Kelly: A Laced Hair Foundation Recipient

Nov 06 2020 14 Comments

Do you know about our Laced Hair Foundation? Lacy Gadegaard West created the foundation in order to gift hair to women who have suffered from hair loss to restore their confidence and arm them to face whatever challenges come their way.

One of our recipients, Kelly, sat down with Laced to explain her situation and her experience with the foundation. Kelly is a 17 year breast cancer survivor. She was diagnosed when she was 42 years old. When the doctor’s caught it, she was stage 3.

“My outlook was not very good,” Kelly said. “I went through 95 treatments. I had 8 chemos and 25 radiations.”

After she got chemo, she was told by her doctors that after 14 days, she would lose her hair, and she did.

“It was very traumatic to be going through everything with chemo and being sick and on top of that, you lose your hair,” Kelly said. “I felt very uncomfortable about that.”

After losing her hair, it took 8 months for it to start growing back. Still, it was about 6 months after that she felt comfortable going out without a wig or bandana.

“It really feels good to have the hair extensions,” Kelly explained. “It makes me feel like I want to have my picture taken.”

Kelly’s daughter was the one who nominated her for the foundation. She is very thankful for it because her daughter will be getting married soon, and she is glad she will have the hair for the event to feel confident.

“I would encourage anyone to have this experience,” Kelly said, “I’m really happy that I’ve done this.”

To nominate yourself or someone you know, follow this link:

Laced Hair Extensions is a premium 100% Remy Human Hair Extension brand founded by CEO, Lacy Gadegaard- West. Laced Hair offers Machine Sewn Wefts, Hand Tied Wefts, Tape-in Extensions, Clip-ins, Keratin Bond, I-Tip Extensions as well as hands on education via our Academy Training Courses.

If you are a Licensed Cosmetologist who would like to stand out and advance in your career, the Laced Hair Academy is for you! The Laced Hair Stylist Locator provides easy discoverability for our Laced Hair Certified Stylists across the nation. Our headquarters and Laced Hair Salon are located 30 minutes from Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah with educators located throughout the U.S and Canada.

The Laced Hair Foundation is our nonprofit organization founded by our founder and CEO, Lacy Gadegaard- West. It exists to empower women suffering from hair loss with confidence by providing extensions for its recipients at no charge. Whether you are looking for premium hair extensions or want to further your career by taking our education course, we welcome all our #lacedhairbabes with open arms in our inclusive culture and community. We are proud to have equipped thousands of women with confidence across the globe.

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