Wig Stylist

Wig Designer

Hair Setter

Wig Shaper


Minimum ? 12th

Minimum 2 years of experience in an organization

The tasks a Wigman is expected to perform include:Designing wigs, beards, moustaches, etc. as per requirement and fitting them on actors of stage and studio

Selecting wig, beard, moustache appropriate to the character or role

Attaching wig or hair pieces on to a wig block, model using hammer and tack or pins

Combing and setting hair according to specification by water-waiving or with paper spills

Spraying hair with lacquer to keep hair in place

Placing wig on electric heater for drying and ensuring that the wig has acquired the required shape and pattern

Removing wig from the wig block and applying spirit gum on them

Knowledge of designing wigs, beards, moustaches, etc. as per requirement of actor and actress

Proficient in applying make-up such as paints, lipstick, powder, etc. to actor or actresses

Adept with insertinghairclipswherenecessaryandadjustingthewigtoconvenienceofactororactress

Proficient in combing and setting hair according to specification by water-waiving or with paper spills

Knowledge of attaching wigs or hair pieces on to wig block, model using hammer and tack or pins

Proficient in fixing the wig on head etc. appropriately

Not applicable

Style perception


Customer service-oriented

Good listening skills

Physical stamina and dexterity

It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Being self-employed is an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Salons usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from salon to salon

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg(BL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include inhalation of fumes from bleaching, chemical relaxers, exposure to solvents such as formaldehyde, ammonia, toluene, etc.Occupational hazards include skin infections, allergies, fatigue, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 7,000 per month For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month(This figure are indicative and subject to change)

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Salons across India

Towns and cities across India