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.
alexis broker
Ben Goldstein
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.
alexis broker
Ben Goldstein
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."

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nyc blush
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
N.Y.C. Cheek Glow Single Pan Blush in Outside Cafe, $1.99.
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brittany oldehoff
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."

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loreal hip eyeshadow
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
L'Oréal Paris HIP Metallic Shadow Duo in Sculpted, $7.99.
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cerri  mcquillan
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!"

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neutrogena mascara
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
NEUTROGENA Healthy Lengths Waterproof Mascara in Carbon Black, $8.99.
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holly ridings
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."

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lancome lipstick
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
LANCÔME L'Absolu Rouge Lipcolor in Rich Cashmere, $29.
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brandise danesewich
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."

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

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

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

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

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shu uemura false lashes
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
SHU UEMURA Farfallina False Eyelashes, $29.
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allison gingerish
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."

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chanel lipstick
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
Chanel Rouge Coco Lipstick in Paris, $30.
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kristina sajko
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."

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garnier sleek and shine
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Smoothing Milk, $3.99.
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monique darton
Ben Goldstein
Model Advice
Monique Darton, Tucson, AZ:

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

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dior eyeshadow
Ben Goldstein
Beauty Tools
Dior 5-Colour Design in Mystic Smokys, $58.
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valeria leonova
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."

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

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

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