Jada Pinkett-Smith Reveals She’s Suffering Hair Loss – I’m Losing Handfuls of Hair & We Don’t Know Why
Jada Pinkett-Smith has revealed that she’s suffering from hair loss. The 46-year-old actress shared that this is the reason why sometimes she opts to cover her hair. She explains,
A lot of people have been asking why I’ve been wearing turbans. Well, I haven’t talked about it. It’s not easy to talk about, but I am going to talk about it.
When turbans become your new obsession. pic.twitter.com/Z772QHFXH1
— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) February 24, 2018
Jada, who shares two children (Willow and Jaden) with movie star Will Smith, says she discovered that her hair was falling out when she was in the shower.
It was terrifying when it first started. I was in the shower one day and had just handfuls of hair in my hands and I was just like, ‘Oh my god, am I going bald?’ It was one of those times in my life where I was literally shaking in fear. That’s why I cut my hair, and why I continue to cut it.
Earlier this year, she dealt with the hair loss by debuting an asymmetrical bob.
Then came 2018? pic.twitter.com/JHvpS5rm0L
— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) January 10, 2018
Taking care of my hair has been a beautiful ritual and having the choice to have hair or not. And then one day to be like, ‘Oh my god, I might not have that choice anymore.’
Despite consulting with numerous experts, she still doesn’t know what’s triggering the issue.
I’ve gotten every kind of test there is to have. They don’t know why.
She admits she was initially terrified at losing her hair, but says that now she,
Really had to put it into a spiritual perspective, like the higher power takes so much from people. People are out here with cancer. People have sick children. I watch the higher power take things every day. When my hair is wrapped I feel like a queen. I love having a wrapped head.