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Quality Synthetic Wigs and Weft

By Gavin Thorpe
on February 16, 2023

 Unique theatrical quality synthetic fibre wigs and wefts which are professionally designed in the UK.  The synthetic/original hybrid fibre hair comes in multi-dimensional salon shades. Please take a look at our website or contact us at

Downloadable digital copy of our catalogue

By Christine Sterritt
on November 02, 2022

Downloadable digital copy of our catalogue

Now you can download a digital PDF copy of our catalogue for Free.

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Wig Ovens to Hire

By Chrissie Smith
on January 15, 2020

Flatley/Belling Wig Ovens to hire. Will take up to 3-4 Wig Blocks - diamentions 91 x 53 x 40 cm - Rods for drying weft included. All Wig Ovens have been PAT tested and can be used in the UK and Europe.

Please contact Flora Moody at for all enqueries.

FREE - Measurement Sheet - Measureing the Head

By Chrissie Smith
on October 31, 2018

FREE  - Measurement Sheet - Measureing the Head

Here is a Free Measurement Sheet you can use to measure a clients head. Each wigmaker has there own way to measure a head, this is one I have used in the past. Please drag the image onto your desktop or right click on Image and Save to desktop.


Learn to work with raw hair - Mix/Drawing Hair

By Chrissie Smith
on February 14, 2018

Authentic Locks Ltd - Leeds UK. Specialists in working with raw hair. Training in how to Double Draw Hair, Raw hair preparation/pre tipping hair and Hand Tied Weft.


Phone:  Lisa on 07568 534654

Hair Merchants

By Chrissie Smith
on January 19, 2018

Hair Merchants: Human and/or Animal (Yak Hair)

 Majic Hair - Formally Hugo Royer -  All types of Human Hair and Yak. Hair Colour matching. Contact Emma at

Tasha Jacks - All types of Human Hair, Yak, and Hair Colour Matching. Contact Tasha 01474 823666 - - email

Lux Symbolica - Beth Thompson. Virgin European and Indian Hair, Grey/Whites, Curly. Student Hair sample kits.  +33 6202 70383 (France)  @lux_symbolica

Mistique Hair Fx - Animal Hair, Human hair and feathers. Hair Colour Matching.  Contact Sharn at 07522 367136 -  email

Maurico Isak  - Human Hair.  Contact Maurico at 07940 492816 - email



Please Read Me

By Christine Sterritt
on April 25, 2016

Below is a list of Wig Making Schools/ Courses and Knotters & Makers. Please do your research and make sure the course fits your criteria and price requirements. Prices vary with each course. Wig making is a very skilled profession and takes a long time to master, please bear this in mind when booking a course.

 DO NOT contact The Wig Department for names and information, we are sorry but we cannot offer personal recommendations.

The Wig Department Ltd does not accept any responsibility for the courses offered.



Wig Knotters/Foundation Makers

By Christine Sterritt
on April 25, 2016

*Andy Jordan UK - Wig Maker/ Knotter - 07814 739692

*Waqqas Sheikh UK - 07596388703 -

Wig Making Schools & Courses UK and International

By Christine Sterritt
on December 17, 2015

* London Wig Academy - an online platform specialising in pre corded; hair, wigs, makeup and SFX educational courses. We provide students worldwide with a variety of courses, hosted by the finest educators in the industry. Going Live 1st May   email.

* JCDB Studio - London UK.  5 Day Intensive Workshop, Wig making for Film,TV and Theatre by Jean Carlos de Blas. 07540 822812. Instagram @jcdbstudio @jeancarlosdeblas.

 * London Wig Making Classes - Tsai Stuart - London UK. Wig making school teaching all aspects of wigmaking - Foundations, weaving  - email 

* WAM - London UK. Specialist Wig School for Theatre, Television and Film Wigs. - email

* Katie's Wigs & Co - Leeds UK. Short Courses for all entry levels, Industry training in preparation for outwork - - email

* Campbell Wigs - London UK. Wigmakers delivering certificated wig making courses worldwide. - email

* Isobel Donald - Scotland UK. Wigs,Hair & MakeUp Artist. Various Wig & Postiche making Certified short courses -

* WQHair - Waqqas Sheikh - Birmingham UK, nationwide and international. Teaching a range of courses from wig makers for beginners, advanced wig making and foundation construction.  Phone 07596388703


I Make Wigs - USA - Gretchen Evens based near Atlanta Georgia USA. Offers live virtual and one to one classes in Wig Making and Weaving.,

Wiglet Wigs - Poland - Certified Wig making courses for beginners, advanced and Masters. Wig Making, Postiche, Wefts for Film, TV and Theatre. or email

Academy of Make Up Arts - USA - Michael Meyer based in Nashville, TN - Highly specialized training for makeup artists, wig makers, and costumers. Email


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