Wig Maker

Hair Designer

Hair Dresser

Will be updated

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Wig Maker is expected to perform include: Making wigs according to specifications

Fastening strands of hair to cloth base

Fitting and pleating pattern on to head block Fixing pleats with silk tapes

Cutting silk and silk gauze to shape

Fitting over paper pattern and sewing to silk tapes

Trimming and binding edges

Making partings, combing and oiling wig

Placing wig (on head block) in open for drying and setting

Preparing and dressing wigs for dolls

Knowledgeable about make-up techniques and products

Proficiency in cutting paper pattern to shape and size according to customers? measurements

Ability to mount wig on head block by inserting hook-pointed needle in gauze to catch, twist and pull hair through

Proficiency in curling hair by water-waving or with paper spills

Well versed in selecting hair to suit requirements and knotting them Proficient infastening strands of hair to cloth base

Not applicable

Creative thinking Attention to detail


It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

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

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

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous Occupational hazards include strained vision, cuts, wounds, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, stress etc.Health risks include exposure to needles, chemicals, dyes, odours, sharp cutting tool, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years? experience ? INR 8,000 to INR 9,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 to 5 years? experience ? INR 13,000 to INR 14,000 per monthFor candidates with over 5 years? experience ? INR 18,000 to INR 20,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Key Markets and Export Destinations for Human Hair Business in India

The global trade in human hair and its products is soaring and becoming a major industry. Celebrities are increasing the popularity of using real hair to supplement their own. The celebrity culture has made hair extensions more popular and everyone wants hair from India.

At present India is exporting human hair to more than 25 countries and the exports are increasing over these years. Due to superiority in quality the demand for human hair is increasing day by day. Changes in cultural activities and booming fashion industry has created an opportunity to enhance the trade of human hair. Moreover it increases our economic value in the export market and also creates lot of employment opportunities both directly and indirectly

Human hair business has become one of the busiest and noiseless industry in India. This business has spread all over the world and India is now considered as the leading exporter of human hair and this can be increased further through regulation and procedures.

Wig manufacturers across India


Cities and towns across India