Seeing a head full of your own hair in a bag, (or in my case two bags), can be a sobering experience… But does our hair define who we are? It’s a question that I never had to think about until I lost my hair.
Join me as I explore this new stage in […]
I’ll also dive into the “politics” of hair and hair loss. Future topics: “My Top 10 Aha Moments When I Became Bald” and “Finding An Afro Kinky Wig Is Harder Than Finding Water in the Desert”.
Men aren’t the only people who suffer from hair loss. In fact, 50% of women suffer from this form of balding by the time that they reach 50 according to the North American Research Society.
Although, thank goodness, women of color often have highly textured hair that looks thick and full, we are not immune […]
Sparse hairline, thin or weak edges, a seemingly increasing forehead and traction alopecia – these are the marks of a sensitive hairline.
As a person challenged with hairline alopecia due to scarring from harsh styling, see Alopecia and Me, the topic always peaks my interest.
In my pre-teen years, I was intrigued by my neighbor, Dorothy’s, master braiding skills. She would sit on the front porch and do her young daughters hair in all sorts of corn-rowed and other braided styles and I wanted in.