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How do white people get dreadlocks?

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There are several different methods that work well for a white, or Caucasian, person to achieve dreadlocks. The most popular methods include backcombing the hair and wool hat rubbing.

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Backcombing is one of the quickest ways to dread the hair. It involves sectioning the hair and combing it back towards the scalp. This process also allows a person the ability to choose the size of their dreads.

With wool rubbing, a person rubs a wool hat or sweater on his head until knots form. This method tends to cause a lot of pain due to pulling, but it is natural and works when other methods are not feasible.

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