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Tyra Banks shares her tips for smizzing in a protective face mask

Tyra Banks. Michele Eve Sandberg / Shutterstock

Tyra Banks has the little tips you’ve been waiting for – and we’ll take note!

Now that everyone is wearing a protective face mask due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the eyes are the only feature people can see, which makes blacksmithing a very valuable skill.

“Smizing was made by me to teach people how to evoke emotion and intensity in their eyes on a photo,” said the 46-year-old model. U.S. “It has meant so much more over the years and today it means empathy, kindness and respect … Through the eyes.”

So what exactly is her suggestion to nail the look in the summer of 2020? “I encourage people to really use all the muscles in their faces to show the beautiful emotions they want to evoke people,” she said. “Otherwise, it will be very difficult to read because so much of the face is covered with a mask.”

The America’s next top model host spoke to U.S while promoting her latest upcoming project, the Wing Showdown, a food competition from Uber Eats and Off The Menu. From Tuesday, July 29 – also known as National Wing Day – banks will be one of the competitors Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg, Jessie James Decker, Tyler Cameron, Haylie Duff, Anthony Anderson, Zac Posen, Jo Koy and Phil Heath.

After working in the modeling industry for so long, the producer has a lot of wisdom when it comes to looking beautiful and part of it that she is teaching her son York.

“I’m trying to teach him [positive] messages because I am his first role model when it comes to beauty and accepting different types of women so we practice that a lot at home, “she said U.S back in March. “I’m already saying things to him.”

That said, she previously noted that she hopes he chooses not to follow in her modeling footsteps. “Only if he wants to,” said Banks U.S in November 2019. “If you notice, I will not post it on social media. I feel like he didn’t ask for that, so I try to protect him as much as possible. ‘

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