Evangeline Lilly, Ryan Gosling and Nelly Furtado among Canadian celebrities recognized in AG Hair Cosmetics' 7th annual Best Canadian Celebrity Hair Awards

    BURNABY, BC, March 27 /CNW/ - Evangeline's sultry waves, Ryan's close cut
coif and Nelly's trendy tresses have won the hearts of hundreds of Canadian
hairstylists this year. Hairstylists from across the country have chosen their
top picks in AG Hair Cosmetics' 7th annual Best Canadian Celebrity Hair Awards
and named five celebs as tops for their trend-setting styles.
    "This year's winners epitomize exactly what's hot for hair in 2007," says
Jami Symons, AG's Artistic Director. "Metals are huge this year in the fashion
and hair industries as we're seeing styles take their inspiration from
precious metals. For instance, Evangeline Lilly's waves are ripples of pure
molten metal; Ryan Gosling's short crop is like etched steel; and, Jay
Manuel's icy platinum hair is the strongest colour of the season."
    Canada's largest independent manufacturer of salon hair care products, AG
Hair Cosmetics, created the hair awards to celebrate great Canadian style and
honour those who are setting trends around the globe. Hairstylists from across
Canada cast their votes for their favourite celebrity 'do in five categories.

    The winners of AG's 7th annual Best Canadian Celebrity Hair Awards are:

    -   Sexiest Hair on a Canadian Actress: Evangeline Lilly
    -   Sexiest Hair on a Canadian Actor: Ryan Gosling
    -   Best Hair on a Musician: Nelly Furtado
    -   Most Interesting and Unique Hairstyle: Jay Manuel, America's Next Top
        Model; Canada's Next Top Model
    -   Best Hair on a Canadian Athlete: Steve Nash, NBA basketball player

    "The platinum silver color was a conscious decision to stand out in the
ever-changing world of fashion," says Jay Manuel of his eye-catching, unique
hairstyle. "I'm honoured - and flattered - to be recognized for my creative
decision, as it's a painful process to go through every two weeks. I guess I'm
now a slave to my hair colour!"
    More than 250 Canadian hairstylists voted in AG's Best Canadian Celebrity
Hair Awards. Voting took place online at the end of last year. In addition to
voting on the best Canadian hairstyles, AG's artistic team offers tips on how
to recreate the famous 'dos at home. Visit www.aghaircosmetics.com for
instructions, pictures and bios on the winning celebrities.

    AG has been creating style with substance since 1989. Founded by John and
Lotte Davis, AG is Canada's largest independent manufacturer of salon hair
care products and is sold in more than 8,500 salons across North America. The
company boasts a unique range of more than 40 products made with only the
finest ingredients and a highly sought after artistic team, comprised of
award-winning stylists. Visit www.aghaircosmetics.com.

For further information:

For further information: Tatiana Jovic, Manager, Public Relations and
Communications, AG Hair Cosmetics, Tel: (604) 294-8870 ext. 130, E-mail:

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