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Unread 03-22-2013, 08:54 PM   #616
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I recently purchased a wig for America from Hetalia, it was cheap and it's beautiful but it's unstyled (of course, not a surprise at all since I bought it knowing it was unstyled).

America has this little cowlick thingy ( http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-O8efnVrje1...-1280-1024.jpg ) and though I could have bought it styled and bypassed all of this hassle, one of my biggest troubles is that I found a lot of the cowlicks to be too big for my taste >< I would like to make it a bit smaller.

So, knowing this, what do you think is the best method? Would hair glue work fine or should I go for the wire technique?

Thank you!

By the way, this is the wig on me-> http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/a.../snapshot3.jpg (I haven't done any styling yet)
I'd say go for hair glue. The wire method can look kind of crappy if not done well (specially for a character like America), and with hair glue it'd be easier to control how big or small you want the ahoge to be (since you said you want a small one)
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Unread 02-27-2014, 04:17 AM   #617
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Hair extensions and hairpieces really can help to improve the looking of people and help to change them a lot hair extensions and hairpieces if choosing the right type and right style of hair wigs for you, of course that you will look and become more and more attractive and also buy cheap hair wigs now is easy as you can just get the ideal style that you want online at online shops now. I have just buy me a bob wigs and it is perfect.

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Unread 04-04-2014, 06:00 PM   #618
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Random question, but has anyone used glue to help keep a style in place? Like modge podge or elmers glue? I am redoing my Judal wig and one of the biggest issues is when the ponytail rubs against clothes and gets fly away hairs. I was thinking about painting on glue to the ponytail to keep the hair in place and that would help it look good throughout the con day. But I haven't heard of anyone that has done something like that.

If glue wont work then does anyone know what people use to style a wig like this one http://photo.cosplay.com/53350/3061040.jpg ? Like is it really just hair spray? Like a bunch of it or are they using something else?
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Unread 05-26-2014, 03:55 AM   #619
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Hair extensions and hairpieces really can help to improve the looking of people and help to change them a lot hair extensions and hairpieces if choosing the right type and right style of hair wigs for you, of course that you will look and become more and more attractive and also buy cheap hair wigs now is easy as you can just get the ideal style that you want online at online shops now. I have just buy me a black straight wig and it is perfect.

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Unread 09-10-2014, 02:25 PM   #620
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I've been wondering for a while: How do I make the wig hair lay flat on my face/how do I feather it to create a nice tapered/layered look? I'm mostly talking about the bangs area and all the hair in the front in general. I have tried method like cutting upwards, but I am still new to cutting wigs and most wigs have more volume than I know what to do with. Examples ( The pictures aren't mine):
What I want - Rin/guy on the left : https://www.facebook.com/TamaxAtaito...levant_count=1
What I have (that I don't want): http://www.cosplayisland.co.uk/files.../Photo0005.jpg
(This isn't me - I found this on Google.)

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Unread 09-13-2014, 02:34 AM   #621
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I've been wondering for a while: How do I make the wig hair lay flat on my face/how do I feather it to create a nice tapered/layered look? I'm mostly talking about the bangs area and all the hair in the front in general. I have tried method like cutting upwards, but I am still new to cutting wigs and most wigs have more volume than I know what to do with. Examples ( The pictures aren't mine):
What I want - Rin/guy on the left : https://www.facebook.com/TamaxAtaito...levant_count=1
What I have (that I don't want): http://www.cosplayisland.co.uk/files.../Photo0005.jpg
(This isn't me - I found this on Google.)
For making the hair lie flatter on your face, use a hair dryer and apply heat while blowing down on the hair. The heat loosens the fibers and encourages them to hang limp. Heat them until they become limp, then let it cool like that to set the shape.

As for making the feathered ends, it's just first trimming the lock of hair into the right shape, then cutting vertically upwards into the hair a lot (basically thinning out the tips).
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