I finally did it, 11 hours, 42 dreads
these pictures were taken 15 minutes ago, right after I finished them this morning.
After reading through the memories which are extremely helpful, and being inspired by everyone's posts in this community, I decided to not use wax or section perfectly or try to make them the same size, I like the look of each dread having it's own thing going on. I grabbed a chunk of hair and backcombed. My only regret is that I found this community AFTER I got the stupid dreadheadhq set, I would have bought lots of tea tree oil etc instead if I had know it would be so pointless. But the shampoo I will use up along with T-Gel, since I need it already for a flaky head. And I want to make my own eventually.
I am so happy with how they turned out, I was expecting to loose a lot more length? I'm sure they will though once the process go into effect. Anyway, these mean so many symbolic and sentimental things to me, and I needed to do them for myself, right now. I should have done them when I first seriously started thinking about doing them over a year ago.
And, thanks everybody for the posts in the memories.
New friends welcome :D