Hi all,

I need some advice from fellow alopecians. I know there's a lot of threads on here already about sex & alopecia, but my problem is a bit more specific than just sex. I have somewhere between alopecia universalis and alopecia totalis -- lost all my body hair completely, and it's slowly been coming back over the years in some places (armpits lol). I'm totally comfortable with my body and my alopecia, but the one thing I still don't like is my lack of eyebrows. I draw them on every day with makeup.

My alopecia doesn't affect my life, in any way -- until we hit dating. I'm an open-minded person, and I would like to be someone who is totally fine just jumping into bed with a new partner - but I'm so scared for them to see me without eyebrows that I really avoid sex and sexual intimacy with someone until I know them really, really well. (Because makeup eyebrows rub off during sex) Which means that for the last, gosh, six years, I've had one boyfriend and very few sexual encounters. Which totally also affects my sexual self-confidence.

But you know what ? I am 28 now, turning 29 in a few months. It's time to get back on the horse and deal with my eyebrow issues. Goddammit I want a partner !

So I have been giving online dating a try, and right now I have a date lined up next weekend with a guy who's been getting sexual in his flirting. And the sexual flirting gives me anxiety because I'm not comfortable with this, and the idea of getting sexual with him next weekend scares me... but at the same time, I'm determined to face this anxiety. I know that I don't have to have sex with him, but goddamnit I need to get back on the sex horse, and if I like him, why not ? (Oh even typing that is a bit scary lol.)

Does anyone have any practical suggestions for going forward, esp with my eyebrows? Any suggested makeup products that might help my eyebrows stay on during any sexual encounters ? Should I try to hang out with my friends more without eyebrows ? Should I come clean and tell him that this scares me, even though it's our first meeting ? (aha waaaay too soon, no ?) Should I just suck it up and tell myself: calm down, you got this, don't overthink this, go and have fun and see what happens ?

Attaching photos... cuz ADDRESSING MY EYEBROW FEAR ! RAH ! NO FEAR !

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I've been checking, and most places won't / don't want to do microblading over perm make-up.

Microblading is temp also as it only lasts a year or so.  By temp tatts, I assume you mean perm make-up - which isn't either.

Yes, but you'll get over the pain. Just gut through it. I have had two children without anesthesia. It wasn't as bad as that!

I just saw ur message, I gave been using beauti-ful brow tattos.

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What about microblading? Lasts about a year. I had mine done and it was great. I had some eyebrow hair for a while, then lost one almost completely. I had them micro bladed and they looked good, they don't rub off. 

Not to be snide, but if you read this thread, you'd have seen microblading mentioned in the first reply and many times onwards.  So, your idea of microblading isn't exactly a new or novel one for the OP.

I have a husband with alopecia and you know this does not affect our relationships and sex life. We met him at all on the adult dating site 


https://hookupmasters.com/  when I saw him I immediately fell in love with him. We have very old sex and there are no restrictions on sex.

I can't find a partner for sex due to my alopecia. Unfortunately, it affects me in a very serious way. Especially I suffer a lot of the lack of sex. I've become a regular customer of the sex shop https://nicetystore.com/ because periodically I am buying some devices for pleasuring myself and can't live without it.

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