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Lena Dunham Opens Up About Hair Growth After It Was Falling Out From Autoimmune Disease

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Hair Growth After It Was Falling Out From Autoimmune Disease

Lena Dunham is celebrating her hair, and the deeper meaning behind her hair’s growth.

The Girls alum posted an update on social media on Sunday (February 23).

“2 and a half years ago, I shaved my head. Not in a fun sassy way but in a ‘my hair is falling out from my autoimmune disease, better rush to the nearest barber shop and pay them 7 bucks to do this’ way,” she wrote.

“Let me just say, bald is f–king beautiful, and it’s a full myth that ladies are meant to have luscious hair…but my hair growing has been a living metaphor these last few years – all I did was leave it alone and something I had lost all of came back to be. I’ll carry that knowledge forward and then, you know what? I’ll probably shave my head again. Just for fun, this time.”

If you didn’t know, Lena has been very candid about her illness over the past few years – including when she spoke out about why she was spotted walking with a cane.

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