I had the pleasure of working with a beauty pageant contestant this weekend, Mrs. Oconee County-Melissa Roberts, for the upcoming Mrs. Georgia Pageant taking place this Sunday. The winner of each state then goes onto compete in the Mrs. America pageant which honors married women throughout the United Sates of America.
Each of the 51 contestants (from 50 states and DC), can range in age from the 20 to 50s, and earns the right to participate in the national event by winning her state competition. I thoroughly enjoyed working with this energetic mother of four and hearing how excited (not nervous!) she was to be entering this competition and being an inspiration to her kids.
I’m going to share with you a few of the makeup tips I used on Melissa that anyone could use! The look I did for her was a bit more toned down than I would do for an actual pageant where she would be on stage. She was going to be attending a mixer where she was meeting the other contestants, various media personalities, and pageant coordinators in a more casual setting, so we went a bit more low key. But still full on beauty!!