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Unread 01-05-2013, 04:16 PM   #1
SanctusMalum
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Converting a regular wig to a lace front?

I got this wig as a gift (I'd upload a photo but my camera doesn't want to work) and it's a nice wig (the right color, real thick, heat resistant, and all that) but I needed a lace front and this is not. Now since this was a gift I want to keep it but can't use it as is. So basically I want to know is there a way to turn it into a lace front or give it a good hair line?
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If you want to make a natural-looking hairline, you could try Malindachan's hairline tutorial:
http://cosplaybrain.files.wordpress....an-d3kq67t.jpg
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Unread 01-06-2013, 05:38 PM   #3
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WOW something I can actually help with!! I did that for my Beast wig since the wig needs to be curly, but her hairline is showing in the front.

Basically I wasn't going to get tight enough curls doing it myself so I had to make a lace front for hers and sew it on the front.
But you are able to do it. I got lucky since I had to make it look like the straight hair continued on to the curls, but I could hide the back under her headband. I had to play with it a bit and... I made the lace front myself so it took forever. But it turned out well!
The before is my icon though it's a bit small, and this is the after
http://www.cosplay.com/photo/3334009/

If you need like actual help with it I can do that too :3
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