Hi, my name is Katie. I am 15 years old and have had Alopecia Areata since I was 12. Most people think I have cancer because I shaved my head. I didn’t lose all of my hair but I lost enough to not keep what I had left. My hair would grow in and then start to fall out again in patches and then months later start to grow in again. I first shaved my head in 8th grade and that was really hard for me.
Freshman year my mom looked into getting a hairpiece from Locks of Love and started signing me up for one. The process was fun and exciting. When the hairpiece came I was very pleased with the results
At the end of my freshman year Locks of Love invited me to a camp in Florida to meet girls the same age as me who also have Alopecia. The trip was absolutely amazing and I have people to connect with now which is very important to me. Locks of Love is amazing and they have amazing people working there!