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December 29, 2000
Dallas Business Journal, Magazine
Best Business Decision

Karen Shelton's best business decision was the hiring of a corporate hairstylist who visits both & T&S Software the first Monday of each month to provide complimentary haircuts for all employees. Karen was quoted as saying this was the best business decision because it saves all the employees personal time and distraction. It also shows special appreciation for all of the employee's contributions to both companies.

December 17, 2000
Dallas Morning News, Newspaper
Building A Better Hair Net
Author(s): Cheryl Hall was featured in the business section of the Sunday edition of the Dallas Morning News.

A special thank you to DMN's Cheryl Hall and Andy Scott.

To Read the article click here.

December 15, 2000
D, Magazine
Editor(s): Shelly Grimes

D Magazine included's Karen Shelton in their article on the new economy.

December 1, 2000
DaySpa, Magazine and's sister corporation, T&S Software, was mentioned in DaySpa Magazine for their Spa Attendant product line.

November 22, 2000
92.1 WVLT, Radio
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On Wednesday evening, Novemeber 22nd's Karen Shelton, Jeff Hines, Jane Bullock and teens Eric and Ryan spent an hour talking about hair on 92.1 WVLT in New Jersey at 7PM EST.

November 6, 2000
Time Digital, Magazine
Guide To E-Shopping - Health & Beauty

Unsheathing our credit cards, we visited 37 popular sites in seven merchandise categories: toys, gadgets, apparel, sporting goods, beauty products, home decor, food and wine. We ordered gifts, returned them, sent questions to customer service and tried out all the new Web tools designed to make our shopping experience pleasant and worry-free.

HairBoutique - Shampoo, conditioner, gels and sprays, barrettes, headbands and other accessories; also, hair news, celebrity hair commentary, books and videos about hair and a photo gallery of hairstyling ideas.

November 1, 2000
Hair Fashion, Magazine
Hair On The Web
Editor(s): Alison Neil

Hair Fashion Magazine included as one of the noteworthy hair sites in the feature article Hair On The Web.

November 1, 2000
HairBoutique News, Internet Blog/Article
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Editor(s): Karen M Shelton unveiled their new Interactive Style Selector designed to offer consumers the best searchable hairstyle database on the web.

October 5, 2000
300 Incredible Things for Women on the Internet, Book
Author(s): Robyn Freedman Spizman, Ken Leebow was featured in the hot new book 300 Incredible Things for Women on the Internet. The book has been prominently featured on Oprah's Oxygen Network and CNN.

October 1, 2000
MSN WomenCentral, Internet Blog/Article
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Best of the Web

Covering everything from kinky to straight, this hair-zine will help you choose a new style and maintain it. Also contains particularly vicious takes on celebrity "do's" and an ever-popular Hair-o-Scope.

September 29, 2000
Skin, Magazine
Look for it: p Unknown,

Skin Magazine (the magazine for skin care experts) mentioned and our sister company, T&S Software, in their September issue.

September 26, 2000
Texas Technology, Magazine
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Site Seeing

Hairy Scary - No matter how devastated bad hair can make you feel, don't pull out those sheers. Brush away your tears and train your evil mane with help from, the cutting edge site for new products, hairstyles, news & tips.

September 26, 2000
Texas Technology, Magazine
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Tech Briefs

Joining The Fight - One woman's story has inspired a Texas-based Web site to give back to the community while supporting a cause that affects people worldwide., an e-commerce site based in Richardson, made the decision to support Tricia Brown in the annual Avon 3-Day Walk in New York City. A percentage of all store profits received between Sept.1 - Oct.13 will go towards the walk. When Karen Shelton, founder and CEO of heard her story she was touched and knew she wanted to help.

September 13, 2000
ModernSalon, Magazine
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On The Dot
Editor(s): Vance

September 9, 2000
Pregnancy, Magazine
Look for it: p34-39, Full
Pregnant Hair: Changes You Can Manage
Editor(s): Betsy, Nancy
Author(s): Karen M Shelton

September 4, 2000
First for Women, Magazine
Look for it: p15,
Best Web Site - For One-stop Hair Shopping

August 12, 2000
HairBoutique News, Internet Blog/Article
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Author(s): Aliza Sherman

Karen Shelton was notified that she will be profiled in Cybergrrl Aliza Sherman's new book profiling women who have made a difference on the Web. The book will be available in the November timeframe through all retail book outlets.

July 15, 2000
Oxygen, Internet Blog/Article
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Editor(s): Wendy

Our wide selection of hair jewelry along with our floating jeweled magnetic stars were presented by Wendy along with our front page and some of our hair tips.

July 1, 2000
Sydney Morning Herald, Newspaper
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Let Your Hair Down
Author(s): Nick Galvin

The follically challenged Nick Galvin recommends a good hairdresser & here is what he said about


Delving deeper into the realm of the tonsorially obsessed, we arrive at Hair Boutique. Dedicated to "banishing bad hair days", Hair Boutique occupies the more offbeat end of the hair spectrum and features the strangely compelling Hair-o-Scope, which gives astrological prognostications about the likely state of your hair on any given day, and an article on how to stop pulling your hair out, by the distinctly dodgy-looking Dr Howard Rosenthal. Don't miss Jerky Flea's Celebrity Hairspray, a freewheeling bitch-o-rama about the hairdos of the rich and fatuous.

June 30, 2000
Hair Dresser's Journal International, Magazine
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Products News Section - Loud Hair
Editor(s): Penny Palmer

Pump up the volume in your clients' hair with Gel Mousse. The non-sticky, non-aerosol product contains aloe vera, kiwi, mango and passion fruit, creating a luscious scent. It's alcohol free and pH balanced.

June 6, 2000
AOL, Internet Blog/Article
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Congratulations to's Jane Bullock for being featured on AOL News on June 2, 2000 for her insightful article on how women feel about bald men.

June 1, 2000
NW Stylist, Magazine
Look for it: p Unknown, thanks NW Stylist Magazine for their article about our ongoing support of Tricia Brown and her fight against breast cancer.

June 1, 2000
Inside Collin County Business, Magazine
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June 1, 2000
Twist, Magazine
Look for it: p32,
Beauty Bytes - web.scoop.of.the.month

We love Jerky Flea! (at: Jerky's monthly column covers everything celeb-hair related: makeover success (and not-so success) stories, pics of stars' brand-new looks, plus awards and funny ratings.

May 23, 2000
Dallas Morning News, Newspaper
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Hair Site Aids Reader, a Plano-based company, said it is donating 10 percent of May profits from its online Marketplace store to Tricia Brown, one of the site's readers whose husband is fighting cancer. For more information on Ms. Brown and her husband's story, or to donate to her cause, visit, which has more than 950 Web pages of consumer hair-care knowledge, including styling trends, industry articles and salon resources

May 16, 2000
San Diego Union-Tribune, Newspaper
Look for it: pE-7,
Dot.prom: Check our these sites
Author(s): Sue Levin

Whether you're going to prom or you're freaking out because your child's about to, the Web tells all and helps many. Now that you're calm, let's focus on the hair. Find the tendril sensation of your dreams. Another site to check out is Hair Boutique's prom section (

May 15, 2000
Springfield News-Leader, Newspaper
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Ned a dress, date for prom?
Author(s): Tom Bray

How many once-in-a-lifetime experiences involve corsages the size of Maine lobsters, periwinkle ballgowns, undercover teachers armed with walkie-talkies, rented waistcoats with paisley cummerbunds and purple punch spiked with warm Zima?

If that describes your wedding day, I'm deeply sorry. We're talking prom night. Step off the dance floor for a moment and peruse these prom-ising sites: has a one-stop prom site, including teen journals, embarrassing prom stories, ideas on hair and gowns and an updated prom poll. It has everything but the 800-number for a good bailbondsman.

More Big Night advice is available at, plus Patty the Prom Pro. P the PP will answer questions about etiquette, apparel or planning, but will not offer hangover cures or legal advice.

If you spend more time tending to your hair than to tending to your relationships, go immediately to Prom Hair Countdown. It will help you craft a 'do so perfect your date might actually mention it. www.hairboutique .com/tips/tip129.htm

Choosing a prom dress can be a problematic equation. Straps or strapless? Tangerine or lilac? Modest or go-home-and-get-yourself-dressed daring? PromDress Home can help you choose by showing off this year's hot designs.

If you're putting on this year's prom and you need help ? boy, are you in trouble. But if you're putting on next year's prom, try the Prom Planning Network. Their experts can help plan prom menus, tickets, transportation, fund-raising and much more.

If you're too shy to ask your elusive love to the prom, try the Cyrano Server. Pump in the pivotal information and it will pump out a poetic, eloquent e-mail that could be compelling enough to win the hand of your most admired. Or be mistaken for the Love Bug virus and swiftly spiked. toys/cyrano.html.

And if you're home alone in your rented Armani because everyone said "get bent" to your prom invitations, spend the evening with Julio Iglesias. "Julio's Prom-Planning Calculator for Boys," is a snotty little satire of the high-living crooner, with calculated categories for "sensual gifts," "fine motorcars" and "collateral material." Using the Faux Julio's formula, the prom should run you about $460,000, give or take the convertible.

Now get out there and make like Freddie and Britney. But be home by midnight or Dad will take back the SUV.

April 1, 2000
Top 10 of The Web, Internet Blog/Article
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Top 10 of Hair Sites

April 1, 2000, Internet Blog/Article
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Hair Channel - Guest Writer
Author(s): Karen M Shelton

Karen Shelton has agreed to join the Hair Channel of providing new and original hair care content.

April 1, 2000
World Of Hair, Internet Blog/Article
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Featured Site for April

April 1, 2000
HairBoutique News, Internet Blog/Article
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Editor(s): Karen M Shelton

Hair Boutique is please to announce the addition of a new Gallery of Hair Photography from world famous Tom Carson. More photos will be added soon.

March 17, 2000
MSNBC, Internet Blog/Article
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Featured Site Of The Day was honored that the Hair-O-Scope was selected as the featured site of the day by MSNBC.

March 15, 2000
Mademoiselle, Magazine
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45 Sexy Hair Styles: How To Turn Heads This Spring

At you can get daily tips, news on the latest looks and background info on styles, like the history of 'dreads'.

March 1, 2000
Infotrope, Internet Blog/Article
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Skud's Diary

Omigod... I never realised what a weird, wonderful place the web is:
  • The mullet gallery
  • reviews the mullet and asks "could it be the hairstyle of 1999?". Lots of links.
  • Dan's mullet haven
  •, even featuring porn mullets!

March 1, 2000
Richland County Public Library, Internet Blog/Article
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Teen Spotlight was honored to be listed as a recommended site for teens by the Richland County Public Library in Columbia, South Carolina.

March 1, 2000
Cybergrrl, Internet Blog/Article
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She's So Savvy

Karen Shelton is featured as the She's So Savvy female executive of March, 2000.

February 23, 2000
The Vancouver Province, Newspaper
Look for it: pA45, Full
The Virtual Women
Author(s): Sue Levin

Develop fashion sense by making the cyber-scene...

From dandruff to dreadlocks, the Hair Boutique [] has the topic covered, coloured, straightened and cut. This site not only offers the basics, such as 1,000 hairstyle photos, but goes over the top with Hair-Scopes, where you can get your hair's horoscope done.

Comb through the site's 52 Ways to Have More Fun With Your Hair Every Week of the Year section and read about Linda Tripps' new 'do.

Then, clip right along to HairTalk, HairPersonals and HairNews, some of this site's other hair snippets.

Warning: This site is addictive -- I was on it for 40 minutes and only clicked off when I smelled a potential electrical fire in the house.

February 18, 2000
Oxygen, Internet Blog/Article
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The was featured on Oxygen's shEcommerce program.

February 1, 2000
DCity, Magazine
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The 10 Best Kept Secrets of Women Who Never Have Had Bad Hair Days
Author(s): Victoria Wurdinger

The Hair Boutique and contributing Hair Boutique Writer, Victoria Wurdinger was credited for her article on The 10 Best Kept Secrets of Women Who Never Have Had Bad Hair Days on the front cover of the February issue of DCity Magazine.

Correction for Feb. Issue: The Hair article by Sophia Muessig: The article's true author is Victoria Wurdinger from Ms. Muessig has been summarily dismissed.

January 28, 2000
CBC, Radio
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Live Interview
Author(s): Nancy Wood

The Hair Boutique's Karen Shelton was honored to be interviewed live on the air on CBC radio with Hostess Nancy Wood in Montreal, Canada. The show was a 1 hour special on good & bad hair days.

January 27, 2000
HairBoutique News, Internet Blog/Article
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Prom Dress Formal Partnership Announced
Editor(s): Karen M Shelton

The Hair Boutique is very proud to announce their new formal business partnership with Prom Dress a fabulous site that offers excellent advice on everything to do with Proms. Stop by and see the new Hair Boutique page and say hello to our friends at Prom Dress. Visit our new Prom links page.

January 15, 2000
The National Post Online, Internet Blog/Article
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Author(s): Nancy Payne

The Hair Boutique was honored and pleased to discover that they were included in the January 2000 Issue of The National Post Online.

The National Post reported the following:

The Hair Boutique ( "Banishing Bad Hair Days"

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