New Masterclasses Announced!

Beginning and Advanced Wig Masterclasses with Camille Friend.

February 3rd and 4th, 2018 in West Hollywood, CA

Hair Scholars is dedicated to teaching hair stylists a very specific set of hairstyling skills needed for the entertainment industry.  We provide masterclasses and seminars for hair stylists who want to work in film and television.


Welcome to the world of hairstyling professional Camille Friend. This award winning Hollywood dynamo has created Hair Scholars, hands-on masterclasses and seminars that give a behind-the-scenes look at the role of hairstylist on a set and provide training in specialty skills for the film and TV business.

With over 20 years of industry experience, Ms. Friend’s recent film credits include Us, Captain Marvel, The New Mutants, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, Detroit, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Captain America: Civil War, The Hunger Games: Mockingjoy - Parts 1 and 2, and Django Unchained, just to name a few.

She knows this business and wants to teach it to you!


We are Emmy®-Nominated Film and Television Hairstylists. Let's just say... WE KNOW OUR ISH. Check us out on IMDB.


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Have you been dreaming of a career as A

hairstylist for film and tv?


Beginning and Advanced Wig Masterclass

February 3rd & 4th, 2019

West Hollywood, CA

This Hands-On Wig Masterclass will teach you essential skills needed for a career in the entertainment industry.

Day 1 - Wigs 101- Basic lace front wig class will teach you how to prep, wrap, apply, block, and clean wigs 

Day 2 - Wigs 201- Advanced lace front wig class skills include:
            How to fit a wig - Wig wrap and taking measurements
            How to cut and style wigs - 
                 *How to thin a wig - Texture vs. Density
                 *How to cut the returns out of wigs
                 *How to wet style set a man's or woman's wig
            How to color the roots of a wig

You can choose to take one or both classes. 
Early Registration - before January 15th, 2019 for 1 class - $499.00
Early Registration - before January 15th, 2019 for both classes - $899.00

Registration after January 15th, 2019 for 1 class - $549.00
Registration after January 15th, 2019 for 1 both classes - $999.00

15% Discount for Local 706 and 798 members. Please email for discount code.

Lunch will be provided.

Upon purchase of ticket, you will be provided with a list of supplies to bring to class.
Location in West Hollywood, CA to be disclosed 2 weeks before class.

Masterclass Menu

Specialty Masterclasses for professional hairstylists teach the art of advanced hairstyling in film and TV.

Hands On classes include:

  • Lace front wig hair wrap, application, curl and set, cleaning and blocking

  • Period Hairstyles

    • 1950’s

    • 1960’s

    • 1970’s

    • 1980’s

Learn about…

  • Transitioning from salon to soundstage

  • Scripts and continuity breakdown.

  • working with actors and crew

  • reading a call sheet

  • building a resume and portfolio

  • Agents

Know the ins and outs of movie and TV production, including…

  • Protocol of working in the hair department

  • Positions within the hair department

  • Trailer and set etiquette



Check out Camille Friend, hairstylist extraordinaire and Founder of the
Hair Scholars, in this interview for Variety.

Quentin Tarantino’s 'The Hateful Eight' takes place in a single day in the Old West, but it was shot over five months on a Colorado mountaintop. Variety’s Jenelle Riley spoke to department head hair stylist Camille Friend and makeup dept. head Heba Thorisdottir about how they kept everyone looking exactly the same, and exactly in period, on Tarantino’s uniquely challenging shoot.