Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Update On Her Hair Loss Caused By Alopecia

She eventually decided to shave her head, saying in June that her 21-year-old daughter Willow, who has previously sported a shaved style, "made [her] do it" because it was "time to let go."

Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Update On Her Hair Loss Caused By Alopecia - SurgeZirc FR
Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Update On Her Hair Loss Caused By Alopecia

Jada Pinkett Smith has opened up about her hair loss. On Tuesday, the 50-year-old actress, who revealed in 2018 that she has alopecia, shared a video update with her fans and followers.

“Now at this point, I can only laugh,” she said in the short clip, with her hand pointing to a faint line of hair loss on her head that she said appeared “just all of a sudden one day.”

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“Y’all know I’ve been struggling with alopecia. look at this line right here…it just showed up like that. And this is going to be a little bit more difficult for me to hide, so I thought I’d just share it so y’all not asking any questions,” she explained.

Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Update On Her Hair Loss Caused By Alopecia - SurgeZirc FR
Jada Pinkett Smith shared a candid clip about her struggles with alopecia

Jada Pinkett Smith, who debuted a buzzcut over the summer, captioned the video “Mama’s gonna have to take it down to the scalp so nobody thinks she got brain surgery or something … Me and this alopecia are going to be friends … period!”

Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Update On Her Hair Loss Caused By Alopecia - SurgeZirc FR
Pinkett Smith suffers from alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.

She first discussed her hair loss on an episode of her show “Red Table Talk” in 2018, saying, “It was terrifying when it first started.” I was in the shower one day when I noticed I had handfuls of hair in my hands… It was one of those times in my life when I literally shook with fear.”

The “Girls Trip” star said at the time that caring for her hair was a “beautiful ritual,” and that she was experimenting with shorter hairstyles as well as wearing a turban.

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She eventually decided to shave her head, saying in June that her 21-year-old daughter Willow, who has previously sported a shaved style, “made [her] do it” because it was “time to let go.”

Jada Pinkett Smith Shares Update On Her Hair Loss Caused By Alopecia - SurgeZirc FR
Jada Pinkett Smith attending the “The Matrix Resurrections” premiere on Dec. 18.

Pinkett Smith’s latest hairstyle concept, on the other hand, is a little more glitzy.

“You know mama’s gonna put some rhinestones in there, and I’m just gonna make me a little crown,” she said in the video, pointing to the top of her head. “That’s what mama’s gonna do.”

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