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Unread 08-07-2012, 10:21 PM   #1
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Princess Merida wig

Alright, I have been wearing wigs for a while now but this is my first attempt at styling a wig to the point of curling.

Here is the wig I started with: Though I think mine is slightly longer.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/100cm-Cospla... em256cb28f0f

Here is what I'm trying to get to(Or something like it):


I'm having trouble getting the curls to stay. It is a heat resistant wig and I have got 2b hair spray to help with hold...Any ideas or tips for me?

I tried once and it kinda failed so I need to wash it out and start over. But I'd love some help from the experts?

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Unread 09-21-2012, 10:00 AM   #2
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Hiya Kokotankuu!

When you are curling it, what are you using for rollers? Because when I was trying to hold curls into wig's in college I know spraying them heavily and then setting them in rollers for a night or so really helped. However, with the type of curls, the type of roller I think is really important.

I have been looking at Merida's hair myself, as I am about to try to Cosplay her but use my own real hair, and know there there are a lot of different sizes of curls and some braids too. I almost and thinking of making some hair pieces to add into my hair maybe using extensions and yarn even (if you get the right type if can really look like real hair).

The only other things I can think of are using a mixture of elmers glue (a bit hard core I know) and water or even using hair glue by Got2Be, they make the best.

I don't know if this helps but I don't mind trying to help you figure out some other ideas if you still need it! Good luck!
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Unread 09-21-2012, 10:07 AM   #3
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Are you using this method with boiled water?

Also the curls need to bee thinner strings I found at the weigh of long hair in general pulls curls out more. Once you leave it to air dry blast the curlers with Got2Be and let that dry before taking them out.

Good luck!

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Unread 12-02-2012, 07:45 PM   #4
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I had Merida-style curls as a kid. They were a pain in the ass to take care of.
I'm sorry I can't help you with curling it, but I'll answer any questions I can about taking care of it.
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Unread 12-02-2012, 07:55 PM   #5
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Arda just put up a new tutorial for heat resistant curls, and it actually works! I'm using it to add some pumpkin colored wefts to my Merida wig
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