December 1, 1978 - Shear Genius first opened it's doors
on Martin St. (now known as Martin Luther King St.)
in Elizabeth City North Carolina.
Shear Genius was the first salon in Elizabeth City specialize in precision hair cutting & dimensional color.
May 1, 1983 - Shear Genius moved to Sea Ranch Condos
7 mile post Beach Rd. in Kill Devil Hills North Carolina.
We were the first to offer Day Spa services
on the Outer Banks, such as
Facials, Massages & waxing in addition to Hair & Nail services.
July, 1985 - With a birth of Mi kum Leah,
Shear Genius changed owners.
Linda Porter, originator of Shear Genius
sold the business to Terry Gardner.
1990 - Shear Genius changed hands again.
Terry sold the shop back to Linda Porter
and moved back to Rehoboth Beach Delaware
where she now owns and operates
September 19, 2003 - Shear Genius was totally destroyed by
May, 2007 - Shear Genius reopened it's door in an Art Gallery setting that eventually became Eastern Fusion Gallery at Central Square, Nags Head
May, 2010 - Moved to it's current location
The Shoppes @ 10.5 mile post in Nags Head NC
In keeping with it's tradition of being an innovative salon
Shear Genius now offers wellness consultations and
Our approach to beauty is not just the outer appearance, but also through wellness
connecting the Body Mind & Spirit.