What are pageant makeup ideas for pageant evening gown?

You’ve aced your interview with your natural day look. Now it’s time to get evening gown gorgeous. The Evening Gown portion of your pageant will be starting soon. This is the part of the competition where you can continue shine. What kind of pageant makeup are you looking to achieve? Good question. Your pageant makeup depends on your pageant and evening gown. Most of all how confident you feel. Read more...

Where do I find a pageant makeup artist?

Okay, seriously? The best place to start looking for a pageant is with us at Pageant Planet of course! Our directory is amazing and super easy to use. Discover hair and makeup artists near you who have worked with local, state and national titleholders. Use our filtering options to narrow down the experts and then click their profile to see their work and reveal their contact information. Check us out and make your profile while you’re at it! Read more...

Do I need a pageant makeup artist?

Entering a pageant is exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Your checklist is long enough already, but did you think about your pageant makeup artist? The question isn’t should you have one because unless you know how to slay your face to the gods, you may need to invest in a pageant makeup artist. This all depends on what type of pageant you’re in and of course your budget. Remember you want to be seen on the stage by the entire audience. What do you want them to see? Read more...

Pageant makeup ideas for your skin complexion

When applying your makeup, wait, how do you know it’s for you? Do you match? Before pageant makeup can be slayed properly, you must make sure your makeup from concealer to highlights, all your shades match with your pretty face. Knowing your complexion is extremely important when doing your pageant makeup. Best practice is to consult your local professional dermatologist in your area for a consultation to determine your complexion and skin tone. Read More...

How to apply pageant makeup to peeling skin

Having bad skin days can have unfavorable setbacks to our self-confidence. Your pageant day should be a fun-filled, glitter showered hectic day that peeling or dry skin shouldn’t hinder. There are many reasons your skin could be dry or peeling; Excessive sun exposure, dry winter air, or even overdoing it with harsh skin care regimes and products. Yeah, you can exfoliate too much! Just because your skin isn’t being cooperative doesn’t mean your makeup, the judges or the audience should notice. Read more...

What are pageant makeup ideas for pageant interview?

Pageant makeup should be nothing short of gorgeous, fabulous, bold and beautiful! Of course, it has to be if everyone in the audience is going to see you under the spotlight. Being under bright spotlights allow for much heavier and bolder pageant makeup than in your everyday look. For the interview category of your pageant, your pageant makeup should have a lighter touch since you will be a lot closer to the judges. Read more...

What eyeshadow is best for pageant makeup?

Your foundation is done. Contour and highlight…check. Now it’s time for some eye magic! Whether you apply your eye makeup at the beginning, middle or end your eyes need to “pop” to say the very least. There is no wrong choice in your color or smokey-eye. Just make sure your eye colors, as well as your dress, complement each other for your pageant debut. Your eyes should bring out your confidence even more. Read more...

What is pageant hair? - Pageant Planet

To hair or not to hair? That is the question. You’ve finally decided to be a delegate in a pageant. It may be your first pageant or maybe you’re a pageant glam-monster with tons of crowns under your sash. Either way you’re thinking, “OMG, there’s so much to do! I’ve got to call my pageant coach. I’ve got to get bikini ready. Shoes, evening gowns, accessories, swimsuit and talent; I need makeup…but wait my hair!” Read more...

How should I style long pageant hair?

Long hair is the traditional standard for pageants. If your tresses are long and you are entering a pageant, you should consider a few things when styling long hair. You should always consider your attire for each category. Up, down, straight or curly? Remember it’s a pageant so volume is your friend! If you don’t have naturally long hair and want to achieve long hair for your pageant… never fret! Thanks to modern fabulousness in hair technology with sew-ins, extensions and clip-ins you won’t have to worry as it can be a seamless transition. There are a plethora of ways you can be versatile when styling long hair. Read more...

How should I style short pageant hair?

Although there are a very few pageant systems that “require” long tresses to participate, maybe pageant contestants choose to go with long pageant hair. It is not a question of if you should wear your short hair; it’s a question of how confident you feel when your hair is shorter versus longer. Some of us feel so much more confident with an easy breezy pixie cut like Miss Jamaica Universe 2015 Kaci Fennel shared with the world as she placed an impressively earned fifth runner-up spot. Pixie cuts show a carefree and bold woman as she walks across the stage. A long bob can wow the judges, too. Read more...

What pageant hairstyles are best for damaged and dry hair?

Pageants embody glowing skin; promote beauty and wellness, fabulous hair and health. We all want healthy hair. There are times in our lives when our beauty regimen gets away from us and we may not manage pageant hair properly. Don’t beat yourself up. Don’t panic because your pageant is right around the corner. There are quick fixes and hacks you can do to hide hair damage and still have crown ready tresses! Read more...

What pageant hairstyles are best for natural hair?

We all know “pageant hair” has a traditional standard. Big, curly and pretty with massive pageant hair extensions is what it's all about, right? You’re a natural girl and want your natural beauty to shine through your hair. You start questioning yourself; “I shouldn't wear my natural hair in this pageant. I won’t even place. I should straighten my hair and do extensions.” Get out of your head! Confidence is the main ingredient when participating in a pageant, remember? Natural hair has become an increasing popular pageant hairstyle. These natural hair beauties were in the Miss America 2019. Miss Iowa 2018, Mikhayla Hughes-Snow and Miss Louisiana 2018 Holli’ Conway rocked their natural tresses on the stage this past year. Read More...

What to look for when hiring a pageant hair stylist

You’ve devoured your favorite pageant magazines and movies. You know exactly how your pageant hair should be on the big night. But who’s going to style it and how do you find your future hair slayer? When looking to hire a pageant hair stylist, you must first look at the budget and timeline for your pageant. The worst thing you can do to your “pageant mojo” is to locate that perfect stylist only to find their prices crush your entire budget. Think about what you currently spend on your hair. Once you‘ve managed your time and money, finding a pageant hair stylist will be filled with ease and can be really fun. Read more...

Where can I find a pageant hair stylist?

Where can you what? Umm, Pageant Planet…duh? No, seriously we are a great source. Check out our directory. Discover hair and makeup artists near you who have worked with local, state and national titleholders. Use our filtering options to narrow down the experts and then click their profile to see their work and reveal their contact information. If you do not see the specific hairstylist or makeup artist you are looking for, create an account and add them! Also, try search engines like Google and social media outlets. Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest are great ways to see different styles and reviews. The pageant-sponsored hairstylist is a great option. You run the risk of sharing your time with several other contestants. You can pull former pageant sponsored hair stylists or seek recommendations from bridal, prom and pageant shops. Read more...

Do I have to use the pageant’s sponsored pageant hair stylist?

Although your pageant’s sponsored hairstylist is a good place to start your pageant hair journey, you don’t have to use that particular stylist. It doesn’t count against you. However, if the only stylist allowed backstage is the stylist that the pageant offers, c’est la vie! If you wind up with your own chosen stylist, make sure he or she is up to par with the pageant-sponsored stylists. Or better! Since you’ve decided to go for your own pageant stylist, take the time to create your own lookbook or Pinterest board. You’ll be able to invite your potential stylist to view your brainstorming boards with ease. Look at the pageant-sponsored stylist’s social media pages and business website. Make sure your stylist stays as close to the look of the pageant look as possible and you will be good to go make pageant hair magic! Read more...
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