These ladies know all the tricks for looking tiara-ready.
For the average person tuning into the Miss USA or the Miss America pageants, the ladies competing on there can feel like an entirely different species. They have flawless makeup, shiny hair, and a blinding smile, all while radiating an easy confidence. But it only looks easy — a lot of work goes intobeing a pageant queen. These competitors possess a wealth of knowledge about looking and feeling your best. We asked current, and former, pageant queens to spill their secrets on everything from hair and makeup to posing and posture. Here’s how they look tiara-ready.