VideosMeet Harnaam Kaur, The Beautiful Woman Who Has Grown A BeardBlaire Bercy

This is beauty. Please take a moment to watch this video about my new personal hero, Harnaam Kaur:

MEET the 23-year-old girl who’s growing a beard — and says she feels more feminine than ever. Harnaam Kaur, suffers with polycystic ovary syndrome, which causes excessive hair growth. She was just 11 years old when it started appearing and she spent her teenage years desperately trying to remove it by waxing TWICE a week and covering her body in baggy clothes. Harnaam became so self conscious she refused to leave her house, she began self harming and even considered taking her own life. But, at the age of 16, she finally found the courage to accept her facial hair after being baptised as a Sikh. The religion dictates that the body should be left in its natural state and body hair must be left to grow.  Today, seven years on, she says she is more body confident than ever before and hopes her story will help other women in her situation.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1017469903 Bianca La

    God I can just listen to her accent all day. What a wonderful person.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000071454634 Ashley Rampal

    I’m so happy she was able to find courage and accept herself and glad she’s helping other people accept themselves. She is awesome and I hope that rubs off on others!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006883364054 Jezebel Ravissante

    What a brave girl :) I am proud of her standing up for herself and not letting the bullies get her down.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=586690598 Michelle Fredes

    I’m so truly happy for her. You have to be very brave to accept your body just like the way it is. I mean, people die denying who they are. Go girl!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1144320180 Samantha Ryan Turner

    wow she is the definition of beautiful, inside and out! thanks for sharing.

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