Dreadlock shape up?

Discussion in 'Dreadlocks' started by wasteman789, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. wasteman789

    wasteman789 Member

    Ive seen people with a shape up on there dreadlocks like lil wayne and some other people how do i do this? for those who dont know what this is it looks like this http://www.vibe.com/images/celebs/ludacris.jpg
    but ovecorse with dreadlocks, to do this would i have to shave some of my dreadlocks off? or is it just baby hairs? or is it just side burns? thank you.
  2. shadygrov

    shadygrov Member

    For 1, I think that looks completely ridiculous. Second, that looks to be his sideburns. I trim my sideburns and still have a full head of dreads.
  3. mamamojo

    mamamojo Member

    Side burns on the face, dreadlocks on the head. Not sure what you are asking...
  4. Merrivale

    Merrivale Senior Member

    I have to agree I think it looks ridiculous too. It made me laugh. That's definitely his sideburns though.

    Still, whatever floats your boat.....
  5. wasteman789

    wasteman789 Member

  6. Looks like you'd do it by not dreading the half an inch around your face and then just shave.

    Are your bangs/hair line dreaded up, is that your problem? Not sure if you'd want to risk removing any dreads to achieve the style, it could go awry. Probably depend on the size of your hair line dreads and how badly you want the look. :)
  7. Glacius

    Glacius Member

    if your hair is already locked by your hair line, trying to do this will probably make an uneven mess.
  8. wasteman789

    wasteman789 Member

    oh well probly wudnt work anywais seein as i gots a widows peak
    thankz brothaz...
  9. soaringeagle

    soaringeagle Senior Member

    it looks dumb anyways
    yad look much better with just a headfull of dreads
  10. Luxiebow

    Luxiebow Senior Member

    ??? that just looks dumb!
  11. hehe. A thread of dreadies saying someone else's hair is dumb. ;)
  12. Luxiebow

    Luxiebow Senior Member

  13. bolantej

    bolantej Member

    You would probably have to ask someone with similar hair type to get an idea how that look is achieved. I would assume Lil Wayne just trims off the excess that is not dreaded into the larger locs, but there's no way to be sure. If you're just wanting to clean up the edges, sure you can have it done at a hair salon for a couple bucks, but there's no guarantee it's gonna look exactly like his. I'm all for giving things like this a whirl, though. If YOU think it looks dumb, just grow it back out. For me it only takes a couple weeks to regrow hair fuck-ups. Don't worry what everyone else thinks. I find negativity to be a natural response from people who lack understanding.
  14. XisMySpot

    XisMySpot Member

    I know girls who love when guys do that...but they are also the girls who like the thin, overdone dreads of pretty boys.

    If you wanna look like a pretty boy who goes to the salon every week to look presentable, then by all means go for it.
  15. wasteman789

    wasteman789 Member

    i did it and it looks very good thanks for the posotive incourigement bolantej,
    and to the guy above me, its not that im a pretty boy its just i like to keep fresh, you know? like i take a shower every morning and every night i wash my face everyday and ect hehe, i like to make the most of myself thankz ne waiz mayn.. yuserd..
  16. Dragonvine

    Dragonvine I do Glass

    ... I don't mean to insult intelligence but I didn't understand a word of that :S

  17. Glacius

    Glacius Member

    so if we dont shave a border around our face it means we dont shower and clean our faces ect?
  18. legal_rasta

    legal_rasta Member

    two showers a day seems like a waste of water to me..... :confused:
  19. Thekarthika

    Thekarthika Member

    To be a smartass, you can't really waste water.

    But I do know what you mean and agree.

    You don't need to shower as much as society accepts.
  20. Smelly D

    Smelly D The Dreaded Plumber

    i average 3 showers a week, so 2 a day seems a bit much to me anyway..

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