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Unread 01-22-2013, 07:34 PM   #1
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Cool Wig Troubles

I'm sorry if this is already a thread, but I couldn't find one for wigs.

I'm having a hard time locating a good Yosuke Hanamura wig from Persona 4. So far I've been advised to stay away from ordering anything from china from a couple friend's who've had bad experiences. If anyone has any ideas (with a budget) , or had good experiences with a wig company and have some recommendations, please let me know. I found one locally, but they want $90 for the wig with cut & style. I'm a starving artist trying to become a voice actor, so $90 is currently out of my range.

I'm almost finished with my Hanamura cosplay and want to give it a test run next month at a low-key comic convention.

Thanks! And I apologize again if this is already a thread. ^_^
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Unread 01-22-2013, 07:37 PM   #2
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Just for future reference, This should go in the "Wigs and Hair" category ouo.

I swear by cosplaywig on ebay. I believe they ship from China, but not all China sellers are bad. Their wigs are good quality and not too too expensive. I buy most of my wigs from them.
I've also heard good things about Arda wigs, but I haven't personally tried one out for myself yet c: good luck!
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Unread 01-22-2013, 08:27 PM   #3
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Do you really need it pre-styled? Arda Wigs is one of the best US-based wig sellers, with beautiful colour blending and prompt delivery.

If you need it pre-styled, there *are* some pretty good Chinese sellers on taobao (Lucaille, Meilifang...), although you would need to go through a shopping service and I wouldn't take that path if I was in a rush.
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Unread 01-22-2013, 08:27 PM   #4
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You definitely shouldn't have to pay $90 for a wig with a pretty simple style like that! Also, not every seller from China is bad, maybe your friends had a bad experience?
I've had good experience with the sellers cosplaydna cosplaydna2009, they shipped to my house in exactly a week, ad the wigs are a rather good quality.
These wigs might also be a good choice, too:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/K141-New-Fas... em25764d6713
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Twenty-One-C...item23243320c4
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Unread 01-22-2013, 09:29 PM   #5
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Wow, thanks for all the help! I do at least need it to be pr-cut. If I try to cut it, ....well, let's just say you don't want me to handle scissors. *L* I'll check out those links and give some of those sites a second look. I've got some time before I need to show it off, so there's rush.

K141 was perfect. With a little tweaking, and some styling, it'll rock. It's the right color, too.

Thanks for all the help.

**edited to add this....**
I'm nervous that the back is too short, and I'll screw up trimming the front bangs. It was hard to tell from the two views offered by the store. Sad to say, I'm having second thoughts about ordering it. It's already shipped, so there's nothing I can do.

How do you get over this fear???
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Unread 01-29-2013, 11:44 PM   #6
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you can actually take a wig in to a regular hair dressers to get it styled, but to save money you'll have to do it yourself. Very few wigs come with the bangs prestyled exactly the way you need them.
check youtube for tutorials, and maybe get a very bad quality cheap wig to practice on first.
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