My hair started falling out in my teens and I was completely bald by 20- now I help others to be empowered by designing wigs | Daily Mail Online
An influencer and wig designer is inspiring women to talk about hair loss - after her own alopecia began at just 16.
Stephanie Barber, 31, from Totnes, Devon, says she wants others to be 'empowered' after being 'embarrassed' as a younger woman.
Her hair problems began in her teens and, by her early 20s, her hair was falling out in clumps, fearing a terminal condition, Stephanie went to see a doctor.
I lost my hair due to alopecia and hit rock bottom, now I design wigs for celebrities
Stephanie Barber, 30, from Devon, lost her hair after the death of her father – now she's helping other women cope with hair loss
Devon teenager's hair fell out in clumps after tragedy - Devon Live
It has taken 13 years for Stephanie Barber to find the confidence to leave her house without wearing her wig after suffering from alopecia