Olivia Bowen is praised for highlighting her psoriasis in stunning lingerie shoot

‘This is so inspiring’: Olivia Bowen is praised for highlighting her psoriasis in stunning lingerie shoot as she encourages people to ‘grow through what you go through’

Olivia Bowen has been called ‘inspiring’ by her fans for bravely displaying her psoriasis in a lingerie shoot.

The former Love Island star, 27, who has previously spoken about dealing with the skin condition, shared snaps of herself donning pink lace lingerie along with an inspirational message.

Posing in her bathroom, Olivia wrote: ‘GROW through what you GO through & you will GLOW boo!’

Beauty: Olivia Bowen has been called ‘inspiring’ by her fans for bravely displaying her psoriasis in a lingerie shoot

The reality star let her platinum blonde locks fall loose in the photos while she also donned a white bath robe.

Olivia was inundated with comments from her followers who praised her for sharing the motivational post.

One user wrote: ‘I applaud you for normalising reality when it comes to what culture deems “imperfections”, I think you’re absolutely gorgeous’.

Another said: ‘This is so inspiring! You are beautiful,’ while another added: ‘You’re awesome for this’.

Stunning: The reality star, who has previously spoken about dealing with the skin condition, shared snaps of herself donning pink lace lingerie along with an inspirational message

Stunning: The reality star, who has previously spoken about dealing with the skin condition, shared snaps of herself donning pink lace lingerie along with an inspirational message

Fellow Love Island star Shaughna Phillips added: ‘This set on you & just you are EVERYTHING’.   

Olivia previously admitted her 10-year battle leaves her feeling ‘terribly insecure’ at times as she deals with flare-ups which can last up to four months. 

Sharing a photo of the condition on her abs, she wrote: ‘A few of you catching up, this is called guttate psoriasis.

‘I have had it a couple times before, I’ve had it like this (all over my body head to toe once before when I was 17. It usually stays with me around 3/4 months. Some days it’s horrible & painful & makes me feel terribly insecure.

'Reality': Olivia was inundated with comments from her followers who praised her for sharing the motivational post

‘Reality’: Olivia was inundated with comments from her followers who praised her for sharing the motivational post

‘Other days I pick myself up & remind myself there are many many things worse than a wee skin condition, and that’s what I hold onto! It’s just skin, who I am is important.’ (sic)

The Exempt Society CEO also shared why she wouldn’t be revealing the name of her prescription cream as she added: ‘it is prescribed & very strong so it would be irresponsible for me to suggest out to everyone & anyone.

‘All I can say is definitely definitely contact your doctors and go throughout them. It really is worth it, it’s not embarrassing, it’ll help.’ (sic)

In January, the TV star reminded her followers they should take her glamorous posts ‘with a pinch of salt.’

Candid: Olivia previously admitted her 10-year battle leaves her feeling 'terribly insecure' at times as she deals with flare-ups which can last up to four months

Candid: Olivia previously admitted her 10-year battle leaves her feeling ‘terribly insecure’ at times as she deals with flare-ups which can last up to four months

The blonde also revealed she shared the post to ask for fans’ help in locating a sunbed-for-rent as the UV lights were the only thing that treated her patches.

Psoriasis occurs when a person’s skin replacement process takes place within days rather than the usual 21-to-28 days.

The accumulation of skin cells builds up to form raised plaques, which can be flaky, scaly and itchy.

Open: Olivia previously reminded her fans they should take her glamorous posts 'with a pinch of salt'

Open: Olivia previously reminded her fans they should take her glamorous posts ‘with a pinch of salt’

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