Face modeling careers can be one of the most lucrative forms of modeling. Face models don't need to meet a certain height requirement; they just have to have a beautiful or handsome face. Proportion is synonymous with beauty and a model's face must be symmetrical.
It must look as pleasant from the profile view as it does straight on. Cheekbones should be high but this isn't necessarily a requirement. There should be no scars or blemishes; the skin tone should be smooth, flawless, and even.
Since face models are prone to wear makeup for hours on end, and take photos under bright lights, it is best for face models to have normal skin.
Sensitive skin is prone to breaking out and can cause many hindrances to a face modeling careers.
Knowing proper skin care routines is vitally important for every face model and restoring the skin's ph balance will make sure that the model is ready for every modeling shoot.
A face model's life can be very glamorous; however, the career requires hard work and patience. You might be required to remain in one position for an extended length of time without making any facial movements.
Make sure you are committed to being a face model before pursuing your career. Face models are required in all ethnic groups, races, and ages.
No matter how old the model, there is always a need for beautiful faces. Men are also frequently hired as face models, and children can also find work.
The first step in becoming a face model is to contact a parts modeling agency that specializes in this area. When contacting a parts modeling agency, you'll need to determine whether or not they are seeking professional photographs or not.
This varies from agency to agency and is a determining factor in whether you are accepted or not. You run the risk of ruining your chances of being signed if you fail to send the correct photos, so always double check.
A simple phone call to the modeling agency is all that it takes to ensure you know what they require.
As with any other company, taking the time to verify the face modeling agency's standing with the Better Business Bureau will help eliminate the chance of falling victim to scams.
Most scams involving any type of modeling pertains to the need for professional photographs or building a portfolio. By making sure that the agency is legitimate and only getting professional photographs when requested by the agency, you can prevent falling prey to scams.
Author: Tanna Mayer
Updated: Nov. 06 2014