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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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Alopecia Support with Bald Girls Do Lunch Changed My Life!

April 27th, 2017 by Chassin

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Alopecia Beauty in North Carolina

March 29th, 2017 by Chassin


Sandra met us in Raleigh, NC a few years ago. This inspiring motivational speaker and singer continues to spread her message of self-acceptance to boost more women with alopecia.

“Bald Girls Do Lunch in Raleigh was a blessed event. Thea has a wealth of knowledge and a heart of gold. It takes great strength and courage to walk boldly and confidently as a bald women in this society. Not only does Thea live her song, but she inspires women all over the world to do the same.”

Beauty Blogger Raves about Brow Pen

September 22nd, 2016 by Chassin


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How to help a friend with alopecia areata find her true beauty

August 8th, 2016 by Chassin

alopecia areata friendship

Heidi showed us the power of her friendship in helping a close friend to live well with alopecia areata. In this follow-up we find out how Heidi does it. In fact, she told us how alopecia areata resonates with her own life, even though she herself has normal hair.

Her insights are very cool. Enjoy! Guest commentary from interview with Heidi S. of New Jersey. Read More

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Friendship Makes the Difference in Alopecia Areata Support

July 12th, 2016 by Chassin

Heidi and Allison

When friendship involves alopecia, it can be an opportunity for strength and support.

That’s what Heidi from New Jersey told us when her best friend, Allison, opened up about having alopecia areata, not something she did often. Read More

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Understanding Autoimmune Diseases: Is Alopecia Areata Hereditary?

June 13th, 2016 by Chassin

Is Alopecia Areata Hereditary?

As we all struggle to understand and cope with autoimmune diseases, it’s important to know what it means for your family as well.

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A Lesson About Alopecia Areata in Hebrew

June 13th, 2016 by Chassin

Is Alopecia Areata Hereditary?

מחלות אוטואימוניות: האם  מחלת האלופישה אראטה היא תורשתית?

Thea Chassin, Founder and President

יוסדת הארגון  Bald Girls Do Lunch

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Clinical Trials Got Your Interest?

April 23rd, 2016 by Chassin

Dr. Emma Gutman

Mount Sinai ( New York ) has options for alopecia areata patients

Mount SinaiIs there a cure for alopecia areata? No, there is no cure, but researchers are doing clinical trials in search of safe and effective alopecia treatments. Dr. Emma Guttman, in New York is conducting several studies including a pilot study with Tralokinumab for moderate to severe alopecia areata.

Follow along with our interview so you can talk to your friends and family about new studies for alopecia treatment… Read More

Clinical Trials Underway at Mount Sinai Department of Dermatology

March 18th, 2016 by Chassin

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York)

Alopecia Areata research is of great interest to people with this autoimmune skin disorder. This Bald Girls Do Lunch blog informs you with patient-friendly posts on alopecia areata news, clinical trials and popular posts like our features on Tofacitinib and Ruxolitinib. In 2016…Read More

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