61 Tyra Quotes On Being A Super Model

THE FASHION FRENZE | FASHION QUOTES | 61 TYRA QUOTES ON BEING A SUPERMODEL

“You can’t model for the rest of your life, so it is important to diversify your career.” – Tyra Banks

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“Sephora is fantastic. I go in there. I get lost. There are so many great things in there.” – Tyra Banks

“Because beauty will be so readily accessible, and skin color and features will be similar, prejudices based on physical features will be nearly eradicated. Prejudice will be socioeconomically based.” – Tyra Banks

“Not wearing make-up? I can do it, and don’t think twice.” – Tyra Banks

“I don’t wake up with naturally sculpted cheekbones – I paint them on!” – Tyra Banks

“I have a big forehead, and I got made fun of all time. When I was a little girl, they used to call me ‘five-head.'” – Tyra Banks

“You don’t have to have a ring on your finger to say, ‘I love you.'” – Tyra Banks

“When I was a model, they called me ‘Tyra;’ now it’s ‘Ms. Banks.'” – Tyra Banks

“I wish I was harder; I wish I didn’t care so much about being the nice girl all the time because a lot of the time people can take kindness for weakness, so I wish I had a little bit more ‘oomph’ in me.” – Tyra Banks

“I’ve always seen modeling as a stepping stone.” – Tyra Banks

“Global warming will threaten our crops, so natural food will be scarce. Hourglass, curvy bodies will be the aspirational beauty standard, representing that those women have access to bounties of fulfilling yet healthy food, which means they are affluent.” – Tyra Banks

“You’ve got to learn to accept the fool in you as well as the part that’s got it goin’ on.” – Tyra Banks

“I would love to do Rihanna’s makeup. I love her cupid’s bow!” – Tyra Banks

“I just think, as a model, it’s taught me to be a master of deception and illusion.” – Tyra Banks

“I wish I was harder; I wish I didn’t care so much about being the nice girl all the time because a lot of the time people can take kindness for weakness, so I wish I had a little bit more ‘oomph’ in me.” – Tyra Banks

“Don’t save bold lashes and red lips for nighttime – do it in the day!” – Tyra Banks

“I’m trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show.” – Tyra Banks

“I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don’t overeat.” – Tyra Banks

“Don’t contour with blush – that’s so eighties. It was an amazing trend then, but it’s not hot now. Instead, go for a neutral contour color that’s one or two shades deeper than your skin tone.” – Tyra Banks

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“My natural hair texture is very kinky.” – Tyra Banks

“Now I know that I should take better care of myself when I’m under an intense deadline, or else my body is gonna act in certain ways that are not good.” – Tyra Banks

“I used to have this joke: ‘Every hallway is a runway.'” – Tyra Banks

“I did an episode on my talk show on cellulite, and I brought seven women into a dressing room at Nordstrom’s in L.A., and we all sat and talked about our cellulite.” – Tyra Banks

“I think we should be unapologetic that we excel – and look beautiful while doing it.” – Tyra Banks

“Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today.” – Tyra Banks

“I haven’t seen the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre. I haven’t seen anything. I don’t really care.”

“I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.” – Tyra Banks

“We are often told we can’t have brains and beauty, and I really hope that my message is that you can put on that red lip and curl your hair and put on that power dress – you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other.” – Tyra Banks

“There’s always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are.” – Tyra Banks

“I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don’t overeat.” – Tyra Banks

“One thing my mom used to tell me was to look to the other side, and know that my present is not going to be everything. So if I’m having a bad day, she goes, ‘Just imagine tomorrow. This is going to be over. This is going to be done with.'” – Tyra Banks

“I love the confidence that makeup gives me.” – Tyra Banks

“By no means am I trying to change the modeling industry.” – Tyra Banks

“It was hard to get guys to notice me, period, because I was so skinny and all my friends were curvy. Plus, I used to be very nervous in front of guys.” – Tyra Banks

“Don’t save bold lashes and red lips for nighttime – do it in the day!” – Tyra Banks

“I’m not afraid of wanting money at all. Money will give me more power to do things that are truer to my spirit than what I’m already doing.” – Tyra Banks

“I’m competitive with myself. I always try to push past my own borders.” – Tyra Banks

“Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You’re in one minute, out the next.” – Tyra Banks

“Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I’d practice in front of the mirror and I’d ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.” – Tyra Banks

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“It’s so important to understand your good attendance ups your chances of graduating.” – Tyra Banks

“I’m not led by money, because if that’s the case, I can throw my name on everything and have a million-dollar company.” – Tyra Banks

“Sometimes you gotta leave when you’re on top.” – Tyra Banks

“I was embarrassed when a businessman friend asked, ‘What’s the yearly budget of your talk show? What’s the per-episode budget?’ And I looked at him with these blank, typical-model eyes and said, ‘I don’t know.’ I call myself a businesswoman, and I don’t know that?” – Tyra Banks

“I look at myself and pick out the things I don’t like. No matter how much I work out, I never get muscle tone in my butt and hip area.” – Tyra Banks

“I wish I was harder; I wish I didn’t care so much about being the nice girl all the time because a lot of the time people can take kindness for weakness, so I wish I had a little bit more ‘oomph’ in me.” – Tyra Banks

“I would love for models to be protected by a guild.” – Tyra Banks

“It is important for women to feel beautiful when she looks in the mirror, and I tell women, ‘If you don’t feel beautiful, find one thing that you can look in that mirror and say, ‘That is beautiful.'” – Tyra Banks

“Us brown-skinned girls get ashy if we don’t moisturize.” – Tyra Banks

“I’ve helped some of my classmates on how to strategize to get to the next level of their businesses. And it’s interesting, because here I am sitting there from the entertainment industry and the fashion industry, and I’m giving a billionaire that has a business that’s been in his family for 300 years – I’m giving him advice about strategy!” – Tyra Banks

“I enjoy doing fashion shows and transforming myself into different looks for photo shoots.” – Tyra Banks

“If I tried to start modeling right now, I wouldn’t be a supermodel because it’s all about celebrity.” – Tyra Banks

“Flaws are awesome – so, ‘flawsome!’ I love making up a word.” – Tyra Banks

“I don’t know how to be sexy on a date. Put up a camera and a wind machine, and I’ll give you sexy. Put me at a dinner table with some candlelight and the moon shining in and, oh, I will give you dork.” – Tyra Banks

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“I have a long list of different smiles that you can do, and every model should be equipped. Everybody can’t handle the long list… That’s for, you know, advanced.” – Tyra Banks

“I’ve made millions of dollars with the body I have, so where’s the pain in that?” – Tyra Banks

“I’m obsessed with making women look and feel more beautiful than they ever thought possible.” – Tyra Banks

“I know some women are intimidated by makeup.” – Tyra Banks

“When I think about moguls, I think like Donald Trump who… owns NYC practically. That’s a mogul. I feel like I’m on my way to a lot more, but mogul is a really serious thing. I think it’s a word that gets thrown around easily.” – Tyra Banks

“Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.” – Tyra Banks

“Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can’t we just be the sexy American girl next door?” – Tyra Banks

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