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Perth Instagram model shares honest photo of her ‘flaws’

An Instagram model and personal trainer has taken to social media to bravely showcase her unedited ‘flaws’ in a bid to encourage women to engage with a healthy body image.

Madalin Giorgetta Frodsham, a 28-year-old gym junkie from Perth, shared with her 393,000 followers an unairbrushed yet stunning snap of herself, complete with self-described ‘butt dimples’.

‘When my sister originally took this photo of me I saw it and was like “eww gross delete delete”,’ Madalin wrote on Instagram.

Madalin Giorgetta Frodsham, 28, shared an unedited snap to Instagram which showcased her ‘booty dimples’

The Perth personal trainer posted the unairbrushed shot to help encourage healthy body image and expectations among her fans

The Perth personal trainer posted the unairbrushed shot to help encourage healthy body image and expectations among her fans

‘I forgot to delete it and kept it on my computer for months. I shared another similar more flattering picture on my Instagram (sans butt dimples) and never thought I would ever share the original photo.’

The social media star, who is famed for her gym-honed ‘bubble butt’, explains she was asked to send pictures for a feature in Women’s Health and Fitness’ body issue edition. 

And instead of choosing a plethora of flawless photo-shopped images, Madalin decided to pick one that captured her unique flaws and which was an honest portrait of her body.

‘I hesitated to send this picture as I didn’t know how I’d feel about this being on every newsstand in Australia. In a “what the hell” moment I emailed it through, and the editor told me it was the picture there were deciding to print,’ she said. 

The social media star, who is famed for her gym-honed 'bubble butt', explains she was asked to send pictures for a feature in Women's Health and Fitness' body issue edition

The social media star, who is famed for her gym-honed ‘bubble butt’, explains she was asked to send pictures for a feature in Women’s Health and Fitness’ body issue edition

And instead of choosing a plethora of flawless photo-shopped images, Madalin decided to pick one that captured her unique flaws and which was an honest portrait of her body

And instead of choosing a plethora of flawless photo-shopped images, Madalin decided to pick one that captured her unique flaws and which was an honest portrait of her body

Madalin is famed for her gym-honed derriere and often posted photos of her body to Instagram

Madalin is famed for her gym-honed derriere and often posted photos of her body to Instagram

‘Now that I see it in print, I’m extremely proud and so happy I made the decision to publish a photo of myself that shows me for me – no editing, no booty pose, just me, a giant coconut and my goofy grin.’

Madalin told Women’s Health and Fitness it is easy to become caught up in the distorted reality that is social media.

‘Always remember that the images you see are carefully selected, filtered, angled and lit to display people in the best possible light,’ she said.

‘Don’t let somebody’s perfect selfie dictate your confidence – most people don’t actually look how they do on Instagram.’

The Instagram model frequently shares snaps of her toned body to her legion of fans and is studying to be a nutrition coach.

Madalin told Women's Health and Fitness it is easy to become caught up in the distorted reality that is social media

Madalin told Women’s Health and Fitness it is easy to become caught up in the distorted reality that is social media

'Don't let somebody's perfect selfie dictate your confidence - most people don't actually look how they do on Instagram,' Madalin said

‘Don’t let somebody’s perfect selfie dictate your confidence – most people don’t actually look how they do on Instagram,’ Madalin said

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