Mrs Hinch shares honest and open pictures of her scars from excess skin removal surgery

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Stunning Sophie "Mrs Hinch" Hinchcliffe opened up about her excess skin removal scars on her arms on Instagram.

The Instagram star shared pictures with her 3.6million followers and wrote: "This is me."

The 30-year-old had excess skin removal surgery in 2016 after losing weight after having a gastric band fitted.


She wrote: "In all honesty, I also like this dress because it also covers my arms.

"Lots of you already know about this because it's written in my first book but I had surgery on my arms once so I of course have been left with scarring but this dress makes me feel like my arms are covered."

Zooming in on her arm scar, she continued: "Maybe this is a strange picture but… THIS IS ME and I think it's so important for people to remember that everyone has their own story to tell, we are all special in our own way."

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Sophie revealed all about her surgery in her book Hinch Yourself Happy and in an interview with the Daily Mail she said: "The surgery works for some people. But for me, if I had known the complications and risks, I wouldn't have done it."

After battling issues with self-confidence, Sophie piled on weight in her late teens.

"I'd just passed my driving test, so I was able to go out in the car and get takeaways at McDonald's Drive-Thrus.

"Before I knew it, I was eating for what felt like eating's sake."

Taking out a bank loan when she was 21, Sophie was able to pay for her gastric band procedure.

Once she'd lost a staggering 8 stone it left her with excess skin on her arms.

In 2016 the blonde beauty decided she needed to do something about it.

In her book she said: "I kept getting problems with excess skin. It was getting inflamed and blistering. It was painful.

"If I bought a size 10 or 12 top or jacket in a shop, it would fit me everywhere else but not the arms. I was smaller but I still couldn't buy clothes in the size I actually was."

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After getting the skin removed, she developed an infection on her left arm, which caused both arms to 'blow up to three times their size'.

Sophie wrote: "They had to drain them urgently and blast the IV with antibiotics.

"I ended up staying in hospital for two weeks and I genuinely thought I was going to lose my left arm at one point."

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