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Julia Bradbury showers in a black swimsuit to show how she uses conditioner bar to wash her hair

She has previously hit out at skinny-shamers after being accused of having cancer by cruel bodyshaming trolls. 

And, Julia Bradbury, 51, took to Instagram on Wednesday where she shared a video of herself showering in a black swimsuit.

The Countryfile host demonstrated to her followers how she uses a plastic-free conditioner bar to wash her hair. 

Shower time! Julia Bradbury, 51, took to Instagram on Wednesday where she shared a video of herself showering in a black swimsuit

Rubbing the bar through her raven tresses, Julia explained that the bars are ‘tricker’ because they need water.

She also enthused about the tins and bags made from ocean waste, which are available to store the conditioner bars in order to take them away. 

After allowing the conditioner to do its work, Julia then turned on her shower and thoroughly rinsed her locks.  

Julia captioned her video: ‘Plastic-free hair conditioner Prt2. A couple of weeks ago I posted about the @gruum_hq shampoo bar…this is the conditioner.

Eco-warrior: The Countryfile host demonstrated to her followers how she uses a plastic-free conditioner bar to wash her hair

Eco-warrior: The Countryfile host demonstrated to her followers how she uses a plastic-free conditioner bar to wash her hair

Tricky: Rubbing the bar through her raven tresses, Julia explained that the bars are 'tricker' because they need water

Next! After allowing the conditioner to do its work, Julia then turned on her shower

Tricky: Rubbing the bar through her raven tresses, Julia explained that the bars are ‘tricker’ because they need water

Squeaky clean: The TV star then thoroughly rinsed her locks

Squeaky clean: The TV star then thoroughly rinsed her locks

‘The tins are a nice touch because bars tend to break down after a few washes so keeping them in the tins in my experience makes it easier to use them as they break up. 

‘You can also get a “soap bag” from places like @nonplasticbeach @acalaonline. Squeaky clean!

‘Other shampoo bars that some of my followers recommend include @wildrefill @thegoodsoap1 @foamie_official @lytchettbaysoaps @nutandnoggin.’ 

The presenter added the captiones: ‘#plasticalternative #plasticfreebeauty #plasticfree #shampoobar #health #beauty.’    

Birthday girl! At the end of July, Julia showed off her bronzed body in a plunging white Melissa Odabash swimsuit as she celebrated her 51st birthday

Birthday girl! At the end of July, Julia showed off her bronzed body in a plunging white Melissa Odabash swimsuit as she celebrated her 51st birthday

At the end of July, Julia showed off her bronzed body in a plunging white Melissa Odabash swimsuit as she celebrated her 51st birthday.

The TV star took to Instagram to share the snap of herself standing in the living room while clad in her chic one-piece.

She accessorised her swimwear with a gold statement necklace and bangles, while pulling her raven tresses back into a sleek bun. 

Julia captioned her post: ‘Thanks for all your lovely birthday messages and thanks @melissaodabash for the birthday suit. #spoilt #swimsuit #beachready #dive #birthday #jumpin #white #swimwear #gift.’   

Earlier in July, Julia – who has previously been accused of having cancer by cruel bodyshaming trolls – beamed for a bikini-clad selfie displaying her figure.  

 

Anticipating a pile-on, the presenter penned: ‘Hey Skinny shamers … Hope you’re enjoying the sunshine. My collar bones are still sticking out…& I ate chips! [sic]. #skinnyshaming #sunshine #nohate #heat #heatwave’. 

In the snap, mother-of-three Julia looked radiant as she smiled for the camera while sunbathing in a lacy black bikini. 

The TV host was inundated with messages of support from her followers, and the next day, Julia took to Twitter to share a snap in a crop top as she thanked fans for their kind words. 

She penned: ‘Always turn a negative into a positive. Lots of grateful feedback about my skinny-shamIng response. It’s unacceptable to shame people on here. 

‘I’m experienced enough to handle stuff but millions suffer with #mentalhealth issues & eating disorders.#bekind #mentalhealth #positive’.  

Cruel: The Countryfile host has previously been accused of having cancer by cruel bodyshaming trolls so was preempting a slew of negative comments

Cruel: The Countryfile host has previously been accused of having cancer by cruel bodyshaming trolls so was preempting a slew of negative comments

Feeling good: The following day, Julia took to Twitter to share a snap in a crop top as she thanked fans, who rallied around her, for their kind words

Feeling good: The following day, Julia took to Twitter to share a snap in a crop top as she thanked fans, who rallied around her, for their kind words

Julia’s defiant post came after she revealed she was asked if she had cancer by cruel online trolls who skinny-shamed her over a bikini picture she shared recently. 

Speaking to The Sun, Julia admitted she will ‘carry on’ promoting body confidence for women over 50 after she was hamed on Instagram.

She said: ‘One of the comments said, “She looks like she’s come out of a chemotherapy session”. That was the thing that surprised me — the vitriol. They asked, “Have you had chemotherapy?” Absolutely not. I do not have cancer. 

‘Initially it just makes you feel very sad. Then online, very quickly, that skinny shaming became just nastiness which rolls into lots of very personal comments which have nothing to do with the original post.

‘But positive body image for women over 50 is so important, so I will carry on doing what I’m doing. I’m not going to stop for the haters.’ 

Hurtful: The Countryfile star was shocked when she was inundated with vile messages over a bikini picture she shared recently, with trolls telling her she looked too thin

Hurtful: The Countryfile star was shocked when she was inundated with vile messages over a bikini picture she shared recently, with trolls telling her she looked too thin

Julia added that she thinks skinny-shaming is just as bad as fat-shaming and both types of comments could lead people to trying to ‘alter’ how they look.

She also compared receiving nasty comments online to being bullied in school and said it is a ‘cruel’ state of mind to be in. 

The presenter said staying fit for her now is not about trying to look good or feel sexy but rather ‘inner wellness’.  

Julia insisted that she naturally has a ‘skinny collarbone’ and ‘can’t do anything about that’ despite being cruelly told to eat a ‘bag of chips’ by trolls on the snap.

The star recently shared her BMI statistics to Instagram as asserted that she’s a ‘healthy weight’. 

Defiant: Julia admitted she will 'carry on' promoting body confidence for women over 50 after she was shamed on Instagram

Defiant: Julia admitted she will ‘carry on’ promoting body confidence for women over 50 after she was shamed on Instagram 

Having her say: The star recently shared her BMI statistics to Instagram as she insisted she's a 'healthy weight'

Having her say: The star recently shared her BMI statistics to Instagram as she insisted she’s a ‘healthy weight’

Leaning into the argument, Julia uploaded a snap of herself in a black crop top and matching leggings, while her caption detailed her weight and height measurements.

Snapping back at the trolls, Julia wrote: ‘for those of you genuinely concerned’, sharing her health statistics before asking the naysayers: ‘How do you rate?’

She wrote: ‘For those of you genuinely concerned : I’m 5ft 9 inches tall (1.75mtrs) & weigh 9 stone 6 lbs.

‘According to the NHS BMI indicator my BMI measurement is 19.5. The healthy weight range for my height is between 8st 13lb and 12st 1lb. So I’m a healthy weight and ‘I should keep up the good work!’ according to the website.’ 

She then shared a link to the NHS’ BMI calculator before then directly addressing her critics, adding: ‘For those of you just trolling: How do you rate?’  

It comes after Julia also defended herself on ITV’s Lorraine, she said: ‘Here’s the problem, I have a skinny collarbone, I can’t do anything about that. 

‘People saying: ”She needs a bag of chips”, I don’t think a bag of chips is going straight to my collarbone or anything you eat.

‘It is a serious problem though, I am fairly confident, I can deal with it, I am quite thick skinned, a lot of people have mental health issues or body issues. The fact is, one comment could get someone the wrong way.’

Julia added that she is fit and healthy, joking that she can even ‘out eat’ most of her family members.  


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