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Americas Next Top Model - Defining The Fierce Factor
By: Edward Ganges
Original Article

The Fierce Factor. What is it?
Answer: the ability to project a total physical pressence of such impact that other persons are forced to say "Wow".

For America's Next Top Model, the "Fierce" factors are Hair, Face, Breasts, Buttocks, Legs, Grace, Charm, Walk and Brains! But how does one take these natural assets and make them FIERCE?

Guest columnist Muar-Rai has tackled just this question and has provided us with 41 Fierce Factor Tips to help YOU attain the Fierceness! Below are the tip list titles with an article excerpt from each of the Fierce Factor categories, plus links to each of the full articles:

Hair Ranking:
1st Place

The Hair:
  1. Your Hair Advertises Your Personality
  2. Know Your Hair Type
    Excerpt: Hair types range just like face type. One may have dry, normal, oily, or combination hair. Your hair type determines various grooming practices, such as how often it is necessary to wash your hair....
  3. Wear The Best Style for Your Face Shape
  4. Shine Is Important
  5. Trim It to Keep It Looking Polished
  6. Ban Dandruff
  7. Hairweave an Alternative Path
    >> Read the full Fierce Factor Hair Tips article here...
Face Ranking:
1st Place

The Face:
  1. Avoid Stress
  2. Know Your Skin Type
    Excerpt: Knowing your skin type can be critical to finding the right facial beauty solutions. Oily skin are sometimes much different than treatments for dry skin. For instance, moisturizers for oily skin should be oil-free - a no-brainer, right.
  3. Use the right Make-Up
  4. Balance Your Emphasis
  5. Trim Your Beard and Mustache
    >> Read the full Fierce Factor Face Tips article here...
Breasts Ranking:
1st Place

The Breasts:
  1. Enhance Your Posture First
    Excerpt: Standing erect makes your bust look bigger and perkier. Hunching your shoulders makes your breasts hang lower and appear droopy. A lovely posture will also enhance your grace and overall carriage....
  2. Work Out Your Pecs
  3. Chicken Cutlets Beat Toilet Tissue
  4. Carefully Consider Implants
  5. Get Fitted
  6. Create A Fuller Illusion
    >> Read the full Fierce Factor Breast Tips article here...
Legs Ranking:
1st Place

The Legs:
  1. Shave Your Hairy Legs
  2. Exfoliate Your Dead Skin
    Excerpt: Great legs start with great skin care. Exfoliate your legs with a loofah or an exfoliating body scrub to dead skin and buff away any blemishes. Removing the dead skin cells allows your skin to naturally replace them with new healthy skin cells.
  3. Develop You Leg Muscles
  4. Cover Up With Make-Up
  5. Enhance Your Skin's Glow
  6. Get A Pedicure
    >> Read the full Fierce Factor Leg Tips article here...
Grace Ranking:
1st Place

The Grace:
  1. Use Language Persuasively
  2. Wear Flowing Clothing
  3. Improve Your Sense Of Balance
  4. Do Not Slouch
  5. Be Feminie, but Not Salacious
  6. Don't Be Too Loud
    Excerpt: Being too loud may come across as being obnoxious, which is considered to show immaturity not grace. Even when outside, use your “indoor” voice. Listen attentively....
    >> Read the full Fierce Factor Grace Tips article here...
Charm Ranking:
1st Place

The Charm:
  1. Smile As Often As You Can
  2. Express Your Manners (and Avoid Vulgarities)
  3. Emote A Positive Vibe
  4. Have Some Confidence
    Excerpt: Confidence is the ultimate deflector. When Melrose (ANTM Cycle 7) was given the task of “boxing” and then started making squares around her head with conviction the judges applauded her. Why....
  5. Don't Be Desperate
  6. Always Be Sincere
    >> Read the full Fierce Factor Charm Tips article here...
Walk Ranking:
1st Place

The Walk:
  1. Monitor Your Posture
  2. Avoid Staring Down
  3. Be Ballsy
    Excerpt: Use the balls of your feet the most. When stepping, first land on the balls then lower your heel. When pushing off, raise your heel first then push off using the balls of your feet....
  4. Take Shorter Steps
  5. Sway, Don't Switch
    >> Read the full Fierce Factor Walk Tips article here...

And there we have it. Thanks to Ms. Rai, we figure that after delving into these 41 tips you'll be about as Fierce as Fierce can get! Best wishes!

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Instant Poll on:
close-up of Isabella
Votes this Cycle: 2
Fierce Factor Rating: 7.17

Vote for: Isabella | Others

Why Was Isabella Voted Off?


Lack Of Confidence

Can't Walk

Too Desperate

Tyra Was Jealous


More Model Polls:

Model of the Cycle:
Aminat photo
Votes this Cycle: 7
Fierce Factor Rating: 7.70

Vote for: Aminat | Others
Fierce Factor Leaders:
Best Hair:
Allison 11.3 factoring 6 Votes
Prettiest Face:
Aminat 11.5 factoring 7 Votes
Best Breasts:
Natalie 10.0 factoring 0 Votes
Cutest Butt:
Jessica 9.7 factoring 1 Votes
Sexiest Legs:
Aminat 10.5 factoring 7 Votes
Most Graceful:
Allison 8.4 factoring 6 Votes
Most Charming:
Fo 8.8 factoring 2 Votes
Best Walk:
Aminat 10.5 factoring 7 Votes
Most Intelligent:
Aminat 9.5 factoring 7 Votes
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