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Custom Wigs Vs. Wig Shopping Online

“What’s the difference between a wig bought online and a custom wig from Chrysalis Custom Hair”? We all know that it’s so tempting to buy items that are being advertised on the television, or online; after all, everything looks perfect on the screen. But how many of us have paid money for something, only to be […]

When Should I Get Fitted for a Custom Wig?

The sooner you come in to get fitted for your custom wig, the better. A common misconception is that it’s easier to be fitted for a cancer patient wig after your hair has fallen out. In reality, though, it’s easier for us to make a copy of your hair — duplicating style, cut, and color […]

Blonde Wigs With Root Color

Blonde wigs with root color pose a special challenge because blonde shades are complicated. Only 1 in 20 Americans is naturally blonde, so if you are blonde chances are you are a “highlight blond” and you had highlights added to your natural color. To replicate that look a blonde wig has to mimic not only the color of your hair, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Natural Hair Wig at the Beach

Spring is approaching, and so is spring fever, however you may wonder if you can enjoy this time of year with a natural hair wig at the beach. If you live in a warm climate, you’re probably anxiously awaiting the first day the temperature is right for a day trip to your favorite beach. If you live […]

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 […]

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 […]