Does Your Headshot Look Like You?

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When it comes to your profile photo for work, dating, and social media…it needs to look like you. That means, it has to look like the you that you are now, and not how you looked ten years ago. 😬

We all know that first impressions are important, and your headshot is your chance to make a great one. But if your photo doesn’t look like you, it can actually do more harm than good.

Here’s the tough love: if your headshot looks like you’re trying too hard, or worse, like you don’t care at all, people will notice. And that’s not the impression you want to give.

So how can you make sure your headshot looks like you? By being yourself! Dressing the way you normally dress, wearing your hair the way you normally wear it, wearing makeup in a way that you can apply it yourself, and smile naturally. That’s the key to looking authentic in your photo and not alarming people when they meet you in real life in-person or on video.

When you’re ready to update your headshot and wondering what you should wear, go for comfort and colors that bring out your eyes.The most important thing is to wear something that matches your personality, personal style, and is comfortable, meaning not too big or small.

Comfortable clothes, as in fitting properly, will help you not be self-conscious, so you’ll be able to relax more when the camera goes click.

Plus, you don’t want to show up in real life, and surprise or disappoint people when they meet you. You want them to see the real you, not some fake persona.

Your headshot should be a true reflection of who you are, so wear something that makes you feel attractive and confident. You’ll be happy with the results when you do.

Watch my video and learn more about why updating your head-shot, aka profile photo, is very important for when people see the real and perfect you.

PS If you’ve been putting off get your photo taken, because you don’t know what to wear and are tired of guessing which clothes are exactly right for the body & life you have now, pick a time here for us to talk so I can help you learn how to put great-looking outfits together confidentially and easily.


  • Scarlett De Bease

    Scarlett De Bease is a personal wardrobe stylist who shows women women how to stop stressing about dressing and feel more confident when they walk into a room. She guides her clients virtually and in-person to create their own unique signature style, feel fearless and confident to be seen and heard, and excited to put themselves out to the world in a way that is game-changing. From creating outfits with what you already own, to taking you shopping in person or virtually, Scarlett uses her creativity and compassion to help women of all shapes, sizes, and ages go from feeling insecure and frumpy to confident, successful, and stylish. She takes boring outfits and turns them into “oh hell yeah, look at me outfits” while making her clients feel great about themselves. As the founder of Scarlett Image Consulting and author of Stop Stressing About Dressing, her one-of-a-kind in-person and worldwide online workshops reveal how a more powerful presence leads to more opportunities and more profit. You can find out more about Scarlett at

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