Bald Miss Delaware, Kayla Martell raises awareness on Alopecia – photo gallery
Bald and beautiful Miss Delaware, Kayla Martell, hopes to raise awareness about an autoimmune disease called Alopecia Areata.
The disease reportedly causes baldness. It is treatable in some cases, but less so in others.
Martell, who has the disease, has competed in the Miss Delaware pageant 4 times, with wigs and without. She took the title this year as a blond. The photo gallery is full of familiar actresses who’ve shed their locks to bring bald beauty to the big screen.
Fox Entertainment blog says, “Martell plans to use her platform to raise awareness for Alopecia Areata, which afflicts more than four million Americans and two percent of the world’s population.”
“I hope to show people that beauty comes in all different kinds of packages,” she said. “No beauty queen should fit into a box and look like a Barbie every time they wake up and none of us do, as you know. So I hope to show people that you are beautiful and whatever makes you different, you should embrace it.”
Miss Delaware, Kayla Martell, is raising awareness about the diseaseAlopecia Areata. The auto-immune disorder causes baldness. Kayla has been inspired by other patients with the disease.