While filming the first two seasons of Queer Eye, Karamo Brown was living a lie. Or at least his scalp was. Unbeknownst to fans of the then-new series, Brown had already lost most of his hair and used makeup to fake his notably sharp hairline on camera. “My cast knew because I would be driving in the car, and we’d go over a bump and on the roof, my hairline would be there,” he recalls to Allure. “And the guys would be like, ‘Oh, we know where Karamo’s at,’ because my hairline was covering the roof.” It never sat right with him, helping the show’s makeover candidates (or “heroes”) defeat their insecurities while harboring one that became near debilitating on the job. So Brown had to have one of his famously emotional heart-to-heart conversations — with himself. “I was like, I have a fiancé who loves me, I have two kids who are happy and healthy, and I’m on a hit show… What am I holding on to?” Brown says. The night of Queer Eye’s first season premiere in February of 2018, Brown shaved his head completely and made his red-carpet debut with a totally bald head and a red coat that was bri...