Susan Beausang

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Susan Beausang

<span>I am the President of 4Women.com and designer of the newly patented BeauBeau<sup>R</sup> head scarf, a fashionable scarf specifically designed for women and girls.<span>&nbsp; </span>The Beaubeau unites the world of fashion with medical hair loss.<span>&nbsp; </span>4Women.com's mission is to help women and girls cope with the emotional upheaval of medical hair loss with dignity and confidence and to advocate for greater understanding of the emotional impacts of medical hair loss among medical professionals and the public.<span>&nbsp; </span>An Alopecian and a &quot;pre-vivor,&quot; I am bald but cancer-free and very much empathize with women who lose their hair during chemotherapy.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span>

Stories by Susan Beausang

I’ve been a fan of the Bald Barbie idea since I first heard about it. I followed the debate that grew out of it and initially kept my voice of...
One in five UK women with hair loss feel neglected by their doctors. If you ladies thought you might get better care here in the US, think again, not...
As an Alopecian, the hardest part of hair loss for me is that I am assumed to be sick, or more specifically, to have cancer. Not only don’t I...
Why I Support Facebook’s Censoring of The Scar Project Photos scar-project.jpgI might be in the minority, but I am okay with Facebook’...
If I told you there was an online “hair loss support” site dedicated to supporting those of us (men, women, and children) with hair loss...
Sounds like Bald Barbie is in the works and she’ll have company. MGA’s Bratz and Moxie Girlz are losing their locs as well in solidarity...
More and more studies are telling us that breast cancer screens lead to unnecessary treatment. I think it all boils down to your focal point,...
Not so fast Myriad Genetics. Back to court with you so the judicial system can reconsider the decision to uphold your patents on OUR BRCA genes. Good...
I’ve wasted so much time wishing my hair would grow back.  I’m done with it.  I don’t even want it to grow back because...
I want hair. I so want hair. I want it to grow thick, long, and luscious, and to never stop growing. Careful what I wish for. While I so miss a...
Alopecia made the list!  Of “My Extreme Afflictions” that is.  It’s a series on ABC’s news show, 20/20, in which...
What does a woman do when she wakes up and discovers half of her eyebrow missing? No, it was not one of those college pranks in which mischievous...
Cancer stuns us, often to the point it is hard to think straight, hard to turn off the thoughts, and especially hard to organize our thoughts (...
The dust has settled ever so slightly on the Komen-Planned Parenthood eruption. It seems everyone and their cousin has weighed in on the issue....
Cheating Cancer One Body Part at a Time How many surrendered body parts does it take to truly cheat cancer by BRCA mutation? Four and counting...

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