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How to Get Dreads Fast with Synthetic Dreads

Learn how to get dreads fast with synthetic dreads and how to make dreadlocks grow faster in this Howcast hair video.

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How to get dreads fast? It really depends on the length of your hair. If your hair is long, then you can do the back combing method or the neglect method. If your hair is short, then you may want to go ahead and do an extension. Now there are a couple of ways to do dread extensions. You can do them with synthetic hair and you can also do them with human hair. It really depends on the overall look that you want.

Usually, if you want them more uniform, you may start out with synthetic, and then if you want them a little more free and a little more natural looking, you may want to go with human hair. So the basic way to do a dread extension, there are a couple of ways, but one of the most popular is just adding it in, as you twist and pin with your roots. There also are ways where you can add it in with a hot glue gun, and actually kind of seal, use the heat to seal the dread in, once you add it in with the synthetic hair.

But the more popular way is to add it in with a twist and pin and that one can be done with either synthetic hair or human hair. When you add it in at the roots and then work your way down, it really doesn't matter what type of hair that you use, as long as you use the same method from start to finish.

And how to make your dreads grow faster? There isn't a way to make them grow faster, because it really just depends on how fast your hair grows naturally. I mean there's no secret method on how to make your dreads grow faster. The easiest way to make them look as though they're grown faster is to do the dread extensions, but so far there isn't a way to make them, themselves grow faster.

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