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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #30 on: July 07, 2019, 07:24:47 AM »
What glue do I need to stick hair wefts on doll heads. I’m thinking of using my hot glue gun to stick them
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #31 on: July 18, 2019, 03:57:56 AM »
What glue do I need to stick hair wefts on doll heads. I’m thinking of using my hot glue gun to stick them
Hi I'm just being to think about doing customs, I haven't been able to find the answer to this question, how would I remove the name head from a head?, for a full rehair situation
Thank you in advance for your reply, :)
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You may have more luck starting a new topic: this post mostly focuses on the types of hair and related matching discussion around enchantress41580's Retro Doll products. You may find more answers/response by starting a separate thread.

Regarding being new to customs, check out this thread; http://mlparena.com/index.php/topic,283445.0.html

Regarding glue: I'm not the expert here, so your own thread may get you more help (also try a doll board). Some hair or doll heads will melt with hot glue, and it would be very messy. If rooting isnt an option, check out tutorials for making doll wigs.
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #32 on: June 12, 2020, 02:44:35 AM »
Do you have a list of your colors that are matches for Hasbro colors?  I have some restorations in my to-do bins.  :) 

I do have a list of dollyhair matches, I'll look for them tomorrow when I get up :)

Did this list of matches every appear?  I'd loooove to see it!
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #33 on: June 12, 2020, 06:49:25 AM »
Do you have a list of your colors that are matches for Hasbro colors?  I have some restorations in my to-do bins.  :) 

I do have a list of dollyhair matches, I'll look for them tomorrow when I get up :)

Did this list of matches every appear?  I'd loooove to see it!

This may help! (Sorry I forgot to post it in the other thread!)
Retrodolls US/UK Colour Matches
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #34 on: June 17, 2020, 04:30:53 PM »
Thanks Griffin!  It doesn't look like the one I'm looking for right now is in there anywhere, but I might just go for something similar.  At any rate that will definitely be useful in the future, especially for the pinks, the match photos are super helpful.
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #35 on: July 15, 2020, 04:15:28 PM »
Hello!  Can anyone make any educated guesses about what kind of doll hair this is?  I got it off Taobao, where it was described as "wig hair DIY high temperature wire straight hair".  (Powder's there for size comparison.)

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It's very smooth and soft, but also kind of springy?  Like it might need a boil to lie nicely on a pony's neck.  (Haven't actually used any on a custom yet.)
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #36 on: July 15, 2020, 04:29:41 PM »
Do you think it may be like the sort of nylon TheDollPlanet sells? That hair you basically have to style with heat, if you curl it with a curling iron does it hold?
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #37 on: July 15, 2020, 06:33:16 PM »
Springy makes me think polypropylene. Poly doesn't hold curls.
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #38 on: July 15, 2020, 09:13:58 PM »
Thank you for these tips!  So a way to check would be to use a curling iron on a bit and see if it holds a curl?  Or boil it?
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #39 on: July 16, 2020, 12:46:45 AM »
I would go with boiling, personally.
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Re: Doll Hair Guide for Customs
« Reply #40 on: August 04, 2020, 08:03:43 PM »
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