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Live Life. Love Life. Lava Life.

Life Styles for your Lifestyle...

Lava Salon is a local, family-owned & operated salon with a fun eclectic appeal where we guarantee you a unique, rock star salon experience that includes high quality hair and chemical services complemented by advanced education and 100% organic hair care products suitable for all hairstyles AND lifestyles. 

Lava Salon is located in two locations in Charleston, SC - 

Avondale, West Ashley and Park Circle, North Charleston.

How was the name Lava Salon born?

We get this question a lot & we never get tired telling the story.  Click the link to see how the owners chose the name Lava.   

Our Origin Story

Team Lava

Meet The Owners


 Lava Salon was started in 2006 by Geoff and Noel Richardson. They love what they do and hope that their #LavaLuv shows every time you walk through the door of our hair salon in Charleston.  

"Our team is a hard-working tribe of stylists comprised of a blend of diverse backgrounds and skills. We are committed to quality results through year long continuing education and creating an inclusive environment of community and equality for all."

Meet The Lava Tribe

More about Noel

Noel grew up in Mobile, AL.  After a long illustrious career as a temp, she finally decided to try her hand as a cosmetologist.  She attended &trained at Aveda Share Institute in Mandeville, LA.  Upon becoming licensed & looking for a fresh start, she blindly picked a spot on the map, letting fate choose her destiny, Charleston, SC. 

She has cut hair since 2000.  

In Her Own Words

More about Geoff

Geoff has lived most of his life in Charleston, SC. He graduated from USC in 1995 and started a career in Advertising in Atlanta, GA. In 2000, he returned to Charleston as a Business Development Manager for his father’s company. In 2001 he met Noel – who eventually helped him realize his purpose & entrepreneurial dreams.  

He has cut hair since 2004.

In His own words

Cancellation / No-Show Policy

We request a minimum of 24 hours notice to cancel or reschedule any haircut appointment and 48 hours for chemical services. We reserve the right to require a deposit or charge a fee of up to 50% of the cost of any missed scheduled services. Any undue balance would be owed before a new appointment could be booked. Please ask any salon team member for complete details.  

Lava Salon - Main Number

(843) 225-5282

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