As Shell’s journey continues, she uploads regular videos to her TikTok channel. Ranging in content from raw and real conversation to arrestingly comedic, Shell’s videos continue to amass a community and promote healthy, open conversation around a topic that’s historically been shrouded in darkness and stigma.
In a world in which open dialogue around hair loss is almost nonexistent, Shell hopes that her videos will continue to empower women who, like her, are battling with the stigma and pain that stem from female baldness. In a YouTube video that she posted back in May of 2020, about two long years before her most recent hospital release, Shell shared a simple statement that, even then, summed up her mission in sharing her story to the world: “I’m doing this for the people. This isn’t for me.”