DIY: Backcombing 101 for Synthetic Dreadlocks
Backcombing 101 for Synthetic Dreadlocks:
Learn simple techniques for proper backcombing.
1. Secure the fiber to your work surface
2. Pick up the fiber with one hand and the comb in the other.
3. Start by using medium size sweeping strokes and push into the fiber.
4. Continue working from the base of the dread to the tips.
5. With every pass, push a little more aggressively into the fiber.
6. Test for consistency and stability.