Teri Hatcher, 55, Defies Age In Skimpy String Bikini: ‘No Filters, No Makeup, No Airbrushing, No Negativity’

Teri Hatcher poses for a photo in Beverly Hills.
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Teri Hatcher gave her fans a whole lot to talk about in her most recent Instagram update. As those who follow the Desperate Housewives star on Instagram know, Hatcher regularly keeps her fans up-to-date with photos and videos from her everyday life. However, it’s not all too often that she shares photos of herself in a tiny bikini, which is exactly what she did yesterday.

Over the past few weeks, the actress has been posting images of herself at the gym, as part of a fitness challenge. Now that the eight-week challenge is over, Hatcher explained to fans that she did it for her well-being. However, she also revealed that at the end of the challenge, they had to take an “after” photo. She shared that snap with fans, explaining that this is her truth — and that at 55-years-old, she feels great.

In the post, the stunner shared two side-by-side shots. The photo on the left showed Hatcher flexing to reveal her ripped arms. She wore a slight smile for the pic, pulling her long, dark locks back in a high and messy bun while going makeup-free. Her taut tummy and toned legs were also on display, and she sported a tiny string bikini that left little to the imagination.

In the photo on the right, Hatcher once again flexed for the camera, this time showing off her backside. In the shot, she rocked the same skimpy string bikini and showed off her trim legs and booty as well as her chiseled back. The post has only been live on her page for a few short hours, but its’s already earning the brunette beauty a ton of attention from fans, garnering over 33,000 likes and nearly 1,000 comments.

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Exercise has become a source of well being not a means to look good naked. As part of my @f45_training 8 week challenge we had to submit an after photo. So why actually post a pic of myself in a bikini? Well, this is my truth and being in this 55 year old body actually feels liberating. Here’s the thing. I’ve finally figured out how to be comfortable in my own skin. Maybe not every day but a lot of them. Age allows you to be clear on your purpose and cherish who and what you are grateful for. You have enough age to see the miracle of life and enough youth to revel in that knowledge. You can be vulnerable and strong at the same time. You can forgive others and yourself. You are willing to put in the effort to reach a goal…or not. And that’s okay. Mostly, you know to make the most of every moment. For me that is sharing joy & positivity, knowledge I’ve gained through experience both successes and failures, and helping to lift others up. Sharing myself in a bikini (which I may or may not ever wear again) Is me Being open to others, open to life… finding glorious connection and community. No filters, no makeup, no airbrushing, no negativity. Be strong enough to be vulnerable. #teristuesdaytips #birthdayweek #bekind #giveback #enjoy #liveyourbestlife

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Some of Hatcher’s fans commented on the photo to let her know that she looks stunning, while countless others raved over her message and applauded her for being so confident in her own skin. Nearly all of the comments left in response were complimentary.

“You are beautiful inside and out!!! Thank you for sharing the importance of health, wellness and self love! Confidence is beautiful!!!” one follower gushed.

“What a Beautiful message, you look amazing,” a second Instagrammer raved, adding a series of red heart emoji.

“I wish I looked as good as you, I am 46, perimenopausal which makes me feel about 86 and sometimes just don’t want to get out of bed in the morning,” another fan added.