Celebrity Celebrity Moms Salma Hayek Posts Sizzling—and Inspiring—Bikini Throwback By Meghan Overdeep Meghan Overdeep Twitter Meghan Overdeep is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn who covers all things celebrity and pop culture. She worked as a News Blogger for InStyle for two years and is currently a Senior Staff Writer at Southern Living. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on January 8, 2016 @ 10:45AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Marc Piasecki/Getty Images Salma Hayek isn't losing any sleep over the way motherhood has affected her beach bod. On Thursday, the 49-year-old actress shared a vintage photo of herself on Instagram looking toned and sexy in a white bikini and matching sarong, along with an inspiring message about body positivity and womanhood. "This was my waist before pregnancy," she captioned the sizzling throwback snap. "Now it's not the same but my life is so much better." Here's a Rare Look at Salma Hayek as a Young Gymnast Hayek gave birth to Valentina Paloma Pinault, her daughter with husband François-Henri Pinault, in 2007 at the age of 41. In an interview with People in August, the Hayek admitted to fearing she might never become a mom. "I had my child so late in life, I thought I wasn't going to be able to and it was such an important thing to me." The bombshell actress, who generously shares her skin- and diet-related tips with fans, always looks amazing to us.