So, you have decided to shave your head. Still have that niggling feeling on whether you have made the right decision? Let me put your mind at ease.

A woman who is bald, screams confidence and self-acceptance. In today’s society, there is a multitude of inspirational women around the world who rock shaved heads.

Take the movie ‘Black Panther’ as an example - its entire female army is bald. The female soldiers are bold, fierce and full of confidence with their slogan “You don’t have to have hair to be beautiful”.

Also, who can forget pint sized movie star Millie Bobby Brown who plays eleven in the popular Netflix sci-fi horror drama ‘Stranger Things’. Brown says shaving her head for the drama was the "most empowering moment in my life" and that when she was only twelve.

Charlize Theron who famously rocked buzz cut for her role Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road said “It's the most freeing thing, I highly recommend it. I think every woman should do it.”

All these icons exude confidence by showing the world that having a shaved head can be fashionable, cool, and beautiful. You can too!

Here are some tips on how to rock a shaved head:

  • Maintain confidence: you should be proud of yourself. Remember not many can be as courageous as you are! You should always be proud of yourself because you made the decision to shave your head and well, that’s a very courageous thing to do. You're helping thousands of Aussie families to beat blood cancer - how awesome is that?
  • Accessorise: experiment with big earrings, some fun headscarves and headbands, or even bold lipsticks. Be bold and confident and let it SHINE!
  • Make up:ever consider having a tattoo on your head but never actually know how to do it? Well now that you have a shaved head, you can make it happen! This can be a permanent or temporary tattoo (henna or sharpie).

There you have it ladies, some tips for you if you decide to take the plunge and rock a shave. It might seem scary right now but just remember that you are beautiful and have confidence in yourself. It’s only hair and it will grow back.

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