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The 5 Steps To Getting Signed As A Body Parts Model

Becoming a body parts model in 5 steps?… Let’s take a look at how this can be achieved and how you could start a new career this year!

Step 1 – Identify your strengths

So you want to be a body part model? Which body part? The reason for specific body parts models is they have either a great set of hands, or feet, or legs, or torso and more – yet most do not have the perfect set of all forms of body parts.

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What types of body parts models are there?

A body parts model is someone who is employed for showcasing specific products, using specific parts of their bodies. With this in mind, there are numerous types of body parts models. Obvious examples would include hands being used for jewellery, legs for hosiery brands and feet for sandals.

The next time you are flicking through a magazine, look at the adverts – How many body parts models are you seeing now?!

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What it takes to be a professional foot model

A foot model? A professional foot model?! Really, yes very much really – professional foot models are in huge demand!

Heavily used in advertising campaigns, foot models are used to highlight feet care products, shoes and nail varnish to name a few obvious areas. Campaign directors are turning to professional feet models over standard commercial models as they can be sure the subject will have great looking feet.

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So You Want To Be A Hand Model? Some Things To Consider…

Hand models… They are EVERYWHERE! Take a look through any fashion magazine – or any magazine to be honest – and if you are looking for them, you will see them in plain sight. The use of the hand model has increased hugely in recent years. From cosmetics to fast food brands and everything in between, hand modelling has become an integral part of advertising campaigns.

Hand models obviously have great looking hands, but there is more to the role than meets the eye. If you would like to explore the possibility of becoming a hand model, here are some things you should consider…

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Why We Think We Are The Leading Body Parts Model Agency

Blowing ones own trumpet can be a little vulgar, but at the same time being proud of what you do is a reason for celebration. With this in mind, we offer no apology for listing why we think we are the leading body parts model agency in the UK.

So, what makes us special?

With just shy of 40 years in the modelling industry, BMA Models (of which BMA Hands is a division) has gained an excellent reputation throughout, with casting directors, photographers and models all enjoying how we work.

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UK Foot Models Share their Feet Care Tips!

Feet… For some of us, we like to keep them covered up! Dry, cracked soles, calluses and (worse!) fungal infections cause great anxiety and ‘foot shame’ – but it doesn’t have to be like this. We asked some of our top UK foot models to share their tips and secrets to great looking feet…

Get Measured

When did you last have a proper shoe fitting? A study has shown that as many as 1 in 5 people in the UK may be walking around in the wrong size shoes! When you next go shoe shopping, get properly measured, you may get a surprise. Wrong size shoes can lead to blisters and crushed toes, as well as potential neck and back pain.

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What is a body parts model?

In a nutshell a body parts model is used for specific shots using specific parts of their body. There is a growing demand for models with perfect hands, legs and feet – some models will only specialise in one such area exclusively.

A body parts model will simply have perfect and very photogenic hands, legs or feet – or any other body part of which we list here.

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Why use a specialist leg model agency

When it comes to models, the choice is huge. With that choice comes a difficult selection process, unless you target models that specialise in certain niches: For example, Plus size modelling will also require curvy models and although things are changing, those models wouldn’t necessarily be used on high fashion catwalks…


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Why you need female body parts models

Body parts modelling is now HUGE! Photographers are always seeking the perfect shot and using a specific model with great hands, legs or feet can reduce the time spent trying to get that shot.


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Male leg model: Have YOU got what it takes?

So you want to be a male leg model? It’s not just about damned sexy legs, although that obviously helps – a lot.

Here’s our take on what you really need and how you may achieve the looks of a male leg model…


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Could you be a male body parts model?

Male body parts modelling is now considered a constant and lucrative profession, for the right model.

It would be impossible to get through a normal day without seeing a body parts model showcasing some form of product – they have become an integral part of the advertising machine.


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How to get legs like a female leg model!

Some of us are lucky and blessed with amazing looking legs genes… but most of us have to work to achieve the look of a female leg model.

Here we highlight some tips on achieving those great looking legs and how to maintain your legs, so they look absolutely perfect.

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What type of jobs do female leg models get?

It’s a question that initially offers an obvious answer – female leg models are used to showcase products or clothing related to legs but can also include buttocks, ankles and feet.

Here we explore what female leg models actually do.

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Want Perfect feet? Female Foot Models Share Their Tips!

Feet can sometimes be a little unsightly and some people can be pretty self-conscious about them. We say no, embrace your uniqueness!

There are a number of ways you can maximise your feet beauty – is that even a phrase? We asked some of our best female foot models to share their maintenance and beauty tips…

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How to become a body parts model?

Body parts models are utilised to create the perfect shot, with emphasis on showcasing the perfect feet, hands, legs and body that are featured in the shot.

If a model is looking to focus on a specific body part, or parts, they have to be as close to perfect as possible. Here we break down the requirements for each body part:

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Do you need to use a specialist hand model agency?

A hand model will have / should have good experience in holding poses for a prolonged amount of time. This may sound easy, but certain shots require certain angles which can cause strain.

A specialist hand model should be able to hold those poses for as long as is required.

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What is the best male hand model agency?

There are quite a few hand model specific agencies in the UK. It is important to go with an established agency. An established agency will have a long list of contacts within the modelling industry.

Connections to photographers and creative directors will have been formed over the years. This is so important, as a good agency will become the ‘go-to’ for those responsible for finding the right model for their specific assignment.

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Choosing the right foot modelling agency

‘Oooh, I love your feet! They are beautiful, perfect!’ Does this sound familiar to you? If you are blessed with great looking feet (we are very jealous!) you may want to consider putting your assets to work.

We’re serious! If you are too, read our blog on how to choose the best agency for you.

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How to become a female hand model

Have you ever been complimented on your hands? Has anyone ever commented about them? There is growing demand for sensational looking hands for use in advertising and product imagery… You could be the next top hand model!

Sounds good, right? But how do you become a male or female hand model?

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