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28 Nov 2012 - 17:5094509
Wrong color wig x.x
I know you can ink die a wig with acrylic ink and rubbing alcohol but Im stumped as to what colours to use to get this wig to my desired colour which is a reddy brown more to the red side.

When I ordered my wig it was the right colour in the picture but turned up BRIGHT red but for the quality plus it came with two bunchies for £14 I wasnt wanting to return it. Plus Id only really need to go darker but if anyone could pointer me into what colour inks i might have to use to get it to the colour i want it would be awesome

came this colour (and curly but i straightened it):

Desired colour:

Colour I want (maybe a little bit browner):

this colour would be perfect (my actual hair colour xP):

28 Nov 2012 - 19:0894514
I'd mix my own colour, using a bright red and a dark brown. You might be able to find a blood red ink, which might be a better shade to start with.

Anyway, have test patch underneath where it won't be seen, and slowly darken your mix in a spray bottle, trying each time you darken it.

Ayacon Plans
28 Nov 2012 - 22:0494516
but you think it will work? yayyy

28 Nov 2012 - 23:2194520
The only time it wouldn't is if you want to get it lighter or wanting to change it to blue, or something dramatic like that. Getting a darker shade of red will be fine ^_^

Ayacon Plans
30 Nov 2012 - 23:3194579
Also you could try colouring it with a Sharpie as opposed to using Ink. When I used ink I over saturated the wig and when I wore it it bled blue all over my cosplay But when I used a sharpie I didn't have this problem though the sharpie method is way more time consuming but I agree with previous post because you are darkening the wig it will work

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