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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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Documentary Pinkham: Finding Lifelong Passion After Alopecia

September 11th, 2015 by Chassin

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Documentary Pinkham: Finding Lifelong Passion After Alopecia

Film “Pinkham” by Cineastas features woman with alopecia in Portland, Oregon.

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Managing The First Year With Alopecia Areata – Christine’s Story

August 31st, 2015 by Chassin

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Tackling the first year with ‪#‎alopecia‬ areata head on. How Christine nailed it and told her boss! http://bgdl.org/1LRZA8U


Building Your Self-Confidence with Alopecia

July 29th, 2014 by Chassin

 

For a personal look at how two women are living (and thriving) with Alopecia, check out these stories on the blog:

 

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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?

http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/celeb-news/pamela-anderson-looks-completely-different-pixie-cut-205031604.html

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?