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Workshop Wednesday: Wigs Wigs Wigs!

Workshop Wednesday
Workshop Wednesday

We have covered a little bit about styling wigs in our Workshop segments – but lets get even more basic and talk about how to put them on! There are many methods and many wig types, so lets start with some options for “normal” wigs:

Lets start with me – this is how I secure my own wigs (beware – no makeup):

 

Ginny shows you how to do a halo braid with pigtails and securing longer hair:

 

And for the more advanced of you – here are two versions of putting on a lace-front with (or without) tape/glue:

 

 

Loepsie’s guide with a lace-front without glue or tape:


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Alexis is the lead fabricator and designer for Shattered Stitch Cosplay, based out of Tennessee. She has been in the cosplay community over 10 years and is a familiar face at cons large and small all across the Southeast US.

Alexis is a consummate nerd with her genres of expertise and interest being concentrated in Marvel comics and World of Warcraft. Also on her interest list is Top Cow, Aspen, DarkHorse, and DC, as well as most all videogames with her personal concentration being PC gaming (Master Race).

Her costumes span everything from comics and fantasy books to live action, including: Final Fantasy, Game of Thrones, Hunger Games, Studio Ghibli, and Conan.

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