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DIY: How to Create Ombre Synthetic Dreadlocks (2 Methods)

Tipped Synthetic Dreadlocks:

Learn two different techniques to achieve tipped dreads.

Items Needed:
Jumbo Braid
Tail Comb

Steps:
Technique One
1. Cut one color of fiber shorter than the other making sure this shorter fiber's ends are blunt and even.
2. Position the shorter fiber on top of the other color.
3. Spread the fiber out and pull apart into two bundles.
4. Place one bundle directly on top of the other.
5. Repeat until the blend is complete.
6. Secure the fiber to your work surface.
7. Backcomb.
Technique Two
1. Cut one color of fiber shorter than the other.
2. Secure the shorter fiber.
3. Backcomb.
4. Create a small hole in the tip of the backcombing.
5. Push the secondary fiber through the hole.
6. Backcomb to close the hole.
7. Backcomb the second color to the tips.

The Amazing Items Used for this Tutorial


2 thoughts on “DIY: How to Create Ombre Synthetic Dreadlocks (2 Methods)”

  • Emily
    September 27, 2015 at 9:24 am

    How might the easiest way to create DE tipped dreads without unnecessary pieces of hair?

    Reply
    • Nirvana Drew
      September 29, 2015 at 6:00 am

      I'm not sure what you mean by unnecessary hair? Can you clarify? I might be able to give you more ideas, but I don't want to tell you the wrong thing.

      Reply
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