Archive | October, 2016

The Best Halloween Costumes From Miss USA Contestants

31 Oct

It’s Halloween! Which means it’s the best time to dress up and eat candy.  Some of the Miss USA contestants shared off their spooky (and cute!) costumes this year. Check them out!

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Miss Wisconsin USA 2017 Skylar Witte and her sister as PB&J!

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Miss Connecticut USA 2016 Tiffany Teixeira as a Unicorn

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Miss Utah USA 2016 Teale Murdock as a pirate. Arr!

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Miss South Carolina USA 2016 Leah Lawson as Jasmine

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Group selfie!

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Miss Nevada USA 2016 Evelina Adams and Miss Utah USA 2016 Teale Murdock

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Miss Ohio USA 2016 Megan Wise as Catwoman.

Which costume is your favorite? Let us know by using the hashtag #MissUSA on social media!

See Deshauna on The Steve Harvey Show

27 Oct

Who run the world? Girls!  In the latest episode of The Steve Harvey Show, Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber visits the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation.  The show highlighted the foundation’s “Girls Who Rule The World” program, where girls from the ages of 13-18 participate, exposing them to inspirational mentors who teach them lessons in leadership and fill them with a sense of empowerment.

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Read more about the foundation and Deshauna’s appearance by tapping here.

Halloween Costume’s That Are Already In Your Closet

27 Oct

Affordable, last minute costumes that requires minimal effort.

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Halloween weekend has approached us quickly, and many are still trying to think of clever costumes to wear. Well think no more! We came up with our favorite, easy costumes that you can find at home.

Flannel Shirt

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Instagram: @Juliproven


Costumes:

Scarecrow
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Instagram: @Its_Ashleyh

To create this look, throw on a pair of old jeans, tease your hair, find your comfiest flannel shirt and WALAH, you’re a scarecrow. To spice up your look, use some eyeliner to add scarecrow-like markings on your face. You also can’t go wrong with a pop of color on the lip.

Werewolf
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Instagram: @makeupbyjesi

Too busy to buy werewolf ears? No problem! Try wearing your hair half up, half down. By splitting the top section in two, you can make two buns and pin them to your head. You’ll need some black eyeliner and brown eye shadow to create the wolf-like makeup.

White Button Down Shirt

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Costumes:

Risky Business
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Having a white button down top is essential to keep in your closet, and if you don’t have one, get one! You can pair this outfit with anything including black shorts, spandex, leggings, or pajama shorts. Finish the costume with some tall socks, tennis shoes, and a pair of your favorite sunglasses. No need to get too technical on this one, it’s simple, fun, and cute!

Mia Wallace (Pulp Fiction)
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Instagram: @mikeylikesit556

First step is to watch the movie. If you haven’t already, watch it, it’s a classic. After seeing it, you will want nothing more than to be Mia Wallace for Halloween. All you will need to do is pin-up your hair up in a short bob, create a smoky eye, add some red lips, and you’re ready for the night.

Wednesday Adams
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Instagram: @janaecaballero

Layer your white button down shirt under a black dress and you will instantly transform into Wednesday Adams. Braiding your hair in pigtails and wearing eerie makeup can complete this costume. For a more ‘tired’ look, add some black eye shadow to the bottom creases of your eye. This will add some spook to your costume!

Leather Jacket
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Instagram: @viktoria.dahlberg

Costumes:

Sandra Dee (Grease)
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Instagram: @gigihadid

Cleary Gigi Hadid as Sandra Dee is going to be hard to top, but having a leather jacket is the first step to getting on her level. All you need is black leggings, a black top (crop or regular), high heels, and of course your leather jacket. Instead of buying a wig, try curling your hair in small sections and then pin it up by layer. Don’t forget that fire truck-red lipstick!

Cat woman
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Instagram: @cherryargasi

Cat woman is a pretty sassy character, but we can make it chill by wearing a leather jacket instead of a leather body suit. Adding makeup is going to be key to this outfit. You can either have a simple cat-like look, or you can add a black mask to make your costume more mysterious.
Black and White Stripe Shirt
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Instagram: @debiflue

Costumes:

Robber
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Instagram: @miss_cher

The robber costume is the perfect go-to for a chilly Halloween night. You will need to start breaking out your winter clothes by taking out your gloves and beanies. If you don’t want to buy a mask, create your own! Find an old black shirt that you don’t want, and cut it to make the perfect robber mask.

Mime
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Instagram: @bellabm

No need to have the gloves or burette, especially if you have good face painting skills. White face makeup can run very cheap, but if you have sensitive skin, just make your normal makeup more dramatic. You can even add designs by using black liquid eyeliner.

What are some of your favorite last minute Halloween costumes? Let us know by Tweeting @MissUniverse

Miss Universe Korea is Se Whee Cho

25 Oct

The winner of Miss Universe Korea is Se Whee Cho!  Se Whee is a student at the Inha University majoring in Theater and Film.

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After competing against 31 other contestants, Se Whee earned the title of Miss Universe Korea and will eventually make it to the main stage at the Miss Universe Finals.

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Stay tuned to see more of her journey!

Lauren Roush is Miss West Virginia USA 2017

24 Oct

THE DAILY SENTINEL – It was literally a crowning moment for 21-year-old Lauren Roush of New Haven Sunday, as she was chosen Miss West Virginia USA 2017.

With approximately 45 close family members, friends and sorority sisters in the crowd cheering her on, they watched throughout the two-day pageant in Morgantown as Roush was named to the top ten, final five, and was finally crowned.

Roush described the winning moment as an “out of body experience.”

“I remember falling to my knees, and then feeling very loved and supported as fellow contestants surrounded me, helping me up and congratulating me,” Roush said. “I remember pointing up, giving all the glory to God, and looking out at my family. It was all so surreal.”

Roush and other contestants competed in three categories – interview, swimsuit and evening gown. Once she was named to the top five, those contestants were given on-stage questions. Roush said hers was concerning social media and how she would use her account as Miss West Virginia USA. Her background had prepared her to easily answer. Roush speaks to middle school girls in a program she created, and told the judges and audience she would use the account to promote female empowerment.

After being crowned, Roush said it was a whirlwind of activities. She and the winner of the Miss West Virginia Teen USA pageant, Olivia Hutchinson of Huntington, were taken into a meeting with the pageant owners. The royalty, along with their parents, signed contracts and were given information about the year ahead. Then there were photo shoots with the pageant owners, former royalty, family members and other officials.

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Roush said she and Hutchinson were placed in a motel room for the night, and spent Monday in photo shoots both together and separately. One of her first official events will be Sunday, when she attends the Miss Indiana USA pageant.

Read the rest on The Daily Sentinel….

How to Get an Extra Smooth Ponytail Like Olivia Culpo

24 Oct

PEOPLE.COM- The insanely smooth and sleek ponytails that have been popping up on the red carpet as of late on stars like Olivia Culpo and and Kourtney Kardashianall have one thing in common — they’re more than just a simple ponytail.

How so?

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Read the rest on People Style…

Miss Michigan Teen USA 2012 Courtney Pizzimenti Poses For Jute Fashion Mag

21 Oct

Former Miss Michigan Teen USA 2012 Courtney Pizzimenti poses for Jute Fashion Magazine in their most recent issue. Check it out below!

Photographer: Matt Licari

Stylist: Emily Bess

Hair: Luis Guillermo for EVO hair products

Makeup: David Razzano

Nails: Tori H.

Model: Courtney P. @ One Management

Styling Assistant: Gary Russell Freeman and Andrew Franco

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Who’s Performing at Miss Universe Korea

21 Oct

On the 23rd of October, the Miss Universe Korea Competition will be streaming LIVE right from the Miss U App.

31 women will compete for the title of Miss Universe Korea, but only one will earn the title.

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In between contestant segments will be exclusive performances from Korea’s DAL Shabet and Park, Ji Hun (V.O.S.).

DAL Shabet just released their album entitled FRI. SAT. SUN. You might know them from their debut hit Supa Dupa Diva.

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Park, Ji Hun of the very popular V.O.S. (Voice of Seoul) will also swoon crowds over with one of his hit singles.  Which one will it be? Tune in to find out.

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Watch Miss Universe Korea on Sunday 23 October from 5-7PM (GMT+9).  Use the hashtag #MissUniverse to join the conversation on social media

 

Watch Miss Universe Korea on The Miss U App

20 Oct

On Sunday 23 October 2016, you will be able to watch the Miss Universe Korea Competition LIVE on the Miss U App.  It will be filled with musical performances by DAL Shabet and Park, Ji Hun (“V.O.S”), plus many more!  Tune in to find out which confidently beautiful women will take the crown.

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Watch the show at 5-7PM (GMT+9) live on Miss U. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #MissUniverse on social media to join the conversation.

Watch Miss Oregon USA and Teen USA’s Crowning Moments

19 Oct

The most recent titleholders to make it into the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA sisterhood are Elizabeth Denny and Vanessa Matheson.

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You can watch their crowning moments right here!

Miss Oregon USA 2017 – Elizabeth Denny

Miss Oregon Teen USA 2017 – Vanessa Matheson