News & Events Events All Sponsors and Exhibitors Diamond Sponsor Concert Pharmaceuticals Concert Pharmaceuticals: Creating New Possibilities At Concert, we develop new medicines based on two essential drivers: patients and innovation. We apply our industry-leading expertise in deuterium chemistry to create and develop innovative drug products that address important patient needs. Gold Sponsors Eylure Originators of the commercial false lash, we are a brand 70 years in the making. Born in the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood film industry, our heritage began with make-up artists passionate about innovation. Our charismatic reputation for quality and class has invited both consumers and influencers to enjoy our brand globally. For over 70 years, eyes have been our obsession and we’ve lost precious beauty sleep making sure eye beauty is something everyone can indulge in. Long lashes aren’t just for Hollywood. Defined brows aren’t just for Cara Delevigne. Everyone should feel ready for their close up, whether they’re heading up the aisle or catching the number 55. And with our support we’re here to get your look bang on. Every time. That’s a promise. At the Big Weekend Eylure will be applying false eyelashes and doing eyebrow applications free of charge. They will also have make up artists and brand staff on the stand to provide any education needed. Freedom Wigs Freedom wigs is a world-wide company focusing on Total Hair Loss. Our product is a prosthetic that requires no tapes or glues, it is custom made to only fit you, and we do this by taking a 3D scan of your head. We use 100% Virgin European hair that has never been processed which is then blended to your colour requirements. Implanted into our medical grade silicon to give you the most realistic movement you have ever seen. You are now ready to visit your hairdresser once again so as to instruct them to style your new freedom the way you want to present yourself Freedom WigsConfidence to live your dreams Freedom Hair Representatives will be on the Freedom Hair Wigs Stand to answer all your questions such as 'What is a true Vacuum Hair piece and why are there no tapes and glues to hold it on?'. They will also be doing demonstrations to show you how their 3D head scanner works. Trendco | Aderans Trendco (Aderans UK) is one of the UK’s leading specialists and suppliers of wigs, hairpieces, bespoke wigs, headwear and accessories for over 50 years and provide top quality products across the UK through their 7 retail salons located nationwide: London, Birmingham, Hove, Manchester, Liverpool, Nottingham and Edinburgh. Trendco offer an exquisite collection of wigs with over 250 styles and are predominately aimed at the necessity, chemo and fashion wearers. All their retails salons are equipped with private consultation rooms and their highly experienced stylists provide a personalisation service for all their pieces ensuring that customers leave with a product which makes them look and feel great. Trendco is a customer focussed company and strive to offer a comprehensive, friendly and professional service to all their clients. They work hard to give the best advice possible and to provide everyone with a pleasant experience. Trendco will be showcasing the following brands: Amore, Noriko, Hi Fashion, Gem, Platinum, Sentoo, Ellen Wille (Stimulate) and Christine Headwear Trendco's experts will be on hand to answer all questions wig and hairpiece related, demonstrating the almost endless possibilities available when working with custom made and heat-stylable wigs/hairpieces. Silver Sponsors Hair Solved Hair Solved are the UK’s leading female hair loss specialists; their senior team have over 25 years’ experience. Their innovative, non-surgical hair enhancement system has been successfully treating thousands of women across the UK living with Alopecia. The Enhancer System is bespoke and designed for each individual client’s needs. A light, durable mesh is secured to the scalp using existing hair, or if need be, by our specialist surgical tape. 100% human hair is then expertly attached to the mesh with unique application techniques that create the look and feel of natural hair. This innovative system can add volume to patchy hair or securely and discreetly cover total hair loss. You can find Hair Solved Salons across the UK in Bristol, Belfast, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester and London. Exhibitors Confirmed So Far Aspire Hair Aspire was set up in 2010 with the aim to create a safe and positive environment for women dealing with medical hair loss. Aspire specialize in human hair wigs and Topettes in a variety of hair types including Indian and Chinese Remy human hair wigs and toppers and the highest quality European ponytail wigs and Topettes and Virgin Remy hair. Our highest quality human hair wigs have been specially created for necessity wearers and have been tried and tested by real women living their daily lives with hair loss to ensure complete security and satisfaction. We can't wait to show you our collections and look forward to helping you try on various wigs and topettes at the AUK Big weekend event! Aspire Hair will be showcasing the following brands: Follea & iWig Hipheadwear Hipheadwear is designed especially for people affected by medical hair loss. We supply a variety of beautiful, feminine headscarves and head covers for women and children and men with (temporary) baldness made of bamboo viscose. Included in our range are swim caps, nightcaps, summer hats, turbans, all season and summer bandana's, kids bandana's and winterwear suitable for both alopecia and chemo patients. If you prefer a lightweight, snug fitting and fashionable design then trust in these special designs. Almost all of our products are hypoallergenic and very gentle to the skin, easy to wear and easy to tie. Hipheadwear is a hip and trendy headcover; it is known as one of the most fashionable alopecia hats supplier in the UK. Masumi Headwear We are MASUMI HEADWEAR, an award-winning designer and distributor of headwear in the UK. We work with hospitals and many salons all around the world and supply headwear to those with hair loss. Our collection has been designed in the UK and is made out of softest materials, such as cotton and organic bamboo with no visible stitching inside the cap for extra comfort. We feel passionate that losing your hair doesn’t mean losing your sense of style. Our headwear collection is versatile as it consists of a range of timeless, elegant and classically feminine designs that will make you look and feel fabulous! So whether you need an easy-to-wear everyday piece for work, an elegant scarf for a night at the opera, or a knock-out hat for a wedding. We are sure to have a solution to help you rediscover the former stylish, confident you! Headscarves By Ciara & Lemonade Wigs Headscarves By Ciara offer a luxury range of products for hair loss including- Headwear, Wigs, Fringe Wigs, Aftercare products & the innovative best selling Gym & Swim Headband wig, which has been designed by Ciara & is exclusive to Headscarves By Ciara. Wig brands showcased additional to the above: Ellen Wille Joli Caméléon UKJoli Caméléon™ has designed the industry’s finest collection of luxury European and multi-ethnic natural hair creations. They offer the selection and value to meet the needs of most women and children with hair loss and alopecia. The new Joli Dancer-4 is the best-performing, lightweight, breathable, European hair wig for active alopecians. Tested by black belt Tae Kwon Do students, hot yoga instructors, runners and professional dancers. MiMo Wigs MiMo Wigs offers leading brand wigs at discount pricing. Brands from affordable fashion range to premium quality remy human hair, there is something for every budget. MiMo Wigs will be showcasing the following brands: Jon Renau, Estetica, Henry Margu & Belle Tress Finishing Touches Portfolio Finishing Touches are educators and innovators in “all things micro” including scalp micropigmentation, SPMU and facial feature restoration. We offer unique unrivalled career pathways for novices entering our industry, as well as mentoring and support for those seeking advanced education, either in classroom style group learning, small sized training sessions to international onsite training and support. For over 20 years Finishing Touches have manufactured and distributed top quality machines and products to hospitals and private clinics, allowing our trained nurses, surgeons and medical professionals to have the best tools available to offer realist procedures. Farjo-Saks LtdFarjo-Saks Ltd are a unique distributor of the some of the worlds leading scalp concealers, nutritional and non-surgical hair loss treatments. Sue Hampton Sue has been an ambassador for Alopecia UK for six years. She's the author of more than 30 titles for children, teens and adults, including a few featuring characters with alopecia. One of her roles for us is visiting schools to support a student with alopecia, but as a bareheaded author booked by schools to lead writing workshops she ALWAYS educates about hair loss. She also enjoys delivering speeches and making radio appearances about alopecia when required. Centre for Appearance Research (University of the West of England) We are a university-based research centre, the world's largest group of psychologists focussing on issues related to appearance and body image. Created By ConnieUsing only freshly mixed henna paste (containing powdered henna leaves, lavender essential oil, sugar and water) Connie will be applying freehand Henna Crowns, providing you with a safe and temporary alternative body art lasting up to 2 weeks. Ally Ally is a global friend-finder mobile app and website, exclusively made for people living with alopecia. Members can search for fellow Alopecians by location, age, alopecia type and even interests! Members must be 18+ to join and parents that have children living with alopecia can also join to help them find friends.