We have 40 donated and refurbished wigs for cancer patients that we are trying to distribute to women cancer patients that are in need of a wig. Any woman with cancer can register, and the cut off date is October 20, 2015 at midnight. We will announce the recipients the next day. The Chicago area […]
Buying a wig for the first time can be intimidating. What kind of wig is right for you? Will people automatically know you lost your hair? Before you can find the best wig for you, it’s good to know what myths are out there. Wig making has come along way over the years–and there are […]
Made possible through the generous wig donations from women cancer patients and their families, we are giving away 40 wigs to deserving women in the Chicagoland area. How can you enter? We’ve got all the details below. How to Enter? Entering is easy peasy! Just go over to our giveaway page located here, and take […]
The word alopecia simply means losing hair. There are a number of kinds of alopecia that are not cancer treatment related but are still referred to by the same name. Alopecia Totalis is one type. What is Alopecia Totalis? Alopecia Totalis is an auto-immune disorder. This condition results in a total loss of hair from the scalp only. There are […]
We love hearing such positive feedback from our clients whether on Google+, Yelp, or through Square! Here’s one review that just made our day: “At such a scary time in my life I feel blessed to have found such a warm and loving place. Knowing that I am about to loose my hair which is […]
Every now and then we get a client that has very uniquely colored hair. While we do have many wigs that already come with highlights and lowlights, it is sometimes necessary to custom color a wig so that our client’s specific color is copied. We look at this as both a fun challenge and […]
Congratulations Kimberly Johnson, owner of Chrysalis Custom Hair, Chicago Parent Magazine‘s Mom of the Month! Photo credit and a big thank you to Melissa Song Photography!
This wig all one length. Adding layers and face framing makes such a huge difference! One of the hardest parts of trying on a wig is seeing the potential of the wig looking like you want before it has been customized to your specifications. Human hair wigs come in different grades, lengths, and colors. […]
Thank you Fox 32 Chicago and Dawn Hasbrouck for doing such a great job on the segment about Chrysalis Custom Hair during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Click here to watch the video!
Women often ask us if it’s a good idea to purchase more than one wig. While this is not necessary for everyone, it’s nice to have something that is always ready to go. While one wig needs to be styled or washed, the second wig is in perfect condition so you can be ready […]
Curly hair is not something that’s easy to find when looking for wigs. Some women that feel like they’ve been battling their curls all their lives and are thrilled at the idea of finally getting to wear their hair straight. For women that love their natural curl or want their exact look copied so […]
Posthope is a website for patient and caregiver support and fundraising. It’s a user friendly (and free) way to keep your loved ones up to date as well as a platform for online donations. One of our clients posted an update about her experience with us on her posthope.org page. Click here to see what […]