23/05/2014 08:09 BST | Updated 23/05/2014 08:59 BST

Helen Flanagan Shows Her Cheeky Side In Her Bikini As She Soaks Up the Sun In Dubai (PICS)

Helen Flanagan, as we all know, isn't exactly the shy and retiring type but she took showing off to a WHOLE new level during a recent sunshine break to Dubai.

Helen Flanagan on holiday in Dubai

If you're a non-celeb type, a trip to the beach usually involves ungracefully slapping sun cream all over yourself, trying (and failing) to keep your tummy tucked in and looking like a drowned rat whilst exiting the sea.

No? Oh, just us then.

And not so the Flanagan, either.

The former 'Coronation Street' star was fooling precisely no one as she pulled a series of honestly-I-really-can't-see-any-photographers-around poses as she frolicked on the sand.

And it would have been hard to miss the 23-year-old in her green two-piece, most of which had disappeared where the sun don't shine.

Hels recently revealed on Instagram that she'd fallen in love… with herself.

She told fans: "I love the person I've become."

Yep, looks like it.

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