My mum sent it to her best friend and she shared to her friend who had cancer, who was about the same age as my mum. More commonly, shaven heads have been associated with trauma, brutality and the loss of individuality or strength. And then the Malaysian girl, I found her on Instagram, and I found the other girls that have a short interviews on Instagram as well. Head shaving has also appeared in other youth-oriented subcultures which include punkhardcoremetalcoreNu metalhip hoptechno musicand neo-nazi scenes. Ten years ago, when Britney Spears walked into a salon and shaved her own head, it was seen as the ultimate sign that she'd lost her damn mind. She just found it amazing.
Katy Perry has been referencing it as a means to prove her own mental stability since
The bald truth
People with alopecia often choose to shave their heads to hide the effects. In the BDSM community, shaving a submissive or slave's head is often used to demonstrate powerlessness, or submission to the will of a dominant. Historically, shaving women's heads as a form of punishment was firmly established during, and in the aftermath of, World War II. Having the head shaved can be a punishment prescribed in law. Hasidic Jewish men will often shave all their head, save for their Payotor sidelocks. It's having a spring-clean or the sign of a new physical regime.