Selena Gomez shares bikini pic as she continues Instagram return

Selena Gomez is inching her way back into the spotlight, and she appears happier and healthier than ever as she does so.

Late on Monday night, the star took to Instagram to share photos of herself celebrating pal Courtney Barry's bachelorette party at an undisclosed beach locale.

"My best friend is getting married, so we celebrated her!" she captioned a gallery post of pictures. "Future Mrs. Lopez."

The 26-year-old star is all smiles in the photos, in which she rocks a cream-coloured bikini, big gold hoop earrings and slicked back hair.

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The post was just the fourth time that Gomez has taken to social media since January, when she broke her months-long social media silence after taking some much-needed time away from work to focus on her mental health.

"It's been awhile since you have heard from me, but I wanted to wish everyone a happy new year and to thank you for your love and support," she wrote on January 14. "Last year was definitely a year of self-reflection, challenges and growth. It's always those challenges which show you who you are and what you are capable of overcoming. Trust me, it's not easy, but I am proud of the person I am becoming and look forward to the year ahead. Love you all."

Since then, she has also posted in support of her new Puma collaboration and her duet with singer-songwriter, Julia Michaels, called "Anxiety."

"This song is extremely close to my heart as I've experienced anxiety and know a lot of my friends do too," she said of the song. "You're never alone if you feel this way. The message is much needed and I really hope you guys like it!"

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LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 18: Selena Gomez attends 6th Annual Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party on September 18, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by ANDREAS BRANCH/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JULY 08: Actress Selena Gomez arrives at the 'Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix' premiere at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre on July, 8, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Selena Gomez arrives at Chevy Rocks The Future at the Buena Vista Lot at The Walt Disney Studios on February 19, 2008 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Film Magic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 03: Selena Gomez arrives at the 2008 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheater on August 3, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
CULVER CITY, CA - OCTOBER 15: Actress Selena Gomez poses in the front row at the Eco-Ganik Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week held at Smashbox Studios on October 15, 2008 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for IMG)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 09: Actress Selena Gomez arrives at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre on August 9, 2009 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Selena Gomez arrives at TV Guide Magazine's Hot List Party at SLS Hotel on November 10, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
Γ―ΒΏΒ½2010 RAMEY PHOTO Selena Gomez visiting Paris with friends. 033110 TM/DLM (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 09: Selena Gomez visits the set of television entertainment show 'Extra' filming at The Grove on November 9, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images for Extra)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Selena Gomez poses in the press room during the 2011 People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
TORONTO, ON - JUNE 19: Selena Gomez arrives on the red carpet at the 22nd Annual MuchMusic Video Awards at the MuchMusic HQ on June 19, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 06: MTV Europe Music Awards Hostess Selena Gomez attends the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 at the Odyssey Arena on November 6, 2011 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Actress Selena Gomez arrives at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Actress/singer Selena Gomez arrives at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 11: Singer Selena Gomez arrives at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheatre on August 11, 2013 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Actress / Singer Selena Gomez attends the 3rd annual Unlikely Heroes Awards Dinner and Gala at the Sofitel Hotel on November 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Selena Gomez attends the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Selena Gomez attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Selena Gomez arrives at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Selena Gomez poses during her visits Kiss FM Studio's on September 23, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 26: Actress and singer Selena Gomez is seen on September 26, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Actress Selena Gomez attends the 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 1, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/HFA2015/Getty Images for dcp)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12: Selena Gomez arrives at the 6th Biennial UNICEF Ball at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on January 12, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Selena Gomez arrives at the The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles City. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Selena Gomez attends 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 03: Selena Gomez arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on April 3, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 25: Selena Gomez performs during The Revival Tour at United Center on June 25, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Selena Gomez attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 30: Selena Gomez arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere of Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' at Paramount Pictures on March 30, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
INGLEWOOD, CA - APRIL 27: Selena Gomez arrives at We Day California 2017 at The Forum on April 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Selena Gomez attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 24: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Selena Gomez is seen on August 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Selena Gomez attends Harper's BAZAAR Celebration of 'ICONS By Carine Roitfeld' at The Plaza Hotel presented by Infor, Laura Mercier, Stella Artois, FUJIFILM and SWAROVSKI on September 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Harper's BAZAAR)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Selena Gomez attends Coach Spring 2019 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Basketball City - Pier 36 - South Street on September 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Coach)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Selena Gomez seen out in for lunch in SoHo on September 29, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23: Selena Gomez arrives at the 3rd Annual InStyle Awards at The Getty Center on October 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
Singer Selena Gomez arrives at the 2017 American Music Awards on November 19, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer Selena Gomez arrives at Billboard Women In Music 2017 at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 30, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Actress Selena Gomez attends the Coach Fall 2018 Runway Show at Basketball City on February 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Coach)
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