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Hair Care

Hair Replacement & Hair Styling

Hair replacement is a difficult issue for most patients.   If you find your cancer treatment affecting your hair, please know there are caring stylists who can help.  Below you’ll find both free services and paid providers who help those who lose hair during cancer therapy.  Many stylists work by appointment, so please call first.  

If you choose a paid provider, check with your insurance carrier about coverage.  Wigs, like other prostheses, may be covered under durable medical equipment.  Your insurance may require that you purchase through a specific vendor.

Free Wig Services

American Cancer Society
Offers any patient one free wig
Every local office has wigs
website or call 800-ACS-2345
Look Good…Feel Better

CancerSupport Center: Gentle Changes Hair Prostheses
Services: free wig/hat/cap/scarf boutique
 19250 Everett Lane
Mokena, IL 60448

CancerSupport Center: Gentle Changes Hair Prostheses
Services: free wig/hat/cap/scarf boutique
 2028 Elm Road
Homewood, IL

Y-Me National Breast Cancer Foundation
Free wig bank, seen by appt. 
135 S LaSalle St, Ste 2000
Chicago, IL 60603

Hair Replacement & Styling by Geography

Chicago | Indiana | North Suburbs | Northwest Suburbs | South | West Suburbs | Online Providers


AMS Designs, Inc.
President Plaza 1
8600 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 100
Chicago, IL   
(773) 380-8888
non-surgical hair replacement

Brian Blanchard, Ltd
333 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 927
Chicago, IL 60601
Personally customized wigs, fittings, stylings

Custom Wigs
4065 N Milwaukee
Chicago, IL  
(773) 777-0222  

Embassy Hair Prosthetics
770 North La Salle
Chicago, IL 60610    
(312) 642-9800

Glove Me Tender
hats/scarfs only
900 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611      
(312) 664-4022

Hairline Creations
5850 W. Montrose
Chicago, IL 60634    
(773) 282-5454
Wigs, fitting, styling 

JCrager Alternatives
Salone Capriccio
2167 N. Clybourn
Chicago, IL 60614

Kiva Salon (10-4 by appt only)
111 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60602    
(312) 781-3063

Second Act at Flourish Studios
3020 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL

Sophie’s Wigs 
25 East Washington, Suite # 1708
Chicago, IL  60602    
(312) 726-0130 by appt. only

135 S LaSalle St, Ste 2000
Chicago, IL 60603
Free wig bank & free prosthesis for breast cancer patients


Coco’s Boutique & Specialty Shoppe
921-C2 Ridge Rd.
Munster, IN    
(219) 836-0011

Sharon’s Hands on Hair Care
610 East Franciscan Drive
Crown Point, IN  46307    
(219) 663-6539
Service, cutting/fitting the wigs, by appt

North Suburbs

BSM International
7900 N. Milwaukee  (in Oak Mill Mall)
Niles, IL 60714     (847) 966-5200 f coupon
Wigs, hairpieces, cut & trim, hair stylist

Jerome Krause Fashion Hair Inc
By Appointment Only
9150 N Crawford Ave #101
Skokie, IL   (847) 673-2442 for coupon
Private fitting rooms, wigs, scarfs, alterations 

Linda’s Head Quarters
3339 W. Demster
Skokie, IL 60076

Look Alike Solutions
473 Roger Williams
Highland Park, IL 60053      
wigs, stylist

Northwest Suburbs

Northwest Suburban Region ACS
(Arlington Heights)
1114 North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Free wigs

A Total Look Hair Design
1214 W. Park Avenue
Libertyville, IL 60048    
(847) 362-3411
Services:  wigs, hats, hair replacement

Advanced Center of Tricology
2782 River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Beauty Image Center
1280 Bambers Ct
Hanover Park, IL 60133 
(630) 483-9225
Services:  hair prosthetics, hair, on-site visits

Carol's House of Hair
3233 N Arlington Heights Rd #207
Arlington Heights, IL  
(847) 342-1801
wigs (human or synthetic), scarfs, hats, products

Hairline Creations
656 E. Golf Rd.
Arlington Heights., IL 60005    
(847) 593-7900
Wigs, fitting, styling

JuliAnne’s Total Image Salon
Survivor owned
1437 West Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, IL 60194    
(847) 895-4591
Human & synthetic wigs, 2 complimentary cuts

Kathleen’s Creative Expressions
Cathy Devyak
427 W Coventry Ln, Suite 125
Crystal Lake, IL

Options (by appt only)
Roberta Williams Salon
2146 S Plum Grove Road
Rolling Meadows, IL  847-991-1186  

110 S. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1927


Bisi Beauty Wig Boutique
9556 W 147th St
Orland Park, IL(708) 873-3004
Wigs, by appt.

CancerSupport Center: Gentle Changes Hair Prostheses
19250 Everett Lane
Mokena, IL 60448
Services: free wig/hat/cap/scarf boutique.

CancerSupport Center: Gentle Changes Hair Prostheses
2028 Elm Road,
Homewood, IL
Services: free wig/hat/cap/scarf boutique

Hairline Creations
7667 W. 95th St. Suite 100
Hickory Hills, IL 60457    
(708) 598-6040
Wigs, fitting, styling

West Suburbs

129 Phelps #401
Rockford, IL    
(815) 227-1832
Hats, wigs, scarfs, stylist

Naturally Yours(by appt only)
7219 South Kingery
Willowbrook, IL 60527    
(630) 570-5004

Online Providers

Private Issue by Cyberhair

The BeauBeau

Crickett'sAnswer for Cancer
(717) 843-7903

Headcovers Unlimited
35B Tiffany Plaza
Ardmore, OK 73401    
(580) 226-5871   

108 West Adalee Street
Tampa, FL 33603    
(877) 447-4287/
Cool hats for exercise time 

Images International 
18015 Torrence Ave.
Lansing, IL  60438    
(708) 474-7400


Tender Loving Care  to purchase wigs/hats/turbans/wraps

Trader’s International
Bandannas and caps