"Thanks for sharing.....I have been playing with the thought of shaving.....my forehead is just slightly less than yours but I definitely have no hair inch wise around my ears.....at this point I can still rock a headband at home. My concern…"
"I might be there. Diagnosed almost 7 years ago and still losing hair. It’s so hateful. Grew my hair and my hair is curly and the style covers it well enough ...as long as I’m indoors. Tired of having to wear hats…"
"Hi all! As I was reading my Bible this morning, this passage really struck home for me and really encouraged me as I've been struggling with more and more hair loss. I hope these words encourage your hearts too! Do not give up, do not lose…"
"Here is my example of something you could try. It isn't fully shaved so the pattern can show, but I did have the barber shave my 6head to clean up the straggler fuzz. Eyebrows and lashes are all makeup. I wore this style at an outdoor concert…"
I sometimes get red patches in random spots on my scalp and neck. I can feel the heat and itch when it is happening, and it is challengin to resist touching, which inflames it more. It bothered me more until my diagnosis a year ago;…"
"Hi! My FFA hair loss pattern is similar to yours. Last year I cut my hair from shoulder-length to very short after my diagnosis, then I shaved it all off, and then I had a barber shave a pattern into a micro-short buzz. The pattern looked great…"
I could never shave my head either. I'm sure I would like an alien with my very shiny scalp, protruding veins and horrible skin. My scalp is sensitive and I'm a jeans and t-shirt girl so I can't imagine wearing a wig. I was…"
Hi Everyone! If any of you decided to shave your head, at what point did you make that decision? I still have a fairly full head of hair but my hairline is turning into a 5head now and looks like it'll become a 6head in the next 6 months. I'm just at the point where I'm tired of waiting to see how far back my hairline is going to go and sick of the waiting game. I just kinda want it to be over with already. How did you come to the decision to take the plunge and shave your head?Thanks!See More
Come chat about how your alopecia has affected your faith,how your faith has affected your alopecia,or just for plain old chatter.Open to questions,debates etc.But please always respect others beliefs.
Cicatricial (scarring) alopecia refers to a group of rare disorders which destroy the hair follicle and replace it with scar tissue, thereby causing permanent hair loss. Those afflicted with this type of alopecia are faced with some special needs.See More
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