Whether she’s captivating audiences with stellar performances on the big screen or inspiring her multi-million Instagram fan base with body-positive messages via skin-baring selfies, Taraji P. Henson never does anything by halves. Even if it means stripping down every once in a while—the Oscar-nominated actress knows that she’s comfortable in her own skin, and she wants the world to be on the same page with her.

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And what better place to exude confidence and an unparalleled level of sass-meets-class than Instagram? It’s true that the image crafting on Instagram promotes a world full of exaggerated lifestyles and unrealistic-looking women. So in this age of filters and fakery, Taraji P. Henson’s Instagram account truly stands out from the crowd, because she’s natural, authentic, and down-to-earth.

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Yes, Taraji may have had the most prominent role in the award-winning film Hidden Figures, but she isn’t going to hide her stunning figure on Instagram. So she flaunts it! And the Empire star does it with sheer grace, empowering her more than 12 million Instagram followers. OK! Magazine has compiled some of the best pics from Taraji’s Instagram feed to get you pumped up and inspired to embrace your true beauty just like Taraji!

Taraji P. Henson poses alongside a photo of herself nude for the PETA campaign Fur? I'd Rather Go Naked

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