Pageant contestants have many talents — they walk in six-inch heels without ever teetering, apply false lashes like professionals, and answer hard-hitting questions on the fly — but one very impressive (and often forgotten) skill pageant queens have is that they can hold a smile for hours on end. And with all the appearances, stage time, and photo shoots, these women have to keep their smiles bright 24/7, despite drinking tons of coffee to keep energy up.
As we gear up for the Miss Universe pageant this weekend, we asked current and former titleholders to give their recommendations for a brighter smile. And yes, some of them rely on professional bleaching treatments, but others use products from the drugstore to whiten on the daily.
Thanks to the information we've gathered ahead, you'll know exactly how to get rid of the stains from drinking red wine and coffee all weekend. And the best part is there's no pageant training involved.
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