Weekly beauty calendar: Miss World

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The world's oldest beauty pageant takes place in South Africa next week. Also coming up within the next month: Miss Earth, the V A Model contest, and the release of the first anti-aging iPhone application.

Miss World

December 12

Johannesburg, South Africa

Contestants will gather from all around the world to snatch current Miss World, Russian Ksenia Sukhinova's crown. This longest-running beauty pageant (created in 1951) is only rivalled by the Miss Universe and Miss Earth contests.

http://www.missworld.com

Autumn Perfume Exhibition

December 22

Kuwait

The international perfumes and cosmetics exhibition "merges ancient, oiled scents from the Arabian Gulf, modern cosmetic brands and everything else in-between."

http://www.kif.net

Miss Earth

December 22

Boracay Island, Philippines

This beauty pageant puts a strong emphasis on environmental protection programs while aiming to promote various tourist destinations.

http://www.missearth.tv

V A Model contest deadline

December 23

International

Ford Models and V Magazine have again launched a global open call for aspiring models. Enter the competition online for a chance to win one of the most respected public castings worldwide.

http://www.vmagazine.com/modelsearch

Anti-aging iPhone app

January

International

'AntiAgeingApp,' a new application for the iPhone supposedly meant to help against wrinkles, cellulite and even hair loss through light and color therapy, will go on sale on iTunes, priced at $2.99.

http://www.apple.com/itunes

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