“I feel beautiful”: Yami Gautam talks about keratosis pilaris, a skin condition


Actor Yami Gautam recently decided to let go of all “fears and insecurities” by writing a note revealing that she has suffered from keratosis pilaris, an incurable skin condition since she was a teenager.

The 32-year-old decided not to hide her skin problem and adopted it instead. Sharing some footage from her last photoshoot, the Bhoot the police the actor wrote: “I recently shot for a few frames and just when they were about to go into post-production (a common procedure) to hide my skin problem called Keratosis-Pilaris, I I thought, “Hey Yami, why don’t you accept this fact and accept it enough to be okay with it. Just let it be. “

Check out his post.

Explaining more about keratosis pilaris, she added, “For those who haven’t heard of it, it’s a skin condition where you get tiny bumps on your skin. I promise they’re not as bad as your mind and your neighbor aunt claim. I developed this skin disease during my teenage years, and there is still no cure for it.

Sonal Bansal, consulting dermatologist, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, said: “Keratosis pilaris causes tiny bumps on the upper arms, thighs and elbows. They can be red in color and feel rough. They are very often confused with ingrown hairs.

“If the skin is dry, these bumps can be itchy, and the dryness can increase them,” she added.

The dermatologist advised against using harsh abrasives to cleanse the skin. She said, “To treat keratosis pilaris, the use of glycolic acid creams is recommended. In addition, a gentle exfoliation is necessary.

Yami set an example of self-esteem and self-embrace with her post. “I have been dealing with it for many years now and today, finally, I have decided to let go of all my fears and insecurities and have found the courage to love and accept my ‘flaws’ of all my heart. I have also found the courage to share my truth with you. Phew!

“I didn’t feel like airbrushing my folliculitis or smoothing out that ‘under the eyes’ or ‘shaping’ that size a little bit taller! And yet, I feel beautiful, ”she concluded.

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