How to Know What the Judges Are Looking For

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: August 28, 2017. Category: Pageant Competition

Whether you’re a beginning or experienced contestant, you probably wonder what the judges are looking for in the next titleholder. What skills do I need to possess? Last year’s winner wore a white dress, should I wear one too? Is there anything about myself that I need to change in order to win? These questions […]

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Your Judges Are Not Your Mother

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: August 21, 2017. Category: Inspiration, Pageant Competition, Pageant Interview

Recently I saw a social media post from a pageant contestant. In the post, the contestant bitterly complained that the judges ‘just didn’t understand why she would be a great titleholder’. It was clearly all their fault. Based on her negative, blaming post, I can easily guess why the judges didn’t vote for her. Don’t […]

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Get Smart With Your Pageant Makeup

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: August 14, 2017. Category: Pageant Competition, Pageant Makeup

It’s one of the most well-known rules in pageantry: to get top scores you need to look great. And to look great, you must have a great pageant makeup look. But it’s not always as easy as it sounds. Pageant makeup is completely different from any other type of makeup. Typically, there’s more highlighting and […]

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