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Fostering a healthy lifestyle through high-quality products
creating long-lasting, beautiful hair, and positive results.

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Hair Salon in South Holland, Illinois

Shear Designs II and Hair Restoration Company is a diverse hair salon that specializes in all hair types for women, men and children. We strive to maintain a professional, friendly atmosphere—one that’s always welcoming, ADA accessible and committed to providing you with a wonderful experience. Whether it’s time for the usual cut and style or you want to totally change up your look, book an appointment today and let our stylists do what they do best: make sure you look your best!

We Specialize in Unique Styles

When it comes to natural hair care and styling, you can’t just pick any stylist. You need someone who understands your hair, sees your vision and cares enough to make sure you see exactly what you want when you look in the mirror. Don’t worry, you’ll find your perfect hair stylist at Shear Designs II and Hair Restoration Company! For more than four decades, we’ve made certain that our clients leave our South Holland, IL salon looking spectacular.
When you choose our salon, you can expect a superior level of service, delivered in an atmosphere that’s designed to make you feel welcome and special. Our open-concept and bright lighting make our space one that bring cheer and joy to clients—not to mention our smiling, friendly staff who always take the time to chat with you and get to know you. When it comes to ability, we’re second to none! From natural hair care and styling to specialty hair services like perms, permanent weaves and up-dos, we make sure you look and feel your absolute best when we’re done. If you’re not smiling, we’re not satisfied!

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Shear Designs II are hair restoration specialists!
What is Trichology? Trichology is the science of the scalp and hair in health and disease. Visit us today for all of your hair restoration needs! We are a USTI Certified Salon.

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All things beauty!
From everyday hair care to perfumes, SD Beauty Emporium has you covered for all your beauty needs.

We are practicing stylists that continue to evolve.

In addition to being a preferred hair stylist in South Holland, IL, we’re also your destination for hair loss restoration. We understand how difficult it is for men and especially women to experience hair loss. We’re committed to providing non-surgical hair loss solutions that give you back your confidence and your signature look. From growth therapy to hair strengthening, we help you rejuvenate your hair so you can achieve the look you’ve been envisioning. With a staff committed to your style, you can count on our salon for personalized hair service.

In October of 2014, Paula became the new owner, establishing Shear Designs II. As the owner and operator at Shear Designs II, it has allowed Paula to meet so many people. Paula’s goal as an owner has been to continue and preserve the rich history of the salon.
Paula started her career over 22 years ago as a cosmetologist. Cosmetology School. Paula has embraced entrepreneurship at an early age which has led her to Shear Designs, in South Holland, IL. Paula worked at Shear Designs under the direction of the previous owner, Sandy V. for a little over two years before Sandy offered her the opportunity to continue her legacy of excellence in hair for over 40 years in the making.
Paula’s thirst for knowledge and a passion for growth led her into pursuing a teaching career while working as a licensed cosmetologist professional at Shear Designs. Paula went back to school to earn her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and master’s degree in Special Education. Paula continued to embrace education and constantly work to advance her cosmetology training. Paula recently completed her training at the US Trichology Institute, earning a National Certification as a Trichologist and a Hair Loss Practitioner (HLP) to help clients who suffer in silence from hair loss.
Paula’s desire to assist clients who are experiencing hair loss or hair damage motivated her to become a trichologist and a certified hair loss practitioner. Now working as a trichologist Paula uses her knowledge to offer additional hair loss solutions for clients and to help them regain their self-confidence.
Paula is grateful for the service opportunities and to meet so many wonderful people – especially the clients and other hairstylists at Shear Designs II. Building relationships is important to Paula and she feels that each person is unique and beautiful. Paula feels pleased to have witnessed her clients’ lives evolve over the years and to have positively contributed to how they looked during the process.
As a wife, mother of two daughters, business owner, and author, Paula knows how important self-care and “me time” can be. Paula strives to create a positive and professional atmosphere at Shear Designs II and Hair Restoration Company where clients can not only get the services that they desire but also enjoy the experience.
Paula looks forward to supporting you with your next service!




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Salon Manager,
Hair Stylist & Colorist



Salon Coordinator,
Hair Stylist & Colorist



Hair Stylist &
Hair Loss Specialist



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Hair Loss Practitioner



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Braid Specialist



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Natural Hair Specialist



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Color Hair Specialist

Diverse Services
Our salon welcomes diversity! Our clients encompass all hairstyles, ethnicities and ages.

We pride ourselves on accessibility, with wheelchair-accommodating salon stations.

On-site Parking
We have on-site parking, so you don’t need to worry about walking or parking tickets.

Certified Experts
We’re a Certified Hair Loss Practitioner and a Certified Trichologist.


Greetings from Shear Designs II, our community is at the heart of everything we do. Our clients and team members are our top priority. We are committed to upholding our responsibilities in providing a safe environment for all of our Shear Designs II community family.
We are monitoring the news and information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) as it relates to the beauty industry. We are, and have been, increasing sanitation and disinfecting routines beyond CDC guidelines with extra focus on high-touch and high-traffic areas. We will continue to monitor the health of our team, following the recommendations of the CDC and strictly enforcing a “stay-at-home” policy for anyone experiencing any symptoms.
We have always prioritized the cleanliness of our salon, and are committed to delivering the experience while making every effort to protect the well-being of our valued clients and team members. We will continue to closely monitor information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), the World Health Organization (WHO), and local governments for updated guidelines.

Safety Tips You Should Follow:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often, and for at least 20 seconds each time
  • Wash your hands when you get into work
  • Use hand sanitizer gel if soap and water are not available
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough or sneeze (do not cough or sneeze into your hand)
  • Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.

The safety of our clients and our team members is our top priority. That is why we want to make you aware of the steps we are taking to protect everyone’s health and safety. We will continue to follow a stringent infection prevention protocol. Some of the extra safety steps we are undertaking include:

  • Wiping the stations and chairs with anti-bacterial cleansing solution after each client.
  • Wiping down frequently used surfaces, such as countertops, door handles, tabletops etc. throughout the day.
  • Having hand sanitizer available throughout the salon for clients and staff.
  • Continuing to sanitize combs, brushes and other tools after each use.
  • Whenever possible, seating clients at every other station to create more distance.
  • Reminding our staff not to come in if they feel any indication of sickness.
  • We are also encouraging clients to reschedule appointments if they feel ill.

We will continue to update you on any additional guidelines from the CDC and other government agencies, as they relate to our business. In the meantime, please stay safe and thank you, for your confidence in our service.

Paula Karll

Owner of Shear Designs II

Schedule Your Appointment

Due for a hair appointment? Want to chat with a hair stylist about a brand-new look or hair restoration services? Call us today to schedule an appointment and let us help you look your best. Proudly offering hair salon services and hair restoration to South Holland, IL and the following areas: Downers Grove, IL | Rockdale, IL | Oakbrook Terrace, IL | Porter, IN | Joliet, IL | Cicero, IL | Berwyn, IL | La Grange Park, IL | Wheeler, IN | Brookfield, IL | Lyons, IL | Oak Brook, IL | Ogden Dunes, IN | Hinsdale, IL | Riverside, IL | Richton Park, IL | Frankfurt, IL | Park Forest, IL
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