Showing posts with label Wig. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Wig. Show all posts

Saturday, 2 August 2014

Cute Japanese Fashion Haul review.


Hey every one, This post is a Fashion review on a parcel of goodies I got in the post. All the items are from Cute Japanese Fashion  who part sponsored me in this review.
So I put a order in on Thurday last week,and my order came a few days later (Saturday.)

 The site is easy to use and its easy to find items. I like the wish list where you heart the items and can keep them saved and then later buy them when you have the money. It's maybe too handy haha.  So I ordered 2 wigs (love wigs.) and one top and a jumper.  There is a nice selection to look and and pick from and its easy to find the stuff in your size. Most items listed on the site have been changed into UK sizes and are a range from size 6- 14.

Again the wigs are a new thing which they do not have to much of a collection but it seems to be growing each week with a few wigs added.





So here is my haul of goodies  It always exciting to get stuff in the post, I would like to point out that the wigs do come with a wig cap and they are currently being posted out to me - its nice to get good customer service! As I said I got a jumper , top and 2 wigs.


I can say the items are true to the stock images on the site , so no worries there.
As I have ordered from the store in the past, I know the stuff is pretty long lasting and one of my tops I got ages ago is still my fave one ,its a a top with stripes and a red heart on it. You most likely have seen it on facebook somewhere in my photos.

So the tops, one is a Black Milk Logo one with pink and sunny yellow paint blobs on it. Paint ball, any one? I really liked this one cause as much as I adore being all Kawaii Queen I like the street sorta look too.
Its a 3/4 sleeve top in white with the Logo and its a pretty long one in length. It is pretty thin so you could wear a tank top under it or keep it for summer days or holidays. Either way I really like it. Its Price is £10.99
I would say it s size 8-14 cause its super baggy and lots of space.


 The other item was the Jumper top. Its really cute , Its a thin jumper which is great for summer nights or those slightly chilly days, again colder months I would throw a tank top under it. Scotland is always cold. You think I would be used to the cold - haha! I love the Black little hearts all over the jumper its very cute and I feel as a Kawaii moma, I could wear this every day or causal for picking the Chibi bean up at pre-school and not stand out to much from the other mum's...(kinda haha) 
This one I would say size wise is about a 8- 12 with a bit of room to slip on a t-shirt under it. Its price is £15.99.


I also got 2 new wigs the first one is a Blonde wig its a short straight one. I liked the colour of it and its price is £10.99. Its quite a shocker being Jet black and putting on a Blonde wig. I like its style. The shade, its more of a warm blonde and its not the most natural looking shade. I have noticed all the wigs are pretty light weight and not heavy when worn. I found this wig a bit shiny for my taste and am not overly keen on the bangs/ fringe. It might just be me but am not use if it suit me at all. However is cute fun and really quirky , I would say its more a cosplay style wig, maybe. Am not sure. But for the price its a pretty cute wig.


The second wig- OMG its soo cute, I saw this one ages ago and was like , its so adorable I gotta have it!
The wig is  £17.99 the main stock image shows it in twin tails that have been plated but I can say its the same colour as the stock image baby blue and baby pink and its a lose curls style style. Again its light weight and I just love the colours . Even though its pastel shades its not as shiny as the blonde one. I have noticed the fibres are a bit thinner but at that price you can not go wrong. Talking with knowledge here as I have shed out up to £50 for wigs, I would say these wigs are well priced for the products you are getting.

So over all am super happy with my items, the service and such from Cute Japanese Fashion. I would love to see more personal touches to my orders ( but that is me being fussy haha) . It is a online store I would recommend if you are looking for some cute mature looking items and the wigs are a lot of fun too.

So here are some Kawaii photos I took with my items to let you see them worn and on.





Any way I hope you all like my blog post and I should have a video up in the next few days!

Till next time
Tartan
x

Monday, 1 April 2013

Cheap vs Expensive Wigs

Hi every one, So for some time know I have wanted to review the difference between Cheap wigs against Expensive wigs. I am a bit of a snob of your quality wigs, such as brands as Lock Shop and Gothic lolita wigs.
You can pick up a wig with ease from anywhere on the internet.Likes of Ebay for example and get them at a very low price, about £10- £15 in value, Often with free shipping. If you a devoted wig wearer like myself you will be wanting to read this.This is my own personal thoughts and what I like in a wig. Am not saying that  all cheap wigs are crap and that you must buy because I say so! No .No its your money so spend it as you wish....but I hope my post can shed some light on why some wigs are more costly than others and such.
(^__^)
Back Ground information here, Is that I have got about 5 years of hairdressing and salon training ,I've dyed my real hair many a times and every colour, but over use I took a reaction that leave me unable to dye my hair ,and my hair is very weak and poor. Since 2 years ago I been a wig wearer.

So lets take a look and read on...

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

BJD Project Update

My Project Hujoo Doll has been sitting for a while as I had to wait on its new wig and eyes,They came in the post the other day.I was really happy,the eyes are so pretty, I've not installed them in yet. I need to face her up.I got a pretty wig for the doll that is very close in colour to my own auburn wig from the lock shop.
Here are a few photos.


The eyes look so creepy lol!


The wig in its bag.
When I went to put on the wig its super tight that it kept popping off.I got a rubber band and put it around the dolls head to help keep the wig on.
It seems to work well.
I put the wig on the doll so see how it looks,I keep calling it a doll until I have picked a name for her.



With the wig she looks more doll like,I need to get supplies to do her face up the colour of the wig is making me think of doing a warm complexion for her.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Lock shop wig Review


Hello Kawaii lovers hope you are all looking forward to excitement of Christmas since its so so close *^_^* Yay! I am teehee.
So couple of weeks back the Lock shop had a restock of wigs and some new wigs came in,the wigs were not my sort of thing but the Mermaid in Honey had been restocked and I got my chance to get it ordered.
The mermaid style is really nice,It was the black to purple fade I liked but it was discounted due to it not fading well?

If that makes sense? >.<

Any how I have never been one for the longer types of wigs and also the fact they no longer had the black on in ,I choose to go with the Honey wig,it was the colour that drew me to it more than anything,Also the style instead of curls its more waves,but not like the krimp style that GLW has in Rhapsody which looks a lot like candy floss,I sort of like those but they are soo pricey !
;~;
Before I got right off track here is the review.

Postage and Shipping.
The Lock shop has provided a new faster shipping,which makes it quicker to get  your wig posted to you,however I picked the medium rate for shipping .
I ordered on the 11th and it was dispatched by the 15th and got to me on the 19th,My wig came in a plastic sealed bag and the item was wrapped up in tissue paper and the wig is held in a plastic bag reseal-able,its a idea to keep these bags for storing the wig.

lockshop image


Product.
The wig is covered with a net and the wig cap has been stuffed with paper to keep it from being flatted in the shipping.
It comes with a free wig cap and it all gift wrapped up.
The wig itself,has super soft long wavy fibres,you can run your fingers through the wig and its silky to touch.
This is one of the longer wigs about 70-75cms in total,which reaches just past my bust,
Its light and easy to wear.
The colour is lush,Its like a nice blonde colour,I would say its a very slight bit darker in natural lighting to the photo on the web site but its a very natural looking colour and that's why I really like it.So this didn't bother me in any way.
My wig is the newer style with long bangs,so I with ease swept the bangs to the side,I am not a big fan on bangs but like the option to pick what style I like to make my wig.

Price.
I was happy to pay the price as I know how good the standard of the wig are from the past.

Over all thoughts.With every wig I have bought from the Lock shop I have never been left disappointed,The products are high standard and super quality. 
Its one of my top places to buy my wigs,Sorry GLW you are lower in my list!
Every time I put on my wigs from Lock shop,I get a sense of glamour and feel like a model with them on.
If there was one thing I would want to see would be new darker shades and other darker colour ways,as  much as I enjoy being a Blonde...I like my darker shades too.
so I give the lock shop...
9/10
Only cause I want more darker shades 
\^_^/

So here are a few pics that have been taken *note these photos are with the wig taken straight out of the bag.




Till Later


Tartan
xx





Friday, 14 December 2012

My Eternal child -BJD

Kawii lovers,how are you all doing,are you all getting excited with Christmas being so near now?
Finally got my BJD Eternal child,Yesterday.
I was super excited but at the same time I wanted to be super careful opening up the packet she came in.
Every thing was neatly wrapped up.
It like a early Christmas gift,I'm waiting on so much in the post its annoying that this time of year the postal service is so slow.
So here are some photos for you all.

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Wig lockshop review

I have been selling off my other wigs that I no longer wear due to them having bangs/fringes.
I have been using that money to save for a few things one being a camera. ^^
but I had enough to get a new wig.I returned to the lock shop for my wig,I have got my eye on a few know!

This is one of the newest wig that is very long and is hand dyed at the ends its stunning and of course looks lush on the model.I like the style and the colours of this wig,like all the wigs in the lock shop there is a selection of colours that  look like colours that you could get by going to to a salon.

Friday, 24 August 2012

A Wig Review


So I have ordered 3 wigs form a wig online shop,Geisha wigs.
The 1st wig I got I did a Blog and was happy with my purchase of the Vamp twin fall wig.
I went on to order the Galaxy Wig and Apple Toffee Wig.

So this is a more neutral review with the good and not so good on the wigs

What I  like about the shop was the prices they are low but I still stand by my statement of if you want a wig to last and want a quality wig suitable for long wear and modelling/Lolita  'You get what you pay for.' Rings true.
The Galaxy wig is very shiny and when I did make a comment on the wigs shiny-ness in one of my own photos, I was told that I had parted the wig wrong  by the shop.
Which sorta left me a bit like what?!
I have worked with real and fake hair for a long time as Hair dresser and never ever heard such nonsense in my life.Parting the hair has no effect on the shine-ness of a wig.Then later it was recommended  on the page of the shop to use  normal hair 'Dry shampoo'' to reduce the shiny-ness of the wig ,Normal Products for your hair really shouldn't be used on wigs (See my past Wig care post).
However I can cope the shinny-ness its not the end of the world.

The other thing that concerned me was the wigs fibres form taking them out the bag and giving it a gentle brush with a wig wide tooth comb,they started to fall out more freely than any of other wigs even the Vamp wig never had much fibre loss.
I understand know all wigs will lose some fibres but this had just come out the packet. 
 ; ~ ; 
(tear)

However the wig colours are completely stunning which is why I got the wig ,The mix is Blues Blacks Pinks,Its just lovely and very in with the Galaxy print trend Right know.The length of the wig is great not to long or to short,The inside wig cap is neat and tidy I found the wigs rather Thin.
Moving on to the Apple Toffee wig,I ordered this wig same time as the Galaxy but due to the supplier of the shop there was a mix up.So I chose to wait for the next batch of wigs for it to come in.I didn't mind ,these things happen of course.
I was offered a other wig or I could wait.I was in no hurry.
So waited.

I got the Apple Toffee wig today and again put it on to see how it looked.
I was touching the bangs and again fibres started coming lose?! 
The same problem coming up the fibre loss.

This wig is  like the Vamp  maybe they are better ones out of the 3 I have bought,But loss of fibres are a pain its like cat hair or dog hair falling on your outfits and everything.So annoying! Maybe I have been unlucky with the wigs.Other may have had better luck.
The 2 ponytail wigs the Apple toffee is a lot shorter but had very tight curls,some which were matted but I can deal with that.
The clips on the wig are good though for the pony tails strong and not to big or over powering,and a good grip on the base of the wig.The wig base is very light and thin,the volume comes form the Pony tails.
Again I  do adore the colours maybe my most love colour way bit this wig do seem more matt that the other too.
I am wondering if this is due to a change of supplier of wigs to the shop its seems possible but I can not tell as each wig has varied  in consistency from shine and matt.

As you have read I do have mixed feelings of the wigs and the company.
Over all they are okay.
But I don't think they are long lasting with the fibre loss or a good quality compared to the other wigs I have from the bigger companies.
However these Wigs are the type of wigs Id maybe buy for a fancy dress outfit or a for a bit of fun.
I  will  use my wigs but I do not think they will be able to keep up with the demand of being a Lolita/Wig wearer and modelling.
But if your buying as a 1st time wig wearer or for a bit of fun fair enough go for it,But My personal thoughts are they are not as good a quality as other wigs and what you pay for is what you get.
On a side note,I was rather upset about the company's unprofessional manner using my own modelling work for clothing company,with out permission from me or the company and showcasing it in a album 'our wigs modelled' in which  I feel is very misleading to customers as I am not one of their models.

Over all rating 2 out of 5.



However no matter what...
Stay super Kawaii !

Tartan

x

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

New Hair Style

So after selling my poodle Skirt and getting my Discount off Gothic Lolita Wigs I ended up buying at a very low price in the end...we love a good bargain!
A new GLW Wig,I have to say I was very impressed with the speed that they sent it out to me with it coming from the USA. =^__^=
I got Raven from the Spiral Collection
I wanted  a new curly one as my other curly one has matted and looks really bad know.

So I  put it on as soon as I opened my parcel it was my its so CUTE! 
Love it!

I have  had to trim the fringe/bangs but its so soft and silky and smooth,I have a few photos with it out of the packet and with out any make up.


0.o
*Blush I look so pale*


And this week we have been blessed with sunny warm stunning weather so I have been wearing SHORTS! and cute tee's! What is going on!
You can see the nice shape of the spirals in this photo above.




Also Tomorrow it will be my Hubby's birthday and our 4th Anniversary

o.0
Feels like for hundreds of years we have been together!
So He has sorta already has guessed I am baking him a cake,I have not baked in a while so wish me luck! I will be a busy bee with it i thinks.Oh and the reason he guessed I was  baking a cake was the give away clues of the shopping lists for a mad amount of eggs flour and sugar LOL.
Note to self get your own shopping.
And the last post also had cake in the entry so yea Cake on the mind and he reads my entry's!
*waves to Hubby* ''Get back to work!''  
^3^

Stay Super Kawaii!
x