No matter where you go in the world, people suffer from hair loss. Some of these individuals are the celebrities we see in movies and TV. There are a number of female celebrities that suffer from a variety of female hair loss issues and are able to overcome it. While they may be some of the most beautiful actresses, they all share challenges they had to overcome.
Dealing with any amount of hair loss can be overwhelming, and damaging to a person’s self-image. If we take a look at some of these well-known celebrities that not only have to deal with hair loss, but still remained positive and continued to pursue their work, not letting hair loss get the best of them.
Many may not realize that supermodel Naomi Campbell has suffered from a condition known as traction alopecia for several years now. In 2014, her condition began to be seen in paparazzi photos taken of the model. Her visible hairline was receding. Needless to say the press wasn’t very forgiving of her condition.
It has been long speculated that her hair loss is due to the fact that her hair undergoes a lot of stress as she goes through different hairpieces and looks for her work. Despite being photographed countless times, even when on vacation in Ibiza in 2012, Naomi continued to shine and still remains as stylish as ever. In a photo last year in 2016, she wore a beautiful head wrap to a formal event.
The front woman of the Black Eyed Peas and a solo star of her own, Fergie is a woman that has been dealing with thinning hair. When you live in the spotlight like she does, your daily routine and outer appearance can be scrutinized relentlessly and that can be tough to handle. With Fergie, her bald spots may be from hair extensions she has worn for years for her performances. To offset the attention of her thinning hair, Fergie always steps onto stage with extra confidence. You can hear in her lyrics that her songs strive to set a good example of self-confidence.
The famous Jennifer Aniston created the iconic haircut that she sported on her hit TV show Friends. It was even given a name called “The Rachel” and woman all over the planet copied that layered look. This same hairstyle also caused damage to Jennifer Aniston’s hair. The extensions the popular actress wore on set eventually took there toll. She has said on several occasions that extensions could contribute to bald patches and stunt her hair growth.
For her to deal with the daily challenges of hair loss, Aniston relies on the strong foundation of trusted moral support. And just like her TV character, she has good friends that she can call upon when things get rough.
There is nobody on the planet that doesn’t know Oprah Winfrey. When she opened up about her hair loss, her fans were not surprised. She has had many hairstyle changes, and she doesn’t hide the lessons she learned from past mistakes, even though those mistakes were made by others.
How does Oprah deal with her hair loss? She has learned to face it with a sense of humor and always moving on to the next great style.
What we can take from these four celebrity females is that they don’t let their hair loss get them down. They overcome gracefully and perhaps that is the lesson we can learn from them.