“My Confidence Doesn’t Lie In My Hair,” Gail Mabalane On Going Bald. She is well known for her signature short hairstyles. But, a year ago, Gail Mabalane decided to shave off all her hair. There was a serious health reason behind the big chop.
The talented actress was diagnosed with Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia, a common cause of hair loss in black women. One must admit that, despite shaving off her hair, Gail, still looked beautiful. But did she also feel beautiful inside? Judging from the radiance on her face, Gail feels as beautiful and confident as ever.
She recently shared a video on Instagram saying in detail how she felt, the first time after going bald. Well, just like many confident women out there, Girl understands, she is not her hair. No matter what hairstyle she rocks, it doesn’t affect her overall outlook on life.
“My confidence doesn’t lie in my hair,” she said.