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helaene - 8 xmsims hair recolors/cuts - now binned!

by helaene Posted 15th Mar 2007 at 2:49 AM - Updated 9th Jul 2008 at 1:28 AM by helaene
47 Comments / replies (Who?) - 24 Feedback Posts
This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.

full-size pic here:

hi guys

i gave this fantastic hairstyle from xmsims
a little trim and dye job

okay...actually, 8 dye jobs.

(edited for all ages)

in any case, i hope you like them...
please comment if you do, it makes my day!

<3 helaene

UPDATED 3/18/07 to include 'binned' files by Sarimar. Thank you!

full-size pic here:

full-size pic here:


Additional Credits:
thank you to xmsims for your lovely free hair meshes...
and thank you to wes_h for his new bodyshop lighting mod!

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Size: 1.02 MB · Downloads: 27,965 · 18th Mar 2007
1.02 MB 27,965 18th Mar 2007
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Meshes needed! This download requires one or more meshes to work properly. Please check the Description tab for information about the meshes needed, then download them below:
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
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  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
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#2 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 5:38 AM
OO Beautiful! ^_^ These are amazing. ^_^ Thank you SO much, Helaene. ^.^ These are soooo perfect. ^^

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#3 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:05 AM
I love these, great recolors, and I love the new cut too! Great job!!

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#4 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:09 AM
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#5 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:17 AM
I always like the hairs a bit shorter- better for movies. Thank you!

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Lab Assistant
#6 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:24 AM
thanks helaene, I love it!
xmsims makes great hair, but sometimes the colour/texture isn't perfect, but you've made them awesome!!! :D
can I ask where you got the outfit from?

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Forum Resident
#7 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:49 AM
I loved the mesh and I love your edits!
Test Subject
#8 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:50 AM
very nice helaene!! i've been waiting for someone to retexture and edit the hairs shorter, coz i'm too lazy too edit all of them good job!
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:54 AM
These look amazing Helaene! Thank You!


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Lab Assistant
#10 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 7:35 AM Last edited by Schneckchen : 15th Mar 2007 at 7:36 AM. Reason: forgot something...
I really love the cut and the recolours. You made a beautiful mesh even more beautiful .
Thanks for your work .

By the way, your model looks wonderful.
#11 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 7:50 AM
New stuff by Helaene, yay! Great job as always, you're among my favourite creators.
#12 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 9:07 AM
Thank you Heleane! The mesh was good, but the texture.... brrrrr! Terrific! Thank you for giving to us a good texture
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 9:48 AM
yay!heleane is back!
i'm in love with your creations,you're among the bests as it was already said!
Field Researcher
#14 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 11:00 AM
Great job :D

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Test Subject
#15 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 12:15 PM
They look awesome^^
Forum Resident
#16 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 1:45 PM
nice color!! Thank you so much..,
#17 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 1:50 PM
oh it looks niiiiiiiice thanks.
Test Subject
#18 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 1:54 PM
Really nicee! Thanks you a lot!
Test Subject
15th Mar 2007 at 2:37 PM
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Lab Assistant
#19 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 3:06 PM
great work! love it :D
Field Researcher
#20 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 3:33 PM
wonderful job I just love them!
Field Researcher
#21 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 6:04 PM
RelativetoTreclone - censor

Helaene, thanks I wasn't going to download the mesh but after seeing your purdy retexture I think I shall! :D
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 7:49 PM
It looks amazing!! I always love your retextures, and this one is just so pretty
Test Subject
#23 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 9:44 PM
This is great! I loved that you gave it a bit of a trim. Thank you
Test Subject
#24 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 10:26 PM
Great hair thanks for the mesh Xmsims and Helaene for recolors
Test Subject
#25 Old 15th Mar 2007 at 11:19 PM
I think your adorable and so are these recolors Thank you!

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