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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #400 on: January 18, 2010, 08:37:26 pm »
okie dokie ^^ i'll give it a shot! thanks so much!

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #401 on: January 18, 2010, 08:41:39 pm »
anyideas on how i can get the hair on a scruff y wig to stay a bit more down? trying to get it to look as close to haruhi from ouran as possible... with out buying a new wig
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #402 on: January 18, 2010, 09:27:09 pm »
my only suggestion would be to wash it and see if the gravity as it dries can help

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #403 on: January 18, 2010, 09:32:41 pm »
Oh! if that doesn't work, try hair gum. I find it better than wax because it looks natural.


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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #404 on: January 19, 2010, 02:44:10 pm »
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I think your idea for the pointy hair could work.

The only other idea I have is to make one little ponytail from the two sides...
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hairspray the rest into the right shape. Use folded notecards to hold it up while the hairspray dries.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #405 on: January 19, 2010, 06:12:03 pm »
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Anyone know how I can style Nayuki's pointy bang things into my wig? I'm thinking maybe folding two dense paper triangle things and hot gluing wig fibers to them, then clipping them to the wig or something but second opinions would be appreciated

hold the section of hair you want to stnad up for the pointing thing up and use hair spray on the hair closest to the wig... in the end after a few trys of so you'll het what hair you want stading up and the other loose hair able to move around like normal hair should
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #407 on: February 03, 2010, 07:12:47 pm »
osla: I like the first one cuz it's messy like Haruko's but the second one because it's prettier. Lol.

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #408 on: February 03, 2010, 07:13:08 pm »
ONE, DAYUM.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #409 on: February 03, 2010, 07:27:39 pm »
Why would I want to get a dong wig? That doesn't even make sense.

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #410 on: February 03, 2010, 07:29:23 pm »
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #411 on: February 03, 2010, 07:41:53 pm »
The second one. I don't really like the colour of the first one.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #412 on: February 03, 2010, 08:09:18 pm »

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #413 on: February 04, 2010, 04:55:25 pm »
Yeah it was.

Any more opinions for which Haruko wig I should get? Right now it's pretty split :O

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #414 on: February 04, 2010, 06:44:51 pm »
OKAY I WILL THEN

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #415 on: February 05, 2010, 11:51:04 am »
If someone finds a good N. Italy wig with fast shipping, that would be great :D
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #416 on: February 05, 2010, 05:23:28 pm »
Find a red-brown wig in the right style and make the curl yourself?
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #417 on: February 05, 2010, 08:33:15 pm »
cosplayfu.com has some nice wigs... i gotmine from there and i really like it.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #418 on: February 05, 2010, 08:34:50 pm »
As soon as cosworx as one of dem 20% off sales I am ordering the hell out of my base Ino wig/ponytail clipon.

Hopefully getting the pink wig this Sunday~

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #419 on: February 06, 2010, 12:32:02 pm »
I was wondering if anybody knew a good place to get a wig for Mori (from Ouran High School Host Club). I have never bought a wig before, so I don't know where to buy one, nor do I really know what style to get for him.

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #420 on: February 06, 2010, 03:19:45 pm »
i would use a kyouya wig... its basically the same style.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #421 on: February 06, 2010, 10:26:18 pm »
i would use a kyouya wig... its basically the same style.

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #422 on: February 06, 2010, 10:58:05 pm »
you're right... but kyouyas hair is longer so you can cut and style it.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #423 on: February 07, 2010, 12:21:19 pm »
Or she could, you know, just find one that works for Mori.  ;)
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #424 on: February 07, 2010, 12:32:30 pm »
Find a red-brown wig in the right style and make the curl yourself?
That's been my plan, but I just can't find the right color...
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #425 on: February 07, 2010, 08:58:20 pm »
Ordered that pink wig, just waiting for cosworx to have a sale so that I can get the stuff for my Ino wig~~~

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #426 on: February 08, 2010, 02:13:32 pm »
Edit: NEVERMIND!!!! I had a big long post but I decided after conferencing with my friends to just buy the wig I was originally planning on. =]
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #427 on: February 08, 2010, 09:17:59 pm »
Wig update for the Paper Sisters!
-Sora wig: wasn't able to fix the spikes on the wig D: washed out the old wig, styling it for a temp wig until enough money is gathered to buy a new wig to style...the temp one is too dark
-Yuna wig: i got the part on the correct side, i just need to fix the bangs a bit and add that flippy thing on the left side
-Tamaki wig: still not styled D< it sucks because this one needs to be styled on my head and I do not trust Sora with scissors near my head
-Roxas wig: still looking beautiful!
-Tsunade wig: ...REALLY needs a longer, fuller one, lack of money...
-Kaien wig: in it's bag lol
-Marluxia wig: we need the long scruffy one from cosworx or something very similar D: but they don't have it in stock in the color we want...and we don't have money
-Nekozawa wig: i dun think it needs to be styled ouo
-zero wig: in a bag haha

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #428 on: February 09, 2010, 08:12:23 am »
But does anybody know of a site I could find one at? I'm not really good at eyeing out wigs, and I really don't think I could cut one very well. ^^'

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #429 on: February 09, 2010, 12:50:16 pm »
You could always just try either the Edward or Star wigs available at Cosworx if you are really that adverse to cutting your wig. This way you would just have to get some styling glue and spike it out a bit. I don't have any experience styling short wigs so sorry if this isn't much help... =/

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #430 on: February 15, 2010, 05:46:21 pm »
So I just ordered my first wig (I kind of forgot to do research before hand, so I just went with my gut instinct on which looked the best)
But I want to know what you guys think I'll be getting into with this wig
http://cgi.ebay.com/C62-Brand-new-hair-long-wavy-pink-Wig_W0QQitemZ230430456704QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUS_CSA_MWA_Wigs_Extensions?hash=item35a6b9bb80

I'm cosplaying louise from zero no tsukaima. I'm doing her regular version as well as this version
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what would be the best way to add the hair accessories?
oh, and should I try cutting the bangs, or just leaving them as they are?

Also, I have semi-long hair, but I figured since the wig is also long it wouldnt be too much of a problem. How do you recommend putting up long hair under a wig?
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #431 on: February 17, 2010, 12:25:43 pm »
for the whole putting hair up thing i recremend geting thouse snap hair clip things that some use as pins to hold down fabric... i dont remeber what they are called xD. seperate your hair like your going to put it up in pigtails. take one section and twist it up and around to the opisite side of the head and hair clip into place. repeat with the other side. then take the thigh part of an old pair of tights or nylons and cut them across so you have a 10-12 inch leg piece. pull that over your hair and then pull on a wig cap! no lumps!
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #432 on: February 17, 2010, 12:31:36 pm »
That is an interesting way to deal with hair....it is nice having short hair. I got my new Kuja wig yesterday and it was so easy to put my hair in the wig cap and have no bumps. I just shoved it all under there. I think I will slick it back come con time then put on a wig cap to make sure not of it falls out :D

To stay on topic. I need to straighten part of the Kuja wig. I tried a flat iron on a small bit of the extensions they sent me (for not having the wig in stock when I ordered it) and it didn't work (some wigs you can use a flat iron others you cant) Is there any other way other than the hot water method to straighten a wig? It is a small piece and I don't want the rest to straighten out too much.

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #433 on: February 17, 2010, 06:01:43 pm »
I only know of the low-setting straightener and hot water mehtods (I prefer the straightener method) sorry D:

Hmmm~ Not much wig progress. I need to find a nice base wig for Neptune sometime.

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #434 on: March 06, 2010, 10:49:50 pm »
So I'm being Nick, from Baccano (reference in sig) and I have no idea how the heck to get that single spike thing in the front without looking compltely stupid and it totally showing the net of the wig.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #435 on: March 06, 2010, 11:27:31 pm »
I have a tutorial that'll help you out Soundy but I can't upload it to Photobucket because it's too big. Give me your email and I'll send it to you.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #436 on: March 07, 2010, 09:51:36 am »
*hugs the living bejeebus out of Nikki*
Thank you~

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #437 on: March 07, 2010, 12:57:22 pm »
any one know of any good wigs to use for sakura from card captors and maybe tsubasa?
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #438 on: March 08, 2010, 01:33:38 am »
any one know of any good wigs to use for sakura from card captors and maybe tsubasa?

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #439 on: March 08, 2010, 08:33:06 pm »
any one know of a good place for a rikku ffx-2 wig commsion... i want it acurate but id rather not spend 100+ on it ._. the only one im realy looking at now is on ebay but sooo not close to being acurate....

others that do wig commsions: can i get a quote?
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #440 on: March 13, 2010, 10:21:57 am »
HELP!
Sora and I bought a flat pink wig for her Marly cosplay...but it's tooooooooooooooo flat and doesn't look like Marly much. I've tried styling it to look "flippy" but it doesn't help. Suggestions? Here is the picture of the wig on Sora ---> http://axelsgrl24.deviantart.com/art/M-is-for-149674011

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #441 on: March 13, 2010, 11:22:22 am »
Hm. Im curious to know what wig for Jean Havoc from Fullmetal Alchemist and any tips to style / cut it.
I had one but it was really ew D: and just crappy.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #442 on: March 14, 2010, 04:15:39 pm »
I'm cosplaying Sakutaro from Umineko, and I'm not quite sure how to do the wig. Basically its yellow in the front and orange in the back. Reference


I was thinking i could buy two wigs, cut the lace thing and sew them together, but I'm not sure if it would work. or there's sharpie dying, but I'd rather not mess with that.
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #443 on: March 14, 2010, 07:16:07 pm »
^ you could get an orange wig and get clip on bangs in yellow
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« Reply #444 on: March 14, 2010, 07:55:01 pm »
I'd get a blond/yellow wig and dye the back part orange with either the sharpie method or FW ink P:

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« Reply #445 on: March 14, 2010, 09:03:54 pm »
Thank you guys for the help~


^ you could get an orange wig and get clip on bangs in yellow
I looked for some but they were all blonde, not yellow darnit xD

I'd get a blond/yellow wig and dye the back part orange with either the sharpie method or FW ink P:
whats FW ink? and is there a tutorial for the sharpie...I'm just scared that it would come off if it got wet...
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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #446 on: March 14, 2010, 09:13:23 pm »
Sharpie FAQ
http://www.cosplay.com/showthread.php?t=152637
FW ink FAQ
http://www.cosplay.com/showthread.php?t=154280

I've yet to use FW ink but I will be very soon to dye my Neptune wig. When I get the ink I'll post pictures and tell you how it went~

As for sharpies, they shouldn't get on anything as long as you rinse it in water after you're done.

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #447 on: March 22, 2010, 09:56:47 pm »
I got my wig in for Louise! I need help deciding whether or not I need to cut the bangs. and also, it could be just the wig, but it seems to look a little wierd. doesn't help that it's a bit thin, but what do you guys think I could do to improve it?


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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #448 on: March 22, 2010, 10:13:26 pm »
Maybe if you made the front two pieces shorter and thicker?

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Re: Official Wig Help Thread
« Reply #449 on: March 24, 2010, 01:24:55 pm »
I'm trying to find a good, medium length, blonde wig I can use for Vexen's hair from Organization 13. But every time I search it up, I get these super duper long wigs. Should I buy a long hair wig and just cut it to the length I want?
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