dieterhaley said: Hellooo~ I'm 9 months into the neglect method and thought I'd offer my two cents for anyone else wondering about washing their dreads. I've always used dish soap, because it's dirt cheap, readily available and leaves no residue. I just fill a bowl with hot water, dilute some soap in it, and add a few drops of jojoba oil to avoid getting dandruff. Then I dunk my head in it, use a cup to get behind my ears etc. and rinse. I've tweaked my method a lot and this is what works best for me :}

kellykat84 said: Started them 2 days ago... How long before I can wash them? What's the best no residue soap?

It’s different for everyone. I started washing them after a couple days, some wash them straight away and others wait a while. I’ve always used regular shampoo, but I just read great reviews of this and this for dreads.

Anonymous said: Are dreads a nuisance/awkward or just get in the way during sex?

Not really.

The only problem I have had is having to ask someone to pull your hair differently (don’t just grab it at the root because it hurts, but hold it like a rope and tug without excessive force).

So yeah, dreads and sex is fine.

Anonymous said: Hey:) I want to get dreads when my hair grows a little more. Where can I start them? I don't want the type of dread that you have to put wax on. I want like just the knot to be made with a knitting needle. Can you give me some options or anything? Don't tell me to go the salon, I'm from Mexico and here perople are not used to get dreads in a salon because they don´t even know how to do them.

You can find some great dreading videos on youtube, that’s where I learned how to make dreads :)

ronnysjournal said: I don't have a huge issue with people who shame me for not being super spiritual and having dreads. I am spiritual but people expect me to be some high priestess or something. I do get asked for a light, and weed a lot.

If you have them,
you know.

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