It all began when I was 14 and lost all my hair.

Hair to Ware was formed in 2001 after a mum’s struggle to help her 14 year old daughter get her joy back.

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We work with children from as young as 2 along with both men and women. Our devoted hair loss specialists focus on hair loss caused by chemotherapy treatment as well as alopecia and thinning hair. Hair to Ware is privileged to support and work alongside the Little Princess Trust™. We are also proud to hold the National NHS framework agreement which enables us to supply, fit and maintain wigs to all local trusts.

Our professionals provide a free consultancy service with a large range of exceptional hair systems for you to choose from, followed by a complementary cut-and-style all conducted in one of our many private consultation rooms.

My road to feeling great again.

Meet the team

Our devoted hair loss specialists focus on hair loss caused by chemotherapy treatment as well as alopecia and thinning hair.

Founder

Pat

Pat Vinall is the founder of Hair to Ware, who experienced hair loss with her daughter Amanda at the tender age of 14.

Pat Vinall is the founder of Hair to Ware, experiencing hair loss with her daughter Amanda at the tender age of 14, Pat understands the emotional and physiological trauma hair loss can cause. Pat first opened our doors over 20 years ago in 2001 with the ethos to help as many people suffering hair loss as we can offering a first class service in a positive and comfortable setting drawing from both the positive and the negative experiences she encountered with her daughter in the early days of hair loss.

Pat has built and nurtured our company through over the years to establish the successful business we are today.

Reception

Laura

Laura is our friendly front of house receptionist, she greets all of our clients and arranges all appointments.

Before joining Hair to Ware Laura worked as an Auxiliary nurse within the NHS for a number of years and understands from experience the impact dealing with difficult medical conditions have on a person. Laura is compassionate and will make you fell at ease during your visit.
Hair Loss Consultant

Kelly

Kelly reached the position of Senior Stylist with her previous salon and brings 14 years of experience. We are so excited Kelly has now joined team Hair to Ware.

Kelly is experienced in all aspects of hairdressing, specialising in cutting and advanced colouring techniques.

Kelly is highly trained in hair extensions and wig cutting, colour and design.

Kelly says “I wear hair extensions myself as I have always had very fine hair, I do understand the frustrations with it. My passion is to make my clients feel confident and good about themselves.”

Director

Amanda

Amanda has alopecia and is a necessity wig wearer and has been for over 20-years. This puts her in a unique position enabling her to understand the day-to-day issues of hair loss and the importance of wig comfort.

Amanda has alopecia and is a necessity wig wearer and has been for over 20-years. This puts her in a unique position enabling her to understand the day-to-day issues of hair loss and the importance of wig comfort. Amanda dedicates her time to supporting others also experiencing hair loss and strives to constantly find and supply the most comfortable, natural-looking wigs and hairpieces available in the industry for our clients.
Hair Loss Consultant

Maisie

With 11 years experience in the Hair Dressing Industry Maisie is an accomplished stylist specialising is colouring and power blow drys.

Maisie moved to Hertfordshire, from Brighton in 2019, where she worked in a busy hairdressing salon so she brings a wealth of experience and funky trends to us.

Maisie says: “Knowing I was moving, I knew it was time to ‘add a string to my bow’ in my career . When I saw Hair to Ware were advertising, I did lots of research and decided I knew this would be the job for me.

I drove from Brighton to meet Amanda at the Salon & I knew instantly this is what I wanted to do! Everyday is a school day in hairdressing, I have done many courses and also a lot of in-house Salon training! My job is so rewarding, I’m so pleased I made this move & I would never look back!”

Semi Permanent Makeup, SMP, Medical Tattooing Specialist

Bree

Bree is a highly qualified and experienced micropigmentation professional with an enviable portfolio of clients with over 20 years experience.

Bree joins the Hair to Ware family as a highly qualified and experienced micropigmentation professional, running her own studio with an array of local and national clients and specialises in all semi-permanent makeup techniques Including all the latest ombré, natural strokes, pixel brow and eyeliner - 3D lips and much more.

We are excited to have Bree’s highly acclaimed skills in our studio, 2-3 days a week.

Bree keeps her skill sets up to date by attending regular conventions and training courses and she will only use top quality products that has taken Bree years to find the perfect combinations.

Manager

Kim

Kim is our salon manager. She deals with all telephone enquiries, suppliers, orders and most importantly greets our clients with a smile.

Not only is Kim our salon manager but she is our main liaison between the contracted NHS trusts we work with and our clients, ensuring all our referrals run smoothly from start to finish. Kim deals with our suppliers on a daily basis ensuring all client orders are made and our stock is the most up to date in the industry.

Kim is also a professional and experienced bra fitter, Hair to Ware is a Royce stockist, specialising in Royce post-surgery and mastectomy bras.

Hair Loss Consultant

Natasha

With over 15-years experience in the hair industry, Natasha has developed a vast range of skills and is highly advanced in hair colouring, cutting and styling techniques.

With over 15-years experience in the hair industry, Natasha has developed a vast range of skills and is highly advanced in hair colouring, cutting and styling techniques. Natasha designs bespoke creations and is a perfectionist in her work with a great calm relaxed manner.

Natasha not only takes great care in transforming the appearance of her clients but also boosting their self confidence.

Scalp Micro-Pigmentation Specialist

Joe

I’m Joe the founder and owner of Hairlusion. I am a Harley Street trained Scalp Micropigmentation Technician. My biggest strength in the hair loss industry is that I once was the client.

I have been a client and a patient of every hair loss procedure that is available.

Not only do I have first hand experience and profound knowledge, I have also experienced and thoroughly understand the emotions that are paired with hair loss. With these strengths I take each and every one of my clients through a journey where I am able to support my clients both mentally and physically.

Witnessing my clients transform and grow in confidence, is the simply reason why I love what I do.

We are 1 of 25 NHS approved salons.

Hair to Ware is privileged to hold the National NHS contract. This means that we can accept NHS wig prescriptions.

Please speak with your local hospital if you have any queries regarding their policy on prescriptions or alternatively please contact us to see if you trust in one we are currently contracted with.

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You will receive a referral from the NHS Trust Orthotics department either by letter or telephone. There is a statutory national government prescription charge of £72.80, which is payable by cheque only.

This charge is applicable to all clients unless you receive a government prescription. Should you have any concerns regarding your referral, please feel free to contact us directly at any time.

We recommend this informative cancer and hair loss page on the NHS website – you will find lots of helpful information on chemotherapy, the side effects and planning for hair loss.

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“couldn’t have been happier”

“I called yesterday to request a possible last minute appointment and was accommodated by Amanda. Mum and I attended and were welcomed by extremely friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff. Absolutely fantastic! We couldn’t have been happier and left with a great wig for Mum, lifting her spirits as required. Thank you very much.”

Natasha Dillon Porter

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