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What is a Healthy Body Fat Percentage for a Pageant Girl?

Miss Universe 2015 contestants looking fierce in their swimsuits. Within the last pageant season, we have seen some major changes in the body types of girls competing in different systems. Miss America has become more curvy and Miss USA is more f...

07, March 2016

Why You Should Compete as a Ms Contestant

Kellen Takenaka, Ms. US World 2015-2016 It's easy to get down in the dumps about a Ms. title. Historically, the Ms. title in front of a name denoted a divorcee or the crazy cat lady down the street. It tends to mark the time when youth is los...

06, March 2016

Tips for Navigating Prom Like a Pageant Pro

Bentley Wright, Miss Georgia Teen USA 2016 - Photo: AJ Day Just like pageant day, prom takes a lot of time and preparation beforehand to make sure that you look and feel your absolute best on the day of the event. Two seasoned pageant girls, Madi...

04, March 2016

How to Choose a New Pageant System When You Have Aged Out

Elite International Queens Finding a new pageant system is daunting. Maybe you've hit a plateau in your current system. You might not be what the judges are looking for in that system. It could be something as simple as you just are not ready...

29, February 2016

5 Secrets to Winning a Teen Pageant

Emily Hutchison, Miss Delaware Teen USA 2016 As a teen it can be hard to excel in classes, maintain positions on sports teams and clubs, have a social life, and still prepare for a pageant win. However, in preparing well for the win you can us...

27, February 2016

Top 5 Tips for First Time Pageant Girls

Miss Texas Teen USA 2016 Top 5 Photo: Select Studios Pageantry is a lifestyle for many girls. Some of us eat, sleep and breathe pageantry, but what about those who are totally unfamiliar to the world of pageants? For first timers we have cre...

22, February 2016

How to Stand Out Like a Beauty Queen at Prom

Carleigh Joy Tackett, Miss Diamond Lakes 2016 and The Pageant Planet's Queen of Style, pictured with her date. Who says prom can’t be as glamorous as a pageant? They are a lot alike. You have the anticipation the week before, the prepar...

18, February 2016

5 Steps to a Naturally Brighter Pageant Smile

Teale Murdock, Miss Utah USA 2016 - Photo: Georgina Vaughan Teeth, whether bright and white or yellow and discolored, are one of the first things people notice about others. Teeth can be an indication of one's health as well as a marker for a...

16, February 2016

Talent Songs that Pageant Judges Are Tired of Hearing

April Nelson, Miss Louisiana 2015 - Photo: Miss America Organization You know what we're talking about. As soon as you hear the first note there is a collective groan of "You've got to be kidding me." Yes, someone actually...

12, February 2016

How to Make the Judges Fall in Love with You

Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach poses with the judges of the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant. Photo: Miss Universe Organization It's almost Valentine's Day, so while we have love on our minds... how can we make our pageant judges fall in love with us? Wh...

11, February 2016

5 Tips to Perfecting Your Pageant Platform for Interview

Allie Nault, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2016 was named the recipient of the “Teens in Action” Award for her outstanding commitment to her platform. Ever since the Miss America Organization founded the platform concept in 19...

30, January 2016

What Kinds of Pageant Interview Questions Are Asked at Miss Universe?

Miss Paraguay's Interview Outfit at Miss Universe! Miss Universe interview questions vary widely from year to year. On-stage they have included everything from what makes a contestant blush (Question for Miss Russia Universe 2002) to what 3o-...

19, December 2015

How Pageant Directors Choose and Instruct Judges

Outside of the competitors themselves, the pageant judges a system uses become the cornerstone of the contest.  Because all roads lead to these individuals who will decide the fate of the competitors, choosing and more importantly educating them...

01, December 2015

How To Calm Your Nerves Before NAM Finals 

The stage is set, the lights are dim, and the emcee welcomes into the ballroom the overall panel of pageant judges. You hear the audience cheering for their favorite contestant as the music plays and the spotlight shines. All of the hard work you put...

27, November 2015

National American Miss Makeup Policy: The Ultimate Guide

NAM Florida queens getting ready for the competition! It’s time for the National American Miss pageant! With girls from all over the country coming together to compete for the prestigious NAM national titles, it is important that you are co...

17, November 2015

5 Pageant Platform Money Raising Ideas That Are Guaranteed to Work!

Raising money for your platform can be rewarding and fun, but only if you know how to get started. Here's how to raise money for your platform! There are so many fun ways to raise awareness and money for your platform! One of the best thin...

27, October 2015

How Far in Advance Should You Get a Coach?

Pageant prep can be daunting.  For years girls relied on local directors to help prep them for state and/or nationals.  But as pageants became more expensive and competition gets stiffer, coaches entered the arena. You, as a pageant girl...

26, October 2015

12 of the Most Shocking, Random, and Difficult Interview Questions Ever Asked

Disclaimer: The interview questions from this article are real, but many are controversial and not appropriate for contestants under the age of 18. If this applies to you, we recommend searching for another interview article to help you prepare. ...

28, September 2015

Who Should Read Your Pageant Paperwork Before You Submit It

Mrs. Utah America 2009 Contestants at Interview. Photo from the Mrs. Utah America website. When you write or submit anything to be judged or graded, you should always proofread it.  You are probably having a flashback to your sixth grade Lan...

19, September 2015

What You NEED to Know to Increase Your Pageant Fun Fashion Score

Regine Pierre, Miss West Indies International 2015, modeling during Fun Fashion at Miss International 2015. Photo by Paula Preston. Fun Fashion Wear has quickly become a staple in pageantry.  Girls love another reason to get all glitzed up a...

06, September 2015

Everything You NEED To Know About False Eyelashes

False eyelashes will help your eyes stand out on stage like newly crowned USA National Teen, Caroline Dixon's! False eyelashes can be a girl’s best friend if she can wear them confidently. I love how whenever I put on false eyelashes I ...

29, August 2015

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