Things you might know about Sally Hepworth: She's a best-selling author. She's a mother of three children. Her husband is her assistant, and he loves it. She once attended a swingers' party. You'd be best mates if you ever met.
Things you might not know about Sally Hepworth: She's suffered from a hair-pulling disorder since she was 12, and now wears a wig.
Because, as common as it is, hair loss is something we don't seem to talk about.
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And it's funny, really. Not funny, funny - but considering how many of us deal with it (you can step into a room and at least one person in that room will struggle with thinning hair), it's a conversation that needs to be louder.
It's a fickle beast, hair loss. And it's more complicated than it seems, because no two experiences are the same.
Speaking with Mamamia, Hepworth said, "I have a condition known as trichotillomania, which is really just a fancy way of saying I pull out my hair from the root when I’m anxious."
Heard of it before?
Commonly called 'trich', the hair-pulling disorder usually begins in late childhood and is something that typically lasts for life, taking an emotional and social toll on individuals.