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Wig and Makeup

Research resources for wig and makeup study and design.

Physical Materials in the Library

Selected Print Books

NOTE: The library also has the 2012 and 2008 editions of The Makeup Artist Handbook.

Searching the Library Collections

Materials in the library are organized by subject. Browsing the art shelves of the library in-person can help you discover new work, materials, inspiration, and connections. Listed below are general call number ranges for costume and fashion at UNCSA Library:

  • GT495-499 - Human body and its parts; Personal beauty
  • PN2067-2068 - Theatrical Costume and Makeup Design
  • TT950-979 - Hairdressing; Beauty culture; Barbers' work 

You can search our digital and in-library collections simultaneously by title, author, subject, or keyword below. Click Advanced Search for additional search criteria (like material type, language, year, etc.).

Each book record in the online catalog also contains Library of Congress Subject Headings, which can help you locate books on a similar topic. Click on the subject heading in the online catalog to go to a list of books that share that subject heading. Some examples are:

Digital Resources

Selected Ebooks

NOTE: Hair: Styling, Culture, and Fashion is also available as a print book in the library.

Databases + Web Resources