Film & TV
Betty Brown Wigs has an unrivalled knowledge in the field of wig making, skills which have been put to use by the Film and TV industry. Working with Screen Yorkshire, and production companies such as Carnival and Pinewood Studios we have provided a freelance service, setting, fitting and restoring wigs for major television series and classic and period dramas screened on the BBC and ITV.
Wedding Hair & Makeup
We offer a full makeover service, preparing your hair and dressing wigs for your big day. We’ll find and colour match the right hairpieces for you to help you achieve that perfect look. We compliment this with your wedding makeup, and are trained in the latest airbrush techniques, which give a flawless finish; ensuring you feel beautiful and elegant and look extra special.
We stock a selection of children’s wigs and offer a bespoke service,
cutting, fitting and styling your wig to look as natural as real hair.
We are an appointed salon to The Little Princess Trust, who cover the
cost of real hair wigs for any children that have lost their own hair
through cancer or a medical condition. Visit www.littleprincesses.
Betty Brown Wigs Alopecia Support Group was first set up in 2010 with the help and advice of Michelle Chapman, a world wide Alopecia ambassador for AA alopecia-awareness.org.uk. It was set up in response to the needs of local people who wanted a focus group, focusing specifically on the needs of Alopecia sufferers. The group come together on a regular basis to discuss shared experiences and concerns, and as a forum to express their feelings, have found the support group both beneficial and therapeutic. Everyone is welcome to our York based support group and there is no charge for our meetings, just call ahead to let us know you are coming.
My New Hair Charity
My New Hair is a pioneering charity founded by Trevor Sorbie, to provide help, advice and support to anyone living with the effects of medical hair loss. It provides the definitive training and education for hair professionals to enable them to provide the premium wig cutting service in the industry, providing sufferers with access to professional quality wigs and highest standards in customer care. Betty Brown Wigs is proud to belong to the My New Hair network of salons, and have completed a training course to offer the very best standards in wig styling available on the market. For a useful step by step guide in coping with hair loss, click here www.mynewhair.org/media/1064/mynewhair-pir-2014-digital.pdf.
We believe that everyone has a right to privacy and dignity and understand that discretion is important to everyone. We offer a friendly welcome, as well as the confidentiality of private fitting rooms which can be booked in advance of your visit.