Models' work is very unpredictable. Sometimes you will work every day and beg for a day off and sometimes you will not work at all for weeks and freak out what's wrong?! In this industry, there are many factors and many of them you can`t control like seasons, the types of models that the markets want every year, competition, etc. However, you always have to be at your best and ready for upcoming jobs and opportunities.
My life with anorexia started four years ago, so I was sixteen at that time. How did it all happen? That's something I would like to know as well! It's hard to blame anyone. It's all about your mind, but in these times where social media is so important, it's definitely easier to get eating disorders, when everyone wants to look like those models on the front page of Vogue. Trust me, as a model, I can tell you that even we wish we could look like our own images.
When I started modeling I wish someone had told me things I should be aware of, instead of taking years to learn and making mistakes. However, mistakes are part of every job and probably hard to avoid. Here is a list of 10 things every new face has to know before starting modeling.
In the modeling world, waiting is a regular thing. We are waiting all the time for something – waiting at the airport, waiting in line for castings, waiting in the agency, waiting for the bookers to send us the schedule, etc. For the most part, we don’t really know in advance how things will go, so we need always to be ready for urgent castings, jobs, or even trips to the other side of the world.