- Miss Universe R’Bonney Gabriel informed Insider that she did her personal make-up for the pageant.
- Gabriela solely began studying make-up two years in the past when she began collaborating in competitions.
From strolling in glittering robes to the interview spherical, Miss Universe contestants have so much to juggle throughout the pageant.
However Miss USA R’Bonnie Gabriel, who was topped in New Orleans on Saturday, revealed that she too did her personal make-up for the pageant.
Gabriela informed Insider that she solely began studying make-up two years in the past when she first entered the world of pageants.
“I took make-up courses, which had been about three hours, after which I practiced my make-up each Friday till I might nail it,” she mentioned. “Now I’ve an hour left to do my make-up, which nonetheless looks as if a very long time.”
Gabriela just isn’t the primary Miss Universe winner to win the crown after carrying her personal make-up. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Grey needed to put together for her remaining second and not using a mirror.
“I did not have a mirror and I used to be carrying a naked lip for swimming and wished to vary to a purple lip for the finale,” she informed Insider in December 2019. “I used to be actually within the wings backstage and I am simply crouching down with my little compact mirror and lipstick and I am like, ‘Does anyone have a light-weight?’
“Somebody’s fixing my hair, somebody’s powdering my face, and I am attempting to get an excellent purple lipstick on,” she added.
Gabrielle additionally revealed to Insider that she did not wash her hair for 2 weeks whereas competing within the 2023 pageant. Avoiding the bathe helped protect her self-tanner and create a hairspray base to maintain her curls in place throughout finals.
“Individuals assume it is humorous as a result of we get on stage and we glance so lovely and recent,” Gabriel mentioned with fun. “However I really felt so soiled once I was within the remaining.”