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Are Human Hair Wigs Hot?

If you are shopping for a wig for yourself or a loved one, you may have heard the rumor that human hair wigs are hotter than synthetic hair wigs. Well we are here to bust that myth in this blog post. One reason people think human hair wigs are hotter is generally people who want […]

Custom Wigs Vs. Wig Shopping Online

“What’s the difference between a wig bought online and a custom wig from Chrysalis Custom Hair”? We all know that it’s so tempting to buy items that are being advertised on the television, or online; after all, everything looks perfect on the screen. But how many of us have paid money for something, only to be […]

When Should I Get Fitted for a Custom Wig?

The sooner you come in to get fitted for your custom wig, the better. A common misconception is that it’s easier to be fitted for a cancer patient wig after your hair has fallen out. In reality, though, it’s easier for us to make a copy of your hair — duplicating style, cut, and color […]

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 […]

Bobby Pins with Wigs- Are they safe to use?

A common question you might have is whether or not it is okay to use bobby pins on a wig. You may want to style your chemo wig differently some days, or just to put it up for a while, as you would with normal hair. However, using bobby pins on wigs is not recommended. […]

Hand Tied Wigs or Machine Made Wigs?

Hand tied wigs or machine made wigs does it matter? Yes, it does, as far as economics and comfort are concerned. And the details of the different manufacturing processes explain the reasons why. Hand tied wigs are generally much lighter, often weighing about two ounces or less, and uses a softer cap. Each synthetic fiber or human […]