Living their best lives! From Gabrielle Union and Mariah Carey to Kourtney Kardashian to Busy Philipps, these gorgeous gals over 40 are proudly posting their poolside and beach babe pics, and we are so here for it.
The singer celebrated her 40th birthday on Jan. 25, 2021 by posing in a PatBO bikini top and matching pants. She captioned the sunny pic, "🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘."
"#MondayMotivation =🦋@MariahCarey🦋 ….duh," the 43-year-old actress captioned this August 2020 snap of herself lying on a butterfly pool float while rocking a ruffle-lined, ditsy floral bikini.
The 41-year-old actress posed with her dog, Gina, in August 2020. "I ordered Gina one of those beds that you put water in and it makes it cold and turns out, I’d like one too," the mom of two shared.
Sparkly stunner! The 44-year-old actress strolled along the sand on a Los Angles beach in a glittery, color block one-piece in August 2020.
The 40-year-old actress was all about those tie-dye and pastel vibes as she enjoyed a Poppi prebiotic soda during a boat day in August 2020.
"It’s 103 degrees, literally thirsty 🌞," the Mad Men alum teased in August 2020.
The Like a Boss star appeared to be in an upbeat mood as she splashed in the water in Byron Bay, Australia, in August 2020 in a vintage-inspired checkered bikini.
The 41-year-old reality star looked super relaxed in her mango-hued Montce two-piece and long-sleeved cream button-down as she vacationed in Santa Barbara, California, in August 2020.
Tracee Ellis Ross
The Black-ish star threw herself a backyard bash -- sort of... "Pool party! Except I don’t have a pool. And I'm too scared to have a party ??♀️?," the 47-year-old actress captioned her bikini pic in August 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. "Siri play 'Summertime' by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince."
The hot mama declared that she was "Saturday Chillin’ ?" as she snapped a poolside mirror selfie in July 2020 while rocking a black Kymina bikini and matching bucket hat.
The comedian showed off her bikini bod in a pot plant bikini as she lay on a pool float on the Fourth of July, getting political in her caption. "Happy #4thOfJuly! You know what would be a super patriotic thing to do @gewhitmer? #FreeMichaelThompson #IndependenceDay," she wrote on Instagram.
The 49-year-old comedian snapped a selfie of her toned bod as she rocked a black-and-white striped top and lilac bikini bottoms during "an unprecedented vitamin d break on the fire escape" in June 2020, which she admitted "felt so good."
The America's Got Talent judge had a very cheeky time during her "patio picnic👙🧀🥖🍹" with husband Joe Manganiello in April 2020.
"If we promise to follow the rules, will you open our beaches and parks back up?!" the 44-year-old actress captioned an Earth Day pic in which she sits on a rock by the ocean while rocking a red floral bikini.
Very vino vibes! "Time for the Wine Down! Cheers to the weekend good people ???," the L.A.'s Finest star captioned this bubbly pool pic in April 2020.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
The coronavirus outbreak had the 42-year-old actress thinking about sunnier days. "#flashbackfriday Take me back to January - when I was on vacation and the only thing corona meant to me was beer," Gellar captioned a poolside pic of herself in a one-shouldered black bathing suit as she held up a drink.
The 49-year-old Real Housewives of New York City star used a slew of hashtags to caption a pic of her posing in a red bikini while down in Florida in March 2020, including "#HeyThere," "#Vacation," "#WorkTrip," "#APlaceOfYes," "#StayHot" and "#WorkHardPlayHarder."
The mom of four declared that it felt "like summer" in March 2020, adding "?," "✨" and "?" emojis to a snap of herself frolicking in the ocean in a sporty, two-toned green bikini.
"Feelin’ fine at 49 ✨?," the celeb chef announced while vacationing in the Dominican Republic in January 2020.
"Shaking what my mama gave me," the "Hard 2B Human" singer shared of her frolic through the ocean in August 2019.
Vacay in France! The British supermodel rocked a tiny gray bikini during a fun day on a Saint Tropez yacht with pals in August 2019.
The Splitting Up Together star enjoyed a double dose of bathing suit fun while vacationing in Santa Barbara, California. "Two pools. Two suits! (Actually, same suit, two colors. Thanks #jenniferaniston and @helenjon) @fssantabarbara," she wrote in July 2019.
Those hips don't lie! Shakira showed off the fringe benefits of her neon pink bikini in June 2019.
The 46-year-old actress celebrated Memorial Day 2019 poolside in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where she rocked a floral Faithfull the Brand bikini, gold jewelry and pink sunglasses as she lounged on a wicker chair.
The Fix star spent Mother's Day weekend with her mama (not pictured) at Beaches Turks & Caicos, where she rocked a red bikini top and navy blue bottoms during a catamaran cruise.
What a strategically angled photo! The 40-year-old reality star looked like she was barely wearing an animal-print bikini when she hit the sand with a drink in hand in April 2019. "Always be a badass with a good ass ?," the Real Housewives of Atlanta star captioned the beach pic.
So fit! The Bachelorette alum took a stunning pic with her hubby, Ryan Sutter, as they vacationed in The Bahamas in April 2019. "Happiness and then some. ?#bahamas #exumas #mylove #grateful," the 46-year-old reality star wrote on Instagram.
It's safe to say the daytime talk show host and her husband, Mark Consuelos, make fitness a top priority! The couple was spotted walking on the beach in Mexico in late January 2019. Ripa, 48, stunned in a white bikini, while the 47-year-old Riverdale star also looked in great shape while rocking white swim trunks. Both wore sunglasses and hats as they enjoyed their romantic getaway.
Just 11 weeks after giving birth, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star hit the beach in a white bikini to ring in her 48th birthday in January 2019. She was even holding her daughter, Brooklyn, while walking along the sand, and the baby was clad in her own adorable swimwear.
The "Portrait" singer looked like she hadn't aged a day while vacationing in St. Barts, sharing a pic of herself looking giddy as she exited a pool in a sparkly, pink two-piece in January 2019.
The Goop founder showed off her long legs and toned tummy as she relaxed by the ocean in December 2018. "Out of office," she captioned the pic on Instagram.
The 49-year-old supermodel looked fantastic splashing around in a black cut-out one-piece in November 2018.
Who needs an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini when you can look en fuego in tangerine? Posting to Instagram in October 2018, J.Lo shared a sneak peek of herself in a sporty top, matching White Fox Swim bottom, layers of gold chains and yellow oversized Privé Revaux aviators to tease new music with Bad Bunny.
The 46-year-old Real Housewives of New Jersey star, and bodybuilding competitor, flaunted her toned physique in a tiny, colorful zig-zag bikini while lounging poolside during a family vacation at the Cove Atlantis resort in the Bahamas in August 2019.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star showed off her paddleboarding skills -- and abs! -- while vacationing in Hawaii on Christmas Day.
The super-fit Project Runway star flaunted her flawless body while frolicking around the beach in a string bikini from her swimwear line, Heidi Klum Intimates. “Today’s office,” the 44-year-old model captioned her November 2017 video, which showed her leaping out of a pool.
The Flaked actress headed out to the desert with her friend, model Linda Evangelista, to enjoy the solar eclipse, followed by a relaxing stop the following day. "I drove out to the desert and went to some hot springs," Graham shared in August 2017. "Thanks @lindaevangelista for taking this cool photo."
The Good Morning America co-host showed off her fit physique during her August 2017 vacation. "ACK TIME," the TV personality captioned the pic.
The 13 Reasons Why star basked in the sun and flaunted her fit figure while rocking a tiny black bikini and a colorful tropical shirt in this sunny snapshot she shared in May 2017.
How to look fabulous at 48! Aniston stripped down to a powder blue bikini while celebrating her birthday in Los Cabos, Mexico, in February 2017. Looking super-toned in the revealing swimsuit, the Friends alum seemed relaxed and happy as she soaked up the sun with then-husband Justin Theroux, bestie Courteney Cox and Cox's boyfriend, Johnny McDaid.
The actress showed off her fit physique on the beach in Cancun, Mexico, in January 2017. According to an eyewitness, Lane -- who was rocking a chocolate brown two-piece, sun hat and aviators -- "looked fit and healthy" during her active day in paradise, where she swam for about an hour before going parasailing.
Jada Pinkett Smith
The Gotham star flaunted her fit physique in a tiny, white-and-gold Melissa Odabash Classic Triangle Bikini while running on the beach in Hawaii in January 2017.
She's been working on her fitness! The 41-year-old singer celebrated the new year in Maui, Hawaii, with then-husband Josh Duhamel in January 2017, turning heads when she hit the beach in a green string bikini and round sunglasses.
The mom of two showed off her crazy toned bod in a crocheted Kiini bikini as she steadied herself for a jump into a lake in January 2017. Romijn was on vacation with hubby Jerry O'Connell and their twin daughters, Dolly and Charlie.
The star glowed in gold as she hit the beach in Miami during a family vacation in December 2016.
The supermodel flaunted her bikini body during a family vacation in April 2016, reposting a pic taken by her husband, Rande Gerber. "Rande caught me in the blue lagoon! Thanks for the ?! #regram @randegerber," she wrote.
The 61-year-old model continues to stun, flaunting her flawless bikini bod during a family vacation to Parrot Cay in November 2015.
The actress' daughter, Tallulah, enjoyed a pool day in June 2015 with her famous mama and sister Rumer, rightly hashtagging the snap, "#mymomsbodtho."