Miss Illinois USA 2022 winner Angel Reyes will advocate for social change and make a difference in the lives of those in need on her journey to Miss USA this fall

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Reyes breaks long-standing record by being named the first Latina to win the state in over 25 years

CHICAGO, August 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Angel Reyes of Chicago was voted Miss Illinois USA 2022 at the 71st edition of the State competition held on Monday May 30e – making her the second Latina to win Miss Illinois USA in its 70-year history. With this monumental achievement, Angel will continue to advocate for social change and transformation through a variety of philanthropic initiatives on her journey to Miss USA.

Angel is the niece of the famous entrepreneur, Caroline Aronson, who heads two of the only beauty brands wholly owned by Latinas, It’s A 10 Haircare and Be A 10 Cosmetics. Aronson knows the true power of supporting other women who walk fearlessly towards their goals, even when they seem impossible to most. That’s why she’s thrilled to continue supporting Angel on her journey to Miss USA 2022, offering advice, glamor and motivation along the way.

To further amplify this historic moment, Aronson’s award-winning haircare and makeup brands It’s A 10 Haircare and Be A 10 Cosmetics are proud to announce a special one-year promotion offering 20% ​​off both lines in using code ANGEL20. This festive offer is available now and will last until monday october 3rd2023.

“I watched my niece endure so much adversity but never falter in the face of it. She reminds me of the young Latina that I was—a go-getter attitude that turns that ordeal into motivation to succeed,” Aronson said. She continued, “Over the years I’ve seen Angel grow immensely – and now the world can see her shine too. I’m thrilled to support her on the road to the next Miss USA pageant as she continues to break through. barriers and shine the light on our Latina community. She is an inspiration to all of us and we look forward to seeing all that she will accomplish in the future!”

As Miss Illinois USA, Angel uses her platform to serve and make a difference in the lives of others, especially those in need. It’s a cause she’s passionate about, having gone through many life-altering circumstances being raised by a single mother in downtown Chicago. Angel aims to enrich and empower the lives of those struggling against hardship through its long-standing partnership with the Hermosa Neighborhood Association – a residents’ advocacy group fighting for better city services, schools, parks and community. safety in Hermosa, Chicago. Angel will also use her platform to increase the visibility of the organization through a variety of community events, including a job fair she is hosting this summer. In tandem, Angel will partner with Special Olympics Chicago for the Chicago Duck Derby – their big annual fundraising event – ​​and much more.

“It’s such an honor to be named Miss Illinois USA 2022 because this victory goes far beyond myself. Growing up, I didn’t see many role models who looked like me in the mainstream media and I “Hope to be an inspiration to other young Latinos who feel underrepresented. I want to show them that anything is possible if you put your mind to it and work hard,” Angel said. take you on my journey to Miss USA and continue to share my story with all of you!”

Angel is no stranger to pageantry, having started at the age of 15, she has been a fierce competitor at local, state, national and international level winning 3 titles on the local and international stage. Now 25, Angel has been in the beauty, health and wellness circuit for over 7 years – beginning her career as a professional makeup artist and now working as a medical aesthetic professional managing SpaDerma.

Angel will represent Illinois at Miss USA 2022 this fall. Prior to the competition, Angel will participate in a series of retreats and bootcamps for all pageantry contestants that take place in Cancun, Mexico; Omaha, Nebraska; and the broken forehead, Oklahoma. you can follow Angel Reyes’ journey to Miss USA 2022 on Miss Illinois USA 2022 Instagram page @missilusa and Angel’s personal Instagram page @therealangelreyes. The Miss USA final will take place on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. ET live on fyi at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.

SOURCE It’s a 10 Haircare

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