Yeah, Even Tracee Ellis Ross Gets Texts From Her Exes When She Posts on Instagram

If anyone has the perfect formula for taking a quality thirst trap, it's Tracee Ellis Ross — and lucky for us, the Black-ish actress is sharing her secrets. Tracee stopped by Lilly Singh's brand-new talk show, A Little Late, earlier this week, where she talked a bit about the many solo vacations she takes to unwind and, uh, defrost. She also dished on how she manages to take her steamy bikini photos while vacationing alone and, shockingly enough, her method is quite simple: she uses the self-timer feature on her phone.

"I am the queen of propping the phone up and using the timer, the 3-second or the 10-second. The beauty of the 10-second [timer] is it'll take the series of pictures . . . I put it on towels and prop it," the 46-year-old said. And we, of course, aren't the only ones impressed by her vacation pics — even her exes will slide into her inbox after she posts from time to time.

"My favorite is exes and stuff — I'll get texts and they'll be like, 'Who are you on vacation with?'" she added. "I'm like, 'Wouldn't you like to know.'" Watch the full clip featuring Tracee's tips above and read ahead to see some of her best bikini pics.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Shares the Secret Behind Her Instagram Thirst Traps