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Wig Shop for Cancer Patients

A woman experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy has very different needs than a woman who wants to change-up her look with a new hairstyle. They may both be shopping for a wig, but they should not be shopping in the same place. Not every wig shop is the same. At Chrysalis Custom Hair, we carry exclusively wigs for cancer patients. What […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hair Growing Back After Chemo

You are probably both excited and anxious about your hair growing back after chemo. Once you’ve finished cancer treatments you may be waiting impatiently for your natural hair to return to normal.  It may have already started to come in, but it may be several months before you notice any real regrowth. As  you find your […]

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 […]

Chemo Hair Loss- Why does the hair fall out?

 The number one cause of cancer hair loss is chemotherapy. Of course, it also depends on the type of medication and its corresponding dosage levels.  Chemotherapy uses powerful drugs and different combinations of drugs have different effects. These drugs target any cells that have a rapid growth rate. Because hair is always growing these rapidly […]