Clean and tight – dreadlock update

Well, I have had my dreads for over a month already and today I went in to the parlor and got them tightened up.

So far the experience had been pretty good. At first I was using an acceleration salt spray to speed up the tightening process, but I couldn’t stand it. My scalp was constantly itching. Not using it makes the maturing process longer, but so be it.

From here on out, instead of doing maintenance once I month I will likely just start doing it once every three months while just giving my hair time to mature and do it’s own thing.

Human hair dread extensions arrived today

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Well, today my human hair extensions came in the mail. For those of you that haven’t been following, I am starting a new dreadlock journey next week. I say new, because I have had dreads in the past. This go around I have decided to skip the growing out of the hair phase by just moving right into the dreads themselves.

I plan to post about the process, take pictures of the install, and give updates on maintenance and progress as I go along. My install is going to take place over the course of three days next week back to back. Once they install is complete I will likely post how the process went and how they turned out once they are in.