Jada Pinkett Smith, an actress who has openly spoken about her struggle with alopecia, shared a photograph of her hair growth on August 8, 2023. Since revealing her alopecia diagnosis in 2018, Pinkett Smith has confidently and honestly embraced the challenges of the condition, publicly displaying evidence of her hair loss. Pinkett Smith is among the notable women of color who have publicly spoken about hair loss, inspiring others who are also dealing with the condition.
Updates on her hair growth journey, including a video on Instagram last month where she mentioned a new patch of baldness caused by alopecia, have been shared by Pinkett Smith on social media. In addition, Pinkett Smith has been using her platform to raise awareness about the condition and initiate discussions surrounding the 'shame' associated with it.
Pinkett Smith has inspired many people, including those with alopecia, with her willingness to discuss her own experience with the condition. Pinkett Smith's recent photo of her hair growth serves as a reminder that individuals have the ability to accept their appearance and establish their own standards of beauty.