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Do You Have Resting Bitch Face? See Who Does! By Jen Oliak

Do you have Resting Bitch Face? As you can see, I do.

I wondered how I would be received at the Blogher16 conference I was about to attend with thousands of strangers.  It was a scenario I hadn’t experienced in over a decade since I left the corporate world. Plus, I was a brand new blogger.

Among feelings of anxiety and insecurity about spending 3 days with people I’d never met, I was concerned about my Resting Bitch Face. I thought about how most people once they get to know me say, “You are so much friendlier than I expected.”

So I decided I would try and smile as much as I could during the conference.

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Did it work?  YES!

By the last day of the conference, I felt so comfortable among strangers with my “Resting Smile Face” that I was able to find fellow Resting Bitch Facers to help me with this experiment.

Check out the Resting Bitch Face vs. the Resting Smile Face on these wonderful people I met!

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Marla. She was my partner in crime for much of this experiment.

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You can imagine her big personality, right? So fun.

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Well hello, super model mom and daughter duo!

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Doesn’t mom look like Heather Locklear? Daughter’s pics on Instagram will make you start your diet today.

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This nice bouncer from The Conga Room may be the winner.

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Ta Da! Now a big teddy bear.

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Can you imagine this face looking unfriendly? That’s why I label him a “Fail.”

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Hi! Can I mow your lawn? Adorable!

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Hello mate? I loved her Aussie accent.

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What Do You Want!

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Like a ray of sunshine! Amber Dorsey of From Carpools to Cocktails.com

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She’s trying so hard to look mean.

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Alana Hatcher of Curls in the World. Darling. Just darling.

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Rachel says she gets told all the time she has RBF. What do you think?

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Look how soft her eyes get when she smiles! Rachel Matos of theArtMuse.me

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Well hello there.

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Cute Bartender/Model! from The Conga Room

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Such a sweet face! Shout out to NYC woot! She gave me permission to use these but now I can’t find her card. She’s a runner tho. And she’s going to Europe for vaca.

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Lovely stranger in hotel lobby! Lucky I had my BlogHer16 name tag or she would NOT have let me take these shots.

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Adorbs. He worked so hard during the conference. Love!

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Was there even a difference here? Friendly pic 1 and Friendly pic 2.

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I went up to her on day 1 and asked her how old she was. Then I asked her if she would join the “midlife blogger” meet up with me.

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Roshni of Indianamericanmom.com became one of my conference BFFs after that.

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Hi, Jeremy!

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Jeremy is single and I’d like to find him a good woman. Please send me an email if you are her.

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Don’t mess with me.

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There we go!  Such a pretty smile. Alaia Williams of  AlaiaWilliams.com

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I’d say he’s got the RBF down.

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But see how he can break out with a smile like this?

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I AM jealous of her innocent look, yes.

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Can we say, Girl-Next-Door Poster Girl?

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But those beautiful eyes!

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Bree Nelson of An L.A. Mama. Loved her laugh.

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RBF perfection.

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Elise has no RBF cuz look at her – always cheery. But I had to add her in when this post started spreading since she was my first friend and sidekick at the conference. And she’s a Relationship and Sex Coach so you may need her services. Elise Ho of AskDrHo.com (no pun intended).

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This is my friend, Ben. He has nothing to do with the conference and clearly does not have RBF.  But I am trying to find him a quality woman. Do you know anyone?

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Check out my Post on “Are You Ben’s Soulmate” to learn more about him!

And a few of our Key Note Speakers at BlogHer16

Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow. Source: Business Insider.  This was hard to find.  I think Sheryl’s resting face is generally pleasant.

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Source: My camera. She was a lovely and passionate speaker. God, I love her music! All I wanna do.. is have some fun… Santa Monica Boulevard…

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Kim Kardashian. Source: US Magazine.  The article I pulled this pic from is about RBF but I don’t really think she has one either. Her mouth curves up, not down.

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Source: Huffington Post Can we say, Powerhouse? I enjoyed her keynote. She was candid and honest and her success was palpable. She has 79million followers on Twitter. Perhaps she’ll retweet me.

Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik Source: Oh No They Didn’t Live Journal. This pic was hard to find.  She is usually smiling and has a very friendly face.

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Source: BlogHer I find her Grok Nation Blog very thoughtful. Her keynote made me want to be her BFF. It shall never be though, because I read she hates when people use the word “bitch.” Sigh.

Then There’s #PhelpsFace

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I Will ANNIHILATE Face. OMG the video, though! (It’s so funny I can’t take it!) Source: NBC

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Thanks for my 23 Gold Medals Face Source: Refinery29.com

And the Ultimate…

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Source: Gawker

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Source: BBHS Focus

Hillary Clinton

Source: Radar Online

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Source: Vox

Even Donald and Hillary can transform!

Cheers to all the Resting Bitch Facers…I’m glad I’m not alone.  It’s nice to see that with a little effort, We Can Be Whatever Face We Want to Be!

Flavor Your Life with an Ounce of Salt. A lifestyle blog by Jen Oliak.