A turning point toward healing

Alopecia and other forms of medical hair loss can be a dark and perilous journey. It is one that is often misunderstood by those around us which can also make it feel lonely. I recall feeling earlier on that it would consume my entire life and that I would never be able to live aContinue reading “A turning point toward healing”

Q&A with the ONE AND ONLY Heather Scott

Elle: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Heather: My name is Heather Scott. I live just north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada with my hubby and my 3 young kids! I’ve had Alopecia since the age of 3 years old, and I’ve since made it my life’s mission make help others feel beautiful about theirContinue reading “Q&A with the ONE AND ONLY Heather Scott”

Making the choice whether to treat your hair loss- Part 2

Meet Helen, our contributor today! I reached out to Helen as she is a fellow hair loss sister and fellow Canadian. She is fairly well-known in the hair loss community and does amazing product reviews on her platforms! I asked her to weigh in about her decision to treat her hair loss which was triggeredContinue reading “Making the choice whether to treat your hair loss- Part 2”

5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to help you cope with hair loss and body image issues

Hair loss can have a significant impact on one’s body image. The 2 are inextricably linked. Body image, or the way we see and feel about ourselves, has implications when it comes to self-esteem and confidence. Poor self-esteem can be so pervasive in our everyday lives that it impacts our mood, thoughts, interactions with others,Continue reading “5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to help you cope with hair loss and body image issues”

Grief and hair loss

So what is it like to lose your hair as a young woman? I can only speak for myself, but I have connected virtually with hundreds of other Alopecians who have gone through it as well. There is a grieving process…not only grieving the loss of our hair, but also grieving the loss of many other related things be they relationships, confidence, our self of sense, and missed opportunities.