ran away with the most of evertyhing it could for this week's hair salon matchup for the Readers Choice contest.
Patch checked in with Shear Madness last year, and got the scoop on how the business was born:
If you haven’t stopped by to see one of Main Street’s newest salons, you may want to peek in. , formally called Nautical Salon, is under not only under a new name, but new ownership.
“It’s just a fresh start,” said Kim Van Note, owner.
Van Note, who has been a hair stylist for 25 years, had been working at Nautical Salon for six years under then owner Vicky Clayton. Prior to working with Clayton, she worked at other salons including Fantastic Sam’s.
“I’d actually rented a Victorian house on Solano Street and I used to drive by here every day,” said Van Note. “I thought it’d be a great place to work at by my house.”
Since becoming owner in January, Van Note has made many changes besides the name. The 25-year-old salon now has a beauty supply within it with an array of different hair products available for purchase. The interior design, too, is quite different from before. Originally the salon had a golden-burgundy scheme. Now with new flooring, shelving, and painted walls, the salons look is closer to a combination Victorian and modern theme. Van Note likes that salon also compliments the look of Old Suisun.
“It’s like a home away from home,” she said.
Congratulations to everyone at Shear Madness!