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How to be a Successful Model
  •  Confidence: Clients are looking for someone who is confident in his/herself and can sell a product.
  • A ‘thick skin’: You must be able to handle the rejection that every model must face. You cannot expect meet the expectations of every client. Try to think, ‘its good if I get the job but I won’t feel bad if I don’t get it’.
  • Stamina: A model must be healthy and in shape to be able to work all-day and still look good. Maintain a healthy diet and work out at least three times a week at home or at a gym.
  •  Independence: Professional models may have to travel often so it is important to have a great deal of independence.
  • You must be comfortable being by yourself for long periods of time.
  • Organization: You must be organized in order to keep track of the dates, times and locations of your castings and appointments.
  • Will Power: The international modeling scene does involve drugs and partying. You must have the will power to say NO to drugs and to too much partying. An agency will drop a model very quickly if it becomes known that she takes drugs or parties a lot.
  • Try to communicate, with the photographer/agency, as much as possible. If he/she writes to you answer as quickly as possible.
  • Try to keep up with styles, clothing trends etc. and be sure to keep your portfolio updated with new looks etc
  • Always remember that it takes a lot of work to be a professional and successful


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