SOURCE: Seventeen Magazine

February 01, 2011 09:30 ET

Seventeen Announces Search for One Pretty Amazing Teen Girl for the October Cover

Seventeen Magazine Looks for 'Real Girl' Cover Model in Contest Sponsored by Neutrogena

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - Seventeen magazine, the fashion and beauty authority for 13 million teen girls, today announced the search for the ultimate real girl who will appear on the October 2011 cover. Seventeen's "Pretty Amazing" cover contest, sponsored by Neutrogena, asks the following: Are you passionate, creative or mega-talented? Do you see change that needs to be made in the world and know that you have the power to make that change? Have you done something awesome that you want everyone to know about?

Girls nationwide can enter the contest by sharing their story and submitting a photo at

In addition to Neutrogena, MTV's The Seven and Jared Eng of will also serve as key partners in Seventeen's search to find one special girl who is both inspirational and aspirational.

"Our readers have been begging to be on the cover of Seventeen," says Ann Shoket, Seventeen's editor-in-chief. "So we're psyched that Pretty Amazing will be the first reader cover contest we've done in more than 10 years and the ultimate celebration of our readers' beauty -- inside and out."

The Pretty Amazing winner will be selected by Seventeen's Shoket, along with actress, recording artist and Neutrogena Brand Ambassador Miranda Cosgrove and Jared Eng of, one of the country's top entertainment blogs.

"I think it is an amazing opportunity for Seventeen readers to have the chance to be on the cover of such an iconic magazine," adds Cosgrove. "I am thrilled to be a part of the Pretty Amazing program that acknowledges the accomplishments of young girls around the country."

In addition to appearing on the October 2011 cover of Seventeen magazine, Neutrogena will award the winner a $10,000 scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to New York City.

About Seventeen
Seventeen ( is the best-selling monthly teen magazine, reaching more than 13 million readers every month. In each issue, Seventeen reports on the latest in fashion, beauty, health and entertainment, as well as information and advice on the complex real-life issues that young women face every day. Readers can also interact with the brand on the digital front, with Seventeen mobile ( In addition to its U.S. flagship, Seventeen publishes 13 editions around the world. Seventeen is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation ( and one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, with nearly 200 editions around the world, including 14 U.S. titles and 20 magazines in the United Kingdom, published through its wholly owned subsidiary, The National Magazine Company Limited. Hearst Magazines is a leading publisher of monthly magazines in the U.S. in terms of total circulation (ABC June 2010) and reaches 73 million adults (Spring 2010 MRI).

About Neutrogena
A worldwide leader in premium, dermatologist-recommended skin, hair and cosmetics products, Neutrogena Corporation has been providing consumers with health and beauty improvements for over 40 years. The Company manufactures and markets a line of premium-priced skin and hair care products that are distributed in more than 70 countries. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Neutrogena is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, the world's most comprehensive and broadly based health care products company.

About Just Jared 
Just Jared is a multi-media entertainment group that includes and teen spin-off, providing premium pop culture trends, extensive celebrity photo galleries and breaking entertainment news. An established internet presence since 2005, Just Jared, Inc. has grown rapidly due to the fresh perspective it brings to the often harsh world of celebrity news. Over the years it has built a team of smart, savvy contributors dedicated to delivering the latest pop culture 24/7. Today, and receive over 11 million unique visitors a month from a dedicated core of loyal readers.

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