Tips to make coming ...

Anyone who has spent extensive time traveling knows that coming home is never as easy as pulling into the driveway and switching on the lights. Coming home from a season of Circus work could potentially mean coming to a fight for your home. Unless you’ve had someone checking in on your...

Cooking in your R.V.

Traveling in a R.V. can be fun and adventurous but we circus folk pretty much live  in them all year round. As “fun” as that may sound, it can be rather difficult at times; especially when it comes to having “home cooked meals”. We’re always in a hurry and...

False eyelashes

I’m always running into people who, understandably, have trouble applying false eyelashes. This is quite common (especially if you’re not a performer) but I have found that even if you just feel like going out and want to dress up, false eyelashes can really take your look up a...

Tips for Long Trips

One of the most difficult parts about living on the road is that we circus folk have to be minimalists. That means limited wardrobe, supplies, and entertainment. Of course working in a circus does not, by any means, imply that you won’t get bored. Everyone needs something apart from...

M·A·C PRO Membership Program available for Circus ...

It has come to my attention recently that a lot of Circus Girls  are unaware of this amazing program. Almost every Circus Girl  I know has been using M·A·C products for years and so many were completely unaware of the discount they offer. I’ve been using this discount for about 5 years now and assumed I was the last to know when, in fact, I was actually one of the few who knew about it! Go to your local M·A·C store for more information on the program and enjoy the benefits of being a Circus Girl ! M·A·C PRO Membership Program is a paid for membership program open to all makeup professionals: Makeup Artists, Aestheticians,...

Pregnant, fit &...

As an aerialist, I have always taken good care of my body for two main reasons: Health & Aesthetics. As a circus performer, one tends to be a bit more vain than the average person. Let’s face it, any circus producer will tell you that your work relies not only on how talented  you are...

Makeup Secrets from ...

Elena Hortobagyi-Caroli (a.k.a. “Pici”) is an Italian-Hungarian, 7th generation Circus Girl with over 20 years of performing experience and 12 years as a professional makeup artist. She comes from one of the most prestigious names in Circus, the Caroli bareback riders, and is...

Circus Girl Skin Car...

Skin care can be a real hassle while traveling. Maintaining a good skin care regimen is often nearly impossible whether we travel by land or air and is usually last on our list of “things to do”; especially since Circus Girls  are always “on-the-go”. Circus performers...

Fall/ Winter Fashion...

As well-traveled as we are, us “Circus Girls” seem to always have an advantage over the average gal when it comes to fashion but, in case you’re not sure what’s hot and what’s not, we’ve got the heads-up for this year’s Fall/Winter trends! We all know...

Pets on the road

So you’ve been signed for your dream job with your favorite circus. You’re packed and ready to go, but there’s just one little problem. What about the dog? The cat? The goldfish? For short stints on the road you may find it acceptable to leave them with a friend, relative, or...