Are dread extensions bad for your hair?
Dreadlock extensions can be damaging to your hair only if you decide to comb them out of your hair after they’re installed. Dreadlock Extensions are typically no more damaging to your hair than having normal dreadlocks.
How long does your hair have to be for dread extensions?
How long does my hair have to be for dreadlock extensions? Hair needs to be a minimum length of 4 to 5 inches. We suggest 5 inches but if you don’t mind a little extra maintenance, 4 inches is perfectly fine. Your hair must be long enough to support the weight of the dreads so the length will vary. .
Do dreadlocks pull your hairline back?
If your dreadlocks are quite thick or long then the weight of the hair will also put strain on the hairline. … I would suggest not twisting the dreads so tight and making them smaller. If you are pulling your dreads back into a ponytail then you have to stop doing that as well as it adds more strain on the hairline.
How long does it take for hair to grow 3 inches?
The American Academy of Dermatology says that hair grows about 1/2 inch per month on average. That’s a grand total of about 6 inches per year for the hair on your head.
When can I wash my hair after LOC extensions?
TIP: MAKE YOU YOU HAVE WAITED THE REQUIRED 4-6 WEEK PERIOD BEFORE WASHING OR EMERSING YOUR LOCS IN WATER. ALWAYS DYE ONE OR 2 LOCS FIRST TO MAKE SURE YOU LIKE HOW IT COMES OUT! THE LOCS ARE DELICATE , be very careful!
Do dreads make your hair grow faster?
What’s going on? The good ole “do dreadlocks grow faster” confusion. At first glance this may seem like the case, but it’s really not and no matter how much evidence seems to prove otherwise, locs do not inherently grow faster than any other style of natural hair.