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Please vote for Caitlin!
My sister Caitlin entered her Rapunzel braid in a wig contest on Facebook-
And I would really really appreciate if you’d take the time to vote for her! <3
All you have to do is Like the first picture in this album on facebook !
Thank you!!!! ^.^
America Ahoge(Nantucket) Tutorial
This is a tutorial on how to make America’s ahoge/Nantucket beyond just hairspray and gel. This method will give you a stable and even bendable ahoge.
(This will be permanent so be sure you use a wig strictly for America.)
What you’ll need:
-Your America wig! -A thin piece of wire -Glue (do NOT use hot glue and only use super glue if you’re really careful) -Scissors -Hairspray and hair gel
Step One: You’ll need to decide exactly where you want the ahoge to be and know how you’re going to style the wig to fit accordingly.
Step Two: Poke the wire through the wig into the spot you want. Make a twist or knot on the bottom so it can’t slip out. (Make sure you have enough hair to cover the wire)
Step Three: Carefully glue the hair to the wire. Glue from the bottom to the top. It is very important that you do not rush this step, you don’t want to mess up!
Step Four: Wait for the glue to dry and gel the ahoge. Cut off any extra hair.
And you’re done!
Here’s the wig after it’s been cut and styled:
Ready to save the day!
Wig Commission Price Guide - Supernova Styles
So one of the most Frequently Asked Question I’ve EVER had was: “How much are your wigs?”
Since I’ve been asked this so many times, I decided to write out a guide fully explaining in detail what kind of price range you can expect based on what you ask for. Now remember, this is a guide strictly based on how I ship my wigs, and what charges I decide are best for me and my experiences. Other people may be cheaper, or cost more, depending upon their own personal choice, lifestyle, and experience. Since my price ranges vary so much depending upon what is requested- I thought it preferable I break it down based on wig length/style, explain how special styling requests apply- and then explain all the excess variable costs.
Length/Style Explanations—-*These prices vary by 20.00-40.00 if you are a customer who is NON-US
RUSH Charge- When someone wants a wig within a week of payment. If I have to place you in priority over previous orders, the charge will apply.
Simple Short These costs INCLUDE: Wig (33-39$) Wig Head (5$) Products (5$) and Shipping (15$)
Usually around 75.00$ - 110.00$ (RUSH 8.00)
90.00$ - 130.00$ (RUSH 20.00$)
HEAVY Styling Short
130.00$ - 200.00$ (RUSH 30.00$)
Medium Wigs These costs INCLUDE: Wig (44-49$) Wig Head (5$) Products (7$) and Shipping (15$)
Simple: 90.00-130.00 (RUSH 8.00)
Intermediate: 120.00-160.00 (RUSH 20.00)
Heavy: 180.00-230.00 (RUSH 50.00)
LONG Wigs: Wig (69$) Wig Head (5$) Products (9$) and Shipping (15$)
Custom Wig Dyes:
20.00 to overall price.
I know it seems easy, but sometimes dyes can make a wig a nightmare, it takes a proper mixture, and, while most of the time- everything works beautifully, there are times in which I get a hold of wig fibers that refuse to take- ETC, things that just make my labor time skyrocket. So I decided to make this its own special request charge.
Lace Fronts/Wig Fronts These wigs are typically 55-65$ When you order a lace front, you will almost always inevitably land in the 160.00-220.00 zone.
Depending upon the style, this can make a short wig the same price as a long wig, and can really be a game changer on your quote! So please take caution when thinking of your price ranges!
Basically any item outside of the normal styling- if you want me to hunt down a hat, and paint it for your wig, make bands, a clip, what have you- it will generally drive the price up depending upon the time deemed necessary for supplies, hunting the items down, and the like!
Another big spender are special styling requests that are outside of my general, it can actually change the price of your wig quite dramatically! It’s important to note what kind of styles you want- I wouldn’t want you be offended if I asked you for a hefty sum for these kinds of specialty orders! So always keep this in mind when ordering!
Wig caps, wig heads, styling supplies, clips for longer wigs, bobby pins packing tape, boxes, and shipping ALL determine your final quote. Generally, longer wigs have more weight, and cost more in shipment prices, while heavy styling wigs will cost more in styling supply prices. If you have a long wig that needs a few clips sewn in, that may be included in your labor and supply cost. Things like that are all worth mentioning, generally the prices total upwards of 1/4 cost of the actual WIG. While people who don’t live in the US generally have to pay more to ship through customs and the like! The UK can sometimes add a sum of nearly 48-60 dollars onto the total!
I hope that helps everyone understand a little better why I do charge what I do- overall I’m going to be using this explanation to help answer FAQ questions.
Thank you, and as always- I appreciate anyone and everyone who approaches me- whether it be to ask for advice on your own wigs or to order I always appreciate it!
Helpful Wig Links
I know that wigs can get old, dirty and ratty. Here are some tutorials by some lovely people on how to fix that!
Feel free to message me with more links!
http://stealthos-aurion.deviantart.com/art/Tut-HOMEMADE-WIG-DETANGLER-252023136 - Homemade Wig Detangler tutorial!
Straightening - If your wig is NOT HEAT RESISTANT, do NOT use heat on it!!
My advice on straightening a wig is to steam and comb it. You can do this if you have a steamer. There are wig steamers, of it you can situate it right you could possibly use a wallpaper steamer. But steamers can be expensive. I would suggest boiling a big pot of water and carefully steaming your wig over it while combing the curls out. I honestly wouldn’t suggest using a flat iron UNLESS your wig is HEAT FRIENDLY. If it’s not…don’t even try it, not even on a low setting.
Curling - If you wig is NOT HEAT RESISTANT, do NOT use HEAT. It’ll melt the fibers and you’ll end up with a huge mess!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDSlCig0-P8 - Arda is great!
http://ladylunaninja.deviantart.com/art/Wig-curl-softening-Tutorial-295383363 - Soften your curls!
http://sparklepipsi.deviantart.com/art/Drill-Curl-Tutorial-335773737 - “Drill” curls!
My advice is to use rollers and steam the wig. Next, you let it sit until it’s completely dry, then take out the rollers!
http://rirukuo.deviantart.com/art/How-to-lighten-a-wig-307362430 -Lighten your wig!