Gwyneth Paltrow Poses on Bikini & Embraces “Wrinkles”Before 50th Bday

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Gwyneth PaltrowSoon, she will light up candles for her 50th Birthday, but until then, it’s time to reflect on what this milestone means.

The Iron Man actress posted a black-and-white bikini photo on InstagramShe linked to her personal essay on self-acceptance on Sept. 22. As Paltrow approaches her own special day on Sept. 27, she said she’s feeling the weight of the moment as a time of growth and reflection.

She thought about how ageing has affected her body, and the impact it had on her health. “silver hair and fine lines.”

“My body, a map of the evidence of all the days, is less timeless,”She wrote. “Scarred from oven burns, a finger smashed in a window long ago, the birth of a child.”

Paltrow, though, said she’s accepted these signs of age on her body.

“And while I do what I can to strive for good health and longevity, to stave off weakening muscles and receding bone, I have a mantra I insert into those reckless thoughts that try to derail me: I accept,”She wrote about GoopHer website is at. “I accept the marks and the loosening skin, the wrinkles. I accept my body and let go of the need to be perfect, look perfect, defy gravity, defy logic, defy humanity. I accept my humanity.”