She's got swagger now! Bella Hadid looks a picture of confidence after revealing she's overcome insecurities and 'grown into' her face

Jet set model Bella Hadid looked a picture of confidence as she jetted home to New York on Thursday after revealing she was riddled with insecurities during her early teens.

The 21-year-old was back in the Big Apple after a trip to Shanghai where she attended a glamorous Dior party as part of her role as the brand's ambassador. 

Home sweet home: Bella Hadid jetted back to New York on Thursday after a trip to China
Home sweet home: Bella Hadid jetted back to New York on Thursday after a trip to China

Home sweet home: Bella Hadid jetted back to New York on Thursday after a trip to China

She was spotted at JFK airport wearing a 90s inspired look that included high-waisted jeans, a sweatshirt and chunky Dior necklace. 

Last week Bella admitted to only 'recently' feeling comfortable with her appearance after her weight and thin eyebrows left her feeling insecure when she was a teenager.

Speaking to Cosmopolitan.com, the brunette beauty confessed: 'I think I had more beauty insecurities growing up than probably anybody. 

Cute smile: The top model later flashed her cute smile while heading out dinner

Cute smile: The top model later flashed her cute smile while heading out dinner

Swagger: The model rocked a 90s inspired look upon arrival at the airport

Swagger: The model rocked a 90s inspired look upon arrival at the airport

Casual chic: Bella kept her cool and funky look going in the West Village
Good mood: The brunette beauty sported a sly smile in the West Village

Casual chic: Bella kept her cool and funky look going in the West Village

Busy star: The top model just returned from a trip to Shanghai

Busy star: The top model just returned from a trip to Shanghai

Runway ready: Bella looked runway ready as she strolled down the sidewalk
Hello there: The gorgeous model waved to the cameras

Runway ready: Bella looked runway ready as she strolled down the sidewalk

'Growing up, I was always self-conscious about my brows but I never knew that you could do something about it. I've always had really thin brows, I got them from my dad. 

'I was also kind of chubbier growing up until I was 15, so there were a lot of things I had to grow into - I definitely had to grow into my face a lot. I wasn't very secure with myself until recently.'

Bella of the ball: The 21-year-old attended a Dior event in Shanghai earlier this week 

Bella of the ball: The 21-year-old attended a Dior event in Shanghai earlier this week 

However, Bella is now a fan of her striking features and only chooses to enhance her brows by filling them in with a pencil.

She said: 'Fake it till you make it, I guess. Brows are such a beautiful part of a woman and a man's face, so to be able to enhance them now is revolutionary for me.'

And the Victoria's Secret model also likes using a subtle contour to add a bit of definition to her face, applying her favourite Dior contour product to help her look 'healthier' after she was diagnosed with Lymes disease in 2012. 

'Insecure': Bella, seen here with her mother and former step-father David Foster in 2010, recently said she wasn't confident during her teenage years 

'Insecure': Bella, seen here with her mother and former step-father David Foster in 2010, recently said she wasn't confident during her teenage years 

Now: Bella is a top supermodel
My how she's changed: Bella in 2010
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My how she's changed: Bella said she had to 'grow into her face'

She explained: 'I don't contour every day, but it's life-changing for sure. I mean, contouring your nose and jawline. Whew!

'I like the Dior Contour. They're amazing because they blend really well; they just look like part of your skin. And blush, when I was really sick over the past couple of years, blush helped me look and feel healthier, which makes your confidence go up. It was that and growing older, which just makes you feel more confident.'

  

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