About Miss Swirl
BOLD ABOUT BEING BALD
My name is Sara, but I go as “Miss Swirl” since when I started drawing a swirl on the side of my eye.
I’m an Italian artist working in different fields; I model for official shoots and collaborate on independent projects, I have played small roles in the cinema and shot commercial videos; I am a singer, an author and a music writer; I am also a milliner, and I have developed several collections of hats for an Italian brand.
My baldness derives from trichotillomania. I have started pulling my hair when I was 11, and continued on and off for the following years, causing large patches on my head and face (eyebrows and eyelashes).
During this long period of pulling, I went through a journey of acceptance, awareness, and self-confidence that has made me embrace my difference. Now I am using this energy to inspire others to do the same.
This is why I have trained to become a public speaker and a life/image coach; I have released tutorials and posts to guide women towards a happy life without hair. Consequently, I have been published by a number of magazines including HuffPost and the Daily Mail, and, finally, I am currently working on my first book.
(if you want to share your experience, help me with research, give me some insight on your side of the story, please write me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org with object: “book support” – cheers)
On this website, you will find the guide I’ve made, aimed to empower women without hair.
You can also contact me directly for any inquiry.
I do hope this will help bald women feel like themselves again, and the rest of the world see how being different is just another way of being human!