A newly-wed man in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) divorced his wife after he saw her natural face for the first time without make-up.
It so happened that the wife’s make-up got washed off when she went for swimming at the Al Mamzar beach in Sharjah in the UAE and the husband was furious to see her new appearance.
According to the psychologist who counselled the unidentified woman, the 34-year-old husband believed his 28-year-old wife did not look as pretty as before the wedding and accused her of deceiving him by using so many cosmetics, including fake eyelashes.
Dr Abdul Aziz Asaf, consultant psychologist, said his clinic received a request from the woman to help her overcome her psychological suffering after her divorce.
The groom said he could not recognise his wife after the make-up was gone. The bride wore artificial eyelashes and had undergone cosmetic surgeries before the marriage.
The bride said she intended to tell her husband the truth about her but it was too late, Dr Asaf said.
"The groom immediately divorced his bride and refused any attempt to reunite them again," he said.
(With PTI inputs)