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Beauty Queens

Who Will Be Crowned Miss USA?

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 08.08.2014 | Style

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need ...

From Broken to Beautiful -- How to Cultivate Beauty That Lasts

Daisy J Lin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Daisy J Lin

We keep telling ourselves that we should be flawless. When our lives falls short of our imaginary utopia, we get scared and lash out at ourselves and those we love. Our society worships perfection, photoshopping out wrinkles and bulges of our starving models.

Beauty Pageants and High School Queens: Is it Psychologically Good for Us?

Anne Speckhard | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Anne Speckhard

For a country that got rid of royalty on its road to independence it seems Americans could also now grasp the wisdom of doing away with the hierarchal idea of beauty queens as well. Can't we see the beauty in everyone and celebrate without any beauty king or queen being crowned among us?

Beauty Queens Become Narco Wives

VOXXI | Johanna Mendelson Forman | Posted 07.01.2013 | Latino Voices

When we think of trophy wives we immediately see an image of a rich old white man with a beautiful young woman on his arm. Not so in Latin America. ...

What I Learned From Some Beauty Pageant Queens

Dena Takruri | Posted 01.20.2013 | Women
Dena Takruri

As a little girl, I aspired to be many things when I grew up, but a pageant queen was not on that list. That didn't stop me from being curious about those glamorous, world peace-loving, dazzling beauties. I talked to some current and former beauty pageant queens to learn more.

Flaviana Matata Puts The Beauty In Beauty Queen

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.08.2012 | Style

How to wear bright pants 101

Top 55 Best Read List | Erin | Best Read | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books

Based on the FridayReads posts on June 10, 2011, here’s the Best Read List: ...

Hurricanes in Paradise: Characters Over Plot

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Some books are plot driven and some are character driven. Denise Hildreth's latest novel Hurricanes in Paradise is definitely character driven.

The Client List: Hewitt Parties With More Than Five

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

So whether or not you will enjoy the movie depends on how much you enjoy Jennifer Love Hewitt. Chances are you are going to leave this movie a bigger fan than you were before.

The Dumbest Things Beauty Queens Have Ever Said

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The self-proclaimed Miss Beverly Hills 2010, Lauren Ashley, recently made headlines with her strong (and dumb) views on homosexuality. But as we know,...

Miss England Loses Crown After Beauty Queen Brawl

AP | Erin Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

LONDON — The reigning Miss England has relinquished her crown after being accused of a fight in a bar. Pageant organizers say Rachel Christie h...

Venezuela Spends Millions Of Dollars On Grooming Beauty Queens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela �" He calls them "loin steaks," you might know them as beauty queens. With that attitude, it's no surprise that Venezuela is fas...