I am trying to learn American R, I have a problem, which is the R becomes like "O" in the begging of the word like
Reall-> I say: "Oreally" with a very very very small "O".
So I tried to change my lips, and I found that there are two situation for the lips,
The first one is
and if you look from side, it looks like this:
The second one is when you make your lips as you open them a little bit
I know probably neither of them is correct, but which one is more closer to the correct " American R"