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Eye lashes

Started this discussion. Last reply by hagster Jun 8. 16 Replies

anyone without lashes ever use false ones?  I've been told it won't work for me because I don't have any lashes to support the false ones. Continue

Eyelashes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Williams Oct 16, 2017. 13 Replies

Anyone try lattise for eyelash growth. My dermatologist prescribed it for me a couple of days ago. I miss my lashes more than my scalp hair or eyebrows.

Thyroid

Started May 24, 2017 0 Replies

Anyone diagnosed with hypothyroidism along with their alopecia? I'm curious to see if there is a connection between the two. Also, anyone hear anything about marijuana as a treatment option?

PRP therapy

Started this discussion. Last reply by dreamscometrue Feb 12. 6 Replies

Has anyone tried PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy? If so, what have been your results so far?

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Latest Activity

Anne Williams liked Mary's discussion Alopecians are more evolved!
Jul 17
Anne Williams replied to kimk's discussion When it is time to SHAVE.....Peace!
"You really do look fantastic. Don't let the negative vibes get to you. Have fun with earrings, makeup and clothes. "
Jul 4
Anne Williams commented on maremo's blog post Considering shaving my head
"I shaved my head last year and don't wear wigs. I live in southern Arizona and just don't need all that heat on my noggin so I wear hats and/or scarves. This is mostly to protect my head from sunburn. I felt free when I finally shaved.…"
Jul 4
Anne Williams replied to kimk's discussion When it is time to SHAVE.....Peace!
"You look fantastic. I shaved my head completely a little more than a year ago. My husband helped. I have AU. I don't wear wigs but have a collection of hats and scarves. I get complemented by random people all the time. "
Jun 27
Anne Williams replied to Donna's discussion Microblading
"I had mine done about a month ago. It is so nice to get up in the morning not looking like an extra in a Star Trek movie. Mine are a little thinner than I wanted but I just use a little brow powder. My technician didn't have any trouble with my…"
Jun 27
Anne Williams replied to Cupcakes42's discussion Husband makes fun of my Alopecia
"Stress can certainly trigger alopecia in some. Having a insensitive, unsupportive spouse does not help. Seek counseling if he won't go, you go. It will at least help you make an informed and confident decision regarding your relationship. "
Jun 27
Anne Williams replied to Nmoore's discussion Eyes and Nose
"I had a terrible time with my eyes starting last summer. Saw my eye doc and now have allergy drops. She also said to use the name brand eye drops because they don't use preservatives. Try an eye mask for sleeping also. Living in southern…"
Jun 22
Anne Williams commented on Melinda's blog post Eye Make-up for Alopecia Universalis
"I also have AU but love makeup. I did have my brows microbladed which helps. I have not tried false lashes since I lost mine though.  I also don't wear wigs but love hats and scarves. Love your attitude!"
Jun 15
Anne Williams replied to Mlou's discussion Newbie with AU I think!
"Check with your eye doc. I had severe problems with my eyes that started last summer. Thought I had an eye infection then bad allergies. My eyes weren't manufacturing the kind of tears that keep my eyes lubricated. Now it's allergy drops…"
Jun 12
Anne Williams replied to Patchylatchy's discussion For those of you with alopecia universalis like myself at what age did you develop it?
"In my 40's when I developed AA. Now 63 with AU. Lost it all about a year ago or at least that is when I shaved my head. Now a year later, I don't even have any stubble on my scalp any more. "
Jun 12
Anne Williams replied to Mlou's discussion Newbie with AU I think!
"I am a 63 year old woman. My AA started in my 40's with only loosing one patch at a time which would eventually grow back in. About a year and a half ago I noticed my scalp hair shedding at a rapid rate. I still had brows and lashes but noticed…"
Jun 12
hagster replied to Anne Williams's discussion Eye lashes
"led magnifying mirror.  will change your life."
Jun 8
hagster replied to Anne Williams's discussion Eye lashes
"You can wear false eyelashes.  Trick is getting them on without a lash line to follow.  There are quite a few utube vids about this topic.  Watch & learn."
Jun 8
Pamela replied to Anne Williams's discussion Eye lashes
"That is false. "
Jun 4
Anne Williams replied to Anne Williams's discussion Eye lashes
"Great advice and information. Thanks!"
Jun 4
TARA49 replied to Anne Williams's discussion Eye lashes
"NO! That is not true! Well - not if you are. female. I wear them every day - I'm going to post later with details but of course you can wear them - I use eyelure naturals on the top only and a colours bottom eyeliner with a bit of clever liquid…"
Jun 3

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Relationship Status:
Married
About Me:
I am 55 years old. I have retired from a teaching career. I have two beautiful grown daughters. I have been married to the same man for 35 years. I was diagnosed with alopecia when I was about 40+ years old. I had never heard of it at that time. My father was totally bald but as a child, I never knew alopecia is how he lost his hair.
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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Eyebrows

Posted on December 27, 2017 at 4:28pm 3 Comments

anyone out there have experience with permanent makeup?  I’m thinking of getting my eyebrows done. I’m tired of having to draw them on each morning. Micro blading seems the way to go. More natural looking. Any thoughts?

Wigs or not

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 12:49am 1 Comment

Since buzzing what was left of my hair I haven't had the desire to wear any wigs. It just doesn't feel like me. I have also lost my eyebrows and lashes. The loss of my eyelashes almost feels worse than loosing my scalp hair. However, with makeup I am coping.

Bald

Posted on April 23, 2017 at 2:05pm 1 Comment

So.... Had a very severe bout of hair loss. Couldn't hide the bald spots. With the support of my husband, daughters and great friends, I shaved it all off. Very freeing! My husband says I look sexy, my daughters love it. I feel supported. I have gone out to dinner and shows without a wig or any head covering. Since I live n Arizona, I have lots of hats too. Having fun with eye makeup.

Fashion magazines

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 8:34pm 13 Comments

I love fashion magazines. I can't really explain why but I love the artistry of design. Have you ever noticed (those of you who read them) that when they publish a feature about "hair loss" alopecia is NEVER mentioned??????? Why is that?? Do we need to have a louder public voice?? Just a thought.

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At 1:45pm on March 22, 2011, Kimberly Williams said…
Awesome! I tell ya what im always around to help you get thru the rough patchs if ya need! ... Just send out a S.O.S and ill be there.
At 12:20pm on February 19, 2011, Mary said…
Thanks for the Friend request and nice comments, Anne. We have a lot in common. I'm 57, and had my AA first appear in my 40's. Mary ( ;-)
At 10:27pm on April 18, 2010, Cheryl, Co-founder said…
Hi Anne, I wanted to welcome you to Alopecia World. I can honestly say that we are a great community here and I hope you enjoy the time you spend with us.

Cheryl
co-founder
At 2:46pm on April 16, 2010, LeslieAnn Butler said…
Hello and welcome Anne!
How are you today?
LeslieAnn
At 3:07am on April 15, 2010, Susan - Jon's Mum said…
Hi Anne
Welcome
Glad that you could join us here
Susan
 
 
 

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