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Hair Worker

Comb, sort, and prepare human or synthetic hairs for making wigs.

What does a Hair Worker do?

Combs, sorts, and prepares human or synthetic hair for making wigs, switches, and hair pieces: Pulls loose strands of hair across teeth of stationary comb to remove tangles. Separates hair strands according to length and ties them in groups. Washes human hair with soap and water and dries it in oven. Throws ends of hair against hackle and pulls hair through teeth to disentangle and straighten strands; places hair between cardboard sheets with ends protruding. Removes hair roots by brushing ends with brush containing row of needles. May mix various shades of hair to obtain routine blends.