Wig vs. No Wig?
The person who gets the final decision on this is the cosplayer, and I have seen both wigs and real hair used well in cosplay. Though, the general opinion of the community is that you should use a wig whenever possible, and use your own hair if it already looks very close to that character's hair.
Though I am a wig shipper myself, I find that my costumes improved greatly after I started using wigs even if my hair was close before. There…
How many times do you expect to wear a costume before "retiring" it