It has been a big week in the world of celebrities and hair loss with the main topic being spoken about is what happened at the Oscars regarding Will Smith and Chris Rock’s comment he made about Jada Pinkett Smith.
Jada has always been very open about her hair loss journey as she first spoke about it in May 2018 on an episode of her Facebook series Red table talks she describes it as a “terrifying experience”
In this day and age we’re seeing more and more celebrities and bloggers open up about their hair loss journey in the media.
Ricky Lake opened up about her battle with hair loss on an Instagram post in January 2020, Liberated and Free, Me is how she described coming out and sharing her hair loss with the world.
Neve Campbell developed alopecia areata in her early 20s and believes it was caused due to the pressure and stress she was under at the time. After filming scream she started receiving threatening mail, had someone stalking her and on top of that she was going through a divorce. With her life being made very public this put a lot of pressure on her and she found her hair falling out in patches at the age of 23 which is terrifying for any young women to go through.
Little Mix member Jesy Nelson began experiencing hair loss when she was as young as 13. In an interview with Fabulous magazine, the singer revealed she was bullied because of her alopecia areata, which caused noticeable bald spots from stress.
“I was probably about 13 when my hair just started coming out,” she said. “Stress can cause alopecia, and it wasn’t nice. I got picked on because I’ve always liked to dress differently. I’ve never really wanted to fit in with everyone else.”
It’s comforting for other women to know they’re not alone, we’ve spoken about what a taboo subject hair loss can be. It’s nice see celebrities are now talking so openly about it. At Enhanced Hair Studio we definitely want to create a safe haven for anyone suffering from hair loss and strongly believe that no one should suffer in silence.