Five minutes with model Joan Smalls
Health and beauty editor Katherine Flemming caught up with top model Joan Smalls backstage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Read on for her first crush, favourite dessert and more.
Bath or shower?
Blow dry or air dry?
JS: Air dry.
Lipstick or lip gloss?
Lip statement or eye statement?
JS: Me! [laughs]
Cardio or strength?
JS: Ooh, umm… The guy from Saved by the Bell, the blonde one?
JS: Zach! Yeah!
Where’s the last place you bought something?
JS: Probably online.
JS: It was a home – oh, Restoration Hardware.
Most beautiful woman in the world?
JS: My mom.
JS: My dad. Or no! My boyfriend. [laughs]
Best beauty advice you’ve been given or want to give?
JS: That the best accessory you can wear is a smile.
JS: Spring and summer.
Wax, shave or laser?
Where would you live besides where you’re living now?
JS: Umm, probably like in a bungalow that’s on top of the ocean. Maybe in the Maldives.
Three words to describe yourself?
JS: Happy, determined and loyal.
JS: The kitchen, when I cook.
JS: Hot brownie with coffee ice cream.
Best gift you’ve ever received?
JS: My boyfriend surprised me with a vacation to a cabin in the woods in upstate New York and I’ve never done that.
Last country visited?
JS: Before this one… Puerto Rico.
JS: Royal blue.
Heels or flats?
Leather or lace?
JS: Both. You know, like leather with lace?
JS: Favourite app? Um, wait wait wait, I’m thinking about – oh I downloaded JetBlue recently, it’s good.
Best way to de-stress?
JS: Take a long shower with hot water, just like steaming.
Three things you can’t live without?
JS: My family, laughter and probably food?
Good one. And who’s the last person you texted?
JS: My boyfriend.