P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards Hosts Star-Studded Evening to Celebrate Top
Editorial and Creative Talent in Canadian Beauty and Fashion Industry

TORONTO, Nov. 12 /CNW/ - Fashion and beauty took centre stage last night at the second-annual Canadian P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards.  More than three hundred of Canada's brightest stars descended on Toronto to celebrate the exceptional editorial work that brings beauty, grooming and fashion news to Canadians.  Adding wattage to the star-studded evening was host Queen Latifah, Grammy Award® and Golden Globe Award® winning singer, actress and COVERGIRL spokesmodel, who dazzled attendees as awards were handed out in recognition of the outstanding talent in the Canadian beauty and fashion industry.  

"It was an honour to be a part of this night.  I know the hard work that goes into transforming the faces we see on the screen and in pages of magazines," says Queen Latifah.  "It's great that there is an evening dedicated to the talent being recognized here in Canada."

The glam cocktail evening brought out a who's who of Canada's style-makers including:  Jeanne Beker host of Fashion Televison; award-winning R&B singer, Jully Black; supermodel Stacey McKenzie; fashion designers Joeffer Caoc, David Dixon and Marie Saint Pierre and interior design sensation Brian Gluckstein.

"Having all the stellar talent under one roof is truly a unique experience and I was overwhelmed with pride at the calibre of work produced here in Canada.  It's important for P&G Beauty & Grooming to continue supporting and nurturing the growth of the thriving fashion and beauty industry in this country", says Tim Penner, President, P&G Canada.  "With over 220 submissions this year, it is a true testament to the industry's passion for their work.  Congratulations to all the winners, finalists and all entrants!" 

The Winners of the 2010 P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards are:

Best Magazine Cover:

  • enRoute, Ilana Weitzman

Best Beauty Editor of a Magazine:

  • Carlene Higgins, Flare

Best Fashion Editor of a Magazine:

  • Elizabeth Cabral, Flare

Best Beauty Feature of a Magazine or Newspaper (English):

  • Vanessa Craft, More

Best Beauty Feature of a Magazine or Newspaper (French):

  • Sylvie Michelon, VOIR

Best Fashion Feature of a Magazine or Newspaper (English):

  • Nathalie Atkinson, National Post

Best Fashion Feature of a Magazine or Newspaper (French):

  • Jean-François Légaré, enRoute

Best Male Grooming Feature (English):

  • Leo Petaccia, Sharp

Best Male Grooming Feature (French):

  • Christine Fortier, Clin d'oeil

Best Male Fashion Feature (English):

  • Dave Lackie, National Post

Best Fashion or Beauty Blog (English):

Best Fashion or Beauty Blog (French):

Best Fashion or Beauty Website:

Best New Face:

  • Frances Coombe

Photographer of the Year:

  • Chris Nicholls

Hair Stylist of the Year:

  • Justin German

Make-up Artist of the Year:

  • Greg Wencel

Entry and winning work samples are posted on the P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards entry site at pgbeautyandgroomingawards.ca and on Facebook at facebook.com/pgbeautygroomingawards.ca.

About P&G Beauty & Grooming

P&G Beauty & Grooming products help make beauty dreams real for women and help men look, feel and be their best everyday.  With 8 billion dollar brands and products available in nearly 130 countries, P&G's beauty and grooming products delivered sales of over $27 billion in fiscal year 2009/10, making it one of the world's largest beauty and grooming companies.  P&G Beauty & Grooming offers trusted brands with leading technology to meet the full complement of beauty and grooming needs, including  Pantene®, Olay®, Head & Shoulders®, Max Factor®, Cover Girl®, DDF®, Frederic Fekkai®, Wellaflex®,  Rejoice®, Sebastian Professional®, Herbal Essences®, Koleston®, Clairol Professional®, Nice 'n Easy®, Venus®, Gillette®, SK-II®, Wella Professionals®, Braun® and a leading Prestige Fragrance division that spans from point of market entry consumers to high end luxury with global brands such as Hugo Boss®, Lacoste®, and Christina Aguilera®.  Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G (NYSE: PG) and its brands.

/NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: Photos accompanying this release are also available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/

SOURCE P&G Beauty

For further information: For further information:

Nadia Beale
MSL Canada
416-847-1333
nadia.beale@mslgroup.com
Dana Brown
P&G Beauty & Grooming
416-730-4244
brown.dm@pg.com

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