The Pageant Circuit Can Be Grueling! 9 Ways Miss USA Contestants Relax
If you're unfamiliar with the process, it may come as a surprise to learn just how regimented and grueling the Miss USA pageant is for contestants. Sure, each woman is passionate about representing her state, reaching for that USA crown, and engaging with the community, but with those amazing perks comes a massive load of responsibilities and work. Not only are they mentally and physically preparing throughout the year, but those final two weeks of rehearsals leading up to the live competition also has them go-go-going for countless hours every day.
So if any group of people know how to treat themselves after that much work — be it at the end of the day, midweek, or following the crowning — it's Miss USA contestants. We asked a handful of the women about their favorite way to self-indulge, not counting the complimentary blowouts they get from the Chi Hair Care team (the official sponsors of the Miss Universe organization), because that's a given. Here's what they told us!