‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’: Whitney Thore Suffers Hair Loss – Gets Quarantine Hairstyle Makeover

My Big Fat Fabulous Life star Whitney Thore suffers from hair loss because of her PCOS. So, she gave herself a hairstyle makeover while in quarantine. The global pandemic has people all over the world taking their beauty needs into their own hands. For Whitney, that meant taking out her hair extensions by herself. She has been getting tape-in extensions, professionally done, for six years. But, it’s time for them to go. Whitney also thought it was a good idea to give herself a haircut. She did her own DIY haircut and makeover. There is no telling what Whitney will do next while in quarantine.

My Big Fat Fabulous Life: Whitney Thore Has PCOS and Suffers from Hair Loss

Whitney Thore has been suffering from hair loss due to PCOS. She started to bald at the age of twenty-one. Whitney said that her hair still grows in length, but a lot of it has fallen out. After dealing with the thinning of her hair for 10 years, the My Big Fat Fabulous Life alum began to get hair extensions. Though, getting extensions has not made her hair any worse.

The My Big Fat Fabulous Life reality star recently tried out a new brand. However, Whitney Thore wasn’t too happy with the extensions. She said that they made her hair get very tangly. She didn’t like the texture of the hair. Whitney also didn’t like how hard it was to keep the extensions looking nice. So, she thought it was time to get rid of them.

My Big Fat Fabulous Life: Whitney Thore

My Big Fat Fabulous Life Update: Whitney’s DIY Extension Removal Process

Whitney Thore took it upon herself to remove her hair extensions. Due to the virus pandemic, she doesn’t have access to her haircare professionals like she does while on My Big Fat Fabulous Life. Whitney also doesn’t have extension tape remover. So, she read that baby oil could be used to remove the extension tape.

The My Big Fat Fabulous Life cast member put the oil in her hair and let it sit for a few minutes. Whitney Thore then started to pull the extensions out one-by-one. She said that the whole process took her over an hour. She then made a joke about pulling a Britney Spears and shaving her head. But, instead, she decided to give herself a little cut.

My Big Fat Fabulous Life: Whitney Thore

MBFFL Celeb Cuts Her Hair Short

Whitney Thore said that she couldn’t deal with her hair anymore. So, she messaged her hairstylist. Hoping she would get back to her before she got scissors to cut her own hair. Whitney’s hairstylist didn’t get back to her in time. So, she took it as a sign that she should cut her hair herself.

The My Big Fat Fabulous Life alum prepped her hair by putting it into parts. Whitney Thore then cut it off with craft scissors. She kept cutting her hair shorter until she was happy with the length. After a few cuts, she left the length just below her shoulders. Despite not being a professional her hair turned out nice.

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