Rose Geil is a 39-year-old woman who, for mysterious medical reasons, has thick body and facial hair. Since puberty, she has rigorously shaved off her hair to hide her condition from the world, until recently. She decided to allow her beard to grow out, and has never looked back. In a recent profile for Barcroft TV, she explained that since she started letting her whiskers fly, she feels more feminine and sexy than ever.

With the help of her supportive friends, family, and husband, as well as a growing online community of bearded women, Geil has embraced her awesome fuzz and is living happier, and with less irritated skin, than ever before. She's even showing off her newfound confidence on Instagram: