Even Ashley Graham, the Queen of Curvy Swimwear, Still Feels Shy in a Bikini

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It's hard to imagine full-figured model Ashley Graham being insecure about anything. After all, she regularly posts photos of herself from every angle, has done a gorgeous fully nude shoot, and is a staunch body-positive activist.


But that doesn't mean she doesn't get a little self-conscious every now and then. In a recent interview with People, Graham revealed that even she gets the jitters when it comes to hitting the beach in her bathing suit.

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"I mean, of course like any girl when you get to the beach or the pool and you go, 'Oh, I have to take my cover-up off, crap.' And you feel like everybody's watching, and then you just go, 'Oh fine, I'll just take it off.'"

A huge misconception with body positivity is that those who practice it must never waver in their confidence -- but the truth is everyone is susceptible to social pressure. It really is just a matter of how you handle it.

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You could always take Graham's advice when you're feeling a little insecure after slipping off that cover-up:

"And then all of a sudden you get comfortable and go, 'Okay. Another piña colada.'"

Cheers to that!

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