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Alopecia & Beauty

Alopecia & Beauty
Feminine beauty is often associated with long, luxurious locks. How does hair loss affect one’s beauty?

Alopecia is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the hair follicles. Hairlessness can occur in patches or all over the body. It can come on at any point in life.

Alopecia can lead to anxiety, doubt about one’s own attractiveness and fear. What will other people think?

International burlesque star Michelle L’amour opted to take control of her story with alopecia, inspiring other women with the same disorder. She has proven that sexuality and beauty aren’t exclusive.

Listen as Michelle joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to share her story.


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Michelle L'amour, Burlesque Performer
Michelle LamourMichelle L'amour is an international burlesque performer. She holds the title of Miss Exotic World 2005 and is most known for her viral video Butthoven, with 10 millions views.

She has also appeared in many documentaries, America's Got Talent and MTVs Amazingness.

In addition to performance, Michelle is a burlesque instructor and the creator of the acclaimed literary series, Naked Girls Reading.