Christina Hendricks to Host 2013 P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards

  Christina Hendricks to Host 2013 P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards

 Star of the acclaimed TV series, Mad Men, Christina Hendricks will emcee the
                              fifth annual event
             celebrating beauty and fashion editorial excellence

Business Wire

TORONTO -- November 8, 2013

P&G Canada is proud to announce that Emmy-nominated TV actress Christina
Hendricks will host the fifth annual P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards on December
2, 2013. Best known for her portrayal of ‘Joan Holloway’ on AMC’s critically
acclaimed series Mad Men, the  former model and one of Hollywood’s most
beautiful actresses will grace the stage as P&G celebrates the best Canadian
editorial and creative talent in beauty, fashion and grooming. Hendricks joins
Nia Vardalos, Queen Latifah, Kim Cattrall and Rob Lowe who have served as
previous hosts.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary along with a record 316 entries submitted
this year, the P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards will honour 20 winners across 15
categories. The categories are:

1.Best Art Direction
2.Best New Face (Presented by Olay)
3.Best Beauty Feature, Magazine, Newspaper or Online – Trend or Profile
4.Best Beauty Feature, Magazine, Newspaper or Online – Scientific or
    Technical
5.Best Beauty Editor of a Magazine
6.Best Male Grooming Feature, Magazine, Newspaper or Online
7.Hair Stylist of the Year (Presented by Pantene)
8.Best Fashion Feature, Magazine, Newspaper or Online
9.Best Fashion Editor of a Magazine
10.Best Male Fashion Feature, Magazine, Newspaper or Online
11.Best Beauty or Fashion Blog
12.Best Beauty or Fashion Website
13.Photographer of the Year
14.Make-up Artist of the Year (Presented by COVERGIRL)
15.Best Magazine Cover

“We’re so proud of the growth and success of this event, and each year we’ve
welcomed spectacular hosts, presenters and guests, but the focus has always
remained the same – celebrating the truly remarkable Canadian talent in the
beauty and fashion industry,” says Thom Lachman, President, P&G Canada.
“Christina Hendricks is the perfect host for our fifth anniversary year,
exuding unmistakable confidence, talent and show-stopping beauty.”

An independent panel of influential beauty and fashion industry insiders along
with art and design experts reviewed and evaluated all entries, determining
the three finalists and one winner for each category.

The 2013 jury includes:

  *Glen Baxter – Canadian Television Personality and Fashion Journalist
  *Jeanne Beker – Fashion Journalist
  *Viia Beaumanis – International Style and Travel Writer
  *Leesa Butler – Director, FGI Toronto
  *Marie-Annick Boisvert – Vice President, Public Relations and Social Media
  *Jean-François Daviau – President, Groupe Sensation Mode
  *Paola Fullerton – Founder, the shOws
  *Ying Gao – Fashion Designer and Professor at Université du Québec à
    Montréal
  *Arnaud Granata – Vice President and Content Director, Éditions Infopresse
  *Hans Koechling – President, The Image Is
  *Jack Latulippe – Creative Director, Les Évadés
  *Thierry-Maxime Loriot – Project Manager Fashion and Design, Montreal
    Museum of Fine Arts
  *Gail McInnes – Director, Magnet Creative Management
  *Shirine Saad – New York based Editor and Writer
  *Carly Stojsic – Creative Director, Senior Trend Specialist

For ongoing updates on the Awards, including finalist and winner
announcements, follow the P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards on Facebook
(www.facebook.com/PGBeautyGroomingAwards) and Twitter
(twitter.com/pgbgawardsca and #pgawardsca). Finalist and winner entries will
also be available at pgbeautyandgroomingawards.ca.

P&G Beauty & Grooming is a longstanding supporter of the Canadian beauty and
fashion industry through its sponsorship of Montreal Fashion Week, the Toronto
Fashion Incubator, and as the official beauty partner of The shOws.

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Contact:

MSLGROUP
Aaron Michiels, 416-847-1326
aaron.michiels@mslgroup.com
or
P&G Beauty & Grooming
Melissa Karis, 416-730-5207
karis.m@pg.com
 
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