Kristen Stewart opens public Instagram account

Kristen Stewart has opened a public Instagram account. The Twilight actress, who previously only had a private profile on the social media site, has now posted photos for everyone to see.

To the delight of her fans, Kristen shared several glamorous snaps and selfies, including a throwback photo and hair-braid inspiration, within just five hours of the account being activated. The 24-year-old actress now has more than 14,000 followers.

Hello Instagram

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“Hello Instagram,” Kristen fittingly captioned her first post – a black-and-white picture of herself with make-up artist Jillian Dempsey and hair stylist Adir Abergel.

Other pictures on the Los Angeles-born star’s account includedtwo throwback images of her hair in a fishtail plait.

Nostalgic for her longer locks, Kristen captioned one of the photos: “Miss my hair”.

Miss my hair

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Among the 23 Instagram accounts Kristen has chosen to follow are fellow actresses Chloë Grace Moretz and Elle Fanning and her former Twilight co-stars Dakota Fanning, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Peter Facinelli and Ashley Greene.

Kristen is known to shun media attention and is famed for her coy persona when off-set.

“Now I feel like if I smiled for a paparazzi photo, not that I ever would, that’s exactly what people would be desecrating me for,” she told the September 2014 of American ELLE. “They’d be like, ‘now you’re going to give it up, now you’re a sellout.’ like, okay. What do you want? What would you like?”

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