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Staying True to Yourself During Breast Cancer and Chemotherapy

Debra Jane Campbell | Posted 11.03.2014 | 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?

Our Football Family's Stunning Act Of Love

Sarah Amento | Posted 10.16.2014 | Parents
Sarah Amento

The boys began taking off their helmets one by one, presenting me with roses, and I was so overwhelmed. These boys had shaved their hair in support of not only me, but for their football brother, "Amento." I looked into the eyes of this united team and I saw their pride.

When TODAY Said I Was 'Not Bald Enough'

Jennifer Campisano | Posted 10.02.2014 | Women
Jennifer Campisano

Fueled by our fury over the responses we were getting because we weren't BALD, a lot of us wrote TODAY back to explain how gutted we by the fact that a lot of women are getting left out of the conversation, by the media perpetuation that you must LOOK sick in order to BE sick.

This Time I Wonder, Will I Die Bald?

Sarah Amento | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Sarah Amento

I didn't know how difficult this would be on me. I've done it before and embraced it with a smile and strength. This time was nothing like before. This time, I was told that this disease would rip me from the arms of my children and husband.

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.

The Truth About Steve Revealed

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.29.2014 | TV

Do you remember Steve Burns? Here's a reminder: He was the dude with the sick fashion sense. He got super excited when the bills came. ...

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?

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.

Study: Bald Men Are Super Hot

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 10.01.2012 | Style

Into men with shaved heads? There's science for that.

We're Almost Inspired To Shave Our Heads

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"Nothing Compares 2 U" is right. Nothing compares to natural beauty, especially when those big blue eyes are staring back at you. Sinead O'Connor rose...

Where Are All The Hot Bald Guys?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Fifty

"I just think it looks so manly. It's smooth and I like to pet his head -- kind of like a cat. It's more intimate."

PHOTOS: In Honor Of Bald And Free Day, Our Favorite Shiny-Topped Stars

Posted 10.14.2011 | Fifty

Untie that headscarf and remove that toupee -- Oct. 14 is "Bald and Free Day"! Today, we tip our hats to the bald and beautiful, saluting those of...

PHOTOS: Shaved Head Sirens In Movies

Posted 09.12.2011 | Celebrity

If there's anyone who can pull off a shaved head, it's these ladies. These sexy no-haired sirens bared it all to nab roles of a lifetime, taking the p...

Hair Transplants Up, Some Baldness Drugs May Be Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

More and more men are going under the knife in pursuit of a full head of hair, new data shows. The report, released today by the American Society of ...

Scientists Find A Possible Treatment For Baldness

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gone could be the days of toupees, combovers and hair plugs. For mice, at least. Researchers at UCLA who set out to study a stress-blocking chem...

I'm 25-Years-Old and My Hair Is Falling Out

George Zaidan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
George Zaidan

Hair loss is supposed to be hereditary, but both my parents are still actively sprouting, and my Dad is in his seventies. What gives? Well, according to new research I can only blame myself.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Because there's no single cause for alopecia, many myths have emerged to explain it, along with a raft of specious cures.

A Cure For Baldness? Scientist Uses Stem Cells To Regrow Hair Follicles

The Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Bald Is Not Beautiful: Confessions From the Fringe-Worthy

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tom Alderman

"Bald is hot," an article in the New York Times recently announced. We bald guys hear this kind of hype all the time, "Bald is cool, bald is beautiful" -- but only from people who are not bald.

To Be Bald or Not to Be Bald: That Is the Question

Todd Greene | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Greene

I've always hated the word "bald." To me "bald" is a bad word. How many people really wish to be bald?

UTIs, Baldness, Broken Ankles, and Other Fashion Emergencies

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leslie Goldman

Fashion-induced anorexia isn't the only health risk faced by runway models. New photos of Naomi Campbell revealed a significant bald patch above her l...

Bald Pols: To Pay or Not Toupee

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Before TV dominated image-making, it was okay, even cool, to be a bald politician. But once the public began gazing at JFK's shock of blow-dried locks, bald pols have suffered.

Small Town America

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Maggie Van Ostrand

Some of us are already planning summer vacations to exotic, foreign places, but the smart money will go with small towns in the U.S. They not only afford more fun, but help our economy.

Naked Bird Dancing: No Feathers, No Problem (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Birds of a feather flock together, which may explain why Oscar flies solo. The plucky -- and plucked -- cockatoo beat the odds to survive a beak and ...

Larry David: "Help A Bald Brother Out" For 'Stand Up To Cancer' Campaign (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Sean Morrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Huffington post blogger Larry David of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm fame has released a video in which he states "Cancer has many victims, I shou...