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Shear Nai’Lli Hair Salon

Welcome to Shear Nai'lli Hair Salon, a vibrant and family-oriented space where creativity and self-expression thrive. We are a Black women-owned salon that celebrates diversity and embraces the beauty of all hair types and textures. Since opening our doors in 2019, we have been dedicated to providing exceptional hair care services and creating a welcoming environment for our clients.
Step into our salon and be greeted by a burst of colors, a reflection of our free-spirited and lively atmosphere. We believe that getting your hair done should be an enjoyable and memorable experience, and we strive to create a welcoming environment where you can relax, have fun, and express your unique style.
Our salon is not just a place for hair transformations; it's a community where clients become family. We value the connections we build with each and every person who walks through our doors. Our friendly and passionate team, including our expert stylists trained in natural haircare and loc services, is dedicated to providing a personalized experience that goes beyond just hair care.
We understand the importance of using gentle and nourishing products that promote healthy hair growth and enhance your natural beauty. That's why we proudly incorporate our homemade, carefully crafted products into our services. These products are designed to provide the nourishment and hydration your hair needs, leaving it feeling soft, vibrant, and full of life.
As part of our commitment to creating a memorable experience, we invite you to leave your mark on our chalk walls. Before you leave the salon after your service, grab a chalk and unleash your creativity by signing our walls. It's a colorful way for you to leave a piece of yourself behind and become a part of the Shear Nai'lli story.
We believe that your hair is an extension of your personality, and we're here to help you express yourself freely. Whether you're looking for a bold and vibrant color, a chic and edgy haircut, or a timeless and elegant style, our talented stylists, specializing in natural haircare and loc services, are skilled in bringing your vision to life.
Join us at Shear Nai'lli Hair Salon, where we combine our passion for hair care, vibrant atmosphere, and strong sense of community to provide you with an unforgettable salon experience. Come as you are, let your hair down, and leave feeling inspired and confident. Schedule your appointment today and become a part of our colorful salon family.

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Meet the Team


Kee Kee 🦋

Owner & Stylist 

Kee Kee, an exceptional and passionate Stylist who has nurtured her love for the beauty industry since she was a child. Kee Kee's journey in the realm of hairstyling has allowed her to cultivate a diverse skill set that encompasses versatility, kindness, and a deep-rooted commitment to her craft. With a wealth of experience under her belt, she possesses the innate ability to bring out the absolute best in each and every one of her clients.
Kee Kee's expertise extends across various domains, with a specialization in Custom Coloring, Locs & Natural Hair Care (including restoration and cutting), as well as Traditional Sew-ins, among other services. Her 10+ years of experience have shaped her into a true master of her trade, consistently delivering exceptional results that leave her clients feeling confident and beautiful.
Now, the exciting news is that Kee Kee is currently accepting new clients, unfortunately NO “NEW” KID (UNDER 10) clients as this policy change has changed as of 1/01/24 - Only Current Kid Clients.  (subject to her discretion and specific stipulations). However, her appointment book fills up rapidly due to her exceptional talent and reputation. So, if you're looking to secure a spot with Kee Kee, it's essential to act swiftly and seize this opportunity to experience her transformative styling skills firsthand.

Sussie - “Suss” 💗


Introducing Sussie, the talented and enthusiastic stylist who is here to cater to all your hairstyling needs. With her expertise in basic loc maintenance, custom wig installations, and coloring, she is dedicated to helping you achieve your desired look. Sussie's specialization lies in installs and natural haircare, making her the go-to stylist for those seeking professional services in these areas.
Whether you're looking to maintain your locs, install a custom wig, or experiment with vibrant hair colors, Sussie is well-versed in her craft and ready to bring your vision to life. Her attention to detail and commitment to client satisfaction ensure that you'll leave her chair feeling confident and fabulous. 
Please note that Sussie has a policy regarding age restrictions. She kindly requests that no children under the age of 10 years be brought in for services. However, she happily accepts clients aged 10 and above, providing a safe and enjoyable environment for young individuals seeking hairstyling services.


Jaii - The Trap Chair 🌟


Jaii is a talented and versatile stylist known for her exceptional braiding skills and expertise in frontal and closure installs. With a fun and outgoing personality, she creates a welcoming environment where clients can enjoy a personalized and enjoyable hair styling experience. She stays up to date with the latest trends and techniques, ensuring that clients receive cutting-edge styles that enhance their natural beauty. Accepting new clients, Jaii is ready to bring her fresh and innovative approach to hairstyling, offering a range of services tailored to individual preferences and needs.
Jaii is a highly skilled stylist specializing in braiding and frontal and closure installs. With her vibrant personality, she provides a comfortable and enjoyable experience for her clients. From intricate braids to seamless extensions, Jaii's expertise delivers flawless and long-lasting results. She stays ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving world of hairstyling, offering cutting-edge styles that enhance clients' natural beauty. Whether you're looking for a new braid style or a stunning installation, Jaii welcomes new clients and is ready to bring her fresh and innovative approach to hairstyling.

Pooh 🌻


Pooh is an experienced natural hair specialist and loctician with over 20 years of expertise in the industry. She is known for her extensive knowledge in natural styling and haircare, making her a sought-after professional. Pooh's creativity and attention to detail shine through in every style she creates, whether it's trendy crochets, stunning loc updos, or twists.
As a natural hair specialist, Pooh is well-versed in caring for different hair types and textures. She is particularly skilled in the art of locs, providing meticulous care and maintenance. Clients appreciate her warm and inviting personality, as well as her sense of humor that creates a comfortable and enjoyable salon experience. Pooh is dedicated to educating her clients about proper natural hair care techniques, empowering them to embrace their unique beauty.
When you entrust your hair to Pooh, you can expect a transformative experience that combines technical expertise, natural hair care knowledge, and a genuine passion for her craft. Her ability to create stunning styles, coupled with her infectious personality, makes every visit to her salon a memorable and uplifting experience.


Whitt 🎵

Dedicated Salon Ambassador 

From New York to Chicago Whitt is a dedicated and invaluable member of the salon team, serving as the salon ambassador. With her exceptional attention to detail and extensive knowledge of the industry, she plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth functioning of the salon's marketing and promotional activities.As a team player, Whitt goes above and beyond to support her colleagues and contribute to the overall success of the salon. Her attentive nature allows her to provide exceptional customer service, ensuring that each client feels valued and cared for during their salon experience.
Whitt's knowledge and expertise in marketing make her an essential asset to the salon. She skillfully manages and coordinates marketing campaigns and promotions, helping to elevate the salon's brand and attract new clients. Her caring and supportive nature shine through in her interactions with both clients and colleagues, creating a positive and welcoming atmosphere.
With Whitt as the salon ambassador, you can expect a dedicated professional who is committed to delivering outstanding service and ensuring that every client's experience is exceptional. Her passion for the industry and her genuine care for others make her an invaluable member of the salon team.

Bree 🧶 - “The One You Hair About”

Hairstylist / Braider 

Meet Bree, our vibrant and talented hairstylist with a passion for all things orange! With over a decade of experience in the industry, Bree brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to every client she serves. Specializing in braiding, natural haircare, and loc services, Bree is dedicated to helping her clients look and feel their best.
When she's not creating stunning hairstyles, you can often find Bree indulging in her love for crochet, weaving creativity into every aspect of her life. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, Bree is sure to exceed your expectations with her expertise and artistry. Book an appointment with Bree today and experience the magic of her skilled hands!

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Pricing Menu

"Elevate Your Style with Salon Elegance"

Whether you’re getting ready for a night on the town, heading to a special event or just want to make heads turn as you walk by, we provide a range of services to get you looking your best. Check out what we offer below.


Loc Maintenance and Services 

Prices Start at $70 & up 

We provide expert loc maintenance and services for both kids and adults without any price difference. Our highly skilled stylists specialize in caring for locs and offer personalized consultations to understand your unique goals. From regular retwisting and grooming to deep cleansing and conditioning, we provide a comprehensive range of treatments to keep your locs healthy and vibrant. With a commitment to exceptional service and client satisfaction, we invite you to visit our salon and let us help you achieve and maintain beautiful locs, regardless of age.


Coloring and Chemical Services 

Pricing Starts at $75 & up 

Our highly trained staff are here to tackle all of your needs with a high-quality Coloring that will leave you looking and feeling your best. This service can be combined with others for a truly unparalleled experience.


Braiding Services 

Starting at $90 & up 

We love braids ! Knotless box braids, boho braids, lemonade braids, simple braids, and more. 


Kids Haircare & Services ( 2-10 yrs) 

Starting at $60 & up

Our kids' hair care services cater to the unique needs of children, offering a range of gentle and enjoyable experiences. From washing to braids, twists, and treatments, our expert stylists provide a variety of options to suit different preferences. Using mild, child-friendly products, we ensure a gentle cleanse during washing, creating a relaxing and fun atmosphere. Our stylists are skilled in creating adorable and age-appropriate braids and twists, considering each child's hair texture and length. Additionally, we offer treatments such as deep conditioning, scalp treatments, and gentle detangling to promote healthy hair. With a focus on comfort and satisfaction, our patient and friendly stylists strive to make every hair care visit a positive one for kids.


“Weaves”, Extensions, and Installs 

Starting at $100 & up

We don’t want to boast, but our clients have told us time and again there’s no better place to get a high-quality Traditiona Sew in, Tape in or Weave Install than our Hair Salon. 


Natural Haircare and Braids (Men/Women)

Starting at $40 & up

Services include but are not limited to Silk Presses, Two Strand Twists, Deep Conditioning Treatments, Natural Braid Styles, and more. 


Afterlife Services (Funeral) 

Starting at $200 & up 

KeeKee, our salon owner specializes in providing After Life (Funeral) Cosmetic Hair Care & Makeup Services as well as After Life Mini Glass Capsule Keepsakes. These services cater to individuals who seek professional assistance in preparing their loved ones for their final journey and preserving cherished memories.
For After Life Cosmetic Hair Care & Makeup Services, she offers skilled and compassionate hairstyling and makeup application specifically designed for the deceased. Her experienced team understands the importance of honoring the individual's appearance and ensuring a dignified presentation during the funeral or memorial service. By utilizing industry-standard techniques and high-quality products, KeeKee aims to create a natural and peaceful look that reflects the person's unique characteristics.
In addition to her cosmetic services, she provides After Life Mini Glass Capsule Keepsakes. These keepsakes offer a way to preserve a small memento or symbol of remembrance. The glass capsules are carefully crafted to encapsulate meaningful items, such as a lock of hair, a piece of fabric, or a personal trinket. She understands the significance of these keepsakes in preserving the memory of a loved one and offers a personalized approach to creating these capsules.
For more detailed information about the services offered by KeeKee for After Life Cosmetic Hair Care & Makeup and Mini Glass Capsule Keepsakes, it is recommended to contact the salon directly. The knowledgeable staff will be able to provide further assistance, discuss specific requirements, and address any inquiries regarding these specialized services.

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We’re OPEN !

Great Hair Doesn’t Happen By Chance. It Happens By Appointment. 

Tues - Fri 10am - 6pmSat 9am - 4pm Sun - Mon CLOSED 

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Contact Us

From word-of-mouth recommendations to online reviews, there’s a real buzz about Shear Nai’Lli Hair Salon. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

619 North Pearl St., Menands, NY 12204


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Need to Cancel? or Arriving Late?

Salon Policies

Running Late ? Something came up ? We understand that sometimes you need to cancel your appointment with us. We get it. If you need to cancel more than 24 hours before your appointment, just give us a call or shoot us a message letting us know. If you don’t let us know or have to cancel less than 24 hours before your appointment, we take 50% of the appointment as a fee. We give a 10 - 15 minute grace period (at stylist discretion) for late arrivals. If you arrive after this stated grace period your appointment will be cancelled and you will need to book a new appointment. Talk to us to find out more.
Our policies are listed when booking under each stylists link and waiver that is electronically agreed on when booking online please read. NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS UNLESS AT SALON’S DESCRETION. Any issues with services please contact the salon within 72 hours of initial appointment no later.

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Come Work with Us

Join the Team

We are currently seeking Booth Renters or a Lash Tech. (Stylist Booth may be occupied by MUA as well) Please have portfolio (proof of work), license/certification, and other proper documentation. Interview will be Required. 

Thanks for applying! We’ll be in touch soon.

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