FAQ's About Dreadlocks
*How long does my hair have to be to start dreadlocks?
The reccomended length to start dreadlocks differs depending on what method you are using for making dreadlocks. For backcombing your hair should be at least 3 inches. I can make your dread from at least 2 inches, for twisting your hair should be around 3-4 inches.
*Can I swim with dreadlocks? Yes, you can swim with dreadlocks
Isn't that nice. Dreadlocks are just like every other hairstyle in this case. The only thing you need to do differently when you have dreadlocks is make sure all the water is removed from your dreadlocks after you are finished. You do not want your dreadlocks to ever hold water because they may start to stink.
*Can I stop brushing and washing my hair and make dreadlocks?
This method for making dreadlocks is appropriately called the neglect method because you basically neglect your hair and hope it turns into dreadlocks. This method is not very asthetically pleasing and it only resembles dreadlocks for about 40% of the people who use it.
*What should i do the first day of my dreadlocks?
Depending on the method we use but, with comb twist, you should not wash your hair after 2 weeks. Come back let us wash it, this time we are going o perm roll it. kenie at Hair la Belle has her own Method.
*Can I wash dreadlocks?
Yes, but after your hair has locked because locks is a long journey. it takes any where 3,6 to 12 month to lock properly depend to the individual as per texture of hair. residue free shampoo is recommended.
You can wash dreadlocks, and fortunately it's not hard. The suprising thing about dreadlocks is the cleaner they are the faster they will lock up and look good. You should wash your dreadlocks at least twice a week with a residue free shampoo. And also your hair needs good conditioning.
*Do I have to use a special shampoo when I have dreadlocks?
You need to use a residue free shampoo when you have dreadlocks. When you have dreadlocks the residues left behind build up in the middle of your dreadlocks, which can cause them to smell or loosen.
*Do I have to take the dreadlocks out every night?
No, you do not have to take dreadlocks out every night.
*Do I have to use a special product or shave my head to remove dreadlocks?
You do not have to use a special product or shave your head to remove dreadlocks. You can remove dreadlocks by soaking them in strong conditioner and gently combing them out. I must warn you though, depending to the length of time you've had it, it takes a lot of time and you should expect losing some hair.