Using a rats tail comb divide your hair into little squares. You can use steam ro re-seal and re-tighten them andor scissors to cut.
If you dont and pick up locks of hair at random stray hairs will pull on your dreads and they will hurt or eventually give you headaches.
Can you cut synthetic dreads. Cross the strands and start braiding them over your extension. Dont cut off your Synthetic Dreads to make them shorter. You should especially plan to do this if you are not using a residue-free shampoo while wearing your synthetic dreadlocks.
Synthetic dreadlocks can last you months or even years depending on how well you treat them but generally speaking the higher their quality the longer their lifespan will be. If youre unhappy with the tips of your dreads – if theyre long and loose and you want them more short and blunted but dont want to crochet them up you can trim off the loose length. Take your two pieces of natural hair and cross them over the dread pic4 this gives you three sections that you can braid keep the tension and braid pic 5 when you reach the end secure with an elastic band pic 6.
Now fold your dread in half and around your real hair. You should have one to two inches 25-5 centimeters of loose hair at the ends of your dreadlocks. For installation simply cut the loop off or cut as much length as you want and attach the cut end to one of your own dreads.
They can easily be cut shorter and if more length is needed they can be crocheted together. Pinch the ends of your strands together against the dread and secure them with a rubber band. Use a fine-toothed comb or small brush to loosen the ends of your dreadlocks.
This is my second video taking out another dreadlock. Clip the top section of the dread on top of the head this keeps it out of the way while you braid the bottom. How can I remove my Synthetic Dreads.
Split one section into two strands and place your dreadlock extension between the two strands. Simply because the Dreads are not designed to be cut off. Congo tips If youre congoing some dreadlocks together you can often find that theyll merge at the roots and part way along the body of the dread but leave the matured tips separate and so I like to trim those off.
You should focus on cleansing your scalp using your normal shampoo diluted or a residue free dreadlock shampoo. There are a few pros and cons to using synthetic hair for dreadlocks extension and in this post Ill highlight them as well as how-to guide to locking synthetic hair. They are available in both single and double ends so can be braided into undreaded hair or used to permanently extend the length of existing dreadlocks.
Simply lather with your fingertips and rinse. They also can get a little ratty from wearing which is totally normal. You wont have to cut them very often because dreads gain length very slowly.
If you are considering. So I have been locking my hair for about 12 years and Im ready for a change. Using synthetic hair is a short-term fix so your hair can grow with the extensions.
Then braid all the Dreads out of your hair. Advice about cutting off your Synthetic Dreadlocks Our advice is. Use a seam ripper to cut the rubber bands.
After you can cut them off when you are satisfied with the length. You can loosen all of the ends at once or do it as you. Synthetic dreads can be worn up down or even washed.
Keep in mind that your dreadlocks will accumulate build up and the residue free shampoo is optimal. If you have blunted ends on your dreadlocks cut off the tips and brush them out.