How to Become a Hand Model

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Many people dream of becoming a hand model, but few know how to actually go about it.

The first time I ever saw a hand model was in the window of a hand modeling agency. I was sitting in a coffee shop when I noticed the hands, and I had to stop and stare.

The hands were so lifelike, they were like works of art. I wanted to be a hand model.

This blog post is here to help you become a hand model and show you the steps you will need to take in order to make your dream come true.

What is a Hand Model?

A hand model is quite literally someone who models with their hands.

The most common type of work for a hand model is commercial, usually shooting for advertising campaigns. Anything that a hand can do is possible to be included in these images.

How to Become a Hand Model

Watch this video by “ Bra{y}ve By Design”, Giving you an inside scoop of her day and the life of her unexpected hand modeling career!

The Best Ways to Get Hired as a Hand Model

  • Moisturise
  • Work on presenting with your hands
  • Get photos taken by an expert
  • Consider what you put in your body
  • Avoid anything that can damage your nails
  • Get regular doses of Vitamin D

What are the Best Cities for Starting Your Career as an Established Hand Model?

Hand modeling is a career choice that is constantly growing in popularity.

The best cities for starting your career as an established hand model are:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago and Miami

All of these cities have highly active modeling industries, with plenty of opportunities for aspiring models to get noticed by top agencies and brands.

How much cash do hand models make?

Hand model jobs are usually paid between $500-$1000 per day for TV, and <$4,000 for print campaigns.


Hand modeling is an interesting career choice.

It is a great way to make a living and by doing so, you can help people in the process.

The best way to get started is to sign up with a modeling agency.

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