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Wig Tangled from Winter Clothes

Is your human hair wig tangled and unmanageable, especially at the nape of your neck? Does it feel matted in the back no matter how careful you are? Well, it’s no secret that the cold weather creates challenges for wigs, so if your wig tangled and you want to know why and what you can […]

Wear a Wig in Snow

Winter is here and in Chicago that means snow. If this is your first winter wearing a cancer wig, you may be concerned how your wig will be affected. But don’t worry, you can wear a wig in snow without ruining your wig. If you go out in the snow, your wig will get wet. […]

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 […]

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, […]

TSA and WIGS

Say you’re heading out to a vacation for some well-deserved relaxation. Maybe your friend’s hosting a destination wedding, or you want to fly down the coast to visit family you haven’t seen in a while. Whatever the reason, you’re getting on a plane, and that means you’ll go through TSA. After all of the stress […]

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 […]