Mister Brazil 2011 Lucas Malvacini poses with Brazilian soap star Adriana Birolli in the hot-n-sexy photo spread "Romance de Réveillon" by fab photographer  Fernando Torquatto for the magazine Quem. More pix on the Quem website


Beauty School's PageantCloud 2011


Miss Tourism International 2011 and her court of honor
(Photo: Miss Tourism International Facebook)

The Star, 31-Dec-2011: Malaysia's Aileen Gabriella Robinson defeated 53 competitors to win the Miss Tourism International 2011 crown. The 22-year-old dance instructor did the country proud by being the first Malaysian to win in the pageant's 15-year history. “I feel overwhelmed and hope to use this opportunity to promote the 1Malaysia concept to the world,” she said aftter the event. Robinson's mother is part Chinese and part Indian while her father is English. Reigning Miss Tourism International 2010 Nathalie Den Dekker from the Netherlands handed over the crown to the new queen.Runners-up were Carolina Cerrud from Panama, who bagged the Miss Tourism Metropolitan title;  Patsaraporn Khonkhamhaeng of Thailand, who was named the Miss Tourism Global International title; Singapore's Amanda Leong Li Ting, winner of the Miss Miss Cosmopolitan International 2011; and Jana Kopecka of the Czech Republic, who garnered the title of of Dreamgirl of the Year International 2011.


Gabon makes a grab for the Universe! The new Miss Gabon 2012 was elected in the wee hours of Friday. She is Miss  Ngounié  Marie Noelle Ada, 21. Among her prize package is a new car and a ticket to Miss Universe 2012. Crowning Marie Noelle was none other than the incredibly stunning and absolutely beautiful Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011, of Angola. The Miss Gabon gala was held at the Cité de la Démocratie in the capital of Libreville. 27 women from across the country's nine provinces competed for the title. (Sources: Infos Gabon; The Miss Gabon Facebook; Gabon Eco; RTG1)


Beauty School's faculty sends all pageant scholars
Season's Greetings!
(Beauty School's campus will be closed today through December 30, 2011)


Before Lorraine, Beauty School's Librarian, headed out for the holidays, she dropped by Dean Harris' office with a few, end-of-year updates to the library's vertical files. He was in the office, exchanging gifts with Boris, Beauty School's Security Guard, and had a "Do Not Disturb" sign on his massive door knob. So, Lorraine left a note saying, 
Here are some additions to the files. Sorry it took so long to get them to you, but since I opened the Honey Lee Mani-Pedi Salon in the old microfilm room, the library has been busy! Merry Christmas, honey! XXOO! --LORRAINE     

Miss Las Palmas 2011
Miss Azuaje Esther Pérez Ramón is the new Miss Las Palmas 2011. She won the title last Saturday night, during a glittering ceremony outdoors in Plaza Santa Ana. She beat out 25 other women for the coveted title and will now represent Las Palmas at Miss Spain 2012. First runner-up was was Miss Maspalomas Coral Gutiérrez Paniagua and second runner-up was Miss Pacha Anaís Ramos Ortiz. 

Mister Nicaragua 2011
On 06 December, at the Hilton Hotel in Managua, Mister Matagalpa, Sergio García, 20 and a civil engineer student, beat off 10 other men for the coveted title of Mister Nicaragua 2011. Not only did super stud Sergio win  the Mister Nicaragua 2011 title, but also several sub-titles, including “Mister Sonrisa," “Mister Fotognico,” and “Mister Mejor Cabello.” And this is not to mention “Mister Mejor Cuerpo” first runner-up.  

Miss and Mister Sinop 2011
Beautiful blonds Fernanda Toledo, 17, and Leonardo Menegon, 19, won the Miss and Mister Sinop (Brazil) titles on 11 December 2011.

Mister Sinop 2011 knows how to wear a sunga!

Il + Bello d'Italia 2011
Il + Bello d"Italia 2011 is Milanese Michael Rosmino, 22
Michael won the title on 22 November 2011,
at the Teatro Nuovo in Torino

Miss India USA 2011
Royal Albert's Palace in Fords, New Jersey was the venue for the glittering Miss India USA 2011 gala on Saturday, 20 November. 2011. Miss India USA sees young beauties of Indian origin from across the USA compete annually; Emerging victorious this year was Miss India New York Chandan Preeni Kaur, 23 and a business administration student. Her hobbies include painting, travelling and cooking. As Miss India USA 2011, Chandan will now compete for the coveted global title of Miss India Worldwide 2012. 


The new Miss Sevilla 2011 is Tamara Llagas. She won the title tonight in the Andalusian capital of Seville. Tamara will now go on to compete in Miss Spain 2012. Miss Sevilla 2011 first runner-up was Raquel Bonilla, who also won the title of "Miss Elegancia."


Eva Ekvall, Miss Venezuela 2001 and Miss Universe 2001 third runner-up, is seen in the cover of her book Fuera de Foco (Out of Focus) in this August 19, 2010 handout. Ekvall, who appeared bald and without makeup in her book about her struggle against breast cancer, died in Houston on December 17, 2011, after losing her battle with the disease, according to Venezuelan TV news network Globovision. She was 28. 


The new Mister Las Palmas 2011 is Mister No+Vello Raúl Blanco Cañeque, 22 and 1m93. He won the title just hours ago and now has a ticket to Mister Spain 2012. Runners-up were Mister Bentayga Aarón Viera Herrera, Mister Parque Marítimo Miguel Galindo Rodríguez, Mister Maspalomas José Luís Angulo Pérez, Mister CC Las Terrazas Mario Montes Rodríguez, and Mister Lanzarote Acorán Josué Machín de León, who also garnered the Mister Elegancia title. 


 Contestants for Miss Sevilla 2011. The contest will be held on 22 December.


The absolutely gorgeous and already major contender for Miss Universe 2012, Miss France 2012, Alsace's Delphine Wespiser, visited her hometown of Magstatt-le-Bas today and was treated to a royal fete by the town's citizens - all 459 of them. (Photo: Getty Images)


The new Mister G Brasil 2012 is Mister G RJ Maurício Reis, 27 and 1m95. The native Carioca won the title last night during a gala event at the Mix Cafe in Florianópolis. Portal G organized the Mister G Brasil 2012 contest, in which ten men competed in jeans and Aussiebum swimwear. The contest promotes gay rights and diversity, and of course, "muito lindos" men. First runner-up was Mister G RS Daniel Barp, 19 and 1m75; second runner-up was Mister G SC Maicon Silva, 20 and 1m84.


Aranzazu Estévez, Miss Spain 2011 first runner-up and the reigning Miss Las Palmas,
with Cres del Olmo, Miss Spain artistic director
The grand, gala elections of Miss and Mister Las Palmas 2011-2012 are today (Mister Las Palmas) and tomorrow (Miss Las Palmas). Who will win? The representatives from Las Palmas are typically very competitive at Miss and Mister Spain. Mister Las Palmas 2009-2010 Carlos Alberto García won the Mister Spain 2010 title, and Miss Las Palmas 2010-2011 came in second at this year's Miss Spain 2011 contest. On Thursday evening (15 December), the contestants participated a very sexy, very appropriately titled "Moda Cálida" fashion show. (Photos: C7)


These were the famous words of Roman general Julius Caesar, and they could well be the words of Brazil's gorgeous Cesar Curti, the new Mister International 2011. Cesar won the coveted title just hours ago during a gala event in Bangkok, Thailand. Runners-up for the Mister International 2011 title were Czech Republic's Martin Gardavsky, Indonesia's Steven Yoswara, Vietnam's Le Khoi Nguyen, and Sweden's Marco Djelević. For more info, visit Global Beauties' Mister Blog. Also, check out Belleza Venezolana for tons of great pix of all the beautiful boys during their time in Thailand!


Who will it be? It is anybody's guess, but in terms of our faves for the title, Beauty School is torn between two specific branches of the Indo-European language tree. The Romance branch (specifically the "luso" stem) and the Slavic branch.  Romance-wise, our faves are Mister Brazil and Mister Portugal. Slavic-wise, our faves are Mister Czech Republic, Mister Slovak Republic, and Mister Slovenia. 

Brazil - Cesar Curti
Portugal - Fabio Duarte
Slovenia - Zan Cvet
Czech Republic - Martin Gardavsky
Slovak Republic - Jakub Lorencovic

MR. GAY UK 2011

After a three-year hiatus, Mr. Gay UK was held on this past Saturday in Leeds. Who is the new Mr. Gay UK 2011? Blond Samuel Kneen, 22, from Cardiff. Says studly Sam about winning the title: "I got quite emotional, because I saw some of my close friends who were there get emotional. I had a great sense of achievement and a huge burst of confidence. It was amazing!" Mr. Gay UK was first held in 1982,  and it always starts with competition in local pubs and clubs around the UK in September. (Source: