Jul 21, 2012
im thinking of having dreadlocks for a part of the summer my har just touches my shoulders what do you guys think ?
i don't know, i wouldn't because i heard there such a handful! & like you can't wash your hair, & then when it starts growing in at the top. their just really hard to work with. but i do think they look good!
I personally don't like dreadlocks, and even if I did, I agree with jaylen ^ they're a total hassle, you can't wash your hair, and you have to make sure they don't start to stink...god forbid. Idk, that's just my opinion.
No because its so bad for your hair and they are so so hard to maintain
I absolutely love dreadlocks but honestly, you cant have them for only part of the summer. If youre thinking of doing dreadlocks you have to be very committed to it because its not like you can just brush them back to your normal hair. If you decide youre done with them, you have to completely cut them out which will leave you with almost no hair. So if youre ready to committ, then do it for sure because i think theyre gorgeous
Yes i agree with chloe i forgot to mention that
U cant have them for part of the summer
Your hair is too short right now. My friend got dreads when her hair was about your length and they were just a hot mess haha they were so short that they stuck out and she couldn't control them. It was not a fun time. But hey you might like that look, I don't know! Just a warning though :)
Jul 22, 2012
If you're not definitely 100% sure that you want them, then I'd say no. As mentioned before dreadlocks are REALLY hard to look after and if you do decide you don't want them, you have to cut off your hair! They do look good though, but yeah I'd say no unless you're absolutely positive that they're what you want
I'm not a huge fan of dreadlocks because they are hard to take care of like everyone said. If you want it for a part of the summer only, then I would suggest you to get dreadlocks extensions which most of the people are doing, but it'll be troublesome putting them on and taking them out all the time. Well at least it's better than doing something that you're not 100% positive about then regret after doing it! :)
thank you all very much for the help but im not going to do it , i want to grow my hair and if getting them out means cutting it i dont want to do that aha thank you :)
you can always do faux dreds. when your hair is wet put some gell in it and take sections and twist in one direction, then fold in half taking the end and bring to the root and it will twist around itself. it should stay in place or you can use a bobby pin to hold it. let it air dry then unfold the the locks and you will have faux dreds for 2 or 3 days.
I would say no because in order to get rid of them you have to cut them off
Jul 23, 2012
I also wanted to add that there is such a thing as dread lock extensions you can put in. Which do not require you to cut off your dreads in the end. Do some research into "dread extensions" on google. They are super fun, and can even be made at home with practice! I've made them for friends before :)
Jul 24, 2012
ive done dreadlocks on many people. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO CUT THEM OUT! but it takes about a year of serious maintenance until they mature and actually look nice. and the 'twist and rip' method allows you to keep your length.
You can wash your locs. its hair and you treat it as such if you dont wash your hair it will smell. So you can wash them.
@nikkiB do the faux ones wash out ?
Jul 27, 2012
Locs aren't something you can just have for the summer...first off it will take a little less or a little more than that amount of time for them to actually begin to knit (depending on your hair type). You can take them out without having to cut all of your hair. I actually know a lady who has had her for over 10 years and picked them out (they were down here back), but there will be a significant amount of loss (which you may not experience because of the short time you want them). But dreadlocs are a great style Ive had mine for a year and a few months, and while it has been a ride, dreadlocs do not take alot of maintenance as persons have said. I use 'WEN' products to wash it, condition in will alove vera plant ( you shouldn't do this if you're just starting), oil it and I'm done, I get them tightened once a month or every six weeks if I'm lazy and that it. People say that you're not suppose to wash them when you've just started but if you get them started with the needle like i did you can wash them with a week and a half or two and you'll be fine
on guys, YES <3
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