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Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« on: November 02, 2017, 12:31:34 AM »
My DW is shopping around and from past experience it can cost half a month paycheck at least. Anyone have any experience buying from Alibaba?   And if yes, any very good recommended seller?  Looking to skip out all the "middlemachers" who seem to be making 1-2k on wigs.

Also, it seems like some sellers are specifically marketing to jewish retailers with the hechsher and all:
https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/alibaba-express-human-hair-kosher-wig_60524771014.html?spm=a2700.7724838.2017115.76.6b782d8fjZhF8Y
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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2017, 01:09:17 AM »
I don't have any personal experience, but I've heard that ppl order from Ali Express.
The Michpacha wrote that with this seller ppl had good experience.
 http://s.aliexpress.com/yEBrYJFn

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2017, 03:08:40 AM »
What about the reports that this hair is from mammash avoda zara?  There have even been reports that the hechshir labels are faked. 
Are there any rabonim who are expert in this subject?

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2017, 08:33:52 AM »
What about the reports that this hair is from mammash avoda zara?  There have even been reports that the hechshir labels are faked. 
Are there any rabonim who are expert in this subject?
That doesn't bother me. Between me and you most shaitel machers get it from China. Its just a matter of finding the right seller to deal with

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2017, 08:42:57 AM »
My DW is shopping around and from past experience it can cost half a month paycheck at least. Anyone have any experience buying from Alibaba?   And if yes, any very good recommended seller?  Looking to skip out all the "middlemachers" who seem to be making 1-2k on wigs.

Also, it seems like some sellers are specifically marketing to jewish retailers with the hechsher and all:
https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/alibaba-express-human-hair-kosher-wig_60524771014.html?spm=a2700.7724838.2017115.76.6b782d8fjZhF8Y

You must make a lot of money if it's only half a paycheck  ;)

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2017, 01:00:17 PM »
Great discussion.. would love to read more about this...

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2017, 01:01:27 PM »
Would be good to hear from the ladies on this as I still have to live down the 1st sheitel I thought I was helping my wife with 8 years ago :)

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2017, 01:52:05 PM »
I have read on some frum blogs that "buying a wig from china is the worst mistake you can make", no one said their specific experience. I was just wondering if those remarks came from the "middlemachers" who naturally want to stay in business.

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2017, 05:53:46 PM »
I've heard of people who have bought from there and were happy. Obviously happy is relative to the price (few hundred dollars) and if that only lasts 2 years that's fine.

Keep in mind that $ will most likely have to be added to it. You will most likely need to dye and cut it to personalize.

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2017, 06:19:43 PM »
Wife just bought one a month ago.
She will probably return it as she is not happy with the color but if you get the color right than it can be a perfect shaitel.
if she keeps it she will need to add highlights and cut it locally.
She says it is exactly like the ones you would buy at a shaitelmacher.

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2017, 06:25:13 PM »
Wife just bought one a month ago.
She will probably return it as she is not happy with the color but if you get the color right than it can be a perfect shaitel.
if she keeps it she will need to add highlights and cut it locally.
She says it is exactly like the ones you would buy at a shaitelmacher.
Why return it dyeing it canít be that expensive.

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2017, 06:29:48 PM »
Wife just bought one a month ago.
She will probably return it as she is not happy with the color but if you get the color right than it can be a perfect shaitel.
if she keeps it she will need to add highlights and cut it locally.
She says it is exactly like the ones you would buy at a shaitelmacher.

Purchased from the link above?

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2017, 06:57:07 PM »
Wife just bought one a month ago.
She will probably return it as she is not happy with the color but if you get the color right than it can be a perfect shaitel.
if she keeps it she will need to add highlights and cut it locally.
She says it is exactly like the ones you would buy at a shaitelmacher.
Can you pls get seller info? also, according to my wife, dyeing is $100-$200 which I really don't mind paying
« Last Edit: November 02, 2017, 07:42:55 PM by nsastamps »

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2017, 08:35:33 PM »
How do you actually buy one?  There only seems to be a button to 'contact supplier'.

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Re: Wig/Sheitel from the Chinese
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2017, 09:59:44 PM »
How do you actually buy one?  There only seems to be a button to 'contact supplier'.
Yes, you need to contact them, they tell you what info they need color cap size etc... (If I understood DW correctly) iiudwc