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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 […]

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 […]

Lace Wig Makeup: How to Blend and Clean

A quality custom wig restores confidence, self-esteem, and helps to make you look and feel like the old you. One of the first concerns expressed by women when choosing a wig is how natural the piece will appear. While there is a large selection of fibers and custom designs available which raise the standard and […]

Sharing Wigs With Friends

As women, we love to exchange clothes and accessories with our friends. We know that we can always find the perfect piece to finish the outfit hanging in our besties closest. So it’s only natural that when your best friend compliments you on your caner cancer wig, your first instinct is sharing wigs with friends.  […]

Fighting Static in your Wig

Winter is on its way and with it, the dreaded static in your wig and on your clothes. In Chicago, we get more than our fair share of cold, wind, and dry air each winter. Static is a result of the dry, cold weather and heaters being indoors, sucking all of the moisture out of […]

Curlers on a Human Hair Wig

Most women like to wear their hair in different styles for different occasions. It’s just fun to switch up your look and be able to wear your hair different ways. If you wear a wig for cancer patients, you might think you are more limited on the hair styles you can do but actually there […]

Coconut Oil to Moisturize Your Scalp

Are you looking for a way to moisturize your scalp while you wear your chemo wig? Maybe you have considered coconut oil. By now, everyone has heard about the wonders of coconut oil. This miracle food seems to make everything better. From putting coconut oil on your face to adding it to your stir fry, […]

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 […]

Blonde Wigs With Root Color

Blonde wigs with root color pose a special challenge because blonde shades are complicated. Only 1 in 20 Americans is naturally blonde, so if you are blonde chances are you are a “highlight blond” and you had highlights added to your natural color. To replicate that look a blonde wig has to mimic not only the color of your hair, […]