Redoing reborn doll

can a reborn baby doll with rooted hair be done over .? Also do I remove the hair. Thank you for replying Sharon74

I’ve removed hair before (cut it, then used razor…ended up cutt8ng some of the vinyl) I should have just used Nair to remove the stubble

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Thank you for replying this helps, I got a pretty baby doll needs to be redone

I would remove the hair. If you can get the glue out of the inside, it’s pretty easy to pull the hair out. Shaving the head is risky. It’s way too easy to cut the vinyl. You can pull most of it out and then use Nair on the stubble. Then wash it really well. Windsor and Newton Brush Cleaner and Restorer should take off the paint without any damage to the vinyl. It’s bit oily, though, so when you wash it off use a toothbrush to get in ears, creases, etc.

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It kind of depends on what you want to do, if you just want to do some minor touchups you don’t really need to remove all the hair. But if you want to completely redo the doll, then you’d have to remove the hair.

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Thankyou for replying. If minor repairs do I need to rebake.

If you use heat set paint, you’ll have to bake it or the paint won’t set.
If you use air dry paint you don’t have to bake.

I have not used air dry paint, will try it D o you have suggestions where to buy air dry paint. Thankyou for sharing

Michael’s sells Liquitex Professional/artist acrylic paints. They’re what I use and I really like them. You only need distilled water to thin them-no special mediums. They’re less expensive than the ones ‘specially formulated’ for reborning. I’d go with these or Golden, especially if you’re only going to use them for this one doll. Can we see before and after pics?

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