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1978 - STARTUP Starts hairdressing apprenticeship with Glemby International salon, Grimsby.
1980 Moves to Manchester to join Pierre Alexandre. read more
1993 Homesick! Moves back to Manchester as Colour Director for Toni & Guy. Colours Victoria Beckham’s hair.
1996 Craving the metropolitan buzz. Moves from Manchester to Mayfair to the Nicky Clarke salon.
1998 Salon hops to Richard Ward Hair Salon as Senior Technical Director.
Publicist client mentions to Shaun he tells a good story. Encourages him to write a book. I Wanna Be Blonde is published revealing Shaun’s insider tips.
2003 LIGHT BULB MOMENT Has his light bulb moment for Tangle Teezer.

Starts R&D for what is to become the first professional detangling hair tool.
2005 Tangle Teezer getting ready for market. Remortgages flat to finance launch of TT.
2007 Showcases on Dragons’ Den. Turned up at Pinewood Studios and turned down by the Dragons’.
2008 - BOOTS JUMP ON BOARD. Our first shop window! Seal of commercial approval for the brand.
2009 Second year turns a profit. Sales, both in professional and consumer in the UK show rapid growth. Global market wakes up to the power of TT.
2010 Introduces Compact Styler and Magic Flowerpot inspired by consumer feedback.
2011 Overwhelmed by positive press. Industry and magazine awards top 14 in total. Used by session stylists backstage at fashion shows.
Jan 2012 Working with Aardman Digital for a Shaun The Sheep online game.

March 2012 - SALON ELITE Salon Elite launches exclusively for salon – Shaun hasn’t forgotten his roots! Salon Elite Salon Elite
May 2012 Drum roll: wins a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.
July 2012 - AQUA SPLASH Aqua Splash, the first water-loving detangling hairbrush launches. Another first in innovation. Aqua Splash Aqua Splash
October 2012
Tangle Teezer wins CoolBrands status - an eclectic collection of some of the coolest brands in Britain.
read more Also awarded Harper’s Bazaar Beauty Hot 100 as Best Hair Essential.
January 2013
Bright and punchy, neon coloured Magic Flowerpots launched along with Matty, Muffin and the Hair Fairy! Their story can be read here –

March 2013
Victoria Beckham tweets to her 5 million followers on Twitter that she thinks Magic Flowerpot is super cute!

The most wanted model-of-the-moment Cara Delevingne pulls a Tangle Teezer out of her bag! Have a watch here:

April 2013
We hit New York City at the International Beauty Show where top make-up artist Pat McGrath swings by with her entourage to say hello.
June 2013
Announced as a finalist in the USA for Cosmetic Innovator of The Year Awards for Aqua Splash
December 2013 A fabulous ending to 2013!

Tangle Teezer charts number 19 in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 - we're the 19th fastest growing company in the UK!
January 2014
Shaun P is the cover star for US publication
June 2014
We introduce Sugared Almonds in lilac and green as our Summer limited editions.

Purple Dazzle joins our Compact Styler collection
July 2014 Shaun meets Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace to receive our second Queens Award for International Trade
September 2014 We win our first National Business Award for Growth Business Award

We were exceptionally proud to win a Supply Chain Excellence Award
October 2014 We show at Salon International with our biggest stand yet, including the Tangle Teezer bubble car!
December 2014 Baublelicious joins our chrome collection in Christmas Cracker Packaging
February 2015 Tangle Teezer does its first ever collaboration with kooky British fashion designer Lulu Guinness and her classic lip print. We launch our Blow-Styling paddle brush. The newest innovation from Tangle Teezer.
March 2015 Tangle Teezer has a stand at Manchester’s Pro Hair Live show.
May 2015 We were thrilled to win our first Sunday Times Style Award for Best Hair Product.
June 2015 We attend the Hair Expo Show in Sydney Australia. We launch Candy Floss Summer Limited Edition in an ice cool white and pastel pink on our The Original and Salon Elite!
September 2015 We won our second Allure Best of Beauty Award! We launched our seasonal colour in Salon Elite and The Original Winterberry. We won the International Business of the Year award at the Private Business Awards! We were awarded Cool Brands status for the FOURTH year running!
October 2015 Our Holiday special Compact Styler Twinkle was launched. We displayed our biggest and best stanSalon intd yet at Salon International. We won our first UK award for the Blow-Styling tool at the Pure Beauty Awards. We had a stand at our first consumer show Stylist Live.