Amber’s Hair Donation – Wigs for Cancer Patients

NewsJuly 9th, 2019
Charlie Miller, Styling since 1965

Our young client, Amber Hosie-Martin donated her hair to The Little Princess Trust, an internationally-renowned charity that makes real hair wigs for cancer patients.


In April 2019, The Little Princess Trust confirmed its partnership with the pioneering wig project, Hair4U. Our young client, Amber, had her hair cut by Holy Corner Salon Director, Amber Swift and donated it to the charity. Along with other donations, her beautiful hair will be used by The Little Princess Trust to help make real hair wigs for cancer patients.

Hair 4 U

Hair4U was launched in 2007 to provide free real hair wigs for children and young people who have experienced hair loss as a result of cancer. The Teenage Cancer Trust supported the cause for more than a decade and, this year, handed over the reins to The Little Princess Trust.

We are thrilled to have found such an esteemed and experienced partner in The Little Princess Trust”, says Jason Miller, Joint Managing Direct at Charlie Miller. “This will help continue the fantastic service that Teenage Cancer Trust, Charlie Miller and all the participating Salons* throughout the UK, have provided since 2007.’

Phil Brace who is Chief Executive at The Little Princess Trust says: ‘We are so honoured to be collaborating with Charlie Miller. Our Trust has long-admired the project and we are looking forward to continuing the wonderful work started by Charlie Miller and Teenage Cancer Trust.’

Dawn Crosby, Interim Head of Regional Services, Teenage Cancer Trust says: ‘After more than a decade of working with Charlie Miller to provide real hair wigs to young people through the Hair4U project, we are delighted to hand over the reins to The Little Princess Trust. We believe it is the perfect partner to continue this amazing work.’

Wig cutting specialist Cat Nicholson (centre) meets Little Princess Trust Team members

Other participating salons involved in the Hair4U project include Aesthetics (Solihull, Henley), Alan Edwards (Glasgow), Andrew Collinge (Liverpool), Cutting Room Creative (Leeds), Errol Douglas (London), Haringtons (Southampton, Winchester), Hooker & Young (Wynyard, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne), Ishoka (Aberdeen), Ken Picton Salon (Cardiff), Lewis Moore (Sutton Coldfield), Mark Hill (Hull), McIntyre’s (Dundee), Migele Experience (Kirkcaldy), Rainbow Room International (Glasgow, Stirling), Russell Eaton Lifestyle Salon (Leeds) and The Hairbank (Manchester).

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