The Professional Stylists and Beauty Care Technicians at Shear Paradise Salon & Spa come from many different States, learned their skills from a variety of locations and schools, with 100+ years combined experience. Our happy customer testimonials attest to their talents! Take a look below at their beauty salon specialties and Contact Us to schedule an appointment today!


Debbie Helm (Hair Stylist & Owner)

...originally from Illinois, then Wisconsin, now owns and operates Shear Paradise Salon in Osprey FLorida.  As a Licensed Cosmetologist, she enjoys making people “look and feel younger.”   She combines the elements of cut, color and products achieving results that are flattering for clients facial structure, body type and personal style.  Whether a modern or classic look, Debbie makes sure to keep up with the most current techniques to help her customers look their best!


Angel York (Hair Stylist - Facials  - Body Wax - Tint Eye Lashes & Brows)
…is originally from Michigan and she came to Florida for family, fun and sun in paradise. She attended Fashion Focus Hair Academy and has been a cosmetologist for a number of years locally. She has been doing hair for 9+ years now locally. Her favorite hair services are highlights, color and cutting. In addition to hair and body waxing, Angel is also providing facials at the salon using the Rhonda Allison line of products. She looks forward to helping you with her full line of services


Kristine Pavlock (Hair Stylist)
… has been a Cosmetologist for 20+ Years and owned her own Salon in Concord, Massachusetts for 9 years.

She specializes in Color, Corrective, Fine and Curly Hair.  She also provides facial waxing.  She takes a great deal of pride in her work and through continuing education keeps up to date on the latest styles and trends.


Karrie Murray ( Hair Stylist) a native of Maryland and relocated to Venice 3 years ago. She enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, and boating.  She attended the Color College & Institute for Color in Virginia.  She has 20+ years experience and is a people person who loves making her clients smile because they feel fabulous after visiting our Salon!

Elizabeth Earp (Hair Stylist)
 has been in the beauty industry for 30 years now. The thing that she finds most rewarding is making people look and feel good about themselves. The best compliment to her is someone else complements her work. She also attends regular training classes to keep up with the latest trends. Elizabeth looks forward to seeing you and using her skills to make you look and feel good.


Marilyn Loomis (Nail Tech)
…originally from Oklahoma, is a graduate of Fashion Focus Hair Academy in Sarasota, FL.  She has over 8 years experience as a Nail Technician specializing in Pedicures, Manicures, Gel Nails and all the latest OPI Gel Colors. Marilyn’s professionalism and enjoyment of the work she does shows through by the number of loyal clientele she has developed at Shear Paradise Salon.


Shannon Dunlap (Nail Tech)

...has been a Master Nail Technician for 30 years. She has owned her own salon as well as consulted with other salon owners in developing successful nail departments. She prides herself in her own continuing education in the industry and has brought many of her existing clients to Shear Paradise Salon. Shannon is looking forward to the opportunity to meet new clients and working with our great team!


Debora Perette (Esthetician & Body Wax)
… originally from Brazil but has been in the states for many years on the East Coast of Florida and recently relocating here to the West Coast of Florida. She has 10+ years of experience and specializes in Facials, Dermaplaning, Microdermabrasion, and Peels, as well as Face & Body Waxing including Brazilian, Brow Shaping, Brow and Lash tinting. She enjoys reading, writing, playing her guitar, sunsets and a healthy lifestyle. She is excited about joining the Shear Paradise Salon and Spa team and anxious to meet her new clientele.


Karen Silverberg #MA71005 (Massage Therapist)
…has been a licensed Massage Therapist for over 14 years.  She is a graduate of the Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy in Chicago, Illinois.  Now a full time resident of Florida and member of the Shear Paradise Salon Team, she is passionate about her chosen profession and Karen’s goal is to provide a tangible, positive impact on the health and well-being of her clients.  In addition to the traditional massage menu Karen also specializes in reflexology, myofascial and neuromuscular therapy.

Andy Peekstok #MA90213 (Massage Therapist)

...has been practicing massage therapy for over 7 years. He enjoys helping people relax and take their healing to the next level. Andy specializes in Therapeutic Swedish Massage, but has been trained in a variety of modalities including Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular, Prenatal and more. If you need to find some relief from achy muscle tension, come join Andy for a session at Shear Paradise Salon.


Laurie Ke RN,BSN, FAAM (Permanent Makeup Expert) a graduate of the University of Massachusetts School of Nursing and the recipient of the Clinical Excellence Award.   She is board certified by The American Academy of Micropigmentation and The Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals.  She is also the 1st Place Winner of the Eyebrow Competition held by The American Academy of Micropigmentation and The International Academy of Micropigmentation.

Micropigmentation (also known as permanent cosmetics) done by Laurie appears as natural hair strokes in the eyebrows, thicker eyelashes and lovely lip tones.   Please call the Salon to schedule a personalized consultation with special attention to correct and/or enhance your appearance. 


Kristin Sensley (Receptionist) proud to serve Shear Paradise Salon clients and make each visit a pleasant experience. 

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Shear Paradise Salon & Spa serves the Sarasota, Osprey, Nokomis, Venice, and South Venice Florida areas.

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