keeping dreads out of face

Discussion in 'Dreadlocks' started by 18daydreamer, May 24, 2004.

  1. 18daydreamer

    18daydreamer Member

    hay ,
    i have dreads and i cant just tuck my hair behind my ears. Sometimes i put it up in a bandana,pony tail, or pigtails but it flattens some of them. any ideas for a gentle way to keep my hair outa my face? i cant stand it, especially when im eating. its too short to pull the few peices in the front back( its above my shoulders).

    thanks for any ideas

    luv

    Lauren
     
  2. Kastenfrosch

    Kastenfrosch Blaubeerkuchen!! HipForums Supporter

    get a wide headband! it'll look cool too!
     
  3. cerridwen

    cerridwen in stitches

    headbands, big hats... ?
     
  4. Critter1223

    Critter1223 Member

    headsocks, or a tam perhaps! Or if they are long enough you can use chopsticks(headsticks) in a "bun" of sorts:)
     
  5. 3littlebirds

    3littlebirds Member

    find a huge t-shirt and cut the sleeve off...and use that as a headband.
     
  6. tculi

    tculi Senior Member

    yum, dreads
     
  7. WorldPeace

    WorldPeace Senior Member

    I have the same problem :p I know all the things 'bout headbands, tams etc (and I do have them) but when I need them they're nowhere to find :p

    But why don't you visit the knotty know-how forum:

    Hip Forums > Special Forums > Personal Forums > Knotty Know-How
     
  8. localhippy

    localhippy Senior Member

    i think putting them back in a ponytail looks the best...better than letting them hang (just my opinion)....all your options have been said so take your pick....or.....CHOP EM!! haha
     
  9. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

    buy a hat from catmagic
     
  10. Eh up.

    I have a similar problem - not dreads, but lots of curly hair. I've found that a buff (in headband form) works really well and doesn't look too absurd.

    I hope you find something that works, mate. :)

    Peace,

    Bunbury.
     
  11. i used to tie them onto longer ones temporairlyand pull them back and tie all the dreadies together instead of using a hair tie
     
  12. Critter1223

    Critter1223 Member

    Not sure if anyone is still looking, but I have some headwraps and tams on my page. I also take custom orders!!!

    http://www.avaloos.etsy.com;)
     
  13. fi86

    fi86 Member

    The taste makes me gag. So no, not really. In my ass or on my face please.
     
  14. Manservant Hecubus

    Manservant Hecubus Master of Funk and Evil

    Talk about a real necrophiliac!!
     
  15. shelmurp

    shelmurp Guest

    Yes I do. What a waste if you don't!
     

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