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East County Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 7 years ago


by: Pam Eubanks Senior Editor

After more than 20 years in west Bradenton, Pamella Boozer has moved her Merle Norman cosmetics business to the East County, opening a location in Bennett Plaza in February.

The studio celebrated with a grand opening celebration April 16-17.

Boozer's Merle Norman studio offers high quality, U.S.-made cosmetics and skin care products, a well as manicures and pedicures, facials and waxing services.

“I love the product and I believe in the product,” said Boozer, who has used Merle Norman cosmetics since she was just 18 years old.

Boozer said she had been looking for a location out east since April of 2009 before finding her new home on State Road 64 just a few months ago.

“I felt in order to grow, I needed to come out here,” said Boozer, whose been in the beauty consulting business since 1987. “That area of town was no longer working for my business. I have a bigger clientele from out east and in Parrish.”

Boozer said she is thrilled with the new location, which also has a more modern and user-friendly look that her previous site.

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Contact Pam Eubanks at [email protected].

Merle Norman

Location: 5264 State Road 64 East (Bennett Plaza)
Phone: 746-5515
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday
Line of business: Cosmetics and skin care product sales, pedicures and manicures, facials and waxing services
Employees: Four
Year established: 1987. New location opened Feb. 10.
What makes the business unique: “We sell the Merle Norman products. They’re made in the USA. We give our customers special service. We’re knowledgeable. We’re not high pressure sales people here at my studio.”

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