Henna head tattoos for women with cancerby Beatrice Credi - 2016.01.15
Henna artist offers beautiful head tattoos to women suffering from hair loss due to chemotherapy or alopecia, and she does it for free. Hollie Urbauer, 39, first started doing the head designs four years ago after own mum had cancer. She paints the intricate designs - or crowns – in order to give to this women a major confidence boost when they look in the mirror. Recently, she decorated the scalp of 16-year-old Ava Gagner, who has alopecia, a disease which results in hair loss. Ava's insurance company won't cover a custom wig for her, or even some other treatments that might help her hair grow back. So her mom, Amy, reached out to Hallie for a tattoo. The photos now appear on her GoFundMe page, which aims to raise money for a custom wig and treatments not covered by insurance.
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