Feb 2, 2018 - Method 1. Backcombing Hair into Dreads. Separate the hair into sections. Comb the section of hair up towards the scalp with a dread comb. Push a crochet needle through the hair to loop it further. Tie rubber bands on the end and root of the loc. Apply dread cream to the loc. Nov 10, 2017 - Once a ball of hair forms, move onto another section of the hair to continue making dreadlocks throughout the hair. The brushing method works best for coarse hair that's 3/4' to 2.5' (1.905 cm - 6.35 cm) long. You can also use a sponge brush, which is made specifically to create dreads and curls in someone's hair. HOW TO MAKE DREADLOCKS - works with short straight hair (no products). Your cornrows are not cute, Becky - White people wearing cornrows is an example . The quick answer…stop brushing your hair, which is free and will result in the healthiest dreads possible. There are many methods available, some damage . Well, listen if you want to grow dreads use A thick all natural dread wax should be used to keep them in shape and looking neat. . I am white, have short hair, I want to grow dreads. Where . How can I grow dreadlocks if I have straight hair? . detail in this section. Find out how to start dreadlocks in this section. . If you have straight hair, or curly hair that is very long, you will have to backcomb the hair first. . own way. Works best if you begin with short hair and have a kinky texture. Anyone can form dreadlocks, even those with thin, straight hair. Simply simulating a curly hair texture is all you have to do before starting the dread process. Straight hair can be a lot harder to dreadlock than other hair textures. It does not naturally interlock as easily as kinky, curly or even wavy hair does. It may take .