40 Your Hair

An important rule in television is to get your hair out of your eyes and off your face. While this may be thought of as more of a female issue, many men also have long hair. Public relations (PR) specialists also encourage people on camera to set their hair so it does not move—and PR folk have a lot of experience making people look good.

Constantly moving your hair off your face is a most distracting behavior. People may think it looks sexy to move their hair around, but it annoys the viewer before long. In fact, it can inspire a desire to reach through the lens and cut off the offending hair! If your hair is long (whether you are male or female), tie it back or use hair spray.

Even if your hair does not fall onto your face, ...

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