Hairy and proud: Woman hasn't shaved her body hair in a year and her husband loves it

Hairy and proud: Woman hasn't shaved her body hair in a year and her husband loves it

- Sonia promotes natural beauty and body positivity

- She says she hasn't shaved her body hair in a year

- Her husband has no problem with her decision

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A woman from Poland has revealed that she hasn't shaved her body hair in a year — and her husband does not mind it at all.

Sonia Cytrowska, 29, said she used to shave her body hair from the age of 12 to conform to societal standards of hairless beauty.

However, these standards left her feeling insecure. She therefore stopped shaving last year in order to embrace her natural beauty, Briefly.co.za learned.

Sonia hasn't looked back since then. She started an Instagram page named Body Hair Movement, where she promotes body positivity and natural beauty.

She hopes that her mission would inspire people to be more confident about their bodies and to shun unrealistic beauty standards.

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Writing on her blog, Sonia said:

Body hair movement is [about] women who have not shaved their body in a joint project with me. The same women thought it would be easy, but they got scared of the partner’s reaction.
They have realised that they are dependent on the opinions of others and are afraid of loneliness and rejection.

Fortunately, she said she has an understanding husband, who has accepted her new hairy outlook.

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Sonia explained:

My husband, who ‘did not like me like that,’ yet he did not try to divorce me, and he decided to change his standards of beauty for me and treat these changes as challenges and not an attempt on his aesthetics.

She currently has over 8,200 followers in Instagram and hopes to reach more with her body positivity campaign.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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