Anime Expo 2018 was one of the busiest conventions our team has ever experienced. We had a blast looking at all the awesome cosplays, artwork, games, and so much more! If you did not know, Anime Expo 2018 was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center during 4th of July weekend with about one hundred thousand attendees.
Splat Hair Color helped sponsor Anime Expo 2018 and had a lightbox placed in Kentia Hall of the convention center. The lightbox artwork was hand-drawn digitally by the artist Leighton Tsai. There, we hosted an online giveaway for Anime Expo 2019 4-day passes and of course, some Splat products (winners to be announced soon!).
Over the weekend of Anime Expo 2018, we had a special guest join our team. Her name is Alicia Marie and she is an amazing fitness model, Instagram Star, published author, and a total kick-ass cosplayer. During the time we spent with her to take photos for Anime Expo, she was constantly swarmed because of her striking features, positive energy, and for her intricate, hand-made costumes and weapons/props. Her hair was a completely different color each day: Friday, she was Crimson Viper from Street Fighter IV, Saturday she was Jinx from League of Legends, and Sunday Alicia was the vintage version of Sonya Blade from Mortal Combat 3.
For each cosplay Alicia Marie did over the weekend, she prepped her hair and wigs (human hair and synthetic combined) with Splat Hair Color. Her live stream of her prepping her wigs was very enjoyable to watch since she has a fun and bubbly personality. In case you were wondering what products Alicia used for each, here is a list of it:
- Crimson Violet: a combination of Midnight Ruby and Crimson Obsession
- Jinx: Novel Teal and Bolder Blue
- Sonya Blade: Splat Lightening Bleach
Anime Expo 2018 was a success and we cannot wait to attend again next year!