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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 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 […]

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 […]

Wig Giveaway 2016 Chrysalis Custom Hair

                                             The Wig Giveaway 2016 is getting ready to launch October 1st! 50 donated wigs that have been fully refurbished will be given away to women cancer patients across the United States. Not everyone can […]

Stress and Hair Loss

Stress and hair loss in women: can they be related somehow? The answer is yes. On her blog on livestrong.com, Lisa Sefcik states that experiencing stress caused by the death of a relative, rapid weight loss, nutritional deficiency, or other emotionally or physically stressful situations may cause hair loss in women. According to Dr. Daniel K. […]

Alopecia Areata

What is Alopecia Areata?   Most people are aware that alopecia is the term for hair loss, but not everyone may be aware that this can encompass many different types of hair loss, including alopecia areata, a condition in which the hair falls out in round patches, and which affects approximately 2% of the United States population. […]