Salma Hayek put her slim waist on display on Instagram this week when she treated her 16.4 million followers to throwback photos of herself taken more than 20 years ago. The star posted two side-by-side snaps October 29 as she posed in a sequin crop top and long skirt while attending the 1999 MTV Movie Awards.
In the first photo, she placed her hands on her hips and stood in front of a white backdrop as she looked into the distance.
She wore a baggy crop top, covered in light and dark silver sequins, that flashed her tight abs and a gray chiffon skirt that sat in line with her navel and featured a large ruched detail on her thigh.
Salma styled her brunette hair into a sleek bob.
The second shot showed the actress on the red carpet. The now 54-year-old flashed a big smile as fans and photographers stood behind her, though she blurred the background.
For the caption, she borrowed a line from the Prince song “1999” and told fans she’d be partying like it was 21 years ago. She added several celebration emoji alongside the hashtags “prince” and “tbt,” with the latter meaning Throwback Thursday.
Salma’s fans flooded the comments section with praise. Some pointed out how she doesn’t age, admitting they thought the snaps could have been taken today.
“Which picture is [from] 1999; left or right?” one person asked.
“Which pic is now?” questioned another.
“Estás increíblemente hermosa!” a third person wrote in Salma’s native language of Spanish, which translates via Google Translate to you look incredibly beautiful, alongside three clapping emoji.
“Forever beautiful,” a fourth comment read with three red hearts.
The upload has been liked more than 234,000 times and brought in 1,150-plus comments.
Salma wasn’t nominated at the MTV Movie Awards that year, but she appeared onstage with Hugh Grant to present the award for Best Comedic Performance to Adam Sandler for his role in The Waterboy.
Salma often celebrates Throwback Thursday on social media. Earlier this month, she posted another photo of herself taken in the 1990s looking glamorous in an orange strapless gown.
The snap, which appeared to be taken at the late Elizabeth Taylor’s 65th birthday party in 1997, showed her with her hair in a slicked back bun while sporting large chandelier earrings and bold red lips as she spoke into a microphone.
“Orange is the perfect color for October,” she captioned the upload, alongside the same phrase in Spanish.