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Baldness

Everything You Need To Know About Caring For A Bald Head

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.08.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Larry David has been complaining for years about the plight of the bald man, and his day in the sun might have finally come. According to various afic...

Alopecia Stole My Eyebrows!

Jackie Nguyen | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women
Jackie Nguyen

Alopecia is a hardcore thief. Not your "Harry-and-Marv-from-Home Alone-"sticky bandit"-who-you-kinda-love" type of thief. Not even the kind you can arrest and throw into jail.

You Really Want To Know Why We Go Bald?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.01.2015 | Fifty

Damn you, genetic variant on chromosome 20! A new SciShow video that explains why people go bald says the genetic variant makes men seven times mor...

5 Guys Overlooked In Love Who Might Actually Make You Happy

Arlene Schindler | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women
Arlene Schindler

If you want love, devotion and loyalty, check out these gems in the rough who will potentially worship you for the rest of your life.

My First Bald Photoshoot!

Jackie Nguyen | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Jackie Nguyen

Six months ago, I was finishing up a musical in North Carolina when all of my hair started falling out due to Alopecia. By September, I was completely bald.

'Brograine': For Stressed-Out, Balding Fraternity Brothers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.29.2015 | College

What with all the hazing and the racism, fraternity life can be a hairy experience. Thankfully, stress from those experiences need not prematurely ...

Thank You, Bruce Willis, For Making Bald Beautiful

Michael Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Friedman, Ph.D.

I can think of no better way to celebrate Bruce Willis' 60th birthday than by thanking him for making the world better for bald men everywhere.

GQ Editor: Men, It's Okay To Go Bald

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Fifty

According to GQ editor Jon Wilde, there's a way for the 70 percent of men suffering from male pattern baldness to reclaim control over their hairline....

This Valentine's Day -- I Love You, But...

Todd Greene | Posted 04.15.2015 | Style
Todd Greene

This Valentine's Day I'm going to say "I love you just the way you are" and mean it. And I sure hope she thinks so too. And I say that without any expectations.

Cartoon Humor: The Real Difference Between Men and Women

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 04.15.2015 | Women
Martha Rosenberg

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No Shave November: Crowdfunding Cancer Research With Body Hair

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Each of us avoids shaving for 1 to 30 days this month and makes a contribution equal to (or lots higher than) we would have spent on haircuts during that time. And we can also encourage friends who comment on our extra hair that they too should make a contribution.

The Truth About Hair Loss And Baldness -- And What Can Help Stop It

Next Avenue | Laine Bergeson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Laine Bergeson Hair loss, common for men and many women in midlife, can have profound emotional and psychological ef...

Staying True to Yourself During Breast Cancer and Chemotherapy

Debra Jane Campbell | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Debra Jane Campbell

It's tricky being a woman and appearing bald in public. How do I cope with the sad-faced sympathizers who can't help but tell me their cancer stories and imagine sharing my suffering?

Fortune Favors the Bald

Jackie Nguyen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Jackie Nguyen

Despite the pain, there is still so much joy left in me. I know I'll be OK. All of this is new to me. I don't know my next steps just yet, other than allowing myself to feel whatever it is I'm feeling that day. I will continue to write and document my progress and gain more clarity as time passes.

Why Men Should Wholeheartedly Embrace Baldness

Dan Levitz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Dan Levitz

I'm pretty bald and I like it. I would never have said that twenty years ago when the shocking exodus of follicles began: unrelenting, unsentimental and with a cold hasty finality.

A Bald Girl Speaks Out: I Don't Want Your Hair

Claire Dinh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Claire Dinh

If you give a bald little girl a wig to wear, you perpetuate the idea that her lack of hair is unacceptable to you and the rest of society. You train her to believe that she can't be pretty the way she is.

Bald Is Beautiful: The Message That Got One Young Girl Banned From School

Stephanie Madsen | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Madsen

Having lost my hair several times over from the slew of cancer treatments I've received over the last two years, I understand what it feels like to be bald. I am nearly 20 years older than Delaney, and can't even fathom what she has had to go through at such a young age.

These People Could've Let Cancer Get The Best Of Them. Instead, They Showed Cancer Their Best

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.25.2014 | Good News

Cancer can be one of the most devastating diagnoses, and it takes a special kind of courage to channel grief into something meaningful. And that's...

Size Does Matter

Quartz | Andrew O'Connell | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

From Quartz: If you’ve been trying to get noticed in the office, chances are you’ve been following the conventional wisdom: speaking up in meet...

Sheila Bridges: 'I've Had To Redefine Beauty'

OWN | Posted 11.26.2013 | OWN

Interior designer Sheila Bridges, who Time Magazine calls "one of design's greatest talents" was first featured on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 2002. S...

I'm With Stupid: Coaxing Mullets From the Backs of Mutant Mice

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

No, I'm not a member of the Hair Club for Men. I'm not talking about grafting my neck hair onto my dome, and I'm not talking about a toupee or hair plugs. I'm talking about the skin on my head actually regrowing hair.

What Hair Loss Really Means For Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Robert Barnett | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com As a younger man, you noticed your hair thinning on top. Then a little bald spot popped up. Congratulations, you have...

WATCH: I Was Denied A Job Because I'm Bald

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

By age 35, two-thirds of American men will experience some degree of appreciable hair loss, and by age 50, approximately 85 percent of men have signif...

Hair: Chewbbaca or Bruce Willis?

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

From the hairless pates of medieval monks to long-haired hippies to Hip-Hop cornrows, hair has always been as much on our minds as on our heads.

Bald Is Beautiful?

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Goldstein

Women in today's society have an inherent attachment to long hair. But being a bald woman -- or even just rocking a buzz or pixie cut -- is a sign of inner strength. It defies society's expectations -- and that takes guts.