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

by Buckley Posted 28th Aug 2015 at 5:59 PM
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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.
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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 U-Z.rar | Udele, Viola, Willa, Xenia, Yulia, and Zarah Hairs

Size: 20.96 MB · Downloads: 105,183 · 28th Aug 2015
20.96 MB 105,183 28th Aug 2015
[Buckley] Disentangled Part 2 P-T.rar | Pearl, Quinn, Robin, Sybil, and Tansy Hairs

Size: 19.88 MB · Downloads: 107,112 · 28th Aug 2015
19.88 MB 107,112 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: 110,267 · 28th Aug 2015
25.70 MB 110,267 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: 116,339 · 28th Aug 2015
24.32 MB 116,339 28th Aug 2015
[Buckley] Disentangled Part 2 A-E.rar | Alice, Bella, Celia, Daisy, and Edith Hairs

Size: 20.91 MB · Downloads: 110,106 · 28th Aug 2015
20.91 MB 110,106 28th Aug 2015
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Test Subject
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#2 Old 28th Aug 2015 at 7:13 PM
Fantastic work!
Lab Assistant
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#3 Old 28th Aug 2015 at 8:49 PM
Do you need anything other than the base game to download these?
Test Subject
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#4 Old 28th Aug 2015 at 9:30 PM
Thanks for part 2 i found that part 1 was added nicely to my game, as i said i regulated everything and i love these alot!!! again lovely hairstyles!!!! now i am asking maybe you could maybe do a small packet for guys too??? would be nice not use the same hairstyle for men alot of the time!!
Lab Assistant
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#5 Old 28th Aug 2015 at 10:05 PM
Thank you, you're the best.
Instructor
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#6 Old 28th Aug 2015 at 11:36 PM
These are just as beautiful as Part 1. Thank you so much for improving the hairs and sharing them with us!
Test Subject
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#7 Old 28th Aug 2015 at 11:50 PM
All these are awesome...thanks!
Lab Assistant
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#8 Old 28th Aug 2015 at 11:51 PM
I love the new textures and how you removed the accessories. Wonderful job!
Forum Resident
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#9 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 1:19 AM
These are beautiful! Thank you!!
Test Subject
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#10 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 2:35 AM
Thank you very much!
Forum Resident
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#11 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 3:46 AM
Thank you so much, these are absolutely fabulous! I loaded my game with part 1 in it the other day, and the hairs are SO much better.
You're a treasure

P.S - Your model is gorgeous! I love her jaw and chin line.
Mad Poster
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#12 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 4:23 AM
Thank-you very much for all of your hard work! <3
Test Subject
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#13 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 5:07 AM
Thank-you this is amazing! Good job!
Test Subject
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#14 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 6:19 AM
Beautiful. Thanks.
Instructor
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#15 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 6:29 AM
Oh, you work quickly! Love this, can't wait to clean up my town Thanks! :D

Great suggestion someone made about the guys.

And I agree that your model is gorgeous!
Lab Assistant
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#16 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 7:47 AM
These are appreciated. Thanks.
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#17 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 9:34 AM
Thank you again, these hairs look fantastic in-game.
Instructor
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#18 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 12:59 PM
Wow, i would never guess that they were made by EA, now they look much better
Field Researcher
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#19 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 2:21 PM
Are you also gonna do male hairs? If that's a yes, I can't wait!!!
Test Subject
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#20 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 2:54 PM
I love these! Do you need any expansion packs to use them??
Lab Assistant
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#21 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 3:29 PM
i love these!
Test Subject
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#22 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 4:10 PM
even better than the first version! im happy to have some new hairstyles that look a bit basic, not too shiny etc.
these hairstyles are the best!
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#23 Old 29th Aug 2015 at 7:35 PM
Seriously, you are AMAZING! I hope you do more of these, if you're so inclined, because I'll install every single one of them!
Field Researcher
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#24 Old 30th Aug 2015 at 1:08 AM
Thank you so much for these. So many times I have wanted to use them on my sims, but the accessories just never matched. My stylist sim thanks you as well.
Field Researcher
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#25 Old 30th Aug 2015 at 4:57 AM
Thank you so much!! These fit so much better in the game like this.
You are incredible!!
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