• Larry
    2
    Hello, I need some information please.

    I would like to become a wig stylist, and I want to help men, women and children with hair loss issues. I have known and helped women with alopecia areata and women going through chemo to fight cancer. I've had an interest in helping such people when I took some college courses. I'd be bald one day (I shave my head both then and now), a red head the next, and of course, a brunette. I tried, and know I was successful, in helping these women see that not only does baldness have to ruin your life, I showed that wigs can be more than a way to hide a bald head, wigs can be fun!

    I was disabled by a stroke, and lost some of my eye site. I now have a lot of time on my hands, and would like to style wigs. Could you please tell me how I go about becoming a wig stylist? I think I have a lot to offer if I become one. Any information and advice would be greatly appreciated.

    God bless,

    Larry Barbee
  • Danielle | Wigs.com Team
    9
    Hi Larry!

    Jon Renau offers a wig education course where you can learn about wig essentials and customization. You can find out more details here: https://www.jonrenau.com/education-1/core/the-core-program

    Make sure you look through all the pages under the education tab and be sure to reach out to them if you have any questions!

    Hope this helps :smile:
  • Diane gibbs
    0
    Hi larry.IVE GOT TRICHITILLOMANIA.HAD SINCE CHILD.IM RETIRED NOW BUT WISH I COULD DO SAME THING.LARRY PLEASE GO FORWARD WITH IT.A NEED BIG TIME.BUT MAKE IT KIND OF PRIVATE LIKE CAUSE I GET EMBARRSSED.IVE TRIED TO HIDE MY TRICH.ALL MY LIFE MY MOM MADE ME CAUSE SHE TOO HAD IT.SO I NEVER COULD GO TO A SALON.WOULD BE GREAT IDEA.
  • SuzieQ
    33
    Hi Larry,
    I have Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disorder, which caused my hair loss. I wish you the best and would love to have your help one day!
    Susan
  • Malibu Marge
    0
    Larry, I too would love to learn wig dressing. The main thing for me is to learn hair cutting. Using curling irons isn’t hard. I may contact a beauty school and see if I can just learn what I need for wigs. Maybe they could construct a class for wig specialists. Also make up for the mature woman would be great.
  • Misty
    388
    Hi SuzieQ I have had Hashimoto's too, for almost 30 years, as well as some other issues which have caused my hair loss. Thinking of you :hearts:
  • SuzieQ
    33
    Thank you misty
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