Can I Make My Hair Into a Cancer Wig?

When your friend comes to you and tells you she has cancer, you want to do anything you can to make it better. You’d probably sacrifice just about anything to see her smile. A light-bulb comes on and you’ve got it, a great gesture: donate some of your hair to help make a wig for […]

Shave Your Head- Does It Hurt?

When you begin to lose your hair from chemotherapy it can be a difficult experience. Once it begins many choose to simply shave your head. We often hear concerns from our clients about the actual process of shaving; many ask whether we will do this for them, or if it causes any pain. At Chrysalis Custom […]

Can My Regular Stylist Cut My New Wig?

Making the transition from your real hair to a natural hair wig can be a tough one, but at Chrysalis Custom Hair, we want to do everything within our power to make it the best transition possible. Part of this transition is letting us cut and style your new chemo wig. We hear quite a […]

Chemo Wig – Hair Growing Back

Managing Your Wig While Your Hair Grows Back Your chemo wig is a good and faithful servant.  It has protected you through fearful times, and helped you look your best when you felt your worst.  But now your own hair is growing back. Your wig slips when you least expect it, creating unwelcome anxiety at […]

My Doctor Said to Cut Off My Hair!

Going through a battle with cancer is a journey that unfortunately many women have to face. At Chrysalis Custom Hair, we understand that this is a very difficult time and we want to do our small part in helping you feel confident and beautiful along the way. Some women have experienced the frightening suggestion from […]

Wigs vs Hair Pieces -What’s the Difference

Wigs vs Hair Pieces What’s the Difference As you prepare to enter chemotherapy you’re faced with myriad decisions, including what to do about your eventual hair loss as a result of your treatment: hairpiece, or wig? The Basics A hair piece covers a targeted area of hair loss. It is either weaved into the surrounding hair, […]

Synthetic Wig to the Beach

It’s spring break time of year and you’ve made plans to head to the beach, but then it dawns on you, can you wear your synthetic wig to the beach? The excitement is suddenly overshadowed by worry, even though you’ve been excited to get out of the cold and head to your warm weather vacation. […]

Wash a Section of Your Wig

Oh my. Probably more than most, wig wearers understand the importance of rolling with the punches. And yet, it doesn’t make it less maddening when something unexpected happens. For example, did you just watch your baby spit up on a section of your freshly-washed wig? Did you drag your hair through spaghetti sauce? What about […]