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Unread 02-23-2013, 04:23 PM   #1
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Using Hair Chalk?

My brother hates wearing wigs, but wants to cosplay characters that don't really match his natural hair color. When I read about using the colored hair chalk, it kind of sounds too good to be true.

So my question is if anyone has used it and what kind of things should I expect? I've done a little internet research, but would be curious to know if cosplayers specifically find it useful!

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Unread 02-23-2013, 04:57 PM   #2
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The thing about colored hair chalk is that it's very messy. If you're doing your entire head, chances are the chalk will brush off onto your clothes. It's especially bad if you're in humid weather or get caught in the rain. A nice, good realistic wig is usually the better and hassle free option.
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Unread 02-23-2013, 11:17 PM   #3
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Like Celcia already said, chalk can be messy, especially in the unpredictable conditions of a convention. Honestly, if he's really wanting his hair to match, he needs to dye it using real dye or suck it up and wear a wig. As long as you get good one, they're really not that bad. You just have to get over the initial "wtf is this thing itching at my scalp!" phase.
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Unread 02-24-2013, 03:44 AM   #4
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Unread 02-24-2013, 06:42 AM   #5
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If you buy a good quality wig, chances are you won't have that itching phenomenon either.
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