If you’ve always wanted to be a model, but felt as though you never fell into any of the unrealistic “traditional” requirements of a model, then you’re in luck! Plus size modeling is becoming a huge industry today, and more and more agencies are starting to look for more plus size models. There are even many agencies that are starting to dedicate themselves to plus size models, because they’re coming into such high demand. But the world of plus size modeling is still a complicated one, and there are a few things to know.
What is a Plus Size Model?
Many people are surprised when they find out that the size requirement for a plus size model begins at size 8. While this may seem like a “normal” or average size to most, it opens up a world of doors for people that once thought they were too “big” to be a model. Most plus size modeling agencies are looking for models that range from the size 10 to size 16, but plus size modeling can also go as high as size 30.
The Age of a Plus Size Model
Another benefit that plus size models have over their petite counterparts is that the age requirements are also much higher. Petite models are considered to be nearing the end of their career as they approach the age of 30. But because the target market for plus size modeling is often to people in their mid-30′s, often this is when a plus size model’s career is just beginning!
Competition Amongst Plus Size Models
There are some similarities between petite models and plus size models. And one of those similarities is in the competition there is among models themselves. Plus size modeling does seem to see more opportunities and areas of modeling for their models but the competition is still fierce. Plus size models must make sure that their face is strikingly beautiful, and that their skin is exceptionally clear. Certain faces of plus size models will still stand out to different modeling agencies and so, it’s important that you make yours as uniquely beautiful as possible!