Blissfully happy Corrie star Helen has also stopped calorie counting

Being loved-up clearly suits Helen Flanagan.

The 21-year-old Coronation Street star showed off her new curvier figure on holiday in Orlando, Florida, with her footballer boyfriend Scott Sinclair and looked like she didn’t have a care in the world.

Showing off her stunning figure in a slinky bikini, Helen’s totally overhauled her look during a three-month break from the soap.

Not only has she cropped her hair – and gone from brunette to blonde and back again – she’s also stopped counting calories and got rid of the fake tan.

It’s a brand new look that works for her.

The 5ft 3in actress – who used to be a size 8 – has gone up a dress size and developed softer curves.

A friend of Helen tells Now: She’s a bit more relaxed about her diet and exercise.

‘She cut her hair short because it’s less work than when it was long.

‘She’s also ditched the manicures, fake tan and has gained a couple of pounds because she decided she needs a break from the high-maintenance look she needs to have for her role as Rosie Webster.’

Read the full story about Helen Flanagan in Now Magazine dated 18 July 2011 – out now.

Now cover 18 July 2011

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