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Picked upload! Disentangled Part 2 - 26 De-Accessorized, Retextured, & Fixed Up EA Hairs

by Buckley Posted 28th Aug 2015 at 4:59 PM
120 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 17 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description 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.

The second part of my more-decent-hair-for-townies project. As I mentioned in the first upload, I dislike using high poly CC hair meshes on all the random sims that populate my worlds, so I went through several of EA's store and expansion pack hairstyles and removed the clunky accessories, redid the textures, and made a few other fix-up type changes (such as resizing them, correcting bad mapping, fixing bone assignments, and so on).

These hairstyles are for teen, young adult, adult, and elder females. They appear in the everyday, formalwear, sleepwear, swimwear, athletic, career, outerwear, and naked categories and are set to valid for maternity and valid for random. The styles that have a recolorable accessory can be found in the hat section of the catalog. They are NOT default replacements, nor do you need the original version for them to work. Furthermore, these hairs have:
  • Proper mesh tangents (so no weird shine in CAS).
  • Reduced lower LODs.
  • Fat morphs when needed.
  • Smooth and accurate bone assignments.
  • Scalp and face textures (on most of them).
  • Normal maps.
  • New diffuse and specular textures with Anubis' EA highlights for the control.
  • Custom thumbnails for easy identification.
Finally, both the Flora and Norma hairstyles have two versions, but you can have both in game at the same time. On Flora, version one is with the veil while version two is without, and on Norma version one is with the small side braid while version two is without. I couldn't decide between those variations so I just made both, but as with all of these feel free to pick and choose the one(s) you want. =)

Polygon Counts:
Alice - 2824
Bella - 2330
Celia - 2860
Daisy - 2088
Edith - 3474
Flora V1 - 3152
Flora V2 - 2108
Gemma - 2320
Hazel - 3535
Irene - 3164
Janet - 3839
Kelly - 2888
Laura - 2584
Mabel - 3176
Norma V1 - 3683
Norma V2 - 3627
Olive - 3342
Pearl - 3332
Quinn - 3241
Robin - 2789
Sybil - 2756
Tansy - 2202
Udele - 3005
Viola - 2645
Willa - 1427
Xenia - 1742
Yulia - 3646
Zarah - 3494

Additional Credits:
Anubis360 for the control texture, Pooklet and Shockshame for their diffuse textures, Delphy for DABOOBS, Peter and Inge Jones for S3PE and s3oc, Wes Howe for the MS3D plugins, CmarNYC for the amazing meshing toolkit, Nysha for putting up with my questions and her invaluable advice on this (and all my projects!), and heaven for her support and feedback. Thank you all! <3

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 3
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[Buckley] Disentangled Part 2 A-E.rar | Alice, Bella, Celia, Daisy, and Edith Hairs

Size: 20.91 MB · Downloads: 96,605 · 28th Aug 2015
20.91 MB 96,605 28th Aug 2015
[Buckley] Disentangled Part 2 F-J.rar | Flora Version 1, Flora Version 2, Gemma, Hazel, Irene, and Janet Hairs

Size: 24.32 MB · Downloads: 102,182 · 28th Aug 2015
24.32 MB 102,182 28th Aug 2015
[Buckley] Disentangled Part 2 K-O.rar | Kelly, Laura, Mabel, Norma Version 1, Norma Version 2, and Olive Hairs

Size: 25.70 MB · Downloads: 96,315 · 28th Aug 2015
25.70 MB 96,315 28th Aug 2015
[Buckley] Disentangled Part 2 P-T.rar | Pearl, Quinn, Robin, Sybil, and Tansy Hairs

Size: 19.88 MB · Downloads: 93,490 · 28th Aug 2015
19.88 MB 93,490 28th Aug 2015
[Buckley] Disentangled Part 2 U-Z.rar | Udele, Viola, Willa, Xenia, Yulia, and Zarah Hairs

Size: 20.96 MB · Downloads: 91,401 · 28th Aug 2015
20.96 MB 91,401 28th Aug 2015
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Test Subject
#101 Old 17th Dec 2016 at 4:15 AM
Love these!
Test Subject
#102 Old 26th Dec 2016 at 6:36 PM
Test Subject
20th Feb 2017 at 9:41 PM
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Test Subject
#103 Old 10th Mar 2017 at 3:57 PM
These are all great looking!
Test Subject
#104 Old 17th Mar 2017 at 4:10 PM
Thank you, for Disentangles Part 2 - 26 De-Accessorized, Retextured, & Fixed Up EA Hairs :)
Test Subject
#105 Old 9th May 2017 at 7:19 AM
These are wonderful!
Lab Assistant
#106 Old 24th May 2017 at 4:37 PM
Thank you for all your hairs. Part A-E is downloading as empty archive.
Test Subject
#107 Old 12th Jun 2017 at 12:25 PM
Love the more realistic looking hair!
Test Subject
#108 Old 6th Jul 2017 at 12:00 AM
This is wonderful, thank you so much!
Mad Poster
#109 Old 25th Jul 2017 at 7:02 AM
Lab Assistant
#110 Old 25th Oct 2017 at 9:46 AM
Can't get either set to show up in game . They look awesome though.
Test Subject
#111 Old 22nd Dec 2017 at 10:13 PM
thank you !
Test Subject
#112 Old 16th Jan 2018 at 5:07 PM
Awesome work.
Test Subject
#113 Old 13th Feb 2018 at 7:50 PM
This is wonderful, thank you so much!Love the more realistic looking hair!
Lab Assistant
#114 Old 13th May 2018 at 9:01 PM
I'm so happy you did this. I've often wished some of the "hat" hairs came without hats or accessories. Great job!
Lab Assistant
#115 Old 13th Aug 2018 at 3:25 AM
@ Buckley I would love to know what skin you used for your model, and as other have said if you ever decided to submit her as an upload I would consider her a welcome addition to my game.
Test Subject
#116 Old 13th Aug 2018 at 4:43 AM
Yay! More quality hair! I have already been using your Part 1 hairs, and I love them (but I didn't say thanks because I am a ungrateful wretch) Looking forward to trying these out!
Test Subject
#117 Old 13th Oct 2018 at 6:54 PM
Your hairstyles are so beautiful ! Thank you !
Test Subject
#118 Old 20th Feb 2019 at 8:29 PM
these look awesome! thank you so much, well worth getting both packs
Lab Assistant
#119 Old 3rd Mar 2019 at 3:59 AM
The Disentangled collections were among the first mods I downloaded. I have since downloaded lots more hair from other people. They don't fit the heads right, or the color is wrong, or they're not as cute as on the website... I end up getting rid of them. The hair I got here is the best!!! Thank you!!!
Field Researcher
#120 Old 16th Jul 2019 at 4:30 PM
When I try to unpack these they come up as empty archives.

My sims gaming journal. Not very informative.
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