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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chemo Wig – Hair Growing Back

Managing Your Wig While Your Hair Grows Back Your chemo wig is a good and faithful servant.  It has protected you through fearful times, and helped you look your best when you felt your worst.  But now your own hair is growing back. Your wig slips when you least expect it, creating unwelcome anxiety at […]

Highlight a Wig- Adding Color to an Older Wig

It is common for women to want to highlight a wig when they are ready to update their look. After all, nothing builds confidence more than having a fresh hairstyle. However, there are a few things you should know about being able to  highlight a wig. Older Wigs Differ From Your Natural Hair Natural hair growing on […]

New Year’s Eve Wig Styles

The holidays have finally arrived. With the coming of 2017 you will want to know about New Year’s Eve wig styles that will work with your cancer wig. Not all  chemo wigs are created the same way, so they can’t all be styled the same way. Check out some of the tips and tricks you […]