Over 30 million women struggle with hair loss during menopause, and 40% of women have visible hair loss by age 40. “You feel your femininity kind of going away — and hair is one of the places where you get to be feminine, no matter what you look like,” said Madeline.
For the millions of women like Madeline, Nutrafol created Women’s Balance, a natural hair supplement that uses hormone-balancing botanicals to help you grow stronger, silkier, healthier hair during menopause.
“What Menopause Looks Like” is starting an honest conversation about menopause and the changes it brings to our health and our hair. It also flies in the face of traditional advertising imagery for women over 40 — aka, the classic “woman hugging her grandchildren”-type tropes. Because grandkids are amazing, but women at this stage are so much more than just mothers and grandmothers.
From a 66-year-old playwright who likes to dress like “Jenny from the block” to an English teacher with flaming red hair down to her waist, each woman was photographed on the streets of New York in an outfit unique to her personal style.
The resulting photographs and conversations shed an important light on a topic that all women should be empowered to understand and talk about.
Keep scrolling for some serious life (and hair) goal inspiration below…