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Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease. Learn more...



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Arena Pharmaceuticals Clinical Trial for Alopecia Areata “AA-205”

September 30th, 2020 by Chassin
Arena Pharmaceuticals

Arena Pharmaceuticals is recruiting for a clinical trial in multiple locations. Complete this form , AA-205 online screener, to apply for the trial “Safety and Efficacy of Oral Etrasimod in Adult Participants With Moderate-to-Severe Alopecia Areata.” The screener form has been prepared for Arena by Innovaderm Research.

  • • You’re between 18 and 70 years old.
  • • You have current alopecia areata with hair loss that affects at least 50% of your scalp.
  • • Your current hair loss episode has been lasting for more than 6 months, but less than eight years.


Apply for the Trial    More Information

Learn more about Arena Phamaceutical’s trial with oral Etrasimod and the study locations on the application form.

You may be compensated for time and travel. Talk to your personal doctor before joining a clinical trial. Bald Girls Do Lunch is providing this announcement for informational uses only. It does not imply endorsement. The decision to participate is voluntary and wholly the responsibility of the individual person.

For more detailed clinical information visit clinicaltrials.gov.


Free and Downloadable Infographic about Alopecia Areata

September 17th, 2020 by Chassin

Alopecia Areata Infographic

Free and Downloadable Infographic about Alopecia Areata

Everything you’ve always wanted to tell other people is right here. We are so delighted with this beautiful and practical infographic created and made available for download by Concert Pharmaceuticals. Thank you Concert!

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Lights on! Every night in September!

September 14th, 2020 by Chassin

Every Night in September! Easy trip close to the NY State Thruway in New York's Albany Capital Region. A very special…

Posted by Bald Girls Do Lunch on Thursday, September 10, 2020


New Alopecia Research Opportunity. Thank you, participants! Recruitment is now closed.

June 1st, 2020 by Chassin

Do you have or know someone with alopecia? Interested in taking part in psychological research?

Ms. Paige Clarke-Jeffers announces the enrollment of Black women with all forms of alopecia areata in her research project: “Black Women’s Experiences of Living with Alopecia” at Birmingham City University, United Kingdom. The study is for her Masters of Health Psychology dissertation.

Aim your smart camera at this QR code for the Participant Information Sheet

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Take Action TODAY

January 22nd, 2020 by Chassin

Please take action TODAY to make the most of this inspiring moment for all of us living with AA.

Photo Credit: MSNBC

THANK YOU for joining Bald Girls Do Lunch in celebrating Massachusetts Representative Ayanna Pressley. And, expanding our work to support more girls and women living with AA.

It’s a beautiful step forward for awareness, acceptance, and the Bald Girls community.

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Alopecia support is here.

November 2nd, 2019 by Chassin

Shannon’s Story from Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc on Vimeo.

You’re not alone if you’re wondering how do I cope with alopecia areata knowing there’s no alopecia cure? One way to feel supported is right here: watching and reading personal stories  — people like yourself living with alopecia.

Watch Shannon’s heartfelt story: how she talks to herself and to others.

We thank Concert Pharmaceuticals for including our Bald Girls ambassador, Shannon, in their patient web portal for alopecia areata at ConcertPharma.com/patients/

Read Shannon’s Interview


Warm a chilly alopecia head today.

November 27th, 2018 by Chassin

Giving Tuesday

Your gift gives custom alopecia hats designed by Bald Girls Do Lunch to women in need.

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Shop Cyber Monday Deals and Donate!

November 26th, 2018 by Chassin

AmazonSmile Bald Girls Do Lunch

Shop for Cyber Monday and automatically donate to Bald Girls Do Lunch Inc when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/20-8649864. #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile

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Act Now: AmazonSmile donation rate now 10x from Oct 29 – Nov 2

October 30th, 2018 by Chassin

AmazonSmile Bald Girls Do Lunch

Through Nov 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to Bald Girls Do Lunch Inc when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/20-8649864. #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile

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