Kristin Davis on Her Battle with Hair Loss and How She Restored It to Its 'Sex and the City' Glory

"My hair just was not what it used to be."

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Kristin Davis has spoken openly about how her hair has thinned with age.

The 52-year-old Sex and the City star—who was recently appointed global ambassador of beauty company Junee Brand's debut haircare range Volaire—told WWD: "My hair just was not what it used to be. It was very fine, like it had gone away, there just was hardly any hair there...I hadn't been worrying about it—I have my daughter—but when I tried to do something or had to go somewhere I was like, 'Where is my hair?'"

The actress also admitted that it took a lot of work to make her look as luscious and effortless as it did when she starred as Charlotte in Sex and the City.

"My hair was always very difficult, which no one believes when I tell them—it's always been not quite that easy, but because I had a lot of hair the professionals could help me make it look nice," she explained.

Davis turned to her hair stylist Luke O'Connor to help with her thinning tresses, who recommended Volaire. She went on to become an ambassador for the line.

After taking before-and-after selfies, she added: "I just wanted to see for myself. Mostly, I wanted it for myself."

Although rarely talked about, hair loss is common in women, with trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver, director of The Cotswold Trichology Centre, saying: "An estimated one in four women will suffer hair loss at some point in their lives and over 50 percent of men will see significant hair changes by the time they reach middle age, which can affect confidence and cause unwanted stress."

The causes for women tend to be far more complicated to diagnose than in men, but it can often be a result of vitamin deficiencies, low ferritin levels, or thyroid imbalance.

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