Black Women & Hair Loss

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith’s viral photo of a shaved head has brought the issue of women’s hair loss into the spotlight.  This is not a new issue but it’s gaining new attention with high-profile black women like Smith and Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, forgoing wigs and rocking a bald head.  We examine women’s hair loss, the possible causes and what can be done about it.

Resources:

Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, MD

Black Dermatology Directory


Fylicia King, Fitness Expert, Advocate for Women with Hair Loss

Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist

Fylicia “Fee” King, Fitness Expert and Advocate for Women with Hair Loss