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Modelling Agency Scams

Not everyone who scouts you on the street are scammers. In fact, many supermodels were discovered while they were out doing normal everyday activities.

  • Kate Moss was scouted at the JFK airport coming back from a family holiday.
  • Gisele Bundchen was scouted while she was eating a Big Mac at McDonald’s.
  • Jourdan Dunn was scouted when she was out shopping with a friend.

However, street scouting are usually scams. Learn how to identify fake scouts and protect yourself from their sales tactics.

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What is a Comp Card?

A comp card (composite card) is the model’s business card. It contains the agency contact information, model’s name, photos, and stats. The usual size of a comp card is A5 or 5.5″ x 8.5″.

A comp card is usually double sided. On one side, it has the model’s name, stats, and headshot. The headshot should show the model’s features clearly. If the model’s face is covered, clients might assume that the agency is trying to cover a flaw.

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Should I Get A Tattoo?

Getting inked is a common way to express one’s individuality. Every now and then, models come into the agency asking if they can have a tattoo. The Head Booker’s answer is always ‘no’. Here’s why.

A visible tattoo will most likely hinder your chance of getting a job. Even more so in the modelling industry. Tattoos are called ‘job stoppers’ for a reason.

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How to Lose Weight Fast

Everyone knows the benefits of exercising and staying in shape. With our busy schedules and limited time, many want to know how to lose weight fast. There is an exercise which takes no more than 20 minutes, guarantees fat loss, and builds muscles. Sounds good? Enter high-intensity interval training (HIIT).

Makeup Lesson for Models

Your face is one of your greatest assets when it comes to modelling. All models new to our agency have to go through a series of training; knowing how to put on proper makeup is one of them. Your face is the first thing the client notices about you. It is important to attend castings in the appropriate makeup in order to create a good impression.

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Preparing for Basic Models Casting Call

Welcome aspiring models!

You are probably at this page because you’ve registered for our model audition and would like to know how to prepare yourself for what’s to come.

What can you prepare beforehand to increase your chances of being selected? What do we lookout for in a new model? What do you need to bring along with you?