A MUM who works as a model and Instagram influencer has hit back at critics who say she shouldn’t be flaunting her body in lingerie or a bikini.
Iskra Lawrence is hoping to promote positive body image amongst women, encouraging them to be comfortable in their natural bodies.
With a whoppong 4.7 million followers on Instagram, Iskra frequently posts positive and uplifting messages to inspire women to be comfortable in their own skin.
However, the 30-year-old, from Wolverhampton, is open about her own insecurities, even as she encourages others to have confidence.
In her most recent Instagram video post, Iskra flaunted her curvy model figure in a pink and yellow cut-out swimsuit.
In the post, the influencer reveals her apprehension about wearing the strappy swimwear as she worries is it appropriate attire for a mum.
In the video, Iskra reveals the worrying thoughts that have crossed her mind in the video captions.
“Can I wear this in public now I’m a mom” she said.
“I’m too curvy I’ll look like I’m looking for attention” she added also pondering “They will think I’m a slut, or maybe just a bad mother.”
Iskra ends the post on a high, as she decides to practice what she preaches, digging deep for inner confidence.
“I should just wear my plain black suit, or I can wear whatever the F I want and not worry about my insecurities about what others may or probably won’t even think and just live my best life” added Iskra.
Giving an honest account of her own battle with insecurities, the model captioned the video “A play by play of my inner voice putting on a swimsuit to go to the pool with my family today.”
Explaining that having down days is natural, the model mum said: Self love, self confidence and insecurities don’t vanish.
She added ” you just learn how to rationalise them, quiet them and bulldoze the F over them because NOTHING should stop you from doing what you want to do or what you want to wear. Period.”
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