Walk backstage through a cloud of hairspray at the Miss USA pageant, and you'll not only see 51 contestants getting dolled up, but you'll also feel their energy. The makeup artists are busy painting the perfect shade of lipstick on them, hairstylists are setting curl after curl after curl, and the women are all smiles. Everyone is working for the same goal: to make the contestants look and feel amazing when the show airs on Sunday, May 14, at 8 p.m. ET on FOX.
These ladies clearly know a thing or two when it comes to perfecting their looks, so we asked them all about their best tips and hacks. From supergluing hangnails to highlighter on your hip bones, they were eager to share their best tricks. Keep reading!