Valentine’s Day Hair for Your Wig

Valentine’s Day is a day where many women want to get dressed up and feel special. It’s the perfect occasion to pull out that little black dress and get dolled up. And as any woman knows, the perfect accessory for your outfit is a beautiful hairstyle. Natural hair wigs can be worn just like your […]

Toppers: Are They Right for You

Women who experience hair loss have a variety of hair replacement options. However, some hair pieces work better for certain conditions than others. For some conditions, a hair topper is the perfect solution, while for others, a full wig is the best choice. A wide variety of conditions cause hair loss, but we’ve taken a […]

Shop for a Wig

Cancer can try to steal your sense of beauty, but nothing can truly take your beauty from you. Beauty is so much more than a certain body type, skin color, complexion or hairstyle. Beauty is about inner confidence and the belief that you are valuable and lovely. Finding a good wig for cancer patients is […]

Buy A Wig Online

Buying a Wig Online vs. A Wig Shop   You Get to See and Feel Your Wig Before You Buy It Have you ever bought a shirt online, only to have it delivered and think, “this looks nothing like it did online”? Unfortunately, if you buy a wig online, the odds are you will be […]

Red Wigs are Difficult but Challenging

Red wigs are a challenge for wig makers to get right. Women with naturally red hair or dyed red hair love to wear it loud and proud. It is unique and beautiful. But when it comes to creating a red chemo wig that matches your hair color, it’s only natural to be a little skeptical. […]

Wig Tangled from Winter Clothes

Is your human hair wig tangled and unmanageable, especially at the nape of your neck? Does it feel matted in the back no matter how careful you are? Well, it’s no secret that the cold weather creates challenges for wigs, so if your wig tangled and you want to know why and what you can […]

Radiation Hair Loss

If you have just received a cancer diagnosis, as a woman, one thing you will probably begin to worry about is the loss of your hair, perhaps through radiation hair loss. At Chrysalis Custom Hair, our sole mission is to help women like you maintain a sense of normalcy throughout their treatment—feeling beautiful and confident […]

Wear a Wig in Snow

Winter is here and in Chicago that means snow. If this is your first winter wearing a cancer wig, you may be concerned how your wig will be affected. But don’t worry, you can wear a wig in snow without ruining your wig. If you go out in the snow, your wig will get wet. […]

Sleep in a Wig

You might be wondering if it is ok to sleep in a wig. While we don’t recommend sleeping in a wig, the occasional nap is not going to destroy it. We know chemotherapy treatments can be draining and sometimes what you think is just going to be resting your eyes for a minute turns into […]

Febreze on a Wig

You may have heard from friends or even read somewhere that Febreze on a wig works to freshen wigs just like it freshens couches, curtains, carpets, and more. The truth is that Febreze on a wig is not a good option for freshening your wig because it is too harsh for your scalp and hard on […]

Add Root Color on Wigs

When wearing a chemotherapy wig from Chrysalis Custom Hair, you want it to look as natural as possible. Ideally, no one would even be able to tell you are wearing a wig. We pride ourselves in our ability to match a client’s wig to their natural hair. But this process becomes a little more involved […]

Cancer Wig Thanksgiving Tips

Here are some tips and tricks to keeping your cancer wig looking fabulous over the Thanksgiving season.  1. Cooking Do’s and Don’ts Preparing the thanksgiving meal can be stressful enough, so be sure to use caution when wearing your wig and cooking in order to avoid any mishaps. When opening a hot oven while wearing a synthetic […]