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

November 8, 2013

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

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 ( and Twitter ( and #pgawardsca). Finalist and winner entries will also be available at

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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Aaron Michiels, 416-847-1326
P&G Beauty & Grooming
Melissa Karis, 416-730-5207

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