SPRINGFIELD, Vermont. – Since opening a month ago on June 4, Shear Beauty Salon in downtown Springfield has taken to the road. Owner Daryl Turner has worked in the salon business for 15 years at a local salon, but last December she decided she was ready to go it alone. Now, six months later, she opened her chic space as the first business in the newly renovated Woolson Block.
Daryl, a mom of four, is thrilled with her new business. She thanks Jessica Martin from Springfield on the Move for helping her through the process. Springfield as a whole, she says, has been a very united community.
“The little town of Springfield, I love it,” she said. “It really is a city to come. It’s going to be awesome.”
As a corner storefront, Shear Beauty Salon is in a prime location for foot traffic, especially with the state’s lifting of COVID-19 restrictions as well as the recent opening of the Springfield Food Co-Op on Main Street. .
The Shear Beauty Salon is very welcoming. Large floor-to-ceiling windows let sunlight into the open space. The renovated storefronts have a clean, up-to-date feel while showcasing their historic features such as wood floors and intricate tin-tile ceilings.
“I love the historic industrial aspect of this space and being on Main Street,” said Daryl. “It seemed like the perfect location.”
Three attractive styling cabins and a shampoo station fill the space while maintaining an airy and open look. Daryl calls the space a work in progress. Some furniture has been out of stock due to COVID-19, but she will be adding pieces along the way, including some of her own artwork.
Shear Beauty Salon is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and by appointment Tuesday and Wednesday. The family salon specializes in cuts, colors, leaves and bridal hair. For more information or to book an appointment online, find Shear Beauty Salon on Facebook and Instagram or call (802) 885-6050. The lounge is also accessible from the Park Street entrance.