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Where to get wigs, hats and scarves

Here are some organisations and suppliers of wigs and other headwear. This is not a comprehensive list but may help you find a wider variety of wigs, hats and other head coverings.

Most of these companies have been recommended by visitors to our website.

Cancer Care is Cancer Research UK's online shop providing a range of helpful things, for all stages of treatment and recovery. Whether you're shopping for yourself or a loved one, the profits from your purchase go back into cancer research. 

Provides free advice and support on hair loss, hair loss prevention (scalp cooling) and hair care, before, during and after cancer treatments. 

They offer advice and support to children, teenagers and adults.

Cancer Hair Care
C/O - The Caring Hair Studio
5A Middle Row
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 3AN

Phone: 01438 311 322
Email: Support@cancerhaircare.com

Heads High sell a range of hair replacement systems, an alternative to wigs. The hair replacement is designed to be worn with a hat or scarf. The system includes a soft stretchy cotton liner on the top of the head with human hair or heat resistant hair which is attached to the outside of the cap liner, so nothing but soft cotton sits against the scalp.

Wigs are available online for adults and children.

25 Cranmoor Green
Pilning
Bristol
BS35 4QF

Specialises in head wear for hair loss. Offers an online shop for comfortable head scarves, hats, turbans and bandanas for adults and children.

32 Buchanan Drive
Luton  
Bedfordshire
LU2 0RT

Telephone: 01582 750083

Chemo Headwear provide a range of hats, turbans and ready tied headscarves. They are all hand made in the UK and available in small, medium and large sizes. You can order online or over the phone.
 
Lodsworth Cottage
The Street
Lodsworth
West Sussex
GU28 9BZ
 
Telephone: 01798 861 501

Direct Wigs have a large selection of manmade and human hair wigs. The company is online and mail order only.

Telephone: 01793 632 152

Hats 4 Heads supply a wide range of soft, comfortable hats, sleep hats, scarves, bandanas, turbans, buff/stretchy tubes and other head coverings for those experiencing hair loss. Free brochures and telephone ordering available for those without internet access.

Telephone: 0845 576 4287

Hairware have a large selection of manmade and human hair wigs and accessories such as hair bands.

Phoenix Mill
Phoenix Works
Thrupp
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 2BU

Email: info@hairware.com

Phone: 08450 713 017

Simply Wigs have a range of man made and human hair wigs, as well as hair pieces and accessories.

Unit 2a-2b Spa Fields Estate
New Street
Slaithwaite
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD7 5BB

Telephone: 01484 844557
Email: info@simplywigs.co.uk

Annabandana

Annabandana provide a selection of headwear you can order online or over the phone.

AnnaBandana
1 Ashe cottages
Axminster Road
Musbury
Devon UK
EX13 8AE

Tel: 01297 553747

The charity Teenage Cancer Trust run a service called Hair4u. They provide real hair wigs for free for young people aged 13-24. Male and female wigs are available. Ask your nurse or Youth Support Coordinator to refer you, or contact Hair4u directly if you would like to be referred for a real hair wig. 

Teenage Cancer Trust
Third floor
93 Newman Street
London
W1T 3EZ

Telephone: 020 7612 0370
Email:hello@teenagecancertrust.org

There is a network of wig banks around the UK that offer new and donated wigs for sale and hire. People donate wigs they no longer need. The wigs are washed, conditioned and sold for between £10 and £30.

Wig-Wham provides a personal service with a network of advisors covering various areas of the country. Can provide evening and weekend appointments.

Hawthorns
28 Sharman Way
Gnosall
Stafford
ST20 0LX

Telephone: 01785 823 531

Email: joy.tuft@btinternet.com

Wigtopia is an online retailer of wigs and hair pieces.

Telephone: 01273 262799
Email: sales@wigtopia.co.uk

Little Princess Trust provides and fully funds wigs especially designed for children. They also provide personal fitting and styling to ensure the wig is as close as possible to their original hair.

To order a wig: 01432 760 060 
For all other enquiries phone: 01432 352 359
Email: info@littleprincesses.org.uk

This hair loss charity provides advice and support. A national network of independent salons and professionals who provide wig styling services for people with cancer and medical hair loss.

PO Box 626
Durham
DH1 9LJ

Email: info@mynewhair.org

Buffwear sells a wide range of Buffs, also know as stretchy tubes.

Kitshack Ltd
Cranborne House Part Level 2 
Cranborne Road
Potters Bar
Herts
EN6 3JN

Telephone: 01707 852244

Email: sales@buffwear.co.uk

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