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A Queen's Guide to Pageant Makeup

Your pageant makeup can either complete a look or make a mess out of your flawless look. How do you make sure your pageant makeup is as perfect as the rest of your outfit? How do you select the right foundation or false eyelashes for you? Pageant Pla...

19, November 2018

The ULTIMATE Guide to Pageant Hair

Pageant hair is one of those things that can make or break your image. You placed First runner-up in your last pageant and feel that you couldn't have done any better. You finally get your judges' comments and see "pageant hair fell in h...

29, October 2018

The ULTIMATE Guide to Pageant Shoes

There are hundreds of pageant shoes out there, so how do you know which pageant shoes are right for you? Picking the wrong pageant shoes can distract from your perfectly planned out outfit. Likewise, picking the right pageant shoes can give you that ...

08, October 2018

Pageant Dresses: How to Style, Pose and Walk

Pageant dresses are among the most iconic parts of pageantry, so how do you use pageant dresses to show the judges you should take home the crown? The pageant evening gown competition is your opportunity to show the judges your grace, style and poise...

19, September 2018

Best Evening Gowns in Pageantry (2018 Edition)

The biggest lie in pageantry is that judges do not judge your evening gown. The majority of directors in the industry encourage their judges not to "judge the dress" but rather judge the girl in the dress. Judges are supposed to score th...

06, August 2018

Best Dress Designers: 2018 Edition

Every year Pageant Planet compiles a list of the best pageant and prom designers from the previous year based on our Best in Pageantry Awards. This list may even help you find your next pageant dress! If your favorite designer isn't on this list,...

31, July 2018

Top Pageant Hairstyles of All Time

Every year Pageant Planet compiles a list of the best pageant hairstyles from the previous year based on our Best in Pageantry Awards. This list may even help you find your next photoshoot or pageant look! If you're a hairstylist who would lik...

18, June 2018

What to Wear for Talent

Miss New Jersey 2017 Kaitlyn Schoeffel performs in the talent portion during the first preliminary night of the Miss America 2018 competition at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Photo: Tim Hawk | For NJ.com The talent po...

30, April 2018

What to Wear For Fun Fashion

Did your fun fashion outfit stand out from the rest? Fun fashion is the phase of the competition where you can show off your personality, fashion sense, uniqueness and modeling skills. Since you are a one-of-a-kind contestant, it's important that...

28, April 2018

How to Style Your Weave

Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber. Photo: Miss Universe Organization How to style weaves is something that is rarely mentioned in pageantry. Weave hairstyles are very common in pageantry among all races but especially among African-American contestan...

14, April 2018

How to Tone Your Butt

Photo: Remi Pyrdol/Self Most pageant girls agree that getting your body pageant-ready is one of the hardest parts of pageant preparation. The fitness competition can be intimidating, but with the right exercises and guidance, you'll be confid...

31, March 2018

How to Find the Perfect Glitz Pageant Dress

Every contestant wants to feel confident and beautiful throughout her pageant. Setting aside enough time to put together a flattering and eye-catching wardrobe will ensure that you look and feel your best. Picking out the perfect glitz pageant dress ...

24, March 2018

How to Style Hair and Makeup for a Glitz Pageant

Toddlers and Tiaras' star Eden Wood won over 300 crowns in her glitz pageant career. Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Logo Glitz pageant contestants go all out in the hair and makeup department. The extravagant looks are dazzling and rem...

24, March 2018

20 Modeling Types and Requirements (And Which is Best for You)

Allie Ayers (left) and Olivia Jordan, Miss USA 2015, (right) pose for the 2018 Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition. Photo: Taylor Ballantyne Pageants have launched the modeling careers of quite a few queens. For example, this year during...

11, March 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

What Pageant Should You Compete in Based on Your Dress Size?

Photo: Miss America Organization Almost every pageant organization claims it is accepting of all shapes and sizes, but when you look at current and past titleholders, you see a very different reality. Each pageant system is unique and eac...

02, January 2018

How to Clean Your Pageant Sash

Savvy Shields putting the crown on Cara Mund, Miss America 2018. Photo: John Angelillo/UPI Most pageant girls will tell you that one of the most difficult pageant items to keep clean is their sash. Since most sashes are white, wearing them out...

10, December 2017

How to Stay Trendy While Wearing Pantyhose

Kiley Beck prepares for interview. Photo: Facebook Pantyhose, pantyhose, where art thou pantyhose? The word "pantyhose" even seems archaic. Bonus points if your mom still refers to them as nylons. These shiny footed spandex of terrors s...

16, November 2017

How to Fix a Blochy Pageant Spray Tan

Spray tans are a wonderful gift to pageant girls. They allow you to get a sun-kissed glow without the effects of harmful UV rays from direct sunlight or tanning beds. However, there is one downside. Spray tans can go horribly wrong. There is a li...

15, October 2017

Which Colors Win the Most Princess Pageants?

The Princess division of pageantry is always a fun one to watch. Adorable and sweet, these little characters sure know how to light up a room when they hit the stage. Though pastels and white are always a popular choice, there are many colors that ca...

07, October 2017

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