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Unread 06-25-2013, 10:44 PM   #1
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Unhappy Frizz Wig

I bought a wig from Party City yesterday. It's awful. I tried to style it, but it's crazy frizzy. I tried my best to stop the frizz, but it won't work. What should I do?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 11:08 PM   #2
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Wigs from Party City are no good. They aren't meant for styling and are generally intended for one time use to be worn as-is. I think your best bet would be buying a wig off of eBay or from someone in the marketplace on here. A lot of good cheap wigs can be found that way (just check out the seller's feedback and search for reviews).
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Unread 06-25-2013, 11:23 PM   #3
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Wigs from Party City are no good. They aren't meant for styling and are generally intended for one time use to be worn as-is. I think your best bet would be buying a wig off of eBay or from someone in the marketplace on here. A lot of good cheap wigs can be found that way (just check out the seller's feedback and search for reviews).
I'm going to Anime Expo next week so I don't have time to buy another one. I'm afraid of being made fun and my wig getting worse. I don't want to buy another because it could be a waste of $
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Unread 06-25-2013, 11:58 PM   #4
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If you can afford it, epic cosplay and Arda have express/overnight shipping options and it'll arrive within a few days. Besides that, I have to second Celcia; a party city wig isn't going to be fixable or work if you want something that looks like a quality wig. I've tried to style one myself back before I could buy wigs online and it was just AWFUL. Didn't look nice, didn't not get frizzy, didn't hold a style, and showed all my hair through the super-thin wefts. As soon as I replaced it with a good wig I threw it right in the trash.
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Unread 06-26-2013, 12:02 AM   #5
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my friend works for epic and since they are based out of santa ana youll get the wig literally in like a day
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Unread 06-26-2013, 12:53 PM   #6
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Sadly the Party City wig was a waste of money on your part. You might be able to get a wig in the dealers room of Anime Expo (Arda Wigs just confirmed they going and they take request for styles to bring. http://kingdom-arts.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3613)

What's the style of the wig? My only recommendation is to brush is out with a comb with hair spray if it's a short wig to tam the frizzing. It it a long wig it's just going to dye on you no matter what. A lot of my cosplay wigs where like this in the past and I had to pitch them by the end of the day.
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Unread 06-26-2013, 04:18 PM   #7
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Sadly the Party City wig was a waste of money on your part. You might be able to get a wig in the dealers room of Anime Expo (Arda Wigs just confirmed they going and they take request for styles to bring. http://kingdom-arts.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3613)

What's the style of the wig? My only recommendation is to brush is out with a comb with hair spray if it's a short wig to tam the frizzing. It it a long wig it's just going to dye on you no matter what. A lot of my cosplay wigs where like this in the past and I had to pitch them by the end of the day.

It's for my Medusa from Soul Eater cosplay. I'm just going to wear the hood all day so no one can see it, lol.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 11:13 AM   #8
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The hair spray will help the bangs and twisters braid.
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