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TSA Wigs-Do I Have To Take Off My Wig?

After appointments, treatments, and maybe even some surgeries, you finally have the strength to take a much-needed break for some time to enjoy yourself. While packing for your trip, something crosses your mind, “Am I going to get stopped by airport security because I’m wearing a wig?” When you’re planning a vacation, wearing your wig through […]

Donated Hair-Where Does It Go?

 I want to donate my hair- Where does it go after I get it cut? Donating hair for a cause is a wonderful, and simple, thing to do. If you’re looking into this, or if you’re looking into purchasing a donated hair wig, you should know what happens to  the donated hair before it gets to […]

Chemotherapy Eyelashes-Will they fall out?

  It’s one of the most common questions that women have as they’re undergoing cancer treatment: Chemotherapy eyelashes- Are my eyelashes going to fall out? This is certainly a legitimate concern, but one that needn’t be as much of a concern as you think. The following is a list of things to keep in mind […]

Meet Our Wig Giveaway Winner

Meet Gabby our Wig Giveaway Recipient. Chrysalis Custom Hair, Chicago’s wig boutique for women in cancer treatment, ran a lottery contest giving away a wig and resulted in a photo shoot from Melissa Song Photography.  Meet Gabby – our wig giveaway recipient. I swear I had no idea she was so young and beautiful when […]

Why Is Wig a Bad Word?

If you’re about to lose your hair from cancer treatment what you need is a wig, not a unit, not a piece, not a cranial prothesis. We in this business have been instructed never to call a wig a wig. What you see below is a synthetic wig that was personally styled for this client. […]

Just Women, Just Cancer, Just Hair

We claim to see Just Women, Just Cancer, Just Hair.  Twice in the last 24 hours I’ve been tested. What’s more important, standing by what we do or making sure that all of our appointment slots are full?  We’re a new business; it’s our first 6 months. However, the little voice in my head said, […]