So.. you’re from a little bitty country town in South Louisiana or some place with one stop light and you imagine yourself walking the catwalks of New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Week with lights flashing and famous photographers shouting your name. Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit but essentially you want to model, right? Starting small is a practical way to find out if it’s what you really want. ‘Cause guess what? As cliche as it sounds, many parts of modeling are gritty and require hard word and discipline like any other professions.
In other words, we ain’t talking about a 9-to-5. Modeling requires 24-hour dedication, it’s a lifestyle. This could potentially mean a clean and consistent diet, working out (hard) on a daily basis, detailed (possibly long) skincare routines, regular maintenance on hair, nail, and shaving. Basically, your aesthetics from the crown of your head to the tips of your toes will need to at its best as humanly often as possible. Why? It’s because you are own business that must readily render services whenever requested. No one wants to be “caught slippin.”
For real though…
I’ve said all of this to say that if you are serious, you’ve gotta commit your time even to the little pieces of the puzzle create the big picture. If it’s one thing I’ve learned in my two years of modeling seriously, it’s little investments everyday have a bigger pay off in the future.