Lauren Goodger looked happy in a snap posted to Instagram on Saturday, where she revealed she had her first cosmetic facial in two years.
The former TOWIE star, 35, cut a sleek figure in a long-sleeved black top and matching trousers while beaming at the Cosmessex beauty salon in Brentwood, where she underwent an anti-wrinkle procedure as well as facial treatments work on her lips and nose.
She tragically lost her daughter Lorena during childbirth last month and was left with bruises to her face from an alleged attack just hours after putting her to rest, leading to the arrest of her boyfriend Charles Drury, 25.
‘I’ve had heartache, pain and trauma, but I find myself again’: Lauren Goodger looked happy in an Instagram post on Saturday after undergoing cosmetic treatment as she discussed her ‘path recovery” – following an “attack” and the tragic death of his daughter Lorena
Brave: In her caption, she wrote: ‘My first post from me in a long time…. It’s a road to recovery and I’m taking all the self-respect I can’
In her caption, the influencer claimed she felt “beautiful again” amid her “road to recovery”, while referencing her recent “heartache, pain and trauma”.
She wrote: ‘My first post of me in a long time…. It’s a road to recovery and I’m taking all the self-respect I can.
‘Thank you @cosmessex Emmie for making me feel beautiful again, it’s been 2 years since I’ve worked on my face, had 2 babies back to back and been so heartbroken love and trauma but I find myself.
Gorgeous: In a follow-up snap from her bed, the brunette beauty looked stunning as she showed off her new lips in a video
“It’s going to take time for my body shape to return and my mind to stop thinking, but slowly I’m on my way, I’ve had lips, nose and anti-wrinkles…#l’ self love.”
In a follow-up snap from her bed, the brunette beauty looked stunning as she showed off her new lips in a video.
Lauren recently penned a moving message following the tragic death of her newborn daughter.
She admitted she was “broken” after the tragedy and said she would write a book one day to help others who may be going through the same thing.
‘I am broken in this horrible time of pain’: Lauren recently penned a moving message after the tragic death of her newborn daughter
“I just want to say thank you everyone for the support, I’m broken,” Lauren wrote on her Instagram Stories.
“One day I will write my second book and tell my story to everything I went through when I was old. And hopefully it can be someone’s survival guide.
Lauren released her first book, Secrets of an Essex Girl, in 2013.
In her post, Lauren said she was ‘strong’ and was actively getting up and doing things every day to help her deal with her grief.
Candid: The influencer admitted she was ‘broken’ after the tragedy and said she would one day write a book to help others who may be going through the same thing
“I’m strong and I won’t stay down, I get up and keep going and what I’ve found is I’m doing all the things that I couldn’t do during my pregnancy,” he said. she stated.
“My house is immaculate and I have no laundry, it’s constantly cleaned… I go out every day to do a job even if it’s for me or for Larose,” she said of of her 12 month old daughter.
Lauren said she remains “positive” and added that she has set a number of goals for the next year.
“I have goals in this horrible time of pain. I set goals and this time next year how different life will be,” she finished.
Health scares: Just days ago Lauren was forced to rush Larose to the doctor due to a mystery illness she first thought was chicken pox or foot and mouth disease
Cute: Lauren said on Thursday that her daughter is doing well now after the scare, sharing a sweet photo of the toddler at home in her high chair
Just days ago, Lauren was forced to rush Larose to the doctor due to a mysterious illness she first thought was chicken pox or foot and mouth disease. But Lauren said on Thursday that her daughter is now fine after the scare.
Lorena was born with two knots in her umbilical cord, tied around her neck and despite ten doctors fighting to save her, she died shortly after birth.
On Sunday, Lauren revealed her touching tribute tattoo honoring Lorena, which was created from her late daughter’s ashes.
She said: “Every day I was going through my list which is full of things I need to do for my babies, my home, my future, for my Larose and my angel baby.
Tragic: Lauren tragically lost her newborn baby, Lorena, to complications during childbirth last month
“It was the one on my list that kept me on my toes every day and I’m so glad it’s done.”
Cremation tattoos are created using a mixture of normal tattoo ink and a small amount of cremation ashes to make the tribute more meaningful.
Filming the wrist ink, the reality star revealed the tribute via Instagram – writing “For you my baby girl”.
Lauren was also allegedly assaulted on the day of her baby’s funeral. Her boyfriend Charles Drury, 25, was later arrested and released on bail following the incident.
Tribute: On Sunday, Lauren revealed her touching tribute tattoo in honor of Lorena, created from the ashes of her late child
It comes as she went through a ‘horrible whirlwind’ over the death of Lorena and her ex-boyfriend Jake McLean – who lost his life when his car plunged 70ft off a cliff in Turkey on last month.
She recently thanked her fans for their support during a “horrible time of grief”.
Taking to Instagram, Lauren wrote: ‘Just want to say thank you to everyone for all the love and support in this horrible terrible whirlwind of my life over the past few weeks. I read your messages thank you!
“During this traumatic time, I lost but also gained values in this terrible time of grief…new friends and grew closer to my current friends and family.
More heartbreak: It comes as she went through a ‘horrendous whirlwind’ over the deaths of Lorena and her ex-boyfriend Jake McLean – who lost his life last month
“It really showed me who is meant to be in my life and I love each and every one of you.”
Lauren continued: “I only have a few and that’s all I need and it taught me lifelong lessons, how hard it was.
“I asked Lorena when I had her home the night before her funeral ‘please guide me, please let my life follow the path it’s meant to be and give me strength and courage.
“And I change a lot instantly and I trust her, she charts my new path, thank you Lorena, I love you and I know you are always with me.”
“And I know you cleared and made way for what was meant to be. I don’t know why I don’t have answers, but I have to trust the process.
Jake, 33, and Lauren dated Jake from 2012 to 2016 – and they reportedly met two years ago – but he tragically lost his life when his car plunged 70ft off a cliff in Bodrum, Turkey, Sunday July 3.
Former flame: Jake, 33, and Lauren dated Jake from 2012 to 2016 – and they reportedly met two years ago