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 1

This is Part 1 of a 3 part series about treatment options for hair loss. Check back for guest posts soon where 2 other women from the hair loss community share their experiences with medical management of thinning hair! Chances are, if you are early on in your hair loss journey, you have treatment onContinue reading “Making the choice whether to treat your hair loss- Part 1”

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”

Wide headbands: A hair loss girl’s bff

Here’s one thing I’ll bet most women with hair loss have in their arsenal of hair products: a wide headband.  These are also known as “boho headbands,” “sports headbands”, “tube headbands”.  Whatever you call them, they are a godsend! You can find just about any style, pattern or colour.  Some are “turban” style or knotted. Continue reading “Wide headbands: A hair loss girl’s bff”

Elle’s Hair Loss Story

I’ve had a rocky relationship with my hair since late childhood when my hair turned from straight and blonde to curly and brown.  I didn’t know how to care for it.  I got teased for rocking a “tomboy” look because I would slick it back in a bun everyday because I didn’t know what elseContinue reading “Elle’s Hair Loss Story”