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Unread 10-31-2011, 11:59 PM   #1
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"high temperature silk" wig review

So apparently it is what it says it is. The material is high-temperature resistant silk, I guess.

This is the wig that I bought: Fashion Anime Burgundy Long Hair Wig Cosplay Wigs wig
Product picture This.

I decided to risk melting my new wig today to find out what this "high temperature silk" material is like. I straightened it with a regular hair straightener and it turned out fine. The fibers are extremely soft to the touch (it feels like touching my own hair <3) and did not melt even though sometimes the heat left on the fibers from the straightener burned my fingers.

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- 10$ basic Revlon hair straightener
- Rat-tailed comb, which you're actually NOT supposed to use, but worked just fine with this wig

I set the wig up on a lamp cause I didnt have a wig head and straightened it as I would have with my own hair. I sectioned the hair and combed it to get the tangles out since it was curly/wavy and my friends messed with it a bit. Starting from the bottom, I tested the iron out on "low" setting (there's only "high" or "low") and found that it was not hot enough to straighten the fibers. I then changed it to "high" settings and did the bottom first. The fibers untangled pretty much by themselves afterward and I went back to work on the top/ the rest of the wig.

(sorry for horrible phone pics. Didn't plan on a review, plus I didnt have a camera on me lol )

Before:
See the mess/fluff?
Again.
The un-straightened section

After:
Much better
Yay straight!

And just for kicks, this is as much of a closet cosplay as it can get lol. Yay Yoko!

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And now I am styling it into KH2 Kairi :> Wish me luck! Pictures soon~
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Unread 11-01-2011, 12:19 AM   #2
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That's such a beautiful wig! *u* You made it look even better
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Why thank you! It is a very lovely wig indeed ^_______^
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thank you so much for this review!!! I wanted to buy a wig but it's made of temperature silk and I was worried it wouldn't be the same quality as kanekalon wigs. this was a lot of help!! thank you!!!
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Silk is a protein but I think the name is correct (it's not actually silk however as I have makeup brushes made from the same plastic type with that name). I think the silk comes from the texture. ^_^

I'm preferring heat resistant wigs over kanekalon. They just behave better all around.
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