The Kerala woman loves her mustache, wears it proudly; her family members support her
Explaining her choices in more detail, the 35-year-old said she did what she wanted and if she had had two lives, she could have lived one for the others. Over time, Shyja’s mustache has become an important part of her life which she boldly cultivates
Where a woman’s facial hair is generally considered unattractive, 35-year-old Shyja from Kerala proudly sports a handsome mustache. The woman, who hails from Kannur district, has proudly sported her mustache for years. Surprisingly, she has no intention of shaving!
About five years ago, Shyja suddenly saw hair above her upper lip which began to thicken into a visible mustache. Unlike most women, she decided to keep them and then flaunted them, which made her popular throughout the district.
By growing out or sporting a mustache, Shyja doesn’t want to make a style statement but just wants to live life the way she loves it. “I can’t imagine living without her now. When the Covid pandemic started, I didn’t like wearing a mask all the time because it covered my face,” Shyja said. BBC.
Explaining her choices in more detail, the 35-year-old said she did what she wanted and if she had had two lives, she could have lived one for the others. Over time, Shyja’s mustache has become an important part of her life which she boldly cultivates.
By talking to Onmanorama, she said that people often make fun of her or even criticize her because of her looks. But that hasn’t changed her mind at all as she is in love with his mustache, Shyja added.
Asking whether her family supports her or not, she said her husband Lakshmanan and his family members have no problem with her growing a mustache. Shyja said her husband has never spoken negatively about his mustache or about his eighth grader daughter Avishka. She doesn’t care what other people have to say about her look when her loved ones are always supportive, Shyja claimed.
Over the past two years, Shyja has had six surgeries – the last being a hysterectomy. She feels that after overcoming multiple health crises, it has strengthened her mentally and physically.