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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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How to hide alopecia bald spots

April 22nd, 2018 by Chassin

NY Times: A new drug helps some bald patients regrow their hair

August 19th, 2014 by Chassin


Should You Shave Your Head?

August 14th, 2014 by Chassin



If your hair loss is extremely rapid, how can you get ahead of it and take charge of removing your hair instead of watching it drop literally to the floor or into the sink right in front of you?

Taking steps to shave it off can be empowering and minimize the depression that accompanies sudden and aggressive hair loss.


Read the full article here:

Real Talk For Women With Alopecia: Should I Shave My Head?


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BGDL Wig Sponsor: Where Human Hair Comes From

March 16th, 2014 by Chassin

Fortune Wigs, BGDL Sponsor and Business Friend, provided an exclusive interview for our new Alopecia Areata Support Network Blog. Sign up for blog updates.

To tell us if your company will be a BGDL Sponsor or Business Friend, email: info@BaldGirlsDolunch.org

Changing Hairstyles is Normal

November 11th, 2013 by Chassin

Could super-superficial jabber about celeb hairstyle changes be just the right opening to get your conversation started?


Changing a wig-wardrobe is not a one-size-fits-all situation for every woman with AA. At one end of the spectrum are those terrified of changing their look, simply due to fear of change and drawing attention to themselves. At the other end are people who justifiably require a consistent look for professional reasons. Yet, there’s a vast territory in between. Where are you on this spectrum? Are you doing what you want on your own terms?

New Image University – Chassin’s Tips

September 6th, 2013 by Chassin

Video: Inside a Human Hair…

August 5th, 2013 by Chassin

Take a journey inside a hair shaft from the lens of an electron microscope. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqZ16iNPaac&feature=youtu.be

Stunning no-hair styling by Ralph Lauren

February 14th, 2013 by Chassin

The master of design has done it again. A stunning look in a collection for women making “no hair” fashionable. Photos of the Moment from New York Fashion Week. Check out photos 3 and 9.