Social media star Sophie Lait is known for sharing body positivity posts on Instagram.
However, the influencer, who boasts 215,000 followers, recently told fans fans she's been struggling to accept her curves. But this week, the blonde beauty was back to full confidence as she stripped off to a bikini.
The size 18 stunner, who also works as a personal trainer, was seen showing off her figure in skimpy white swimwear as she posed on a boat.
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Sophie told fans that despite 'feeling awful' about her body image for months, she'd finally let go of her insecurities this week as she flaunted her 'belly rolls'.
Writing to fans, she said: "I am SO proud of myself! I have been feeling so awful (as you know) for MONTHS now and I just felt like the only thing I’ve been focusing on is my body image… it’s been exhausting and depressing to say the least.
"I took these photos and instantly felt pure JOY – while taking them AND looking at them after (progress for me) I just wanted to shared these moments with you because I want you to know that happiness in your body is possible if you allow yourself life experiences."
She added: "I think by not stepping outside our comfort zones it can make us feel more self doubt. We all deserve to let the belly rolls free!
"I was able to feel confident enough to wear the string bikini, take myself on an excursion with @virginvoyages and play mermaids all day and NOT think about my bloomin’ body!!! I’m passing the torch onto YOU to do something that scares you (in a good way). We got this queens."
Sophie was seen smiling happily in the pictures as she placed her hand on her stomach and then run her fingers through her hair.
Fans were loving her display of self-love, with the post racking up more than 4,000 likes.
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Many thanked her for her honest words and snaps, as one wrote: "These pictures are so beautiful."
Meanwhile another added: "That’s the spirit! You go girl, love and enjoy your bod."
"You are simply stunning, you're are an inspiration," chimed in a third.
The post comes after Sophie previously opened up about putting on 4st as she revealed why it was the 'best thing'.
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