Joan Smalls For Glam Belleza Latina

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Puerto Rican fashion model Joan Smalls is gracing the cover of another major publication. She’s covering the latest issue of Glam Belleza Latina. Inside, the face of EstĂ©e Lauder talked about not wanting to be a model as a kid, her Latin pride, signing a contract with EstĂ©e Lauder, when she realized her model dreams were really happening and much more. Below are some highlights:

On not wanting to be a model as a kid and what she dreamt of becoming:

Oh no. I grew up on a farm in Puerto Rico and wanted to be a veterinarian. I was always playing with animals! But because I physically resembled some of the models on TV—tall and skinny—people would tell my parents that I should model“.

On knowing modeling was a possibility but, it wasn’t a burning passion:

Exactly. I wasn’t what the boys considered “pretty,” but in my house they always told us that we were beautiful. I never worried about my self-esteem. And I wanted to try out modeling. I wanted to see the world“.

On her Latin pride:

Yes, “pride” in coming from such a beautiful, diverse culture is something that I think of in connection to Latin beauty. Regardless of what shade you are or where you come from, you still are beautiful“.

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NEXT PAGE: MORE HIGHLIGHTS FROM JOAN SMALLS INTERVIEW WITH GLAM BELLEZA LATINA

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