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Mario Lopez to Host the 2013 NAHA Ceremony

Actor, producer and entertainment journalist Mario Lopez will host the Professional Beauty Association's (PBA) 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) Ceremony. Additionally, Lopez will receive the 2013 PBA Beautiful Humanitarian Award for his work with a variety of charitable initiatives, including acting as Alumni Ambassador of Fitness with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and his involvement in the Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

"It is my honor to be able to host the 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards, and I am very humbled to receive the Professional Beauty Association's Humanitarian Award," Lopez said. "Beauty professionals help others to look and feel their best and I applaud their work and talents.


Lopez is most famous for hosting "Extra," "The X Factor" and his early career as Slater on "Saved by the Bell."

The NAHA 2013 finalists will be released on April 30, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EST via For complete NAHA coverage, including finalists photos,  visit The 2013 NAHA Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday, July 14 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

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Kristen Heinzinger

Kristen Heinzinger is the managing editor at American Salon magazine, based in New York City. Born and raised in New York and a graduate of Boston University’s journalism program, Kristen has experience as a copy editor and writer for finance and art publications in NYC. Her combined passion for writing and the beauty industry brought her to American Salon, where she reports on the latest and greatest in hair, skincare, makeup and nails.