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Cosplay Wigs- How to Properly Buy

Okay, we all know a wig is a HUGE part of becoming the character. It can completely change how the over all feel of your cosplay.

I have made many mistakes on buying wigs, so here are my tips to you!

First off, you want to find a TRUSTED wig dealer. Websites that have wigs dedicated to cosplay wigs, such as Miccostumes, CosplayBoom, and other cosplay shop relators.

*EBAY IS ACTUALLY A GOOD DEALER FOR WIGS!*

The most important part of the wigs is the photos showing the product. The photos should consist of photos containing it displayed on a mannequin head and on a model. Wigs displayed on mannequin has little to no styling- so you will se the product for what you will be getting before modifications.

Do NOT buy the wig if the only pictures are models! You WILL be disappointed. (Trust me, I think we all done it before.)

The only photo is a model wearing the wig- no mannequin to display the actual product.This contains the model and mannequin display. THESE are the ones you should work for!

(TOP) BAD EXAMPLE! This only has the model photos. Watch out for these! (BOTTOM) GOOD EXAMPLE! This contains the model and mannequin display photos. THESE ARE THE BEST YOU CAN BUY!

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sado44

Best Cosplay Ideas for Fitness Men

Do you spend many time at fitness center like me ? :) If that , you must be a fitness man with strong muscular, people sometimes call us “big guy”. So what’s the best cosplay ideas for fitness men? let’s check it out!

1. Goku Cosplay From Dragon Ball :Actually many characters from Dragon ball can be chose to cosplay for fitness men, but Goku is always the most popular one:

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Cosplayers: Living Ichigo

2. Vega Cosplay From Street Fighter II: Especial you have long thin legs

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Cosplayers: Shinsen

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sado44

How to chose Goku Cosplay Costume For Kids

We have blog Goku costume with different symbols before, and today I want to add more details for parents who are looking for the right Dragon Ball Goku costume pattern for their children.

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First you should know the Kid Goku manga time line: Chapter  : Bloomers and the Monkey King to Shen Long Resurrected! ,after this period,Goku grow up adult and got married. So let’s check the different costume Kid Goku wear:

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The second(red color) and third one(orange color) are the most popular Goku kid costume pattern,the symbol on the costume is kame,this is Master Roshi’s kanji, pronounced kame and meaning “turtle”, is the kanji that all of those trained under Master Roshi are given to wear after completing their training.Costume included:

  • Turtle Tee
  • Shorts
  • Waistband
  • Wrist
  • Shoes
  • Tail (Optional)
  • Power Pole(Optional)

Good cosplay examples:


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Our shop provide the orange color Goku kid costume right now, hope you can check it out.

Attention: Kid Goku’s wig color is black not gold except your kid want to cosplay Son Goten who can transform to super saiyan at early age.

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Crystal

DIY Sakura’s Feather from Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle

This feather is essencial for your cosplay of Sakura from Tsubasa.

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Some backgroud info for the feather:

At the beginning of the series, Sakura grows wings from her back, which dissolve into magical feathers that are in fact pieces of her soul. These contain her memories since she was born, and if not retrieved, she will die without them.

Since these feathers represent her soul, these hold an enourmous amount of magical power. Each of them affect their surroundings differently. Whenever Mokona senses a feather, it goes “Meyko!” to alert the group.

 

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First, prepare the materials: paper, iron wire, scissors, tape or glue.

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Second, cut the paper.

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In this way you’ll get two same pieces of diamond.

 

Third, put the iron wire between the two pieces of paper and fix with glue.

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Now you can draw the pattern on it. Actually you can draw it after you cut the pieces, but I prefer to do it now.

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You can see the pattern on Pic 1, mine may not be good enough, please google it.

 

Last step, cut it to be like a feather.

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Actually if you’re too lazy to cut the paper, you can simply get a feather and draw on it.

(PS: the iron wire should be sofr, not too thick.)

 

The completed feather~

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Original article is written by zoey_佐伊.

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How to Chose a Zelda Link Costume For Your Kids

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Zelda Link cosplay is also a really hot cosplay idea for your cute kids! In our Link cosplay buyer guide , I have introduce the best Link costume pattern for kids, so in this article, I want to focus other more details.

According to your budget , there are several ways to complete Zelda Link kid cosplay:

1. Budget $70-$100:

Using the costume pattern from Four Swords,The Wind Waker,Four Swords Adventures and The Minish Cap:

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Custom made costume with the same belt buckle as the game, light weight Link sword and shield special made for kids , and also don’t forget the elf ear.

 

2.Budget $40-$70:

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Using the kid elf costume instead of the Link costume, I recommend you can make a belt buckle like the one in zelda game.

 

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And also actually Link looks like peter pan, so peter pan’s kid costume  ( more cheap than the elf kid costume ) can be easily rework as Link kid costume as well. If you can not find any kid Link costume to satisfy your request, get a peter pan’s costume and modify it yourself will be a good choice.You should re-make the green hat and the costume cuff , and also get a light green tee shirt inside.

3.Low budget but enough time & craft work

If you don’t have much budget for the costume but still wanna get more feature of the kid Link costume, I really recommend you to make the costume yourself. The best kid Link costume is always being made by the parents themselves, you can spend $10 around to get the best kid Link cosplay, there are some good examples:

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And if you want to make the easiest kid Link costume, please focus to finish the Link costume belt set, then get green T shirt and shorts for your kids, then bingo! Check these two examples below:

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Also if you are making Link costume for your small baby, please follow this Kid Link costume pattern ,but you’d better have some basic knitting skill.

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Got inspired? There are two more suggestions:

  1. Don’t buy or make any Link sword & shield by metal or even wood,these swords could hurt your kids and other people easily.
  2. Try to make kid link cosplay yourself, not matter only he hat or a small kid belt, you will get really happy from the process.

 

 

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