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The Oaks Salon Studios – professional hair styling studios independently owned in a beautiful, comfortable setting located in West Ashley – Charleston, SC.


Katz Hair Studio
Joanna Katz Chronister


Joanna Katz Chronister has built a solid reputation over her 28 year career in hair design training under the likes of world renowned artists such as Michael O’Rourke (Big Sexy Hair, Rock Your Hair), Phillip Wilson (L’Oreal, ColorProof) and Scruples Professional. TV production and video credits include set and stage hair for Mark Bryan (of Hootie and the Blowfish), as well as nationally and internationally known musical artists such as Sister Hazel, Toad the Wet Sprocket, blues solo artist and 2012 runner up of American Idol, Elise Testone and Ukulele Master, Jake Shimabukuro. She now offers, intimate, personalized service inside of her newest venture, The Oaks Salon Studios, in Charleston.

Hair by Stephanie McAdams



Educated at Paul Mitchell the School Charleston, Stephanie is a firm believer that education is key. Specializing in balayage, foil highlighting and lowlighting techniques, razor cuts, color correction, gray reduction, men cuts, and special occasion styling.

Crissie Rainey




Crissie has an evolving set of unique skills including balayage, gray coverage, foiled highlights, fashion colors, brow tinting and waxing, men’s color and cuts and children’s cuts. Crissie is always looking for inspiration to give unique experiences and transformations to her clients. She received her training at Paul Mitchell The School of Charleston and is always expanding on her education and training to bring the best to her clients.


Amber was born and raised in a rural town north of Pittsburgh, PA. She is military spouse and a mom to a beautiful daughter. She specializes in dimensional hair painting, blonde services, hair extensions, keratin, bridal hair & makeup.

Kathy Horres




Kathy has been creating beautiful hair for her clients here in Charleston since 1985.
She ha trained with Frances DuBose, Martin Parsons, TIGI, Rusk, and at the Goldwell Institute, to name a few.
Kathy’s goal has always been to provide a great personal experience for her clients in a professional and fun atmosphere.