New Delhi: Actress Yami Gautam has recently shared on her social media that she is suffering from a skin condition known as Keratosis-Pilaris. The actress shared unfiltered photographs of herself on Twitter, the Bhoot Police actress said it’s a condition where the skin breaks out into small bumps.
The actress said that she at last feel comfortable enough to share this with her fans, Yami Gautam penned, “Hello friends, I recently shot for some images and just when they were about to go in for post-production (a common procedure) to conceal my skin-condition called Keratosis-Pilaris, I thought, ‘Hey Yami, why don’t you embrace this fact and accept it enough to be OKAY with it.”
Yami Gautam in a similar thread, clarified what the condition is all about, “Just let it be… (Yes, I do talk out loud to myself). For those who haven’t heard about this, it’s a skin condition wherein you get tiny bumps on the skin. I promise they aren’t as bad as your mind and your neighbor aunty makes it out to be.”
Yami Gautam further expressed that she had been suffering with this skin condition since her teenage years. She said, “I developed this skin condition during my teenage years, and there is still no cure for it. I’ve dealt with it for many years now and today finally, I decided to let go of all my fears and insecurities and found the courage to love and accept my ‘flaws’ wholeheartedly. I also found the courage to share my truth with you. Phew! Smiling face with open mouth and cold sweat I didn’t feel like airbrushing my folliculitis or smoothing that ‘under-eye’ or ‘shaping up’ that waist a tiny bit more! And yet, I feel beautiful.”
Fans showered love in the comment section and praised Yami for making this intense move to at last speak openly about it. One user expressed, “Respect.” Another user wanted that open conversations like these ‘become a trend’ so they are as of now not a taboo.