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Yami Gautam opens up on having Keratosis- Pilaris, refuses to photoshop her pictures

Yami Gautam has been a lot in the news since her marriage with URI director Aditya Dhar and then Bhoot Police. The actress has always been raw and honest about everything. Recently she took to her Instagram handle and shared a picture describing her skin condition and embracing it. 

She penned an inspirational Instagram post about embracing her skin condition called Keratosis- Pilaris. Sharing the beautiful pictures from her latest photoshoot, Yami revealed that she refused to conceal her skin condition. She wrote, “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. Just let it be… (Yes, I do talk out loud to myself).”

Further describing her skin condition, she shared, “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) 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! 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.”

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Disha Yadav

She is an aspiring writer and has been into our the domain of content writing since a year. She joined CT as an intern and soon took over full-fledged writing for Bollywood. She contributes news articles for CT and intends to write on diverse issues on Bollywood.
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