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ServicesWe focus on an individualized approach to hair and style.

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    HAIRCUTS (includes shampoo and blow out)

    Cut starting at $35
    Maintenance Bang Trim (existing clients) No Charge
    Beard Trim starting at $12


    Blow Out starting at $25
    Blow Out and Flat Iron starting at $45
    Blow Out and Curling Iron starting at $45
    Up Do starting at $55


    Avocado Oil Treatment above shoulders - $30
    below shoulders - $50
    Inca Treatment above shoulders - $30
    below shoulders - $50
    Essential Oil Treatments - Choose from
    Volumizing, Energizing, Hydrating
    and Nourishing
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    Single Process (roots only) starting at $85
    Double Process (roots to ends) starting at $90
    Gloss starting at $40
    Eye Brow Color starting at $15


    Full Head starting at $110
    Half Head starting at $95
    Ombre starting at $115
    Balayage starting at $115
    Corrective Color Consultation Only


    Blow Out Flat Iron starting at $45
    Keratin Treatment starting at $400
    Keratin Express starting at $175
    Brazilian Treatment starting at $325

    *Price will vary based on additional color request and or additional chemical needed for clients with longer or thicker hair.

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    Hair Trial starting at $75
    Makeup Trial starting at $55
    Wedding Day Hair starting at $125
    Wedding Day Makeup starting at $65


    Hair (in Salon) starting at $65
    Makeup (in Salon) starting at $55
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    Up Do starting at $55
    Blow Out Flat Iron starting at $45
    Blow Out Curls starting at $45
    False Eyelashes $35
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    Makeup Application $55
    Makeup (Eyes and Lips only) $40
    False Eyelashes $35


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    Wax Chin $17
    Wax Eyebrow $22
    Wax Lips $17
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    Hair Extensions Complimentary Consultation


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    Organic Pure Care is a complete line of exclusive hair care products which is dedicated to the beauty and care of the hair and scalp, from the balanced formulations based on high quality plant extracts. Organic Pure Care Products are the result of advanced research by innovative technologies. Every single product line contains high concentrations of pure essential oils, extracts from plants and flowers according to the most traditional and ancient techniques of collection. The high-quality therapeutic powers, the aromas, the colors that characterize each essence are kept in a natural way, without the use of harmful chemical additives. Following the arc of the seasons and the ripening of plants, Organic Pure Care may be subject to some slight variation of color and scent. For harmony and an end result that focuses on the person giving comfort, with an ally of exception: Nature.

    Organic Pure Care

    Solano understands the fast-paced, demanding environment of a salon and our styling tools live up to the challenge. Our relentless dedication to providing the best salon tools in the industry has made Solano the most trusted and dependable brand in the professional beauty business for over thirty years.

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    Organic Pure Care is a complete line of exclusive hair care products which is dedicated to the beauty and care of the hair and scalp, from the balanced formulations based on high quality plant extracts. Organic Pure Care Products are the result of advanced research by innovative technologies. Every single product line contains high concentrations of pure essential oils, extracts from plants and flowers according to the most traditional and ancient techniques of collection. The high-quality therapeutic powers, the aromas, the colors that characterize each essence are kept in a natural way, without the use of harmful chemical additives. Following the arc of the seasons and the ripening of plants, Organic Pure Care may be subject to some slight variation of color and scent. For harmony and an end result that focuses on the person giving comfort, with an ally of exception: Nature.


    Silk Aloe Line
    Aloe restores health to hair. Born in arid environments, this incredible plant has developed the ability to transform on the inside, using sunlight and minerals extracted from the ground in a number of beneficial substances. Its health giving properties are due to the quantity and quality of substances that are inside the plant. Aloe contains the B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, B12, B15) and vitamin C, to regenerate skin tissues, and act as natural cerebral stimulants.

    Organic Pure Care Color Line
    Fast, powerful, and environmentally friendly, developed with the needs of Stylists and their guests. This innovative color line was created to help the successful Stylist in a way that allows for business growth - both economically and professionally. Obtain optimal results with color, in complete safety.

    Wellness Line

    Wellness Line
    For scalp and hair, absorb the precious beneficial effects of these essential oils. Relaxing, Calming, Toning, Energizing, and Avocado Oil Treatment. The properties of the essential oil will act through the skin and the breathing for body and mind care in harmony with your senses.
    Beauty Argan Line

    Beauty Argan Line
    Our hydrating line to make the hair healthier. Our Argan Oil products, like all our lines, are designed to make hair softer, shinier, bright, and full of vitality.

    Inca Restructuring Treatment

    Inca Restructuring Treatment
    INCA is an excellent natural cosmetic treatment that is rich in unsaturated fatty acids (about 93%) and with its outstanding quality surpasses all other oil substances used in the cosmetic world. Inca oil protects both the structure of the hair, and the scalp, giving both the chance to rebuild natural barriers through excellent moisturizing qualities. Its use is very suitable for treated hair, which is porous, dry, dehydrated or sensitive. It regenerates and restores all the fiber and the roots; the vitamin E contained in it is part of the process of regeneration and renovation, and its unsaturated fatty acids deeply nourish. It prevents, treats and resolves all types of hair problems.

Request an AppointmentCome and see for yourself what sets us apart.


Hours of Operation

Monday: 10 am • 4 pm
Tuesday: 10 am • 7 pm
Wednesday: 9 am • 6 pm
Thursday: 10 am • 7 pm
Friday: 9 am • 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am • 4 pm
Sunday: closed
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    Being on time for your appointment is greatly appreciated to ensure that you receive your full service and other clients are not inconvenienced. We respectfully reserve the right to decline any client a service we don't see fit.
  • Expand Cancellations
    If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please call at least twelve hours ahead of time. This provides our wait-list clients an opportunity to take your missed appointment. Repeated cancellations without proper notice may result in required payment when your appointment is set.
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    We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Ipay, Apple pay and cash.
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    Austral gift cards are available at the salon. Gift cards are available for any amount, service, or package. Gift cards expire one year after purchase. No refunds, exchanges, or cash value.
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    Austral Salon will gladly accept: Any unopened and unused products still in their original packaging that are reflected under your account as a sale may be returned for salon credit. No returns on brushes, blow dryers or flat irons.

About UsProviding excellence one client at a time.

Austral is a salon like no other in Columbia. With its modern, open-space concept, warm wood tones, and spa-like atmosphere, you know this is no ordinary salon.

Relax and unwind. And when you meet your stylist, you know immediately you are going to look your best and feel great.

If you are anxious about changing salons or changing your hair style, we can put you at ease. You will have a free consultation with your stylist before you make any decisions. Tim Shealy and his team of experts are well-versed in today's edgy styles and colors as well as the classics. At Austral, we are committed to serving you with the professionalism, respect, and skill you deserve.

Conveniently located at 2100 Beltline Boulevard across from Richland Fashion Mall, Austral is nestled in central Columbia among the Heathwood, Cross Hill, Shandon, and Forest Acres communities.

This is the best salon in Columbia, Kortney is the bomb!! She is fun and always knows how to make me look my best!

Sandra B 9/24/18

Madisyn is very friendly, want to please and is very professional. She listens to my concerns and does everything she can to give me what I want. I have no complaints.

Janet M 9/24/18

Maria was great as always! Gets me in and out quickly but always does an amazing job fixing my bob!

Cami Cole 9/22/18

Today I saw Kortney and was very pleased with the service, haircut and style I received. She listened, made suggestions and was very informative along with a great personality. I truly enjoyed our conversation and I left very happy with my hairstyle. Thanks so much for a wonderful experience. The salon itself is very clean and beautifully designed/decorated. Overall great experience.

Katrina R 9/19/18

As always, Lindsey was phenomenal. She is a great professional that gets your hair looking better than you expect every single time... Go and see her! You will thank yourself later for making that decision.

Yuliya W 9/15/18

Our StylistsSkilled in the latest techniques and methods to make you look your best.

We are a group of talented professionals that focus on you as an individual. Whether you are here for a cut, color, or special occasion, you can be sure your stylist is skilled in the latest techniques and methods to make you look your best.

We adhere to the highest standards and quality of cuts, color and styling. Education and training go well beyond the basics. All stylists receive ongoing training in the latest trends, techniques, products, and more.

emily bustamante

Emily may have been born in Nevada, but she is quick to note she was raised in the South! Making her clients feel beautiful about themselves is exciting. "The only way to do exceptional work is to love what you do."

- Balayage
- Highlights

kristen dye

Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Kristen now calls Irmo home. Her specialty is haircolor. "Good communication is what helps me achieve the results my clients are looking for."

- Hightlights
- Color
- Foiling

heather gilbert

Heather feels that being a stylist isn't a job, but a creative hobby, which she enjoys thoroughly. "Not only have I built a wonderful clientele, but I have also made a ton of friends in the process."

- Color Highlights
- Short Cuts
- @hgn_australsalon

leah taylor

Leah has lived in some interesting places--California, England, and Germany--before her latest move here to Columbia. "I have been around a long time. I've been through the crazy hairstyles of the '80s and '90s, and I'm glad I'm still around for the 2000s!"

- Color
- Highlighting
- Dimensional Color

kortney wilkes

Kortney specializes in bridal hairstyling, makeup, balayage, and extensions. "I love stepping outside the box and trying new techniques."

- Balayage/Ombre
- Special Occasion Makeup
- Texture Lobs
- @kortney_australsalon

dara hales

From Aiken, SC, Dara enjoys the beach or the lake. At the salon, "It doesn't feel like work, I'm always having fun. There's no limit to creativity when doing hair."

- Highlights
- Balayage
- Color
- @dosbydara

charleane shealy

As manager, Charleane oversees the daily operations and helps husband Tim with marketing and direction of Austral. She most enjoys helping stylists take their education and talent to a level that they enjoy.

tim shealy

Tim started Austral in 1986. Since then, his focus has been to provide clients with a great experience: great skill and great products. "Skill and professionalism sets our team apart."

- Pixie Cuts
- Bobs
- Transformation Cuts

lindsay pfentner

Lindsay was a stylist in New York before moving to South Carolina. "With each new client there is a new learning experience." She loves the freedom to be creative, and her clients love the results!

- Up-do's Special Occasion Hair
- Mens Cuts
- Styling and Blowouts
- @hairbylkp

madisyn brazell

You can probably find Madisyn at the gym when not at the salon. "I enjoy being able to use my creativity while working and getting to meet people while making them feel beautiful."

- Balayage
- Corrective Color
- Haircuts
- @madisynember88

maria colon

Born in upstate NY and has lived in Columbia since 2015. Licensed stylist since 2008. I enjoy making clients feel wonderful and have a passion for being behind the chair.

- Color Correction
- Balayage
- Ombre
- Highlights
- Men's Cuts
- Blowouts
- Special Occasion
- Updo's
- @hairxmarianicole89

ivy watkins

Austral's Guest Relations representative since 2010, Ivy is a former esthetician and "Austral's biggest fan and advocate" of their Organic line of hair products.


Why choose a career with Austral Salon? At Austral Salon, we believe in growing talent. Owner Tim Shealy works closely with each new stylist for 6-12 months to further develop technique and professionalism, building a solid foundation of education and experience.

As a major retailer of Organic Pure Care hair care products in the Southeastern U.S., stylists get to use these products exclusively at the salon. Ongoing education and training on these products is provided by Tim as well as Phyto representatives from New York.

  • All stylists receive ongoing training in the latest trends, techniques and products from owner Tim Shealy, Phyto hair care representatives from New York, and more.
  • As a bonus, Austral provides paid vacation for its permanent, full-time stylists; something unusual in the industry. Stylists also enjoy a great working environment in Columbia's premiere salon.
  • At Austral Salon, our stylists are professionals, and they are treated that way.

Latest News/EventsKeep up with what's happening at Austral Salon.

Fall Hair 2018 by Stylist Madisyn Brazell


Red Balayage Highlights

Fall Hair 2018 by Stylist Maria Colon


Blonde Balayage Highlights

Fall Hair 2018 by Stylist Kortney Wilkes


Platimum Blonde

Fall Hair 2018 by Stylist Emily Bustamante


Fresh red transition

Fall Hair 2018 by Stylist Dara Hales


Full Foil Highlights

Fall Hair 2018 by Stylist Madisyn Brazell


Brunette Balayage Highlights

Contact UsCome and experience the diference at Austral. Request an appointment today.





2100 North Beltline Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29204

Hours of Operation

Monday: 10 am • 5 pm
Tuesday: 10 am • 7 pm
Wednesday: 10 pm • 6 pm
Thursday: 10 am • 7 pm
Friday: 10 am • 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am • 4 pm
Sunday: closed


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