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Unread 03-27-2011, 08:37 PM   #76
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Are teh Ghost Cos wigs good? They have some wigs that I like and I want to know if they tangle easily or if they are heat-resistant? Thanks in advance x3

@DokiDomo You're welcome I'm happy to have helped *bow* According to the chart, (and assuming you live in America) it's $16.21 for the first kilo for SAL http://www.taobaospree.com/shownews.asp?id=69
@not-an-asylum: Thank you so much! (Over the past week, I've been trying to find SAL shipping prices, but I couldn't find it. I'm such an idiot. xD But anyway, thank you very much! )
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Unread 03-27-2011, 11:37 PM   #77
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@silver_wolf: Meilifang is guaranteed to never tangle. http://coswig.taobao.com/
Those wigs are the type that you see super professional cosplayers use all over Coscure. Silky, thick, heat resistant--they are a dream (though kinda pricey). It's a very good alternative to Airily.

@not-an-asylum: My peeps have only gotten short to medium length from them, so I can't tell you about tangling. But, they are heat-resistant. More on the lower scale with 180 degrees instead of 250 types.

Oh, I found my camera cable but it's almost midnight now. I'll take the pictures of my wigs tomorrow in daylight.
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Unread 03-28-2011, 09:39 AM   #78
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Are teh Ghost Cos wigs good? They have some wigs that I like and I want to know if they tangle easily or if they are heat-resistant? Thanks in advance x3
I'd use caution if buying from Ghost Cos. And you guys thought Fantasy-Sheep had it bad when it came to different colors from their photos. Bought an America (Hetalia) wig and the color was SO SO SO Off. How the hec did I expect a sandy blonde color and receive a PALE PALE Platinum blonde color?(to the point of looking almost silver) wtf. Though I do like the way they style their wigs but still .___.;; you won't be getting the same color as the photo.
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Unread 03-28-2011, 04:35 PM   #79
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Oh, okay, thanks Meepstio and Faiga! Yeah, I agree, I love the way they style their wigs, but I'm obsessed with color accuracy, so thanks for the warning~ And you're welcome DokiDomo ^w^
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Unread 03-28-2011, 11:26 PM   #80
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Photos compiled! These are all my FS wigs and their color comparison.

Burgundy wig: http://i51.tinypic.com/fxbacw.jpg
Darker than what I was hoping but it worked in the end.

White wig that is really gray: http://i53.tinypic.com/28kiyko.jpg
Is going to be dyed so the gray would make the sharpie colors look more normal. I got lucky on this one.

Infamous blonde wig: http://i56.tinypic.com/fmi0xg.jpg
Direct sunlight is on this sucker, it only looks darker in con light settings. :C
My front door is this color gray: http://www.homeplateheroes.com/Light%20Gray%20Suede.jpg just in case you thought it was supposed to be white.
If it didn't tangle every second, it would be a perfect Taiga wig from Toradora.

Scruffy brown: http://i55.tinypic.com/eki252.jpg
Darker in IRL but that's okay. I was still hoping for a nut brown rather than a dark brown.

Black wig: http://i56.tinypic.com/142bjf4.jpg
As advertised.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 01:23 AM   #81
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@silver_wolf: Meilifang is guaranteed to never tangle. http://coswig.taobao.com/
Those wigs are the type that you see super professional cosplayers use all over Coscure. Silky, thick, heat resistant--they are a dream (though kinda pricey). It's a very good alternative to Airily .
Thank you for the link and the suggestion, I'll definitely take a look at them^^

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Photos compiled! These are all my FS wigs and their color comparison.

Scruffy brown: http://i55.tinypic.com/eki252.jpg
Darker in IRL but that's okay. I was still hoping for a nut brown rather than a dark brown.
I had a similar issue with a short brown slightly curly Fantasy Sheep wig (no longer available) before. The wig was both shown and described as being "light brown"; however, when I received it the color was very similar to your dark brown one.

Now that color has been brought up, does anyone know how color accurate the C.C. Kids wigs are? Or how color accurate the Meilifang wigs are? Thanks^^
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Unread 03-29-2011, 02:06 AM   #82
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Yay for cheaper than e-bay prices for us broke cosplayers~

Okay so I was wondering if anyone could help me on this, I've tried navigating myself but I fail with it just as much as I fail with e-bay searching, if not more.

I'm looking into getting a few wigs (prolly separately and with gaps in between ordering so I can save money) and I was wondering if anyone had suggestions for the following - krory from DGM (I can manage to style the side burns and fluff out the bangs easy enough I think), France from APH (have an arda thats too yellow and not wavy, needs replacing) and Badou Nails from DOGS. ANy and all help is appreciated~

NOTE: I did see a nice France one on FS, does anyone have reviews on that? I really want a more natural blond and good quality so it seems more ideal than the 42 dollar one I was linked to on ebay...
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Unread 03-29-2011, 03:21 AM   #83
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@silver_wolf: Meilifang is pretty accurate. I haven't been disappointed in their results.
My current order has a bunch of C.C. Kids wigs in it so I'll know once it comes and post comparisons of them too but that's all I know.

@stitchez: You can dye your Arda wig down. I had the platinium blonde wig which was like banana yellow and a soak in a brown Rit Dye bath toned down the wig without severely affecting the color. My friend did the same with the Cherry Red color and the wine Rite Dye color to get the perfect shade for her wig. Othewise, the FS wig for him is kinda mouse brown rather than the blonde in the pic.

I would always rather have a lighter wig than darker just from the fact that I can make it darker but I can never make it lighter.

For Badou: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=1931020577
It's more of a natural orange instead of those 'screaming atomic Orihime' orange wigs I see.

As for Krory, you'd have to splice 2 wig for sure. You can get those fake hair lines like this: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=2978991470 or you can make your own with this tutorial: http://osucosplay.proboards.com/inde...L0NZreN9MrZ5AP
The latter is way awesome, I friend did it and it blew me away.
Otherwise, you'd have to get a lace front and that costs $$$.
Whatever white wig or even clip ponytail you buy to supply the bangs on Krory can be used more in future cosplay. You can dye them and fill out other wigs or even add 2 tones to another. Like making a flat blonde wig dazzle with sunlight bonde highlights and undertones or add streaks to a black wig and get awesome Tron hair.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 04:17 AM   #84
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@Faiga Ahh, I see. The color differences aren't as dramatic then as I'd thought, so I see what you mean. I think there must be quite a bit of photoshop involved in the lightening of those pics, as well, from the looks of it.

But yeah, definitely a problem if one is very precise about color matching. Thanks for the comparison!
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Unread 03-29-2011, 07:05 AM   #85
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Yay for cheaper than e-bay prices for us broke cosplayers~

Okay so I was wondering if anyone could help me on this, I've tried navigating myself but I fail with it just as much as I fail with e-bay searching, if not more.

I'm looking into getting a few wigs (prolly separately and with gaps in between ordering so I can save money) and I was wondering if anyone had suggestions for the following - krory from DGM (I can manage to style the side burns and fluff out the bangs easy enough I think), France from APH (have an arda thats too yellow and not wavy, needs replacing) and Badou Nails from DOGS. ANy and all help is appreciated~

NOTE: I did see a nice France one on FS, does anyone have reviews on that? I really want a more natural blond and good quality so it seems more ideal than the 42 dollar one I was linked to on ebay...
The france one from FS is really nice~ /derp derp steals friend's photo XD/
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Unread 03-29-2011, 04:32 PM   #86
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@Faiga: That's actually a pretty awesome tidbit. I'mma prolly just end up getting a new one though, since I do want the style for France and no matter how much I work with it for some reason my arda wont keep the wave for even a small amount of time. My friend can maul it by attaching ears for Elliot from HnKnA anyways~

Really wanted to see the reviews on the FS or other taoboa ones cause the only one I've been sent to of aweomse quality and looks on ebay is this one.

Another awesome idea for the hairline thing, I dont think I would have ever thought of doing that. I'm sure it won't be too hard to find myself a plain black wig, and I suppose if I get it a bit longer and then use the trimmings to make my own wefts I can save some money (has no clue as I'm new to wig stuff). Thanks so much for the help~

@meepstio: That does look rather nice, especially compared to mine... any other pics of it you can show~?
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Unread 03-29-2011, 06:58 PM   #87
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Also a word of caution for people buying from stores that have oversea branches, like on ebay, some will refuse to sell to your agent if they realize you're from overseas. This seller refused to sell to my agent when they realized, because they wanted us to pay the higher oversea price. :/

Luckily I don't think many shops do this, but I'd be careful with your questions if you discuss details with the seller.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 07:20 PM   #88
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@meepstio: That does look rather nice, especially compared to mine... any other pics of it you can show~?
Well my friend wears it in this video if that helps XDDD

@masao: wow that's rly lame D:
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Unread 03-29-2011, 08:33 PM   #89
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Photos compiled! These are all my FS wigs and their color comparison.

Burgundy wig: http://i51.tinypic.com/fxbacw.jpg
Darker than what I was hoping but it worked in the end.

White wig that is really gray: http://i53.tinypic.com/28kiyko.jpg
Is going to be dyed so the gray would make the sharpie colors look more normal. I got lucky on this one.

Infamous blonde wig: http://i56.tinypic.com/fmi0xg.jpg
Direct sunlight is on this sucker, it only looks darker in con light settings. :C
My front door is this color gray: http://www.homeplateheroes.com/Light%20Gray%20Suede.jpg just in case you thought it was supposed to be white.
If it didn't tangle every second, it would be a perfect Taiga wig from Toradora.

Scruffy brown: http://i55.tinypic.com/eki252.jpg
Darker in IRL but that's okay. I was still hoping for a nut brown rather than a dark brown.

Black wig: http://i56.tinypic.com/142bjf4.jpg
As advertised.
Hopefully I get lucky and get the colors shown in the pic... though i won't mind if i get a lighter shade for elizabeths wig. I'll post pics once i get my wigs.

@masao wow you would think that they wouldn't care since they doing business and still getting money from you. Maybe you should try with a different agent and this time they might actually sell it.
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How are these wigs when it comes to tangles, especially for the long ones?
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