The native Puerto Rican’s chocolate eyes and cheekbones that just won’t quit bring to mind Beverly Johnson and Liya Kebede. Meanwhile, her up-to-there legs and killer curves have drawn comparisons with Zoë Saldana. (“That happened a lot when Avatar came out,” she admits.) But when the folks at Estée Lauder noticed Smalls, they just saw pure, relatable beauty: The 21-year-old was named a spokesmodel for the brand last December.
Photography by Daniele Duella & Iango Henzi