Nell Bryden alopecia: Musician talks about hair loss

'I grabbed Dad's hair clippers to take control of my alopecia': Determined musician Nell Bryden refused to let hair loss ruin her life By NELL BRYDEN PUBLISHED: 21:05 GMT, 23 June 2012 | UPDATED: 21:05 GMT, 23 June 2012 Positive face: Nell sees her condition as a 'wake-up call' for life Sitting in front of the mirror in my New York apartment, I saw a reflection I hardly recognised.