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  - Face & 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.

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!


Diane Vo (Nail Tech - Facials - Face & Body Wax)
…..has been passionate about beautiful healthy nails for over 27 years. She was the proud owner of an award winning Nail Spa in Boston until moving to Florida in 2019. She is very passionate about education and all advanced nail technique classes that ensure that her clients are always getting the very best in nailcare. Diane's specialities include: *Facials *Waxing *Dipping Powder Nails *Gel manicure ...and so much more.   We are very excited to now be offering her nail expertise here at Shear Paradise!

Teresa Sanders #MA47402 (Massage Therapist - Facials) originally from the Philippine Island. She came to the U.S. at a young age and she's been living in Florida for over 40 years. She's been a licensed massage therapist for over 14 years. Her passion for the massage profession goes back when she was a little girl. She was always massaging her family and friends whenever they were in pain or wanted to relax. She is very nurturing, caring and very attentive to the persons body. She worked for a chiropractor in Tampa after finishing school as well as working in the Spa area. People have told her that her "touch" is HEALING, and that is exactly her passion, to heal everyone she touches.


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. 


Linda Bergen  (Receptionist)
....Originally from Minnesota, Linda has been a permanent resident of Florida since 2005.     She is an accomplished watercolor artist which overlaps her love of fashion and style.  Her background  as a personal assistant and estate manager makes her a great match as one of our receptionists.

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

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