“Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune skin disease, causing hair loss on the scalp, face, and sometimes on other areas of the body. In fact, it affects as many as 6.8 million people in the U.S. with a lifetime risk of 2.1%.”Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on September 3, 2021 at 12:47pm — No Comments
Participate in a study to understand well-being and experiences of stigma among adults dealing with hair loss. This is an anonymous,…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on May 24, 2021 at 10:41pm — No Comments
Did you know that we are not only the owner of AlopeciaWorld.com, but we are also photographers?
I met Michelle online and immediately connected with her. This session started as a boudoir shoot and ended as a self-journey. It was very touching and real as the photographs reveal a story of entering into self-acceptance.
"Change is hard at first, messy in the middle, and gorgeous at the end. Four years…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on May 24, 2021 at 9:31pm — No Comments
Join me and a group of incredible women with alopecia in a Let's Talk webinar!
Adulting can be described as learning to navigate grown-up things and have responsibilities, such as finding full-time employment, paying bills, dating, and relationships, and more. Adulting can be filled with many ups and downs, let alone navigating it with alopecia.
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on November 10, 2020 at 4:11pm — No Comments
BE PROUD AND BE VISIBLE by flooding social media
with your International Alopecia Day photos and greetings!
IAD is a way to raise public awareness, AND to…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on July 29, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments
SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 will be the 11th annual International Alopecia Day (IAD) - the day to celebrate worldwide who we are.
But, even if you can't have the…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on July 13, 2020 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Alopecia UK asked two alopecia experts, Dr Matthew Harries and Professor Andrew Messenger for their thoughts:
“Alopecia Areata itself does not compromise the…
Every day we look at the photos on Alopecia World and they are truly beautiful and, honestly, deserve to be shared.
Therefore, we are looking for photos that we can share on Alopecia World's Instagram Page.
If you have a cool photo that we can use, please post it here with your IG handle so that we can link it back to your account.…Continue
"Models removed their wigs to embrace their hairlessness to pose in a photoshoot which raises awareness of the condition."
Excerpts from an article on Metro.co.uk:Continue
I came across this article on Refinery29.com and I am sure many with alopecia or children with alopecia will find it encouraging.
"Model Jeyza Gary has a rare, inherited condition that causes her skin to shed every two weeks. Two years ago, she decided to pursue a modeling career while completing her bachelor's degree in special education.…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on September 19, 2019 at 11:00pm — No Comments
""Bald is beautiful" isn't just a motto for one Gilbert Middle School student— it's a lifestyle."
I recently came across this article on wxlt.com that I thought I would share with the community.
"Gracie Ann Roland was diagnosed with alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss from some or all areas of the body, a year ago."
"Rather than letting her…Continue
I recently came across an article on QC.com and pulled a few excepts:
"Justin Hopwood's perfect looks helped him land a perfect career, traveling the world to model for Ralph Lauren. Then he was diagnosed with alopecia. What do you do when you lose your money-maker? Especially when that money-maker is a perfect head of hair? He's trying to figure that out."…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on September 28, 2017 at 11:50pm — No Comments
It amazes me how many people share their stories and triumphs about their alopecia. I recently found another one that I think the community would benefit from.
By Lennox Bishop
...Fast forward to a few weeks after I decided to shave off what remained of my hair—surrounded by friends and with many…
Source: CNN/ By Alexandra Larkin
I agree with this mother that it is important to support your children with alopecia and help them understand that they are no different than anyone else with or without hair.
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on April 27, 2017 at 3:13am — No Comments
I recently came across an article about Kylie Bamberger, a member of Alopecia World. Below are some excerpts I would like to share:
“Kylie Bamberger looks every bit the blushing bride in her wedding photos. She’s wearing a white ball gown, clutching a bouquet of…
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on April 26, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments
One of the groups on AlopeciaWorld.com is called “Use Your Difference!" and it reminds me that there are many ways you can use your alopecia to help others.
For example, right here on AlopeciaWorld.com, you can make it a habit to send…Continue
Charity Bailey, co-host of RightThisMinute.com, is helping spread the word about women and alopecia by featuring the powerful story of her own sister's battle with the hair loss disease.…Continue
I love stories of triumph!