For those in the number 2 clipper club, a shaved head is more than a haircut; it's a statement. As model Jourdana Phillips told us, backstage at the Victoria's Secret show in Paris, "I no longer feel forced to adhere to society's beauty standards and feel free to do as I please,"—a sentiment shared by many women with the gender-norm-defying haircut. Similarly, when Internet trolls criticized Jada Pinkett Smith for allowing daughter Willow's shave, she fired back on Facebook: "Willow cut her hair because her beauty, her value, her worth is not measured by the length of her hair. I mean, I'm not going to be able to have touch-ups once I put the helmet on. I must shave my head! It went completely wrong, so I went to the hair genius, Gareth Bromell, to see if he could fix it.
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While living in quarantine , women have become obsessed with some unexpected things. To name a few: Andrew Cuomo , whipped coffee , sourdough starters , and, for some of us, shaving off all our hair. Record scratch: bald women?! I know. Living under lockdown, what started as a limiting practice of social isolation has become, for some women, an igniter of personal experimentation and self-empowerment. But as a woman living with alopecia , and with the everyday reality of going bald against my will, I wonder about these women with buzzed heads that have been gracing my feeds and notifications. But why would women with perfectly good hair choose to shave it all off?
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Just a week ago, we reported on the phenomenon of men shaving their heads during lockdown — but plenty of women are doing it too. One big difference is the stereotypes you might be subjected to. Unlike men, who can largely go about their bald head life without much of a second look, women are subjected to another thought process when they shave their head — the idea they might be sick.
Do you ever look at a female celebrity or a model that decided to shave their head ahem, Cara Delevingne and wonder what you would look like if you tried it too? If you are in the market to experiment with a more daring haircut, there are plenty of shaved hairstyles for women to inspire you. These different styles and cuts give you an edgier look without the commitment of completely shaving off your hair.