Model Chrissy Teigen shares inspirational stretch mark snap

As women we’re constantly bombarded with images of perfect bodies and flawless skin.

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by Ellie Hooper |
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But as we all know, even supermodels have their hang ups, get the occasional spot, and god forbid - have cellulite.

Which is why we love how Chrissy Teigen is constantly reminding us to embrace our bodies, flaws and all.

On Sunday, the model and wife of John Legend shared a snap of her legs, captioned: ‘Bruises from bumping kitchen drawer handles for a week. Stretchies say hi.’

The photo quickly went viral, with fans commenting: ‘thanks for being so real’ as well as ‘this is beautiful and so are you.’

Another fan went further, writing: ‘It’s amazing how inspiring this picture is, even without any special message in it. I always hated my stretch marks on the inside of my legs. But I think this picture just told me I don’t have to be afraid for being judged or insecure about it. It’s a part of me and it will probably never go away. So I accept myself for who I am, and maybe even for who I am not.’

Chrissy and husband John

Professional model Chrissy married singer John Legend in 2013 and has always been an advocate for body confidence and feeling comfortable in your own skin - though it can’t be hard with supermodel looks like hers.

This pair are just too adorable, aren’t they?

What do you think of Chrissy’s post? Is it refreshing to see models and the like sharing ‘real’ photos like this?

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