Shaping a long wig?

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#1 AuthoroftheYear on 2 years ago

I am currently planning a Mrs. Oogie Boogie cosplay. The wig is roughly 20 inches long, and I'm kind of at a loss on how to shape it. The reference image is here:

[IMG]https://i.pinimg.com/736x/10/9e/2b/109e2be11356415a2dc166bfebe17604--halloween-cosplay-sexy-halloween.jpg[/IMG]

Any ideas on achieving the shape?

#2 Scunosi on 2 years ago

What wig did you buy?

That style is incredibly similar to how I styled Wicke, but I started with one of Arda's pre-styled poofy wigs, a [URL="https://www.arda-wigs.com/products/nicki-classic?variant=27836634630"]Nicki[/URL]. I'm sure you could curl and tease up a straight wig into a similar initial shape but it'd probably take quite a bit of time.

Once you do have something similar though it's mostly about a lot of teasing and then covering your shapes with the "presentable" outer layer of hair. [URL="https://www.arda-wigs.com/blogs/giveaways/wicke-wig-giveaway"]Here's [/URL]the tutorial I followed for Wicke, I'd recommend the same general styling tips.

#3 DlGlT on 2 years ago

Foam core is another option
[url]http://aminoapps.com/page/cosplay/5347291/pearl-wig-tutorial[/url]
[url]http://www.ambiencechaser.com/2013/07/18th-century-wig-tutorial.html[/url]

Drag queen wig tutorials on youtube are also a huge help for big hair.

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