Miss America 2016 Contestants Reveal Pageant Secrets

The reigning Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev, offers advice to the 52 contestants competing for the title of Miss America 2016.
3:47 | 09/01/15

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Looking good and we are here with all 52 women who want to be the next miss America. They are representing the 50 states, Washington, D.C. And Puerto Rico. Among them two valedictorian, eight national honor society members and 30 dean's listers and have the reigning miss America here with us, Kira kazantsev and you said it rips with expansive. It does. What's the most important part of your reign. A year of service and the most rewarding parts come from that service aspect so serving as a national goodwill ambassador for children's miracle hospitals and love shouldn't hurt, protecting women against domestic violence and partnered with an organization here in New York and we've created a campaign that says put your nail in Yahoo! Your day with one of the first things many men nice about women, their eyes. ABC's Ra schiacampo gs a ssonlen I tg akarmain Ta sctohe max. ? Y ahoo ? Reporr: Ites tt'he key to making your eyelhesasop P perfectly and stay curled for the long haul. A stryul stare perfected by hollywd ooa-lister like Kerry Washington. Why is mascara important? It's so important because as to paddington I say go for the blackest of black and for wom that you have today you will be able to make it through the day and make it through tomorrow. That's what I've always kept in mind and helped me get through my year as miss America. As challenging as it is it is the most wonderful experience in life. Exactly. Very good advicement so we've heard a lot of beauty secrets that miss America contestants may or may not use. Some of them are true. Some of them are false. We're calling them myth America. Myth America. So we're going to break the myths in the miss America contest. We're going to throw out something that we've heard about miss America beauty tricks. Tell us if it's true or false and ginger and I will start with questions. I've heard this a lot. I'm curious. To get the perfect smile you have to carry around vaseline? True or false? I would say false. I see a true. One true. One true? Majority rules. Since I was 5 years old in dance competition and theater productions we always use vasselin. It's sitting in my hotel room right now ready for miss America. We got one. All right. Speaking of -- wd-40 which some use to clean bicycle chains can also be used to keep evening gowns from straying or sticking. True or false? False. You don't want that on your evening gown. At least I don't. We don't want to mess it up with that. Wow. Should we do one more? Okay. Quick I, spray glue is used to keep your swimsuit bottoms in place? True. No. Stop it all from riding up. Keep it all in place. I like this one. Sometimes they wash their hair up to three times a day before the big night, true or false? False. You want it to have some stuff in there so you can get that tease going. Lots of hair spray. Thank you all and best of luck to all of you. The miss America 2016 will be on Sunday, September 13th on ABC. Kira, thanks for representing. Wonderful miss America. Coming up next year, we have

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