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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 […]

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 […]

Wig Slipping on Hair Growing Back

Sometimes your wig slipping is a good thing! Especially if it is because your own hair is starting to regrow. We are so happy that you have made it through your treatment and we are here to help with this mixed-blessing. One solution we have is to add clips to your chemotherapy wig. This is a complementary service […]

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 […]

Wig Slipping Can Be A Good Thing

Sometimes your wig slipping is a good thing! Especially if it is because your own hair is starting to regrow. We are so happy that you have made it through your treatment and we are here to help with this mixed-blessing. One solution we have is to add hair clips to your wig. This is a complementary service […]

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 […]

Can My Regular Stylist Cut My New Wig?

Making the transition from your real hair to a natural hair wig can be a tough one, but at Chrysalis Custom Hair, we want to do everything within our power to make it the best transition possible. Part of this transition is letting us cut and style your new chemo wig. We hear quite a […]