Female celebrities may look perfect in our eyes, but they too can suffer from many problems, including hair loss.
Naomi Campbell has achieved many successes thanks to her career as a top model. However, her hair has suffered from years of extensions and harsh treatments. Over time she developed a tension alopecia and was forced to use hair prostheses to mask the hair loss.
Christina Aguilera also suffers from traction alopecia. Her long, shiny blonde hair has become one of her signature looks. Unfortunately, however, years of extensions and prolonged use of hydrogen peroxide damaged her hair to the point where she used hair implants. In 2003, she revealed the condition of her hair for the first time. To date, her hair has not improved, as in some cases traction alopecia is permanent and irreversible.
Dolly Parton is famous for her booming voice and looks. However, she started wearing wigs too, especially late in life. Her hair started falling out after many aggressive oxidative treatments. Some rumors suggest that the singer may also suffer from alopecia areata, a condition in which the immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair and body hair to fall out.
Victoria Beckham uses hair prostheses due to traction alopecia. Her hair has fallen further due to the hormonal change resulting from the pregnancy she had. Many expectant women or new mothers are surprised when they see their hair fall out. However, once the hormone levels return to normal, the hair should stop falling out and, after a few months, start growing again.
Keira Knightley recently admitted to wearing wigs for years due to hair loss. She stated that her hair started falling out due to a mix of stress and frequent coloring in her role as an actress. Knightley wore wigs to protect her hair and allow it to grow back, little by little.
According to reports, Debra Messing reportedly suffered from hair loss due to pregnancy. Her hair has suffered severe thinning and her caldness has increased. The combination of a healthy diet and a return to normal hormone levels stopped the hair loss.
In May 2016, Rosie O’Donnell tweeted a photo of herself showing her thinning hair with the comment “Hair loss. Aging is fun.”
For many women, aging is a common cause of hair loss. Hormonal change, especially after menopause, can cause women’s hair to lose thickness and volume.
Note that, some conditions such as androgenetic alopecia, can appear with age. Also, during aging we tend to take more medications, another possible cause of thinning.