Welcome to Shear Love


​Shear Love Salon represents a salon company unlike any other.  We are a group of kind, highly trained professionals. Our support personnel are dedicated to providing each and every one of our guests with incredible service.


 Shear Love is all about making you look and feel beautiful.  From the moment you step into our new professionally decorated salon you know you have arrived! It’s as if you have stepped into a boutique salon in SoHo. Shear Love is all about beautifying the Hudson Valley one head at a time.


Our commitment to the latest technology and training are second to none. We offer our clients fantastic result driven products such as Moroccan Oil, Loreal Professional, Mythic Oil  for your retail needs.  Our professional hair color lines consist of Loreal’s 'Inoa', which is a 100% ammonia free and offers 100% gray coverage.  We also offer Majirel and DiaLight and Dia Richesse.


 We invite you to come and enjoy all that Shear Love Salon has to offer you. Remember, everyone needs a little Shear Love…..

Our Team

Kathy Goodall

Owner/Master Stylist


Kathy's passion for this industry has truly shown when she opened Shear Love's doors in 2013. She is classically trained from Vidal Sassoon school in London, and has worked for celebrity hair stylist, Jose Eber. Her innovative nature inspired her to open Shear Love to promote a salon culture that differs from any salon company that she has experienced. With education at her forefront, she has grown every stylist to reach their fullest potential. Kathy takes lead part in our Education Department, teaching classes weekly to our Salon Associates, growing them into future professionals. When Kathy is not behind the chair, you can find her enjoying her family and also traveling.



Sarah perl



Sarah, with an H, is a genuinely warm and kind soul. Sarah is living her lifelong dream of being a fantastic stylist and colorist. She has been here since Shear Love's opening in 2013. When you meet Sarah you will be greeted with a warm "hello" and complete professionalism. Sarah's commitment to education is second to none; she has completed the Shear Love Associate Program and the L'Oreal Expert Program. She is now part of our Training Program at Shear Love, and teaches associates the skills and knowledge they need to become great stylist with weekly classes.  Everything from a custom color melt to a complex balayage she is sure to amaze you. Along with her passion for the industry she is a Harry Potter enthusiast for sure. "You're a hair wizard Sarah!"


Check out Sarah's Instagram to see some of her work!

genta berisha



When it comes to this rising star, Genta is shining! The first thing you will notice is her enthusiastic personality. Genta started at Shear Love Salon back in 2016 joining our Associate Program. In just under a year Genta became a stylist and moved up quickly to a level 3. She loves every aspect of this industry from creative hair styling to custom coloring, Genta will keep you up to date. Her interest in fashion and people allow her to relate to all clients. When not at work, you can find Genta enjoying all sorts of sweets and sand under her feet! 


Check out Genta's Instagram to see some of her work!

jessica dorien



Jessica joined our Shear Love Team in October 2016 right after graduating cosmetology school. After completing the associate training program, she became a stylist and soon moved up to a level 2. Jessica’s passion for this industry really shows from her custom colors to her creative cuts; her talents also extend to makeup. Jessica does makeup for all occasions, so whenever you want to get all dolled up Jess is your girl! On her days off, you can find Jessica spending time with her beautiful daughter!


Check out Jessic'as Instagram to see some of her work!

molly smith



Molly began her hair journey at the Paul Mitchell School of Cosmetology in Danbury, CT. While her time in school is over, she is always seeking new ways to continue her education and keep herself up-to-date with the newest trends in hair. Molly enjoys diving into social media to find the latest and greatest skills and artistry being used by the leading stylists in the industry. She has a profound passion for color and is always looking to bring happiness to her clients with new and exciting styles. Doing hair gives Molly the opportunity to make people feel beautiful and confident not only on the outside, but on the inside as well. "Invest in your hair. It is the crown you never take off!"


Check out Molly's Instagram to see some of her work!

lydia mandia



Lydia knew early on that she wanted a career in the beauty industry. She received her Cosmetology license while in High School and upon graduation she pursued and received her Associates Degree. Lydia joined the Shear Love Associate Program in May 2018. Lydia is always open to learning and growing.  Her bright and happy personality is a perfect fit. Lydia comes from a very large loving family and she is an excellent communicator. Lydia lives by the motto “wake up every day and choose to be the happiest you can be”.


Check out Lydia's Instagram to see her work!

Maddie Fragomeni



Maddie received her cosmetology license and free lanced for a few years before joining her forever home at Shear Love Salon!  In May 2018, Maddie started the Shear Love Associate Program and in less than a year, she became a stylist. She is goal oriented and loves a challenge. You will always find Maddie with a smile on her beautiful face and a positive attitude! You will feel uplifted after a visit with her!


Check out Maddie's Instagram to see her work!

Maria Petsas



Maria joined the Shear Love Associate Program in May 2018. From the moment she stepped through our salon doors Maria hit the ground running. Maria can’t seem to get enough education and knowledge. Her commitment to be the very best does not go unnoticed. Maria graduated from the Paul Mitchell Academy in 2016 with honors and then she attended the Make-up Forever Academy in Soho New York. She has combined both Hair and Makeup her two passions into one successful career. A favorite quote of Maria’s is “beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself”.


Check out Maria's Instagram to see her work!

Christa Wicklund

Guest Service Expert


Christa Wicklund joined our team at Shear Love in 2017 as our Guest Service Expert! She will always serve our guests exactly what they need with a smile! From maintaining the cleanliness of the salon, to refreshing everyones beverage, she is sure to deliver! We couldn't do it without you Christa!