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Unread 01-14-2013, 09:18 AM   #1
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Angel from Borderlands 2 wig?

I'm planning on doing an Angel cosplay for Naka in March, but I'm having a hard time finding a good wig.

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Mainly because of the half of her head being shaved thing. I figured I could just get a normal wig and shave down one side a bit but I don't want my hair to show through or the netting.

Thoughts are greatly appreciated D8
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Unread 01-14-2013, 09:24 AM   #2
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I doing something like this for a costume. For this character I recommend sewing half a wig to a bald cap then paint on stubble with a stippling sponge to get that shaved look.

http://arda-wigs.com/blogs/tutorials...me-widows-peak



http://www.deviantart.com/moreliketh...13016#/d5hdh2w
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I doing something like this for a costume. For this character I recommend sewing half a wig to a bald cap then paint on stubble with a stippling sponge to get that shaved look.

http://arda-wigs.com/blogs/tutorials...me-widows-peak



http://www.deviantart.com/moreliketh...13016#/d5hdh2w
I like the idea I just hope I can make it look realistic enough. Just gotta find a good bald cap I suppose 8D
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Unread 01-15-2013, 09:55 AM   #4
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Kryolan bald is my favorite brand for bald caps.

You want the latex one as you can sew into it to tack stitching.
http://www.fxwarehouse.info/mm5/merc...Category_Code=
http://www.cosplaysupplies.com/store.php?s=R9KT

Small pore sponge.
http://www.fxwarehouse.info/mm5/merc...e.php?p=KR1446

You also may want to get a bottle of latex as well to seal you sticking so that the latex won't tear with use.

Yo glue the cap don you can use either Spirit gum or Pro-aide (Pros-aid).
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Kryolan bald is my favorite brand for bald caps.

You want the latex one as you can sew into it to tack stitching.
http://www.fxwarehouse.info/mm5/merc...Category_Code=
http://www.cosplaysupplies.com/store.php?s=R9KT

Small pore sponge.
http://www.fxwarehouse.info/mm5/merc...e.php?p=KR1446

You also may want to get a bottle of latex as well to seal you sticking so that the latex won't tear with use.

Yo glue the cap don you can use either Spirit gum or Pro-aide (Pros-aid).
Thank you very much that is super helpful! X3
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