wig and hairpiece maker


Wig and hairpiece makers create adapt and maintain hair prostheses for use in live performance. They work from sketches, pictures and artistic visions combined with knowledge of the human body to ensure the wearer maximum range of movement. They work in close cooperation with the designers. 

Alternative label

  • wig and hairpiece builder

  • wig and hairpiece technician

  • senior wig maker

  • make up artist & wig maker

  • wig maker

  • wig builder

  • wig consultant

  • wig-hairpiece maker

  • hairpiece maker

  • wig specialist

  • wig & hairpiece maker

  • wig technician

  • junior wig maker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences



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