After all the bad wigs and facial piercings, Amanda Bynes is making a complete transformation in the fashion department. Sexy photos of the actress in a bikini were leaked while she was on a family vacation to Mexico, indicating that enrolling in fashion school and continuing with her mental health treatment has also contributed to a healthier outer appearance. The trip was a present from her parents to celebrate her 28th birthday while on spring break from fashion school.

Bynes' doctors reportedly told her that daily exercise was a major part of regaining her balance and calm. It appears that she has been following doctor's orders . She has regularly been spotted out on walks with her family and showed off a toned body in the sexy bikini pics.


Amanda Bynes Amanda Bynes seemed to be getting closer to her mom, Lynn, while she was staying with her parents.

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The actress and aspiring fashion designer looked beautiful last month in Twitter photos she posted from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Debut Runway Show, giving a clear that sign that her mental health recovery is improving with her ongoing treatment. Bynes is currently taking a break from Hollywood and studying fashion design, but it was the Twitter photos she posted with her parents that truly stood out.And she seems to be thriving in the college environment. Bynes finished her first quarter last month at FIDM's Orange County and already plans to take more classes next month.

"She's a great student who always participated and really cared about her classes. She really fit in and loved her school,” said an insider. "If she was offered an acting job anytime soon, she may not take it because she's so focused on school. The source also praised a self-portrait that Amanda posted to her Twitter account, declaring that "Amanda's really talented at what she does, so the picture is the real deal. She's only just beginning."

Amanda Bynes Amanda Bynes poses with her family at a college event.

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After putting her Twitter activity on hiatus for eight months while she was receiving inpatient treatment for schizophrenia, Bynes finally returned to the social media site on March 1 and reached out to her fans. "Hi everyone!” she tweeted. “I'm busy studying at @FIDM but I want to say I love you to my fans! Xoxo amanda.” She also deleted all of her more controversial tweets, including the sexually charged advances made at rapper Drake and attacks on numerous celebrities by calling them “ugly.”

Last month, the actress avoided jail time in her DUI case by pleading guilty to reckless driving. The plea deal gives Bynes three years of probation and also mandates that she complete an alcohol education course and pay a fine. She is also still receiving outpatient therapy four times per week. In exchange for successfully completing the plea deal, the DUI charge will be wiped from her record.