It was a hairdresser who said the words for the first time.
“Your hair is getting a bit thinner,” she remarked to her client and friend, 28-year-old Kellie Scott, who had been noticing it herself for months.
There were never clumps of hair gathering at the bathroom drain, or handfuls coming out as she brushed it in front of the mirror. Speaking to Mamamia, Kellie said the process was slow and subtle, until the top of her head appeared to have hardly any hair at all.
Her mother noticed it next.
“I noticed when you bleach your hair it looks thinner on top,” she said one day. “Maybe you should stop dyeing it.”
But it wasn’t the dye.
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Nobody appreciates a good head of hair quite like a balding girl. Lucky for me, I’ve got plenty hanging in my cupboard (and around the house… sorry bae ????) . . . #hairloss #hairthinning #thinhair #thinhairproblems #balding #humanhair #alternativehair #hairextensions #hairoftheday #alopecia #alopeciaawareness #hairstyles #blonde #blondewig #hairtopper #topper #wig #wigs #androgenicalopecia #thewiglifechoseme #telogeneffluvium
“I noticed that my hair was getting thinner, but I’d always gone through ups and down with my hair,” Kellie said. “I thought it might be a rough patch, but then it continued to get worse and worse.”
Before going out, Kellie says, “I was loving my outfit and loving my make up, and then I’d get to my hair and go ‘f*ck I hate how my hair looks…'”
She remembers thinking, “This is bullshit. This is not how my hair used to be.”
As Kellie visited dermatologists, endocrinologists and trichologists, who struggled to determine the cause of her hair loss, she also started to do her own research.
She insists, years later, that the trigger was her contraceptive pill.
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How do you get thicker hair? By wearing somebody else’s. Miracle cures aren’t real and those who push them will 100% not be gifted 70 fluffy kittens when they die ????. Exploiting vulnerable people is a dog act. For most cases of hair loss there is no cure. For androgenic alopecia specifically, there are less than a handful of legitimate options, but they don’t work for everybody and there can be side-effects. Please if you are still trying to treat your hair loss, see several specialists, compare opinions and do your own research! I hope you are one of the lucky ones, but if you reach the end of that journey, it isn’t the end of the world. Welcome to a not very exclusive club. Rocking your wispy fro or badass bald noggin is one option, or like me you can wear alternative hair. Again, it’s not for everybody but it gave me confidence and the best locks of my life *flicks hair back and pulls muscle in neck* . . . #beforeandafter #hairloss #hairthinning #thinhair #thinhairproblems #balding #humanhair #fauxhair #alternativehair #hairextensions #hairoftheday #alopecia #alopeciaawareness #hairstyles #blonde #blondewig #blondehair #hairtopper #topper #wig #wigs #androgenicalopecia #thewiglifechoseme #baldisbabin #telogeneffluvium #thinninghair #hairlosstreatment