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Shear to Please
Hair, Skin, and Nail Salon
Our Staff
As shown in picture; Stephanie, Ashley, Margi, Rita, Chloe and Sydney

Owner: Rita Miskiewicz

Rita has been a stylist since 1974. From 1978 to 1986, she managed Hess's Trimmer Shop in the Coventry Mall. She has trained under Pearl Octavo, who was one of the top stylists in the 1980's. On June 6, 1986, she opened Shear to Please Hair, Skin, and Nail Spa. She specializes in precision cutting, color, and perms. She loves doing special occasion styles.

Rita is certified with the "Look Good, Feel Better" program for women who are undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatments. She also specializes in wig consultations and fittings for these women, giving them one- on-one, informative, personal attention. 
Rita strives for perfection and is determined to make every one of her clients feel satisfied and special!
Rita and her entire staff are constantly attending continuing educational classes that include all aspects of the hair industry in order to provide their clients with the most up-to-date styles and services.

Manager: Margi Longacre Davidson

Margi has been in the beauty industry since 1986. She is a graduate of Empire Beauty School. Her career began by working with Rita at Hess’s Trimmer Shop located at the Coventry Mall.  She also trained under Pearl Octavo.  Margi is a licensed cosmetology teacher and has also completed advanced perm and colorist certification programs.  Her specialties include precision cutting, color, perms, and waxing.  
Margi has been working with Rita at Shear to Please since their opening day 1986!  Although dedicated to her job, Margi enjoys her free time biking, walking, and heading to the beach. Margi takes pride in knowing that she continues to add new clients to the long list of satisfied customers that she has accumulated over the years.

Ashley Kelly

Ashley has been working at Shear to Please since 2011, starting off as a Shampoo Assistant. She graduated from OJR High School in 2012, and later attended Montgomery County Community College, taking business classes, before enrolling at Empire Beauty School. She graduated with both attendance and academic awards, and she is now a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Pennsylvania. She specializes in hair color, hair cutting, waxing, manicures, and pedicures. 

​Chloe Lupo

Chloe is a high school student at Owen J Roberts. She has been a receptionist/ assistant here at Shear to Please Salon since May 2018. She is an AP and all Honors Student. Her favorite extra-curricular course is Horticulture. She plans on attending West Chester University to major in Early Childhood and Special Education. She loves spending time with friends and family. 

​Sydney Pursel

Sydney joined our team at Shear to Please in June 2019. She comes to us with valuable experience as a receptionist/assistant. Sydney is a senior at Owen J. Roberts and is currently attending the cosmetology program at TCHS Pickering. She has a love for cosmetology, especially makeup. She is a cheerleader at OJR and is involved with Key Club. She likes to spend most of her time with friends, family and her dog Lucky. In her free time she enjoys working out and traveling

Stephanie Brown

Stephanie is new to our Shear To Please family as our receptionist/ assistant. In 2013, Stephanie and her family moved to the area from Granville, Ohio where she volunteered in a museum and senior center. While in Ohio she worked in a yarn shop and taught knitting classes. Stephanie and her husband have 4 children and have recently sent their youngest off to college. She keeps busy with gardening while continuing to enjoy knitting.