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Shailene Woodley To Donate Hair For 'fault In Our Stars'

September 6, 2013

Shailene Woodley Cutting Off Hair, Donating Locks to Charity Before Filming The Fault in Our Stars

Shailene Woodley A link has been sent to your friend's email address. 2 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Shailene Woodley to donate hair for 'Fault in Our Stars' Lindsay Deutsch, USA TODAY 12:34 p.m. EDT August 15, 2013 She's donating her hair when she cuts it for her role as cancer patient Hazel Grace Lancaster. Shailene Woodley poses for a portrait while promoting her new film 'The Spectacular Now.' She's shedding her locks for an upcoming role in 'The Fault in Our hair Stars.' (Photo: Matt Sayles, Invision/AP) SHARE 264 CONNECT 70 TWEET 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE Get ready for quite the celeb transformation for a good cause.

Shailene Woodley Donating Hair for 'The Fault in Our Stars'

Braid your hair or put it in a ponytail before it is cut. Place the ponytail or braid in a sealed plastic bag with rubber bands at both ends. Place the plastic bag with your hair donation in a padded envelope. If youd like a thank you note, also include your name and address on a full-sized separate sheet of paper inside the envelope. Chemically treated hair, from permanents or hair dyes, is not accepted.

Donate Your Hair to Locks of Love

"It makes you feel like you're doing something good," Guarjardo said . "You're giving back. You're stepping up your game now. You're showing, OK, I'm back, I'm doing something good." This long-held tradition came on the heels of a new national appeal to get even more men and women to give up their tresses to Locks of Love. Seventeen Magazine and Pantene Beautiful Lengths dubbed April 27 the first-ever National Donate Your Hair Day .

CORRECTING and REPLACING Pantene, Walmart and Seventeen Magazine Partner for Second Annual National Donate Your Hair Day

Since the program began, celebrities such as Diane Lane and two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank have proudly donated their hair to the cause, attracting the hearts and the hair of women, men and children across the US. Regardless of whether individuals donated in a private gesture at their local salon, or joined others in the phenomenon of community cutting events, their generosity has resulted in more than 500,000 ponytail donations and the distribution of more than 28,000 free, real-hair wigs. The American Cancer Society distributes Pantene Beautiful Lengths wigs through their nationwide network of wig banks at no cost, and is the sole distributer of all the campaigns wigs. You can find out the availability of Pantene Beautiful Lengths wigs by calling the American Cancer Society at 1-877-227-1596.

woodley 15, 2013 1:16 PM PDT Loading... Jason Merritt/Getty Images Shailene Woodley is prepping for her role as a cancer patient in the upcoming film The Faults in Our Stars by chopping off her hair, and she's making sure it goes to a good cause. John Green, author of the book the film is based on, says Woodley will be cutting her hair this weekend and will donate more than eight inches of locks to a children's charity. Green writes on his blog , "She's donating her hair to Children with Hair Loss, an organization that provides free wigs to kids who've experienced hair loss due to cancer, burns, or other medical conditions.

California Inmates Donate Hair To Locks Of Love

What began in the garage of a mother who knew about the pain of childhood hairloss has turned into one of the most recognized organizations nationally. At your next haircut, why not donate your hair to Locks of Love? There are guidelines such as length and condition, but is well worth the snip!

Pantene, Walmart and Seventeen Magazine Partner for Second Annual National Donate Your Hair Day

Hair may be colored with vegetable dyes, rinses and semi-permanent dyes. It cannot be bleached, permanently colored or chemically treated. Gray hair is difficult to use in the wig-making process, so hair may not be more than 5% gray at the time of donation. To see exclusive Pantene Beautiful Lengths content follow us on Twitter at and visit the Pantene Beautiful Lengths blog .

How to Donate Your Hair to Cancer Patients

FREE Healthy Living Email Newsletter Shailene Woodley's long locks are about to be a thing of the past, but she's donating them to a good cause. our editor recommends PHOTOS: 17 of the Most Popular YA Properties Adapted for TV and Film She'll be donating her hair to Children With Hair Loss , an organization that provides human-hair replacements to kids who've experienced hair loss due to various medical conditions, Green adds. This was entirely Woodley's idea, the author says, adding he's not even sure Fox 2000, which is releasing the film, knows about it. Green has encouraged fans to join the actress and signal their support using the tags "hairforhazel" or "itgrowsback."

Ohio Student Suspended for Growing Out Hair to Donate

Zacharys mother, Robin, said she understood and respected the schools dress code, but wanted officials to make an exception in her sons case. She said her son went to a school board meeting in September, explained what he was doing and asked them to consider allowing him to reach his goal. She said board members came up to him after the meeting and commended his efforts, but said the board had voted to uphold the schools dress code, without giving him an explanation. The schools principal told her son he had until Monday to get his hair cut, she said. And we didnt do it.

In Venezuela don't watch your back, watch your hair

'Young women are scared' Venezuelans are so upset that the government has got involved, but only after media reports of harrowing stories of women in Maracaibo being beaten and robbed of their flowing manes. President Nicolas Maduro declared war on the pirana gangs and ordered an investigation into "mafias that cut off young women's hair." "What kind of way is that to mistreat young women? Young women are sacred," he said. The conspiracy-minded leader blamed the hair thefts on a "psychological war in the whole country" orchestrated by Colombian and Venezuelan opposition figures based in Miami.

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