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Starting Free-Form/Neglect dreads??

GmoGmo Posts: 47Registered Users
I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to start natural/neglect/free-form locs?? Everything I read online says just leave your hair alone and it'll loc up on it's own.....but the thing is I used to have a decent sized fro back in like middle school and my hair never loc'd up or anything on its own. Is it because I picked it out and would style it with gel and stuff?? So if I wanted to get free form locs I couldn't pick my hair or style it or anything for the time being?? Would I just have to let it be an uneven lumpy mess on my head for the time being??? Also, I'm a black male if that makes any difference.......

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  • SurlycurlySurlycurly Posts: 156Registered Users
    I'm not an expert or anything, but 'neglect' and 'freeform' mean just that! So, if this is how you choose to start your locs, then...no, you can't pick, gel or manipulate in any way (except for maybe cleansing) your hair! If you continue to style it, then your hair will not loc up.
  • messytiesmessyties Posts: 1Registered Users
    There is a site for all things dread. They promote natural/neglect dreads and supply you with all the information you will need. I'm one month in to the dread process and only joined this site to point you in the right direction.

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  • GmoGmo Posts: 47Registered Users
    ^^^^Thanks I'll definitely check it out.
  • GretchenGretchen Administrator Posts: 8,475Administrators, Moderators Administrator
    Thanks, messyties!

    Gretchen
    NaturallyCurly.com co-founder
    3A

    You are beautiful!

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