What to wear for professional headshots (+ more tips!)

What to wear for professional headshots (+ more tips!)

When was the last time you updated your headshot? Was it 6 months ago? A year ago? Longer? Do you even have professional photos of yourself?

If you’re missing this crucial element of personal branding, it’s hurting your credibility. So, why are professional headshots so important?

In this video I’m going to explain why headshots are so important and give you my top tips—including what to wear, good backgrounds, what to do with your hands, and more!—for taking professional headshots that boost your personal brand and build authority.

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  1. SJ on December 4, 2021 at 2:15 pm

    I’m getting my first headshot taken tomorrow and I was so nervous about what to wear and how to do my makeup. These tips really put my mind at ease. Thank you!!

  2. Charzanna Luxe on December 4, 2021 at 2:23 pm

    Great tips! We’re taking pics in the office Monday.

  3. YouTube Spectator on December 4, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    Cramming headshot info before mine are taken in a few hours. Super nervous about the harsh lighting

  4. KNaylorDesigns on December 4, 2021 at 2:42 pm

    Thanks for the great tips! I have a headshot tomorrow and I was getting a little anxious. But feeling better now!

  5. Taylor S on December 4, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    Helpful thank you!