Selena Gomez dodged filters on Wednesday when she posted three candid no-makeup selfies on Instagram that showed a blemish above her lip.
“Me,” the 30-year-old superstar captioned, offering her 375 million followers some candid footage, which garnered massive praise in the comments section.
Nicola Peltz Beckham, 28, wrote “the most beautiful ever”, while White Lotus star Aubrey Plaza, 38, left Gomez a love emoji.
Selena rocked her natural curls and a pair of comfy sweaters, allowing her bare features to shine with radiant confidence.
This latest Instagram post follows the Lose You To Love Me singer holding hands with the Chainsmokers’ Drew Taggart, 33, last month in New York City.
Candid superstar: Selena Gomez, 30, dodged filters on Wednesday when she posted three candid no-makeup selfies on Instagram that showed a blemish above her lip
Selena and Drew enjoyed a romantic dinner at Torrisi Bar & Restaurant in Soho before leaving with their fingers intertwined, according to Us Weekly.
It was their second date in a week as the couple allegedly knocked down pins at a bowling alley days prior, leading Gomez to declare “#iamsingle” in a since-deleted Instagram post.
Rampant speculation had swirled around the pair, causing Gomez to confront the rumors head-on earlier by sharing an image of a cloudy sky, which showed the face of an unidentified man standing in front of a high hill, looking down .
“I love being alone too much,” Gomez wrote in the stage snap, adding “#iamsingle” to get her point across and shut down the rumors.
Her post came after Us Weekly reported that she and the Closer crooner weren’t trying to “hide their romance by sneaking into members-only clubs.”
The couple’s romance has been described as ‘very casual and low-key’, with a source claiming their dates consisted of ‘bowling and [going] At the movie theater.’
A source further revealed: ‘Selena and Drew have an amazing connection. They are so glad they went with their guts and jumped in to try.
The insider went on to say that they are “both very much in love with each other,” adding that Selena thinks Drew is “such a nice guy” and that she “loves it” about him.
Entirely herself: “Me,” the 30-year-old superstar captioned, offering her 375 million followers some candid footage, which drew massive praise in the comments section. Nicola Peltz Beckham, 28, wrote ‘the most beautiful ever’, while White Lotus star Aubrey Plaza, 38, left Gomez a love emoji
Cozy and glowing: Selena rocked her natural curls and a pair of cozy sweaters, allowing her bare features to shine with radiant confidence
New couple alert: This latest Instagram post follows singer Lose You To Love Me holding hands with the Chainsmokers’ Drew Taggart, 33, last month in New York City. A source for US Weekly recently shared that they have “an incredible connection”
The Only Murders in the Building actress and the Something Just Like This singer are said to be keeping their dates very sweet, with the insider adding that “the couple are having a lot of fun” together.
Before dating the Wizards of Waverly Place alum, Drew reportedly dated Eve Jobs, Steve Jobs’ youngest daughter.
The relationship started out as a ‘casual summer fling’ but fizzled out after a few months before he sued Selena, leading Eve to mysteriously deactivate her Instagram.
The My Mind & Me hitmaker dated Justin Bieber from 2011 to 2018 and had short-lived relationships with Niall Horan, Charlie Puth and The Weeknd.
Selena’s new no-makeup selfies come after her social media followers pointed out her hands were “shaking” in a recent makeup tutorial, forcing Gomez to reiterate that she has lupus.
The My Mind & Me star shared a clip on TikTok last month where she showed off her makeup and skincare routine, but at one point in the video her hands looked unsteady.
Gomez later clarified that the tremors were indeed a side effect brought on by her lupus medication, commenting, “Lol, I’m shaking from my lupus medication.” Also read my disclaimer. I’m not a pro [laughing face emoji].’
The Calm Down singer was diagnosed with lupus in 2014 and was forced to undergo a kidney transplant in 2017 due to the disease.
Health concerns: Selena’s social media followers recently pointed out that her hands were ‘shaking’ in a TikTok makeup tutorial, forcing Gomez to repeat that she has lupus
In an interview with Jay Shetty, Selena spoke about loving others and loving herself, saying: ‘Being at times in my life, whether it’s my health or my personal life, my friendships, my relationships, I feel like I’m giving myself completely to something, it’s just the best way I can love.’
She added: “But I never wanted the pain that I endured to put some kind of guard and armor on me, if you will.” And I never, I never let that happen because I still believe, and I still hope, I hope for love, and I hope for healing, and I hope for change.
Gomez went on to say that she “would rather keep breaking my heart than feel nothing at all,” and described how a “super public” breakup helped her gain confidence.
The Love You Like a Love Song singer said: “I would probably say that I started gaining that confidence when I went through a breakup, and that’s something that was super public…”
Selena described how she wanted to ‘demystify’ why she felt ‘so bad’ about herself and said the ‘greatest gift’ of this process was ‘actually being honest with people’.
She said: “I wanted to take control of this narrative because I felt like that. But the biggest gift I got from all of this was being honest with people. sharing my story and gaining the confidence to know that I am enough…’
Selena went on to say that she worked “really hard to be a good person” and explained how to turn pain, loss and hardship into positive learning experiences.
“I always say there’s a blessing in the breakup and in every moment you encounter in your life,” she said. “There is no perfect way to heal. There is no perfect way to treat something.
On love: In an interview with Jay Shetty, Selena opened up about loving others and loving herself, saying, “Being at times in my life, whether it’s my health or my personal life , my friendships, my relationships, I want to give myself completely to something is just the best way I can love’