Some women start losing their hair and, as a result, lose all of their confidence. It is so much a part of what we think of as beauty, without hair, it can be hard to imagine a partner finding you attractive.
Elisabeth "Libby" Barnett was diagnosed with alopecia when s A member wrote: "I have noticed, here in Montreal, I am not stared at and people don't feel like they have the empowerment to come up to a bald woman and ask me rude questions like they do back home." What are your experiences?
Alopecia is the medical term for hair loss or baldness.
If you read through some of the biggest challenges facing women with alopecia, I'm sure you will see yourself in many of those comments.
Lisa Lefkowitz needed a group of women who understood what it was like to live bald."Charity Bailey, co-host of Right This Minute.com, is helping spread the word about women and alopecia by featuring the powerful story of her own sister's battle with the hair loss disease. It challenges their very sense of what it is to be a woman.