Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood didn't consider chemotherapy for lung cancer treatment because of its potential side effect: hair loss.
For many women, hair loss is a harsh reality. But from a sense of shame, the issue tends to be swept under the rug and is rarely spoken of.
She posted these pictures because she decided it was time to speak her truth — that she suffers from a hair-pulling disorder called trichotillomania.
As a whole, movie villains have a certain look: They’re usually not as good-looking as the movie’s hero, and have certain physical features that make them seem more evil than other characters. Scientists say villains have certain facial features in common, such as dark under-eye circles and wrinkles. For the study, researchers took a look at the all-time top 10 film heroes and villains from the American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest Heroes and Villains List.
A little girl who suffers from alopecia and lost all her hair got the chance to celebrate “Crazy Hair Day” at school — with a twist.
Not many stories about hair extensions will make you weep, but when you see how Kat Roberts, a mother of two from England, got her luscious locks, your screen might go a little blurry.
There’s been a lot of conflicting coverage of the topic of hair loss in men. Depending on the source a bald guy talks to, he can be led to believe he’s either the sexiest man on earth (as long as he’s gone full bald) or the village pariah. There are also a number of studies suggesting that male baldness may be linked to health issues. Research shows that hair loss has measurable connections with heart disease and an association (though not a direct cause-and-effect relationship) with prostate cancer. ...
The results of this study are very promising for alopecia areata, a condition that currently has less-than-effective treatment options.
Kim Kardashian’s luscious mane is almost as famous as her booty, but on her glam squad's day off Monday, her locks were looking sparse. What's she doing wrong?
A new study review finds strong ties between tightly wound styles, such as ponytails, braids, and weaves, and hair loss among African-American women.
Can using dry shampoo damage your scalp and cause hair loss? It may have happened to this young woman.
Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a strange experience. Hearing you have cancer is one of the scariest things, but maybe not for the reasons you think. Related: 30 Photos Of Unretouched Butts, In Case You Forgot What They Really Look Like I read about an extensive study of what passes through women’s minds when they receive the news that they have breast cancer. Their number-one fear is hair loss. I used that blog to tell everyone I had cancer and, in short order, my fashion blog became a cancer blog.
"I feel like women are so defined by our hair, and to lose it, it’s devastating,” Alexandra Martell tells Cosmopolitan in the story of her alopecia-induced hair loss. The publication took her to Ursula Stephens, who styles Rihanna and promised to find Martell her dream wig. Watch the video to see how it turns out.