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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, […]

Girls Wigs for Cancer

  Girls wigs for cancer are an unfortunate necessity for manny children undergoing cancer treatment. Cancer does not only affect adults. Over 10,000 cases of childhood cancer will be diagnosed in kids under 15 each year.  Childhood cancer affects all ethnic, gender, and socio-economic groups. Many of the cancer drugs used to treat these cancers will […]

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. […]

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 […]