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A curly hairstyle in 10 colours

by marie_fay Posted 11th Aug 2007 at 3:54 PM - Updated 12th Aug 2007 at 10:11 AM by marie_fay
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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.
Hi there

When I saw this lovely mesh I wanted to make some retextures...

It looks pretty much like my hair, so I took some pictures of my hair and tried to make a texture from them...

Normally they are gloriously frizzy and quite a mess ^^ I wanted to use this hair on my Hermione Sim, so that's why I kept it a bit frizzy at the back ^^

In case you feel the colours I provided are not to your liking and you'd like to recolour this texture, I recommend using the blonde version as this was the original...

This hairstyle is for all ages, though I managed to screw up the toddler version... sorry for that :]

The Elder version is always the same grey...

I zipped the colours the way they are shown in this picture:

the first row is the package "curlyhair _blondes-reds" and the second row is the package "curlyhair_browns-black-winered"

All of them have been binned using SimPe...
blondes: platinum, blonde
reds: red-blonde, red, red-brown, winered
browns: light!brown, lightbrown, brown
black: black

All files are named properly so you can delete unwanted files easily

I'm not that happy with the right part of the hair [seen from the sims point of view]... I think it looks too... unnatural... I hope you don't mind, though...

Well... If you like it, please tell me...

Additional Credits:
Of course donnymeloche for his great mesh
Helaene for her lovely eyebrows
bruno for his[?] great lips

The sim is my Alannah.... Every outfit seen was made by me [not uploaded] except for the child's and elder's outfits... That of course was Maxis....
Tags: #curly, #wavy, #curls, #waves, #hair, #frizzy

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 5:15 AM
oooooohhhhh!!! ahhhhhhhh!!! (i hope that doesnt get lost in translation, its what we yanks do when we see pretty stuff ((typically fireworks ^^)).)

these are just lovely! and i love that you used your own hair *squee* too cute. and thank you so so so so so so so much for the light-brown color, it's just perfect!

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#3 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 8:35 AM
how beaaaauitful. this looks like a longer version of my hair! gorgeous, i cant wait to use it in game!
#4 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 8:48 AM
These are gorgeous thank you!!!

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#5 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 10:13 AM
Wow. Very nice.

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#6 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 11:02 AM
Great! Just what I was looking for!!

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#7 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 1:34 PM
Really nice! The mesh itself is great, but your retextures are fantastic. And extra thanks for binning them!
#8 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 3:43 PM
Field Researcher
#9 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 6:08 PM
These are so beautiful, ya know when I saw the hair I thought to myself, this will be perfect for my Hermione, guess great minds really do think alike! Thanks for the hair, it's really magnificient
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#10 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 9:13 PM
So pretty, can't wait to use them in my game!
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#11 Old 14th Aug 2007 at 3:59 AM
Thank you so much, you are a life saver!! What a wonderful job!

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#12 Old 14th Aug 2007 at 11:37 AM
Very Nice Marie Fay Thank you.
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#13 Old 7th Sep 2007 at 4:55 AM
Eeeeeeee, these are so awesome! Thanks so much! This hair is just gorrrrrgeous.
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#14 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 5:01 PM
I LOVE your downloads! I've probably downloaded most of them! Thanks a bunch and keep up the good work! xoxoxoxo :D

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#15 Old 18th Dec 2007 at 11:04 PM Last edited by sdfsf33 : 18th Dec 2007 at 11:05 PM. Reason: wrong spelling..eheh
Thank you soo much! Looks just like my hair!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 20th Dec 2007 at 9:42 PM
i loooooove it. there aren't enough good curly styles out there, thank you for this gorgeous addition

What a lovely way to burn
Test Subject
#17 Old 26th May 2011 at 3:10 AM
Thank you soooo much! I finaly have found hair JUST like mine!! THANKS!
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#18 Old 10th May 2019 at 9:55 PM
I had to download this as it's like my hair too.