Everyday representations of beauty and beautiful “normal” skin vs. The awful reality of Hirsutism
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I don’t want this tumblr to become a self pitying moan fest, but I just need to vent about how incredibly shit hirsutism is.
It makes me feel hideous. It makes me want to cry, scream and scrape my skin off. It makes me so frustrated. It makes me envy other girls for their ‘normality’. It makes me…
We all need to vent. Sometimes it’s like no one understands, family and friends included
Hirsutism (HER-soot-iz-um) is a condition of unwanted, male-pattern hair growth in women. Hirsutism results in excessive amounts of coarse and pigmented hair on body areas where men typically grow hair — face, chest and back.
via The Mayo Clinic
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