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Bobby Pins with Wigs- Are they safe to use?

A common question you might have is whether or not it is okay to use bobby pins on a wig. You may want to style your chemo wig differently some days, or just to put it up for a while, as you would with normal hair. However, using bobby pins on wigs is not recommended. […]

Wig Drying Rack- Avoid a Moldy Wig

After you’ve washed and conditioned your wig, it is crucial that you use a wig drying rack to ensure that you get the best results. Using the drying rack is an easy way to keep your wig both clean and in good shape, we recommend all customers to use one because we know how important it […]

Highlight a Wig- Adding Color to an Older Wig

It is common for women to want to highlight a wig when they are ready to update their look. After all, nothing builds confidence more than having a fresh hairstyle. However, there are a few things you should know about being able to  highlight a wig. Older Wigs Differ From Your Natural Hair Natural hair growing on […]

Wig Shampoo- Regular Shampoo on a Wig?

Must I use wig shampoo on my wig or can I just use the brand that I use on my natural hair for cleaning wigs? Wig shampoo is made for wigs just like upholstery shampoo is made for upholstery. You wouldn’t use hair shampoo on your sofa. Do not use anything other than wig shampoo […]

Can I Wear A Wig To Yoga

  At Chrysalis Custom Hair Chicago we frequently get asked if it’s ok to wear a wig to yoga. Yes, in many situations you can wear a wig to yoga but it depends on a number of different factors. What kind of yoga do you practice? There are so many popular kinds of yoga being […]

Wig Blow Off in the Wind

When wearing a wig, it is very common among wearers to wonder “Will my wig blow off in the wind“.  The possibility of your hair coming off while outside is often an alarming idea and even if this isn’t the case, it would certainly still be a hassle. While this is a valid concern, Chrysalis Custom Hair takes […]

How Long Until My Hair Grows Back After Chemo

“How long until my hair grows back after chemo” is one of the most asked questions. It does take some time, so don’t worry if it doesn’t start filling in right away. Here’s what to expect while you’re waiting for your hair to grow back. Early Growth You’ll start seeing the first growth about two months […]

New Year’s Eve Wig Styles

The holidays have finally arrived. With the coming of 2017 you will want to know about New Year’s Eve wig styles that will work with your cancer wig. Not all  chemo wigs are created the same way, so they can’t all be styled the same way. Check out some of the tips and tricks you […]