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  Can I win a beauty pageant? - By Emily Yoffe - Slate Magazine
Entrants vie to win their state pageant, then the 51 married women go on to the nationals in September, which are televised on the PAX network.
Because this was the end of April and the pageant was scheduled for the end of June, she suggested we meet immediately to start my preparations.
Realizing the pageant was a week away and I had not heard from Laurett, I gave her a call.
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 Beauty Pageant.
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 Hard cell beauty pageant - World - smh.com.au
Prisoner Angelica Mazua Nsangu walks the catwalk during the second annual beauty pageant inside the Capital Women's Penitentiary in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Like beauty pageant contestants everywhere, Caroline Goncalves hoped a victory could launch her modelling career.
Prison officials came up with the idea of a beauty contest last year as a way of trying to boost inmates' self confidence.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2005/11/25/1132703353440.html   (0 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
On Saturday, I conducted a workshop for a group of 20 beauty pageant candidates, and I’d like to share with you some of the interesting topics that we discussed.
Get a good six to eight hours of sleep because once you join the pageant, there will be a lot of late-night rehearsing and yes, attending socials too, so you have to save up all that energy.
No matter how beautiful a woman is, having hairy legs is not just a total turn off to men, but it also makes them look like they have poor hygiene and bad grooming practices.
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 SUNBURST BEAUTY PAGEANT childrens beauty contest child pageants
If you are not a winner or runner-up you will receive a participation trophy.
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  Beauty Pageant and other Health and Beauty Videos. Download, DVD, or VHS.
Beauty Pageant and other Health and Beauty Videos.
This video, hosted by a former Miss New York, pageant judge, and the executive director of the NY America Pageant along with a professional model pageant contestant and Mrs.
You will learn everything you need from selecting the right pageant for you, hair & makeup tips, selecting the best wardrobe, the most important things the judges look for, how to respond well in an interview, effective on-stage presentation to shining the brightest among your pageant competition.
www.totalvid.com /Health-and-Beauty-Videos/Beauty-Pageant   (395 words)

Almost any woman can be eligible for some beauty contest to suit her age and talent.
The one, however, which captures the attention of all Americans is the Miss America beauty pageant held in the fall every year in Atlantic City.
Beginning in 1954 the pageant was televised and it became one of the longest-running live events in the history of television.
www.geocities.com /yamataro670/beautypageant.htm   (489 words)

  Boing Boing: Beauty pageant for cocaine mules in Peru prison
Boing Boing: Beauty pageant for cocaine mules in Peru prison
Beauty pageant for cocaine mules in Peru prison
(1) On October 3rd, the women's prison of Santa Monica in Lima, Peru, organized the finale of the beauty contest called "Miss Spring" of which all the participants are inmates.
www.boingboing.net /2006/10/04/beauty_pageant_for_c.html   (462 words)

  Children and Beauty Pageants
Beauty pageant history, regulations, guidelines, and controlling authorities are researched, along with their effectiveness and recommendations.
Child pageant contestants are not considered to be "working" children although they receive money and prizes for their performances and practice for hours per week to achieve those goals.
A beauty pageant is operated in a couple of ways, either corporate sponsors, where the competitors must meet eligibility requirements to participate.
www.minorcon.org /pageants.html   (2352 words)

 Beauty pageant - Pageant Archives
A beauty contest or beauty pageant is a competition between people that is based largely, though not always entirely, on the beauty of their physical appearance.
Pageants did not become respectable until World War II, when beauty queens were recruited to sell bonds and entertain troops; scholarships and talent competitions accompanied closer scrutiny of contestants’ morals and backgrounds.
Beauty pageants are generally multi-tiered, with local competitions feeding into the larger competitions.
www.tiza.com /pageant-archives/Beauty_pageant   (713 words)

 Press: Beauty Pageant Biz is Alive and Well
Fostered by the Miss America Organization, the beauty pageant as an institution and as an event has come a long way since their first pageant in 1921 was held in Atlantic City.
The Miss America pageant, whose eligibility rules specify that only single women between 17 and 24 years old who have never been a parent or posed in the nude may enter, may be the largest, but it is by no means the only beauty pageant looking for share of the multibillion-dollar business.
These pageants may vary in their qualifications for entry, but most have one thing in common; they are operated by a for-profit organization that solicits girls and young women (sometimes boys, men and babies) to compete for recognition and prizes from a promoter.
www.crimescene.com /beauty/press.pageant.alive.html   (653 words)

 CampusProgress.org | Confessions of a Beauty Pageant Drop-Out
Winners earn little more than a gaudy tiara and a 5-foot trophy, and the pageant directors walk away with a ton of cash bilked from gullible parents who unfailingly believe – and try to prove – that their child is just the cutest kid in the whole world.
Or, for instance, though the Miss USA pageant (part of the Miss Universe system) includes an interview phase and the winner does some charitable work, it is a for-profit enterprise owned by Donald “The Donald” Trump and NBC.
She took an unusually bold move for a pageant contestant by even mentioning race, noting that in her youth, she experienced taunts because of her background.
www.campusprogress.org /features/727/confessions-of-a-beauty-pageant-drop-out   (1659 words)

 Sun.Star General Santos - Beautiful Beatitudes: Beauty Pageant & Codes
The origin of beauty pageants can be traced to as far back as 1920s in America.
Though beauty competitions are largely based on beauty of face and physique, it is not always form.
Surely, amid the blinding footlights and flair of beauty pageantry, a well-meaning candidate will spontaneously speak from her heart, because she knows, she is joining a hearty cause.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/gen/2005/11/19/life/beautiful.beatitudes.beauty.pageant.&.codes.html   (871 words)

 Beauty Pageant Tips: From Former and Current Pageant Queens - Associated Content
For her first beauty pageant, my daughter and I did not read the guidelines, and she made one of the biggest faux pas she could make.
For the next beauty pageant, the rules said that dress should be long enough so that shoes do not show.
There is a girl who wants to participate in a beauty pageant (Putri Indonesia) so she asks me to give her an private english lesson as one of the pre-preparation.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/46598/beauty_pageant_tips_from_former_and.html   (1035 words)

 Beauty Pageant Contestants Remain Underfed   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beauty pageants continue to promote thin beauty--now misleadingly spun as "fitness"--and they are propagating the thin ideal to developing countries.
International beauty pageants such as Miss World and Miss Universe, perceived by some developing countries as a means for increasing international cachet, are contributing significantly to the trend.
But thin beauty contestants are not rushing to adopt eating disorders as one of their causes--though the death rate of young women with anorexia has been estimated to be 12 times that of young women who do not have the disorder--or in any way challenging the arbitrary beauty ideal that got them where they are.
www.womensenews.org /article.cfm/dyn/aid/1131/context/archive   (1628 words)

 Beauty Pageant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ofra Haza - Medley - [Beauty Pageant 93] - DivX.avi
Apparently Ofra Haza wasn’t a contestant in the pageant (that wouldn’t really be fair to the other women now, would it).
Her manager, Bezalel Aloni, did not want Ofra to perform in the beauty pagent, because he thought it was a loss of momentum, but Ofra decided to perform anyway * (and we’re glad she did, it’s a great performance!).
home.comcast.net /~ofrahazavids/html/beauty_pageant.html   (114 words)

 The whys and woes of beauty pageants
Academia was pleased enough with the result to give her a spot on the podium at the national convention of the American Sociological Association in August.
Pageant fees cost another $100-$200 per contest, and the 41 mothers who Levey interviewed competed in an average of five pageants during the past year.
One mother said she puts her son in pageants because he likes being on stage and to have people clap for him.
www.hno.harvard.edu /gazette/2000/06.08/beauty.html   (1046 words)

 California Pageant Systems - Media / News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pageant winners, whether they accept the challenge or not, are role models; and thus, when they go out into the community, there should be something more substantial for them to pass on to the younger generation, other than just the illusion that surface beauty is an important aspect of life.
In many pageants, a teenaged girl--who just a few months earlier was worried only whether she would get a zit before receiving her crown as high school prom queen-- suddenly becomes an expert on "world peace," or some other civic activity now in vogue, a la the film Ms.
Just meeting all the girls: that [friendship] is something that's close to my heart.” As a pageant queen, she is hoping to be of service to her community and to be a positive role model, not only for Hispanic women but also for “young women of all ethnicities,” she concluded.
www.calpageants.com /mediaNews.htm   (3430 words)

 The whys and woes of beauty pageants
Academia was pleased enough with the result to give her a spot on the podium at the national convention of the American Sociological Association in August.
Pageant fees cost another $100-$200 per contest, and the 41 mothers who Levey interviewed competed in an average of five pageants during the past year.
One mother said she puts her son in pageants because he likes being on stage and to have people clap for him.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2000/06.08/beauty.html   (1046 words)

 Read Reviews on Do Beauty Pageant Contests Bring Out the Beauty Of a Person? - MouthShut.com
BEAUTY lies in the eye of the beholder.do you think twice beforespeaking to someone who is not goodlooking and like to make friends with a good-looking student in your class?would u not go outwith your cousin,who has come from abroad,is pretty and intelligent,and...
Beauty is a perception, for you, and as well as for me. Then there are beauty contests that define to us the beauty of a person.
’’Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder’’.Although beauty pageant brings out the beauty of a person, you should be rest assured that there are others out there who are much more beautiful but are not judged just because they are not one of the pageants....
www.mouthshut.com /product-reviews/Do_Beauty_Pageant_Contests_Bring_Out_the_Beauty_Of_a_Person?-925022735.html   (922 words)

 K-Says...Beauty Pageant Questions by
Another trailer park beauty queen that will be barefoot and pregnant by her Senior year in special ed.
i compete in beauty pageants and i bet you im even smarter than you are, yea i may only be in high school but at least i have manners.
Beauty Pageant", I was compelled to respond to you.
www.k-says.com /beauty_pageant_questions_by.htm   (1532 words)

 Canadian Company Launches International Online Beauty Pageant
By creating a beauty pageant that is interactive and accessible twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week online, as opposed to an annual show, a much greater audience can be reached.
Most of these pageants require that you be older than 18 (except of course the junior and teen pageants) and also that you not be older than a certain age, 38 for Miss Universe.
In traditional beauty pageants the judging is done by a hand picked panel of ten or fewer judges, who may or may not be biased, they rate the contestants in a few different categories and physical beauty is surprisingly one of the least important.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2005/11/emw309563.htm   (660 words)

 Amazon.com: Pageant: The Beauty Contest: Books: Keith Lovegrove   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The beauty contest in all its forms, whether it be a competition to find the most beautiful woman in the world or to find the man-or woman- with perfectly formed pectorals, must be the most blatant display of peacockesque attention-seeking, unmatched in its glamour, glitz and sheer exhibitionism.
Pageant celebrates the culture of the beauty contest, from the well-know spectacles of Miss World and Mr.
Pageant features contests from around the world, ranging from the National Beauty Contest to crown Miss Tanga in Colombia to the beauty pageants of the Russian Army; from Miss Malaysia Petite to Mr.
www.amazon.com /Pageant-Beauty-Contest-Keith-Lovegrove/dp/3823855697   (1082 words)

 Complete Pageant Preparation System
Some have never even been to a pageant before and are not instructed on how to judge pageants.
Pageants are like anything else, you have to be educated so that you can spot the good from the bad.
This material reveals the same closely guarded pageant secrets that have transformed 1,846 other girls into stars…and continue to be used by an average of 10 parents and girls per day.
www.win-the-pageant.com /pageant.php   (2681 words)

 The 2006 Miss Klingon Empire Beauty Pageant
"Beauty" --- Contestants will be judged on the quality and professionalism of their costumes, make-up and "modeling." Contestants may assume the identity of any Klingon female character from any incarnation of Star Trek, or any original Klingon persona of their own creation.
For the duration of the entire pageant, all Klingon ships who sponsor one of the ten questions will have their banners displayed side-by-side on the back of the stage.
However, their participation in the pageant is contingent on the participation of all 10 preregistered contestants, and the alternate(s) will only compete should any of the first 10 preregistered contestants fail to appear at the event.
www.trektrak.com /2006/06pageant.htm   (964 words)

 Tampabay: Beauty pageant coming to St. Petersburg
Next week, the pageant moves to the Mahaffey Theater at the Bayfront Center, and pageant officials hope to make this its permanent home for years to come.
Forty-two pageant contestants will arrive Sunday for a week of rehearsals, interviews and appearances, as well as talent, swimsuit and evening wear competitions.
They range in age from 17 to 23 and are winners of local and regional pageants, such as Miss Pasco County Fair, Miss Largo, Miss Pinellas County, Miss Miami and Miss Florida State University.
www.sptimes.com /2003/06/21/Tampabay/Beauty_pageant_coming.shtml   (496 words)

 At Miss Cass Pageant, Disabled Contestants Bask in the Spotlight - WSJ.com
Each year, the pageant's audience is effusively supportive, though the crowd can't help but giggle as the contestants, ages 21 to 75, sing off-key or struggle through halting knock-knock jokes.
Patrick sat on her throne, this year's 20 contestants kicked off the pageant by dancing to the song "Be Our Guest" from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," along with tuxedo-clad male clients of Cass.
Though the pageant doesn't have a swimsuit segment, there is an evening-gown competition, with contestants wearing donated prom and bridesmaids' dresses.
online.wsj.com /article_email/0,,SB110325356650103093-IJjg4NglaN3mpyna3mHbayGm4,00.html   (1183 words)

 Review on Do Beauty Pageant Contests Bring Out the Beauty Of a Person? by michellewood - MouthShut.com
I see nothing wrong with woman trying to use beauty pageant as a jump-start to their career in something else.
I agree with many others on how beauty pagent is for man to watch, but I always think it’s also sexist where man don’t get more pagent of their own.
They have beauty pagents for man and walk around in speedo and put oil on themselves to show off their muscles.
www.mouthshut.com /review/Do_Beauty_Pageant_Contests_Bring_Out_the_Beauty_Of_a_Person?-10689-1.html   (1153 words)

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