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National Bald is Beautiful Day

Embrace your baldness and rock it with pride on National Bald is Beautiful Day! Celebrate yourself and be confident in who you are.
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September 13 is National Bald is Beautiful Day, a day to celebrate and embrace baldness! This day was created in 2009 to promote acceptance of baldness and to remind people that being bald or having thinning hair does not define who you are as a person. It's a chance for those with alopecia or other hair loss conditions to come together and feel empowered. So if you're bald or going bald, let this be your reminder to love yourself for who you are and join us in celebrating National Bald is Beautiful Day!

History of National Bald is Beautiful Day

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<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Baldie Movement</div><div class='timeline-text'>Positive attitudes towards baldness start blossoming in popular culture, as more individuals begin to embrace their natural looks.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2008</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bald is Beautiful Org.</div><div class='timeline-text'>The non-profit organization Bald is Beautiful, dedicated to empowering women who have lost their hair due to illness, is founded.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2009</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Bald is Beautiful Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Bald is Beautiful Day is celebrated for the first time in the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mainstream Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>Prominent figures and celebrities start publicly embracing their baldness, further pushing the cause into mainstream recognition.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Pandemic Solidarity</div><div class='timeline-text'>During the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world shaved their heads in solidarity with those unable to get haircuts, inadvertently promoting the bald look.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Bald is Beautiful Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Rock a bald look</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Whether you are already bald or not, take the day to rock a bald look.  Shave your head, or style it to celebrate being bald.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Donate to cancer research</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Raise awareness and donate money to cancer research in honor of Bald is Beautiful Day. This is a great way to help make a difference in the fight against cancer.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create an art project</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather some friends and create an art project that celebrates being bald. Use paint, markers, or anything else you have available to create something fun and unique.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a photoshoot</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather up all of your bald friends and organize a photoshoot to celebrate Bald is Beautiful Day. Pose for photos, have fun with props and make sure to share your photos on social media for everyone to see!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for dinner</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Celebrations don't always have to involve activities - grab some friends and go out for dinner in honor of Bald is Beautiful Day. Make sure it's somewhere that's bald friendly!</p></div></div>

Why National Bald is Beautiful Day is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes acceptance</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Bald is Beautiful Day helps promote a sense of acceptance and understanding for people living with alopecia or cancer. By recognizing this day, we are showing our support for those who struggle with hair loss due to these conditions and celebrating the beauty in baldness.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It empowers people</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>By removing the stigma surrounding baldness, National Bald is Beautiful Day helps empower people to feel confident in their own skin and accept themselves as they are. It's a reminder that you don't have to be embarrassed about your appearance - instead you should learn to love yourself regardless of your hair status!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It raises awareness</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Bald is Beautiful Day also serves as an opportunity to raise awareness about issues such as discrimination against bald individuals and alopecia research. Through education and information sharing we can break down unfair prejudices and potentially find better treatments for those living with the condition.</p></div></div>

Uncovering 5 Facts About National Bald is Beautiful Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Most Bald People are Genetically Predisposed to Baldness</h3><p class='facts-content'>Statistics reveal that up to 80% of men will experience significant hair loss by the age of 70, and a majority of these cases are due to genetic factors.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Bald Eagles are Honorary Representatives</h3><p class='facts-content'>National Bald is Beautiful Day unofficially adopts the bald eagle as a representative since it's notably bald and recognized as a symbol of beauty, freedom and power.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Baldness is not Just for Men</h3><p class='facts-content'>Despite common belief, women are not immune to baldness. Around 40% of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40 years old, showing that baldness is a universal cause to be celebrated on National Bald is Beautiful Day.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Shaving Head can be Seen as a Symbolic Gesture</h3><p class='facts-content'>Many religious groups, Buddhist Monks for example, shave their heads as a sign of acceptance of the three refuges which are the Buddha, Dharma (the religion's teachings), and Sangha (the community).</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Hair Follicles are not Gone When You're Bald</h3><p class='facts-content'>Just because someone is bald does not mean their scalp has lost all hair follicles. The follicles shrink, greatly reducing the lifespan of any hairs they produce, which often are so small they appear almost unseen, but they are still present.</p></div></div>

National Bald is Beautiful Day FAQs

When is National Bald is Beautiful Day?

National Bald is Beautiful Day is celebrated on September 13 every year. In 2024 National Bald is Beautiful Day will occur on a Friday.

National Bald is Beautiful Day Dates

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Day

2023

Sep 13

Wednesday

2024

Sep 13

Friday

2025

Sep 13

Saturday

2026

Sep 13

Sunday

2027

Sep 13

Monday

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