Hair loss solutions

Hair loss solutions

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Book your Complimentary Consultation appointment by calling: (773) 248-6844

CoVid-19... Notice:

J.Crager Alternatives for your Hair, will remain open.

Our salon confidently works with everyone, We have always, and will

continue to hold ourselves to a higher standard of sanitation & sterilization.

We will be adding these additional precautions / solutions ...

Making sure all surfaces, chairs, shampoo bowls, and waiting areas are

wiped down. We will be wearing gloves and as soon as masks arrive we

will be wearing those as well.

We'll be allowing more time between clients to maintain the level of

protection. Wiping down and disinfecting after a client and prior to the

next client to insure the safest environment possible.

Clients needing consultations.

  1. in person consultations will still be available.
  2. Skype / Video consultations. 
  3. In home consultations.

For Clients needing wig work: washing, styling, color, or repairs. We can

do a curb-side drop off and pick up if needed.

For Clients needing in salon service: Cuts, colors, etc...

We will be here for those in salon services and will be following the

guidelines mentioned above to maintain a safe work/ client environment

for all.

Finally, we will ask all clients to be responsible. If signs of infection

become apparent, prior to your appointment, please cancel. we

appreciate a last minute cancellation, rather than the spread of a virus to

us, or other clients

Thank you again

John Crager


We assist women

Chemotherapy treatment

When do you start chemotherapy treatment? 

When will my hair begin to release?

Is Human hair or Synthetic wig better?

Should I cut my hair before treatment?

We cover all these questions and so much more.


What causes alopecia?  What's a topper?

Do I need a full wig?  Minoxidil?  

Viviscal?  Capilia shampoo & conditioner?  What will work for me?


Simply said, we understand. Whether your solution is a topper, a wig, or just a comfortable and private area for regular hair services, we're here to help.


Human hair / Synthetic hair

We provide the highest quality hair. European, Remy & Synthetic hair.

Hand tied, lace front with a medical grade non-skid material for a secure and comfortable fit.


During your complimentary consultation, we discuss the potential issues of your individual diagnosis.  Weather due to Chemotherapy, Alopecia or Trich.   We answer all your questions and provide, reasonable solutions.  

Additional Services:

We offer additional care and maintenance of your new hair at your request, including adjustments, non-chemical highlights, event styling, etc...


John Crager


Master Stylist, salon owner, educator, public speaker since 1981

Hair loss specialist and wig provider since 2006

Individuals experiencing hair loss go through so much. We understand it's more than “just" hair.


Although hairdressing since 1981


My first experience with cancer was when my grandmother was diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancer in 1976.

In 1995 my best friend was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. 

Then in 2016 my wife faced the same diagnosis


 To continue the care and support of women with hair loss. 

Our goal:  

To provide the best products, service and experience possible 

Contact Us

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Call 773.248.6844

Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have. 

J.Crager Alternatives for your Hair

3950 North Avondale Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60641, United States

(773) 248-6844 (773) 888-7200


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