Michelle Heaton has admitted to using filters to enhance her body in her social media posts when she took to Instagram on Monday to show off her raw physique.
Hitting the beach at Playa Abama during her sun-filled Tenerife getaway, the singer, 42, showed off her slim waist and tight pins in a skimpy white bikini.
Staring into the idyllic distance as her luscious brown locks fell in damp waves over her shoulders, she later got a handful and smoldering at the camera.
Wow! Michelle Heaton has admitted to using filters in her social media posts when she took to Instagram Monday to show off her raw physique
The former Liberty X band member completed her slew with a selfie she edited to prove just how easy it is to fool viewers.
In her caption, she wrote: “I’ve been guilty of the following: We all use filters, let’s face it! Some are making themselves slimmer (but we can see the distortion babes)…
“Some are so ashamed or carrying the weight that they are aware of our scars and sagging, that’s just how God made us – our own bodies…
‘Just grab them now, hands up, went smooth.. Gone the flabby belly of carrying babies… the scars on my breasts from the double mastectomy…
Looks good: On the beach at Playa Abama during her sun-filled holiday in Tenerife, the singer, 42, showed off her slim waist and tight pins in a skimpy white bikini
Sun-kissed: The former Liberty X band member completed her stroke with a selfie she edited to prove how easy it is to fool viewers
“The scar on my heart from abusing diet pills when I was young… my hysterectomy scars what were once the birth scars of my babies…
‘If I’m honest, there’s probably more. Maybe I’ll do it again. Don’t hate those who create a perfect image..
“Sometimes we feel compelled to do so because of the online abuse we get from pictures like this one I’ve hung today.
Honest: In her caption, she candidly wrote, “I’ve been guilty of some of the things below: We all use filters, let’s face it! Some make themselves slimmer (but we can see the deformation babes)”
“I have no doubts that I will or would scroll down to some unpleasant, very damaging comments about my scars subsiding and aging…
“Unfortunately, no matter how hard we try to see only the good and beautiful comments that a bad one can cause can cause so much pain!…
‘So today I embrace that – maybe not often, but today I can! And I threw in an updated fake me at the end.. I don’t look the way I look like this xx #love #bebrave #bekind.’
Her edit post comes after Michelle looked happy and healthy in a powerful Instagram post shared with her devoted followers on Friday.
The Liberty X star posed in a skimpy bathing suit for her gorgeous post, which she paired with a powerful caption about her journey to sobriety and her journey to Alcoholics Anonymous, which brought her to nearly six months of sobriety.
Amazing: Michelle looked happy and healthy in a recent Instagram post she made during her spectacular outing
In recent weeks, the singer has been describing her recovery with her social media followers and in her latest post, she again shared an important message as she urged those to “don’t hit rock bottom.”
Michelle revealed that she made her way through the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and was currently on Step Nine, meaning she made amends with her mother Christine while on vacation in a sun-filled situation.
She wrote in her caption, “Today it may seem like the end of the world to you, but there are hundreds and thousands like you. I was one.
“Almost SIX months ago, I accepted that I was powerless over my addictions. I thought it was the end. I thought I was going to fail, I thought there was no hope…
Making it up: Michelle revealed that she made her way through the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and was currently on Step Nine, meaning she made amends with her mother Christine while on vacation in a sun-filled situation
“But it was just my beginning… a beginning of a new way of life. A better way of life. One full of hope, faith and courage.
‘Where there was pain, danger and sorrow. We will all have our own journey. We all have our own recovery. But the solution is there for all of us!
“You don’t have to go as deep as I do. Admitting is the first step… what you do next can bring you a life beyond your wildest dreams. In short, A life without addictions.
“I’m blessed to be spending time with my mom right now and making amends as step nine teaches us. Blessed with the open space here in a safe place at @casasalviatenerife with @dryholidays .. #gifted #ad
“I got sober in rehab but I STAY sober in @aa_12steps .. the only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. #satystrong #youcandoit #itsoktoaskforhelp Send strength hope and faith x’.
Recovery: Michelle previously revealed she didn’t go a day without alcohol for three years before going to rehab in April