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1319 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC, 29407
United States

(843) 813-1838

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With over 43 years of experience, Your Grooming Guru, Barbara Brant-Williams, is the go-to source for hair, makeup and beauty product knowledge in Charleston, SC. She provides thoughtful answers and beautiful applications in a fun and personal way

Barbara has the technical and practical skills in achieving that perfect dimensional color, consistent and consistent natural gray coverage. She'll produce a skilled textured haircut with scissor or razor, or giving you the most elegant polished party or wedding hair and beautiful makeup. Her passion is using those skills to give you the look you desire. 

In addition to her salon experience, Barbara worked as an educator and sales representative for professional hair care product companies and as an associate and Instructor for natural food store cosmetic departments. She is also a veteran of the US Army.

With a penchant for researching and understanding the ingredients in the myriad of cosmetic products available, she teaches seminars on "decoding ingredient labels" to clients and "effective retail marketing" to peers and student cosmetologists.

When it comes to helping you keep your hair maintained at home, look no further. Barbara will teach you the how-to’s with the easiest of methods. She'll also make you laugh, give you a great head massage, and talk about the next best movie to see!

Your Grooming Guru is a certified Non-toxic Haircolor Specialist and is considered Charleston's expert in organic hair care. If you are looking for professional hair treatments without the toxic build-up or want to reduce chemical exposure, Barbara is the Guru you need to get with! 

Barbara is also a certified Organic Color Specialist by Simply Organic Beauty Systems and has received advanced training in:

  • Product ingredients, their benefits, detriments and purposes

  • Environmental variables affecting hair health and beauty

  • Non-toxic haircolor theory, techniques and best practices

  • Certified trainer in Organic Way (Oway) Hair color and care systems

What does that mean?  When you get your hair highlighted, low-lighted, or colored by Barbara, trust that you will be in capable, In-the-Know, toxin-free hands! 

If you have environmental sensitivities or allergies , Barbara can pretest you with the color lines she uses.  She can also recommend you to several practitioners who can help you with healing various conditions holistically.

Barbara's "guru status" of course stems from her knowledge of cosmetology, but she is also committed to learning all she can about other Charleston area businesses and service providers. She prides herself in being "in-the-know" and enjoys sharing her favorites (products, providers and places) with friends. Check out the Links page for more details.

Your Product Questions Answered. 

Do the products under your sink have you scratching your head? Wondering how to get that salon look at home? With a Grooming Guru House Call, you will get a personalized, workable and simplified grooming routine. Look your best with what you’ve got and save a pretty penny too! ... more


(843) 813-1838


1319 Savannah Highway Suite C

Charleston, SC 29407



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