Beauty Brains Bodies and (am)Bition. 

30 finalists in the DMK Miss Universe Australia Pageant need all four elements in just the right amounts in the hope to snatch the sash and land the crown.

Later this year, next stop is Russia with the hope of becoming the next Jennifer Hawkins.

So we thought it would be fun to let the girls shoot some video diaries of themselves in their home environment, off the big stage, just hanging out and banging on about guilty pleasures, stuff they love but had to give up to be pageant-ready and some of the funny / beautiful /odd compliments they get from guys.

Here’s one of them: