Barbados wigs, weaves cost Bds$2m last year

(Barbados Nation) The importation of wigs and weaves into Barbados is a Bds$2 million business.

And it could grow by even more this year.

Statistics obtained from the Barbados Statistical Department (BSD) showed that some of the biggest imports were human hair, wigs, false beards, eyebrows and eyelashes.

In total, the imports of these commodities were valued at Bds$2 420 502 last year.

The majority of these items, according to the BSD, were imported from China, Hong Kong and the United States.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.