Shannen Doherty shared a happy milestone on her breast cancer journey: her post-chemotherapy, grown-out hairstyle.
The 46-year-old actress posted a shot of her new cut on Monday night, posing with New York City-based hairstylist Anh Co Tran.
In her caption, Doherty gushes over the talented stylist but also shares the emotional meaning behind the image.
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“Yes he gives the best haircuts ever but the real pleasure is just absorbing some of his positive, serene energy. Thank you @anhcotran for the 'sexy Parisian' cut. After two years of either bald or a crew cut, it's nice to feel a bit more like a woman again.”
Since her breast cancer diagnosis in February 2015, Doherty shared every scary, sad and insightful moment with fans and followers.
In March, she reminisced with a video of a different hair landmark: the decision to shave off her dark locks.
She recalled “laughing thru (sic) the tears” while her friend worked the razor. “Funny how hair at the time seemed like such a big deal” she added in the caption.
In June, she posted a sweet selfie with her husband, Kurt Iswarienko, showing off regrown, carefree curls.
Hair may just be hair, but Doherty’s pretty new look marks a return to health — and that is always beautiful.