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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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

Beauty Tools

N.Y.C. Cheek Glow Single Pan Blush in Outside Cafe, $1.99.
Ben Goldstein

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

Beauty Tools

L'Oréal Paris HIP Metallic Shadow Duo in Sculpted, $7.99.
Ben Goldstein

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

Beauty Tools

NEUTROGENA Healthy Lengths Waterproof Mascara in Carbon Black, $8.99.
Ben Goldstein

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

Beauty Tools

LANCÔME L'Absolu Rouge Lipcolor in Rich Cashmere, $29.
Ben Goldstein

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

Beauty Tools

SUNSILK Hydra TLC Creme, $5.
Ben Goldstein

Model Advice

Kasey Ashcraft, Salisbury, MD:

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

Ben Goldstein

Beauty Tools

L'Oréal PARIS Brow Stylist in Medium-Dark Brown Café, $8.99.
Ben Goldstein

Model Advice

Lorena Angjeli, Fieri, Albania:

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

Ben Goldstein

Beauty Tools

SHU UEMURA Farfallina False Eyelashes, $29.
Ben Goldstein

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

Beauty Tools

Chanel Rouge Coco Lipstick in Paris, $30.
Ben Goldstein

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

Beauty Tools

Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Smoothing Milk, $3.99.
Ben Goldstein

Model Advice

Monique Darton, Tucson, AZ:

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

Ben Goldstein

Beauty Tools

Dior 5-Colour Design in Mystic Smokys, $58.
Ben Goldstein

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

Beauty Tools

Covergirl Eye Enhancers in Café au Lait, $4.99.
Ben Goldstein

Model Advice

Megan Davis, Des Moines, IA:

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

Ben Goldstein

Beauty Tools

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