In the world of pageantry, a bronze glow is a coveted asset. With more and more evidence linking tanning beds to skin cancer, I know many pageant girls have began spray tanning as a way to achieve a darker complexion before a pageant. But what about the remainder of us (myself included) that would rather

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3 Steps to Create a Versatile Updo

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 by

I know I preach often about wearing hair down, but every now and then you have to change things up with your style. While it may not be appropriate for USA, the America system readily welcomes updos. But, what separates a simple updo from something that can snag you the crown? That, my friends, is

As we know from experience, having your hair fall on pageant day simply is not an option. Whether you’re wearing curls or an updo, the key to a lasting style is an impeccable hairspray. But, how do you know which hairsprays work the best? Below are my personal reviews and favorite hairsprays that serve a

As I reflect upon my own body while sitting upon my couch and eating froyo, I came to the realization that I, Allie Cole, will NEVER have 6-pack abs. They are physically unattainable, and I am completely fine with that. Now, I do have a toned stomach thanks to a little diet and exercise tweaking

We all know that coconut oil is a new “miracle” product that can do a million and one things, from conditioning hair and skin to being a tasty (and healthy) way to fry up your favorite foods. But I’m sure you didn’t know that coconut oil has many healing properties that make it a versatile

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Can NuSkin Make You Healthier?

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 by

When I heard about NuSkin for the first time, it was only a few weeks ago. Steven invited me to attend a seminar that gave a general overview of the company, and he would be sharing his own personal results from product use. I met with the Queen of Talent, Kelsey Benson, who had used

I know my posts recently have been about keeping your skin healthy, but youthful skin is something that many of us take for granted. I’m guilty of not getting in eight 8-ounce glasses daily, although that is very detrimental for 0ur health. Why is this a bad thing? We often find ourselves replacing our water

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Cat eyes are a definite DO for this season, as they were seen on many runways at Paris Fashion Week. The cat eye is my signature eye look, and something that I wear to work, in pageants, or when I am just out and about. I think that it makes my eyes look larger, especially

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Well girls, here I am on another topic that gets under my skin until I can’t take it any more. While before I have spoke about how much makeup is too much, today I’m here to talk about why you should not match your lipstick to your outfit.   Reasoning It’s overpowering. As much as

Many people wonder what products are best for their skin, but I have found that trial and error is truly the only way to determine how your skin will react to a certain makeup. For example, I can wear certain foundations, but eye shadows from the same company make me look like I have an

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