OUR WHY

Aug 17 2022 0 Comments

The Laced Hair Foundation exists to restore confidence to women experiencing hair loss due to difficulties of any kind, arming them to face whatever challenges come their way. Over one third of women experience significant hair loss throughout their lifetime, whether due to medical conditions, hormonal changes surrounding pregnancy, the stress of traumatic events, or aging. Regardless of cause, hair loss has been found to have catastrophic effects on women’s self perception and confidence, adversely affecting their ability to function, let alone feel their best, in everyday life.


In 2015, Lacy Gadegaard (our Founder and CEO) was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Upon her admission to the University of Utah Neuro Unit, she began infusion treatments, resulting in the loss of 70% of her hair. While there, she spent time with countless women enduring aggressive treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases. In discussion with these women, Lacy found that nearly every single woman expressed a desire for hair extensions, while few could afford this luxury purchase due to the magnitude of their medical expenses. 


Right then and there, the Laced Hair Foundation was born, with the ultimate goal of helping the women who need it the most feel their best. Our mission is to gift hair extensions, along with a luxury salon experience, to these women, and empower them to approach everyday life with restored confidence and a head of beautifully full hair.


If you or a loved one is suffering from hair loss, please fill out our nomination form HERE.

 


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.

Follow us on social media @lacedhairextensions and @lacedhairfoundation for exclusive news and content!



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