Although guys have the most range in the modeling industry, the requirements for common men is a secret. In comparison with female requirements, the conclusion is clear: it's surely a lot easier for men to get into the industry than for women. Are you thinking of becoming a model as well? Here are those almost secretly kept requirements.
Let's start with age, which varies from 15 to 50 and plus. The strongest market is 25-35. Yet, the biggest call is for the male models between 30 and 40. If you have a very strong look and good body, be sure you'll get a lot of offers. No matter what age you are, as far as industries lack male models, you will get a job without facing many difficulties.
The height ranges from 5'10 to 6'2. Although the range is reasonably wide, most fashion models are from 6 to 6'1. Just as with female modeling, there are various types of male modeling (body part, face, petite, teen, adult etc.). Therefore, it doesn't matter what your height is, you are sure to find something suitable for yourself.
Clothing size is standard around 40reqular - 42long. You must have a good body as well. Muscle and tone with strong abs is surely a great advantage and in some cases necessity, but you must also have smooth skin. Any male model must work out; it's very helpful for your career. You are surely more likely to have better offers if you have a muscular body.
Skin care is one of the most important things if you want to become a model. Basic care is surely not enough. Male models must forget standards that concern hairy body. Your body must be hairless and your skin has to be smooth.
There are no special requirements concerning hairdos. Yet, if you have fashionable hair style, it's a great advantage. Don't forget that hair is a very important part of your body and style. Take care of it, use a conditioner. Beautiful hair may be key to getting into the industry.
Don't forget to take care of your nails. As far as your body is your working tool, you must look perfect, yet manly. Every small detail is important, especially when you are presenting yourself to a new client. Yet, a well-cared body is a great benefit not only in work but in your daily life too.
Although modeling agencies are always searching for male models and the demand is great, your character is also very important. You have to be pleasant and easy to work with, and learn fast. Although sometimes work may seem exhausting, never show anger or nervousness. Be friendly to people you work with and you'll surely make new contacts, which are vital in the modeling industry.Fact remains fact: it's a lot easier for men to get to the modeling industry. Yet, you should take care of your body and character if you want to become a really famous model. Just don't get too far; manliness is the secret in this case.