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Top 10 Best Pageants for Moms to Compete in

The top 6 at Mrs. America 2018. Photo: Rhonda Gilliam Mothers are the real life Wonder Women. They are some of the busiest humans on the planet. They always put their families first and sometimes, in consequence, end up neglecting their own dream...

03, March 2018

Should Directors be Allowed to Coach Their Contestants?

Kara Knudsen (bottom left) and Shalyn Kernop (bottom right) pose with the newly crowned titleholders after the 2017 Miss California Collegiate America Pageant. Photo: Rod Aberegg Directors have a passion for pageantry that is just as strong as an...

01, March 2018

How to Raise Your Self Esteem in Middle School

USA National Preteen 2017, Gabriela Norwood, competes during the Runway competition at the 2017 USA National Miss Pageant. Photo: Amanda Ferguson Photography Middle school is.....weird. You are too young to be a kid but still not old enough to ex...

25, February 2018

Why Intelligent Women Participate in Pageants

Miss America 2018 Cara Mund and her campaign manager. Photo: Cara Mund Facebook Why Intelligent Women Participate in Pageants The hit movie “Miss Congeniality” is a favorite among pageant girls. It’s probably so popular becau...

24, February 2018

10 Things Every Pageant Mom Should Have on Hand for Pageant Weekend

We’re all so thankful for pageant moms (and dads!) who keep us together during pageant weekend. For new pageant moms, it can be difficult to know what to bring along for any and every crisis that can pop up over the weekend. We’ve asked o...

23, February 2018

What to Wear to Pageant Check-In

First impressions are important in pageantry and you never know where the judges will be when you check in for a pageant, so you want to look your very best. (Read: 4 Ways You Can Make a Good First Impression on Pageant Judges) The After 5 and I...

22, February 2018

7 Hairstyles for Red Highlights

Each new year brings us glamorous hairstyle trends. We don’t say “new” trends because it’s hardly possible to come up with something original these days. After all, everything we think is new is just the long-forgotten old. Th...

18, February 2018

15 Famous People You Didn't Know Were Pageant Girls

We all know the poster children for post-pageantry success: Oprah Winfrey, Gretchen Carlson and Halle Berry, but there are a vast number of women in Hollywood who got their start in pageantry. Pageantry is an excellent training ground for the enterta...

17, February 2018

Top 10 Pageant Talents Of All Time

Miss America 2010, Caressa Cameron performs "Listen" at the 2010 Miss America pageant. Photo: Miss America Organization Talent is one of the most competitive parts of any pageant. On a national stage, like Miss America, contestants have...

16, February 2018

How to be a Confident Woman

Laura González, Miss Colombia 2017, during the swimsuit competition at Miss Universe 2017. Photo: The Miss Universe Organization When a pageant queen is asked is why someone should enter a pageant, more often than not, her answer refers to...

14, February 2018

How to Find Pageants for Toddlers to Compete In

Miss Pure International Tot 2017, Makynnly Suire. Photo: Clover Storm Photography Taking a dive into the pageant world is a mix of emotions. There is the excitement of the competition, the butterflies that accompany being on stage and an inten...

08, February 2018

What’s a First Time Pageant Experience Really Like?

Miss Colorado USA 2018, Chloe Brown, and Miss Colorado Teen USA 2018, Chloe Zambrano. Photo: Future Productions, LLC Many of us have had the experience of watching Miss America or Miss USA on television and thought about how much fun it would be ...

07, February 2018

How to Teach Interview Etiquette for Princess Contestants

National All-American Miss Princess 2017-2018 Landry Piller before her interview at Nationals. Photo: National All American Miss Princess Facebook page It has been said a thousand times but it bears repeating. The interview is the most importa...

06, February 2018

How to Find Beauty Pageants to Compete in

Miss America 2017 contestants. Photo: Miss America Organization For those who are new to the pageant world, finding information on the first initial steps can be a difficult process. Pageant preparation is, of course, an ongoing process of discov...

04, February 2018

Best Pageant Interview Questions (and Answers) of 2017

During the interview portion of a pageant, judges have the opportunity to truly get to know who a contestant is. Whether it is a panel or one-on-one interview, judges can learn about a contestant's character, opinions and knowledge of current eve...

02, February 2018

Top 10 Miss Fun Fashions of 2017

Fun fashion outfits are a fun way to show your personality and modeling skills on stage. Getting creative and glamorous through this competition is my favorite part of onstage competitions. These 10 Miss contestants wowed us all with their fun f...

31, January 2018

Top 10 Teen Fun Fashions of 2017

Fun fashion outfits are a fun way to show your personality and modeling skills on stage. Getting creative and glamorous through this competition is my favorite part of onstage competitions. These 10 Teen contestants wowed us all with their fun fashio...

31, January 2018

Top 10 Mrs. Pageant Hairstyles of 2017

Choosing the right hairstyle can be a challenging part of preparing for a photo shoot or pageant. Whether it's for the evening gown competition, an interview or a headshot, a hairstyle has quite the impact on a contestant's overall look. (Rea...

30, January 2018

Top 10 Miss Pageant Hairstyles of 2017

I'll admit, one of the hardest parts of a pageant for me is my hair. I can do my make up in under 15 minutes and I can change into any wardrobe in a matter of seconds. But my hair? It'll look fine in the hotel room but one ride in the elevato...

29, January 2018

Top 10 Ms. Pageant Hairstyles of 2017

Pageant hair is a tough thing to master, especially if you do not have a professional to help you figure it out. For Ms. contestants, it is important to style your hair to best complement your personal features. Whether you want to learn on your own ...

29, January 2018

Top 10 Mrs. Pageant Headshots of 2017

Photo: Georgina Vaughan Instagram If you are new to pageantry or have never gotten a headshot done before, you may not understand why this particular photo is such a big deal. It is easy to minimize the impact that a good headshot can have on you...

28, January 2018

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