3416 Via Lido
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Monday - Saturday
10am - 7pm

Meet our team

Nancy Johnson

Nancy Johnson Proprietor / Stylist / Colorist

Nancy Johnson, stylist and owner, has over 25 years experience as a stylist in addition to being a Master Colorist. She specializes in:

  • Color correction
  • Grey coverage
  • Smoothing treatments
  • Precision cuts

Post graduation Nancy served two apprenticeships for two masters in the industry and honed her skills in corrective color and precision hair cutting. With a passion for beauty Nancy is also a graduate of The Westmoore Academy of theatrical make up.


She has served as not only a stylist but also a make up artist for countless formal events. Nancy is passionate about her career and continues to expand her knowledge on a regular basis. In addition, Nancy volunteers her time helping others by gratefully serving the following organizations:

  • Human Options
  • American Cancer Society/Look Good Feel Better Program
  • United States Marine Corps/Wives of The Wounded Warrior Battalion
  • Salus Hospice

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Tencia Salinas

Tencia Salinas Personalized Hair Solutions

Always the entrepreneur and after many years within this maturing industry, Tencia Salinas has become a leading force in the Personal Appearance industry with her unique Hair Extensions and Custom Hair Pieces for those that suffer with a variety of hair loss issues. 


Tencia grew up in the Santa Barbara area where she began her career in the hair styling beautician industry.

Haley Lorden

Haley Lorden Stylist / Colorist / Make up artist

Haley grew up in the hair salon watching her mother as a stylist since she was 3 years old! She started off as a makeup artist when she was 17, doing bridal makeup, photo shoots, & special fx and continued her education to become a licensed cosmetologist at 19 years old.

Continuing her makeup career, Haley is now a master colorist with hair and is dedicating herself full time in specializing with:

  • Blondes
  • Balayages
  • Hot Heads Hair Extensions
  • Brazilian Blowouts

You may reach Haley to book your appointment at:

Jennifer Abernethy

Jennifer Abernethy Stylist / Colorist / Make up artist

Jennifer has been a leading hair and makeup expert for over 25 years. She has been fortunate to have worked with and learned from legendary hair stylists and makeup artists in the salon and in the freelance industry.

Always wanting to stay current in her field, Jennifer has taken numerous classes in color, cutting, formal styling, extensions and makeup. She attends hair and makeup shows annually to learn about all of the new products and techniques that are currently being launched.


Jennifer lives and breathes hair, makeup and fashion! She has worked LA Fashion week, photo shoots, a countless number of weddings and in the salon over the coarse of her successful career. Client satisfaction is her specialty! She truly cares about her clients wants and needs.

Jennifer has worked in high end salons in Orange County and LA and is now proud to be a part of the team at Shear Attitude Hair Salon!

Jennifer may be reached at:

Amber Hinds

Amber Hinds Stylist / Colorist

Amber is an ambitious driven stylist that has a passion for enhancing beauty and emulating new and upcoming trends. She is an idealist that strives for client satisfaction.

Amber is skilled and knowledgeable in various techniques:

  • Highlights
  • Color and color correction
  • Balayage
  • Color melts
  • Blondes
  • Fun and vivid punky colors
  • Brazilian Blowouts
  • Keratin smoothing treatments
  • Cuts and styles for all ages

Her vast experience has expanded her creativity and her talent speaks for itself in her finished work.

To book with Amber for your next hair transformation:

Our Passion.

Cutting and Styling

Precision. Maintenance free. Gorgeous ... these all define the results from the hair cutting & styling experts at Shear Attitude Hair Salon in Newport Beach. With many collective years under their belts, the experts at Shear Attitude take in your ideas, blend them with current trends and expertise and the results are amazing... first class hair and very satisfied and happy customers!

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From lightening your dull locks to helping deceive those nasty grays, Shear Attitude’s expert colorists can make your highlights the highlight of your day! We have been trained in the “latest” techniques highlighting so that your hair is enriched and strong and not stripped and dried like other salons.

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Keratin Treatments

Our hair changes…..sometimes in subtle ways we’re not very familiar with…..what once was shiny and straight often times gives way to frizzy time consuming battles when it comes to doing our hair each day. The experts at Shear Attitude Hair Salon have been trained in the “latest” techniques in Keratin Treatments...

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Expert Coloring

Following the latest in hair color trends, Shear Attitude Hair Salon color specialists are highly trained to create the hair color that best represents you, your style and your attitude. With over 25 years in hair color expertise, allow the professionals “who know hair” to optimize the greatest look for your expressive lifestyle!

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Ombre / Balayage

This color service is in high demand, and the most requested hair trend! There are different techniques and also looks of the Ombre; the more popular being the Balayage, which in French means “Free Hand”. The ombre is a blended hair color, that gives an illusion of a darker root naturally blending into a lighter end. It is important that the blend is gradually blended from root to end correctly...

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Styling is a service that Shear Attitude specializes in. From Weddings to Friday nights out, styling your hair is our expertise. WWe offer updos, flat iron work & down styles - any look for your special occasion.Weekly blow outs are also a common service for Shear Attitude. Our blow outs typically last up to 3- 4 days. Come in and enjoy a glass of wine, while getting your hair shampooed and styled!

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