Selflessness and kindness to strangers are not as uncommon as we might imagine.
In every corner of the world, certain people go above and beyond to improve the lives of others. With the rise of social networks, joyful anecdotes continue to emerge, emphasizing the deep influence of generosity and compassion. One such amazing story occurred in Turkey, when an accidental encounter between an impoverished woman named Rita and a caring person, Shafag Novruz, turned into a lesson in humanity. Shafag Novruz is a young professional stylist who specializes in cosmetics, styling, and bridal hairstyles. She ran into Rita, a destitute woman living on the streets. Shafag was struck by Rita’s neglected appearance and felt obligated to use her talents and resources to restore Rita’s exterior attractiveness as well as her feeling of dignity. Rita had no idea that this experience would result in a spectacular transformation that would permanently alter her life.
Rita had been facing the harsh reality of homelessness for years, accompanied only by memories of her late son. She lived on the streets, collecting bottles and bags to survive. Despite her desire to find work, Rita felt the weight of societal judgment based on her appearance. Shafag was inspired by Rita’s narrative and wanted to take up the job of changing her image to assist her reintegrate into society. Shafag Novruz’s commitment to Rita’s transformation beyond expectations. The makeover began with a visit to the dentist, when Shafag personally paid for Rita’s teeth surgery to give her the smile she deserved. Manicures and pedicures were performed as part of the ensuing makeover. Hair care came after that. Rita’s short and damaged hair was straightened, blonded, and lengthened with hair extensions, giving her a vivid and feminine appearance.