Posts tagged "alopecia"

Evening Quickies: Barbie Is Going Bald

Barbie will go bald in honor of kids dealing with cancer and alopecia, Mattel announced on its Facebook page on Friday. Bald Barbies won't be available in stores, but will be donated directly to sick kids via the Children's Hospital Association. Aww, this gives me the warm fuzzies. [ONTD] Scope out the first cli…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2012

North Carolina Crowns A Bald Beauty Queen

I love it when a beauty pageant doesn't push a tired, old beauty standard! This weekend, the 2011 Mrs. Black North Carolina pageant crowned the state's very first bald beauty queen. Sandra Dubose-Gibson, 37, lost all her hair at age 25 when she developed alopecia, an autoimmune disease that attacks the hair…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 29, 2011

I’m Ready For A Bald Miss USA

Miss Delaware, Kayla Martell, one of the ladies competing for the Miss America title this week, believes she has a leg up on her fellow competitors ... her baldness. Suffering from a rare form of alopecia, Kayla started losing her hair in her early teens. “By the time I was 13, my hair was out…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 12, 2011

Women’s Magazines Shocked By Bald Women Photos

Milan/Paris-based photographer Enzo dal Verme (he's shot for Vanity Fair, l'Uomo Vogue, Marie Claire, Grazia, Elle, etc.) has shot a series of bald women in a new gallery called "Bald is Beautiful." All of the subjects have alopecia, have gone through chemo or are just happier without hair, says Verme, who interestingly goe…
By: Nina Carbone / December 21, 2009