Model Secrets: How to Look Great in Every Photo

Whether it's for your Facebook profile or your LinkedIn headshot, Project Runway's Models of the Runway tell you how to look your best in photos.

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Whether it's for your Facebook profile or your LinkedIn headshot, Project Runway's Models of the Runway tell you how to look your best in photos.
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Model Advice
Alexis Broker, Denver, CO:

"Looking good in front of a camera is all about confidence. Practice posing in front of a mirror at home. If you think it looks good, it probably does."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
N.Y.C. Cheek Glow Single Pan Blush in Outside Cafe, $1.99.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Brittany Oldehoff, Fort Lauderdale, FL:

"When you're posing in swimwear, you just have to think you're the hottest girl on the planet. Arch the back, 'tooch' the booty—as Tyra would say—pout your lips, and look seductive."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
L'Oréal Paris HIP Metallic Shadow Duo in Sculpted, $7.99.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Cerri McQuillan, Dublin, Ireland:

"Be proud of your freckles, goofy teeth, or big ears—they're what make you unique. When you're comfortable with yourself, it will always shine through. But hey, if all else fails, Photoshop!"

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
NEUTROGENA Healthy Lengths Waterproof Mascara in Carbon Black, $8.99.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Holly Ridings, Decatur, IL:

"If I have an early-morning shoot, I'll put pure glycerin on my lips at bedtime. When I wake up the next morning, my lips look flawless, with no lines whatsoever."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
LANCÔME L'Absolu Rouge Lipcolor in Rich Cashmere, $29.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Brandise Danesewich, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada:

"A punk-rock snarl at a 45-degree angle never fails for snapshots. Think Billy Idol."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
SUNSILK Hydra TLC Creme, $5.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Kasey Ashcraft, Salisbury, MD:

"Don't forget to spend time on your eyebrows—they frame your face."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
L'Oréal PARIS Brow Stylist in Medium-Dark Brown Café, $8.99.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Lorena Angjeli, Fieri, Albania:

"Put mascara on your lashes before applying false ones to help them stick."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
SHU UEMURA Farfallina False Eyelashes, $29.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Alison Gingerich, Leesburg, OH:

"If you're scared of the camera, it shows. I think about songs when being photographed, and it's really fun looking at my pictures because only I know what I was thinking about at the time. It's like I'm looking at a journal that only I can read."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
Chanel Rouge Coco Lipstick in Paris, $30.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Kristina Sajko, Zagreb, Croatia:

"Be free in front of the camera. I recommend practicing in front of a mirror first. Move a lot and never feel embarrassed."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Smoothing Milk, $3.99.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Monique Darton, Tucson, AZ:

"Remember to breathe, believe in yourself, and smile."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
Dior 5-Colour Design in Mystic Smokys, $58.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Valeria Leonova, Tula, Russia:

"Putting one or two hands on your waist always creates the illusion that your legs are a little bit longer. But watch your fingers! Keep them together, not spread out."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
Covergirl Eye Enhancers in Café au Lait, $4.99.
Ben Goldstein
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Model Advice
Megan Davis, Des Moines, IA:

"Be very energetic and try not to pose. Move naturally, dance, and have fun."

Ben Goldstein
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Beauty Tools
Avon Super Extend Mascara in Black, $8.50.
Ben Goldstein
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