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A Bald Head Makes A Great Canvas

Philip Levine started losing his hair about four years ago, and instead of covering up his baldness with a bad rug, he decided to embrace it by using his head as a canvas. And, unintentionally, he said he’s helped people suffering from cancer, alopecia, and other diseases that cause hair loss by inspiring them: “You can be empowered by painting your head … Even though you’re suffering, you can embrace your baldness.” The flowers that body artist Kat Sinclair paints on him in this video are tame compared to some of the other designs he’s worn, which you can see on his website, PhilSays.com. What would you think if your guy started sporting a painted scalp? [via NOTCOT] Keep reading »

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 goes on to remark: “A group of American bald women got together with the idea to redefine the concept of beauty. Men can be blond, brown, red, white and … bald. Every single magazine (about 20) that saw the story refused to publish it with the very same motivation: those pictures might clash with the feminine ideal supported by the advertisers.” Certainly the magazines’ loss—these women are truly beautiful hairless and as they are. Check out more of his photos, after the jump! Keep reading »

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