Approximately 6.8 million people in America (and 147 million worldwide) will experience it at some point in their lives – but when you experience it, you may feel like the only one. It can feel like you’re not yourself anymore, causing you to lose confidence in your appearance. How can you get to the root of it? 

What is alopecia?

Alopecia is the medical term for any type of hair loss. It’s further broken down by category:

Scarring (cicatrical) alopecia: causes complete loss of hair follicles, so there is damage to the scalp that results in the hair not being to grow back, ever. This kind of alopecia affects about 3% of people who experience hair loss and is recognizabl