The Slap Effect


The Slap Effect What the Oscars did for Alopecia It’s one of Hollywood’s most shocking moments. Right up there with Britney shaving her tresses, once again the spotlight was on baldness. And while I can’t commend Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock – because violence isn’t the answer and frankly Will, you should know better […]

How to Stop Alopecia Areata from Spreading

How to Stop Alopecia Areata from Spreading

5 Ways to Stop Your Patches Getting Bigger Stop that bald spot in its tracks… My alopecia journey has been like a yo-yo: ups and downs, swings and roundabouts, zero hair to full growth to nothingness once more. I’ve gone from quick regrowth after Nioxin to having a teeny patch, then watching that bald spot […]

Lady Alopecia’s Colour Therapy Guide


The Art of Colour Therapy Say Yellow To A New You What follows is an extract from my upcoming memoir – “The Soul Bleeds Beautifully: Becoming Lady Alopecia”. Colour therapy is something that’s helped me through the darkest parts of my life and I hope it can help brighten whatever you’re going through, too! Keep […]

Finding Connection in Crisis

Emma with covid mask on

We hear so much about the negative side of social media. But now, at the peak of COVID-19, it can also bring us together, creating an online community of support. It reminds me of how social media once connected me with another tribe: my fellow alopecians. Full story here…

Lessons To Learn From… Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley with Alopecia

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley generated lots of talk for her signature hairstyle. But recently, her lack of hair drew more attention – as she revealed her alopecia for the first time.

The Start of my Autoimmune Diet

Alopecia girl with apple

Lots of people have asked me if my autoimmune diet delivered real results in terms of hair loss. Well, let’s see, shall we?!

Meditation For Hair Loss

Girl with alopecia meditating

Meditation comes with a huge amount of physical and mental benefits. But can it help with hair loss? Let’s see…