How to Remove Synthetic Dreadlocks + Shed Buildup

Introduction: How to Remove Synthetic Dreadlocks + Shed Buildup

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Ready to remove your synthetic dreads? In this video Doc will show you how to remove your synth dreads and talk to you about shed build up (Its not because of damage, FYI).

All you'll need for this tutorial is a comb and some scissors!

Ready to remove those dreads? Follow along in the video!

Step 1: Cut Away Binding

Starting at the top layer, clip the rubberband with your scissors.

Step 2: Unbraid

Unbraid the natural hair from the dread or extension hair. Pull apart natural hair at the base.

Step 3: Comb

Starting at the ends and working up, begin combing out the hair. Repeat with each dread/braid

(Note: It is natural to shed about 100 hairs PER DAY. It's likely that you will have quite a bit of shed combed out after your installation. The installation in the video was after 3 weeks, roughly 2100 hairs combed out).



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