Skin Prep for a Smooth Competition Tan

Skin prep starts well before peak week, the week leading up to show day.  Exfoliating in the shower with a loofah and moisturizing the skin on your body and face every day are some small manageable steps.  All bodybuilding competitors benefit from diligent skincare.  Competition color is applied the night before and the morning of … Continue reading Skin Prep for a Smooth Competition Tan

NPC Bikini Posing: The Basics

Proper posing is such a fundamental part of stage presentation.  You want to find a posing routine that highlights your physique's strengths, downplays its weaknesses, while conveying grace, poise, and a nice dose of stage presence.  You have to smile and control your facial expressions as you contort yourself into unnatural ways of holding yourself.  … Continue reading NPC Bikini Posing: The Basics

Budget-Friendly Bikini Competition Accessories

While spending money on a premium bikini is of utmost importance, spending money on the shoes and other accoutrements is not.  No one can tell on stage whether you got your shoes/accessories from the Shoe Fairy, Glam Competition Jewelry, or Amazon.  Besides, chances are, unless the seller explicitly states that they are handmade/designed by them, … Continue reading Budget-Friendly Bikini Competition Accessories