been goin on that have affected me in many ways and meant that the internet has been pretty far down the list of priorities. However, I thought a little update was in order, as I've been busy!

Click!Collapse )
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Cover Photo. [03 Apr 2009|01:14pm]
Magazine Cover


Just thought I'd share the cover of this month's Professional Photographer magazine. It is a beautiful photograph by Carrie Sandoval that made me smile and I thought many of you would appreciate it.
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dreads dreads dreads. [03 Apr 2009|03:07pm]
[ mood | relaxed ]

almost two months. :]


and more pictures!Collapse )

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re: so this happened yesterday. [03 Apr 2009|03:57pm]


and now i look like this:Collapse )



that's all.
love you!



eta: actually my new tattoo is pictured. see if you can spot it!
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the Dreads are three months old [03 Apr 2009|04:40pm]

First i appologise for the lack of posting...i have just been lurking around observing you all
Secondly and excuse the excitement

Three months Old my dreads are 3 months old!!! and theyr the more awesomtasticly bangin thing iv ever done!!!!
Thanks to all who helped and convinced me to Stop freakin out and gave me advise on getting them started these are here to stay
http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/89/l_6018ae74147c41d897a5dbd128686968.jpg
Comments welcomed
im lovin it

PS sorry for the stoned eyes lol its one in the morning here and i been skating in the sun all day
plus.. i just toked an  epic J at my friends
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16mos [03 Apr 2009|05:55pm]
[ mood | cheerful ]

ah my dreadlocks. AHHH.
oh how much shit i've been getting for having them. ohhh if only i got a dollar for every time i've been looked down on for the past two months for these beautiful locks of hair that just keep locking up despite the constant negativity.

and you know what i say?
GROW MY BABIES. GROW. SHOW 'EM WHAT YOU'RE MADE OF.

Photobucket
i dont give a fuccckkkkkCollapse )


16 MONTHS and still going strong. these babies arent going ANYWHERE.

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1year7months5days [03 Apr 2009|06:35pm]
[ mood | high ]


its been some time.



come overCollapse )

:) hope you guys like them.

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[03 Apr 2009|07:44pm]
my dreads are behaving so well these days.


1.5 years this month.

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six month time line [03 Apr 2009|08:20pm]
My dreads are six months (seven on the 15th of April!) so I thought maybe I'd do a time line. They have really grown and changed over the last six months and I've had some MAJOR shrinkage. On to the photos (they are very large BEWARE!)

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Also getting my first tattoo on Tuesday (and yes Lish I've read your aftercare instructions)

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[03 Apr 2009|08:28pm]
I went on a camping trip with my besties this week.



How exactly does one go about removing marshmallow from dreads?Collapse )
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A big difference from Day One to Day... Year and just over a month. [03 Apr 2009|10:41pm]
[ mood | happy ]


And boy have they changed so freaking much. I love it - they look like a completely different set of dreads, I think.

Here's what I looked like before.



A drastic difference is shownCollapse )

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