Desperate or Genius? Learn How This Young Woman Stuck It to Cancer

A Voice for Women in the Cancer Community

In a world in which social pressure for perfection abounds, Shell decided to do something different, to be vulnerable — not only with her diagnosis, but with her story, feelings, and physical appearance. And she figured — why not continue to share her journey with the outside world? “There’s not a lot of positive dialogue around [hair loss],” she explains in a TikTok video. 

“Hair loss is something that people, particularly women in the cancer community, struggle with so badly,” Shell tells the world in the same video — one of the hundreds that she would eventually release, documenting her struggle and surprising coping mechanism.