MumbaiYami Gautam recently revealed that she is suffering from a skin condition called ‘Keratosis Pilaris’. This problem started appearing in them in their teenage years and there is no cure for it. Yami had told about her skin disease on social media and shared many pictures together.
It is not easy for a celebs to make such a disclosure, but they accepted it with courage and spoke openly on social media. This post of the actress is going viral on the internet. Yami had said in an interview to Midday how talking about skin conditions was like a feeling of being free for her.
It was not difficult to write a post
He had said, ‘Writing the post was not difficult, it was like a feeling of being free. The day I came to know about my skin ailment, the journey from that day till posting was quite challenging. When people used to see me on shoots, they used to talk about how it should be hidden.
It took Yami Gautam years to accept ‘keratosis pilaris’. (Instagram/yamigautam)
She further says, ‘It used to affect me a lot. It took many years to accept this and get my confidence back. I was overwhelmed after getting the reaction on the post.
What is the problem with ‘Keratosis Pilaris’
Let us tell you that ‘Keratosis Pilaris’ is such a skin condition, in which the skin becomes rough and small bumps like pimples start appearing. Yami shared the post on social media, in which it was written, ‘I was able to muster the courage to tell my truth to you. Oh! I didn’t feel like hiding my folliculitis or smoothing out my under eyes or getting my waist in shape! Still, I feel beautiful in myself.
Yami Gautam is suffering from this skin disease for many years
She revealed that she has been dealing with it since many years and has decided to allay all her fears with the post. She further writes, ‘This skin condition started to form in adolescence and there is still no cure for it. I have faced this for many years and today finally, I have decided to let go of all my fears and insecurities. I have been able to muster up the courage to embrace my shortcomings wholeheartedly.
Learn About ‘Keratosis Pilaris’
When a protein called keratin starts to form in the skin, then that condition is called keratosis pilaris. Keratin protects our skin from harmful substances and infections. In this condition, keratin starts collecting under the hair follicles and starts rising upwards. Why this happens, even doctors do not have a clear answer.
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