Edwards - who has been dating the hunk since winning The X Factor at the end of 2011 - has insisted that despite the press interest in their romance, they tried to have a healthy relationship.
She told The Metro: "Zayn and I are at the stage where we feel fully comfortable with one another."
The 19-year old went on to add that Malik is also a fan of her natural look, stating: "My boyfriend says he likes me either way.
"I have good skin like [bandmate] Jesy [Nelson], so going make-up-free doesn’t bother me too much – if I know the paparazzi are about I carry large shades with me."
Perrie's bandmates previously revealed that they believe the Geordie beauty and Zayn will get married in the near future.
Jesy admitted during an interview on Capital FM: "Perrie will be the first of us to get engaged, Zayn definitely seems like the kind of person who's gonna ask her to marry him soon. He's an early bloomer."
"They're just like a married couple anyway. They've got a dog and they literally dress in the same clothes… I'm getting my hat already."
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