VID: Backcombing 101 HD by rivetlicker_

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VID: Backcombing 101 HD by rivetlicker_

Post by rivetlicker_ » Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:04 pm

Hope I ain't spilling too many secrets!
OLD VERSION

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50_dAKwyG_Y


NEW HD VERSION!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Czv2jpRq9Aw
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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by bingeandpurge » Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:34 am

That was a really helpful video!
My only wish was that there was a touch brighter lighting, it was hard to see what you were doing with the darker hair.
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Post by rivetlicker_ » Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:14 am

That's all the lighting I was able to get at 7am haha.

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by [[Violet.Nightmare]] » Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:36 pm

i cant describe in words just how much that helped! i now fully understand just how much i need to backcomb! thank you so much! ^^
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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by rivetlicker_ » Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:34 am

Backcombing is tricky for a first timer!

But with patience and practise, you'll become good very quickly!

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Post by LifeDeathRebirth » Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:00 am

You make it look easy.
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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by cyberwench » Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:21 pm

Yay! For so long I thought I was doing something wrong but I actually backcomb just the same as you do... it just takes me about 3 times as long!

I did like your tip about the 'erection test', I will definitely try that in future.

I think I need more practise (and to stop getting distracted & watching telly when I'm meant to be backcombing!)

My fiance is now being very smutty about the erection test... :lol:

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by shifuku » Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:33 pm

weird did you add this a couple months ago. Cuz I think I saw this RIGHT when it was put on youtube!

Good video!

Sure this will help TONS of people.

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by rivetlicker_ » Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:16 am

Cyberwench, lol @ your fiance! Don't give him any wrong ideas, because frankly, the dread will ALWAYS be bigger!
Shifuku, yes, I added it just over a month ago.
I figured people are asking and asking on how to backcomb, that someone needs to show them and explain while doing it.
Pictures don't exactly do justice on the technique, because it's hard to put it in words without visuals.
Thanks :) I luuuuuurve your blanketstitch tut too!

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by MaliceInWonderland » Sun Nov 09, 2008 11:21 pm

Thanks for the tutorial! Helped out a ton! I wasn't backcombing enough so they were coming unraveled..Bleh.

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by rivetlicker_ » Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:37 am

That's usually the case :P Thanks :D

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by MegaBat » Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:56 am

This was super helpfull, thanks for posting :3

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by MissZombie » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:14 pm

(First of all sorry for my english, I tried my best ;) )

I am a newbie in making dreads
I watch a lot of tutorial videos even Laras and the videos from doctored locks. And they were very helpfull - my results get better and better
but have problems with the backcombing. I backcomp and backcomp but it is never enough. I tried the stability test, I tried to hold it up, but mostly it collaps
then I backcomp more, and more agressiv
and at the end, the hair is much shorter and at the ending the hair is getting very thin. Sometimes the ending tears off :(

What did I do wrong? any Tips?

Thanks so much in advance!

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by rivetlicker_ » Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:48 pm

Have you watched this video?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0T6824FXbHY

It focuses on loops, but there is a bit about backcombing tension :)

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 by rivetlicker_

Post by MissZombie » Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:42 am

thanks so much for your answer :)
I will try it today

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Re: VID: Backcombing 101 HD by rivetlicker_

Post by rivetlicker_ » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:53 am

New video footage of the classic tutorial is now available to view in HD!

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