Juliette Lewis, 40, nearly loses her top as she shows off her super fit figure in a teeny weeny black bikini


Juliette Lewis, 40, nearly loses her top as she splashes around in a teeny black bikini

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18:55 GMT, 23 August 2012

It is one of her favourite styles to wear and flatters her fabulous 40-year-old frame.

However, Juliette Lewis nearly lost her teeny weeny black bikini top as she hit the beach in Mexico recently.

The Kalifornia star took to the waves with a friend and after frolicking in the ocean was forced to hold her strapless attire up to avoid exposing her modesty.

Careful! Juliette Lewis nearly lost her teeny weeny black bikini top as she hit the beach in Mexico recently

Careful! Juliette Lewis nearly lost her teeny weeny black bikini top as she hit the beach in Mexico recently

Fit and fabulous: Despite the near wardrobe malfunction, the actress looked trim and toned in the two-piece

Fit and fabulous: Despite the near wardrobe malfunction, the actress looked trim and toned in the two-piece

Fit and fabulous: Despite the near wardrobe malfunction, the actress looked trim and toned in the two-piece

Despite the near wardrobe malfunction, the actress looked trim and toned in the two-piece.

Featuring brief-cut bikini bottoms, the swimsuit also showed off her cheeky multicoloured tattoo located on her pert derriere.

Pushing her red hair back with a headscarf and slipping on some cool sunnies, down-to-earth Juliette took the no muss no fuss approach for her beach outing.

The incredibly fit actress kept active as she had her fun in the sun, running to and from the surf for regular dips in the water

Run, don't walk: The incredibly fit actress kept active as she had her fun in the sun, running to and from the surf for regular dips in the water

Run, don't walk: The incredibly fit actress kept active
as she had her fun in the sun, running to and from the surf for regular
dips in the water

Cooling down: The actress kept hydrated throughout the day by sipping on some water

Cooling down: The actress kept hydrated throughout the day by sipping on some water

Cooling down: The actress kept hydrated throughout the day by sipping on some water

Tatts cheeky: Featuring brief-cut bikini bottoms, Juliette's swimsuit also showed off her cheeky multicoloured tattoo located on her pert derriere

Tatts cheeky: Featuring brief-cut bikini bottoms, Juliette's swimsuit also showed off her cheeky multicoloured tattoo located on her pert derriere

The actress kept hydrated throughout the day by sipping on some water and indulged in some light magazine reading.

This is the second trip to Mexico in a matter of months for the Juliette And The Licks frontwoman

Back in June she celebrated her 40th birthday at the idyllic destination.

The actress arrived at Villa La Estancia Riviera Nayarit in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico on June 7th with some friends.

Looking good: Juliette has never looked better e

Looking good: Juliette has never looked better

Down-to-earth: Pushing her red hair back with a headscarf and slipping on some cool sunnies, Juliette took the no muss no fuss approach for her beach outing

Down-to-earth: Pushing her red hair back with a
headscarf and slipping on some cool sunnies, Juliette took
the no muss no fuss approach for her beach outing

On the flight to the luxury resort she tweeted, 'My birthday month has officially begun… Pina Colada ASAP:)… On our way!'

Although Brad Pitt's former girlfriend's birthday wasn't until June 23, she was in full on celebration mode during her week-long stay at the resort.

Juliette is about to be seen in drama/thriller Open Road alongside Camilla Belle and Andy Garcia.

Home time: After a long day at the beach, Juliette packed up and retired from the sun

Home time: After a long day at the beach, Juliette packed up and retired from the sun

She is also getting ready to start filming August: Osage County with Academy award-winning Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts.

The drama is centered around the Weston family, who overcome certain differences when their alcoholic patriarch goes missing.

The Firm, the television show in which she starred this year with Josh Lucas, was meanwhile not renewed for another season.

Cover-up: Juliette used her sarong to cover-up as she made her way back from the beach

Cover-up: Juliette used her sarong to cover-up as she made her way back from the beach