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Salma Hayek wishes herself a happy 55th birthday with swimsuit pic

Hayek is making it an annual tradition to share a beachside photo of herself on her birthday.
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek celebrated her 55th birthday with a swimsuit pic on Instagram.Regis Duvignau / Reuters

Salma Hayek is celebrating her 55th birthday by sharing a gorgeous pic of herself in a swimsuit.

The "Frida" star posted the pic, which found her modeling a bright blue bathing suit at a tropical beach, Thursday on Instagram. In her caption, she expressed how grateful she was for her life.

"Happy 55th birthday to me. Looking forward to new adventures," she wrote, adding the hashtag #grateful. She added a Spanish translation of her sentiment along with the second hashtag #vivalavida.

The Mexican-born actor seems to be making it an annual tradition to share a beachside photo of herself on her birthday. Last year, she marked her 54th birthday with a stunning photo of herself posing in a yellow ensemble in front of the water in an undisclosed location.

Hayek, who shares a daughter, Valentina, 13, with her French businessman husband, Francois-Henri Pinault, added a second close-up pic of herself smiling serenely for the camera.

In June, the “Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” star opened up about aging during an appearance on "Red Table Talk."

One of the most surprising parts of going through menopause, revealed Hayek, was that her breast became larger. "The boobs grow a lot," said the actor, who noted that she began experiencing symptoms of menopause in her mid-40s.

"For some women, they get smaller. But there are some women that when you gain weight, your boobs grow ... and then in some of the cases when you are in menopause they grow again. And I just happen to be one of those women that it happened in every single step!" she explained.

Though her menopause journey has come with its share of struggles — "the hot flashes aren’t fun," she revealed — the Oscar nominee said she thinks of age as just a number.

"You can kick a-- at any age," said Hayek. “You can hold your own at any age, you can dream at any age, you can be romantic at any age. We have the right to be loved for who we are at the place that we are. We’re not just here to make babies, we’re not just here to baby the man. We’re not just here to service everything and everyone around us and then when the kids go away ... it’s almost like expiration date for the eggs means an expiration date for you as a woman. It’s a misunderstanding that has been going around for centuries."