Danielle Keasling | Owner


As owner of Salon Karma and National Director for Matrix haircare, Danielle Keasling continues to push the boundaries of her profession while maintaining her professionalism and unrivaled reputation. Whether you're wanting a full makeover with a professional photo shoot or simply a new hair color for a new season; Danielle constantly strives to deliver the best staff, services and products available in the area.

National Director of Education for Matrix haircare and professional consultant to HairuWear and Great Lengths USA, Danielle has worked in the salon industry for over 17years. Originally trained and licensed in Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Danielle made Hilton Head Island her home in 1999. Here she has earned a extensive list of clientele. She has established herself as one of the most sought after hair stylists and extension artists in the South.  

Danielle has been awarded top hair stylist consecutive years in Hilton Head Island and Bluffton by the Island Packet's Readers Choice Awards, Hilton Head Monthly readers choice and The Bluffton Today.   Her abilities enable her to produce hair designs for a broad range of clientele. Instead of performing one "signature style", Danielle is a master of customization,  focusing on the individual.  Creating a style that enhances the client's personality is what sets Danielle apart from the rest.  Danielle now trains and mentors her staff at Salon Karma to do the same.  Each guest that experiences Salon Karma, experiences Danielle's culture and education.

Finalist in the 2014 and 2015 North American Hairstylist Awards (NAHA), Danielle has put the town of Bluffton, SC on the national map for fashion and hair.  (NAHA is the most prestigious award in the industry of hair, in comparison to the Academy Awards for Actors!)   Her work has also been recognized internationally all over the world and she is now part of the Global team for Matrix education.  With this she travels all over the world educating hairstylist in countries near and far.  Danielle also is the guest artist for Great Lengths USA and HairuWear Pro; leaders of the hair extension network for the world.  Great Lengths USA highlights Danielle's work in many of their ad campaigns both for consumer and trade purposes and she is on set for shoots with Raquel Welch, Christie Brinkley and Hairdo.  Danielle's other accolades include the winner of the 2014 ABS Stars award, for her work in the day to night category.  She has won many other industry competitions and is a artistic team member for Intercoiffure, the most prestigious group of salon representatives and salons in the world.   This year in 2016, she has been nominated in the BTC One Shot Competition as a Big Shot in editorial. 

Danielle's work can be seen in many consumer and trade magazines such as 10Ten UK, Disfunkshion, Modern Salon Magazine, First Chair, American Salon Magazine, Hot by Hairs How USA and UK,  Estetica, Beauty Launchpad,  Peluquerias International, Beauty Underground, Sophisticates Hair, Marie Claire, In Style, Harpers Bazaar, Vogue Paris and other consumer reads.  Her work has appeared on COVER for MODERN SALON in August 2012 and March 2016.

Danielle also does session work for print, runway, marketing campaigns, commercial, weddings, and local film.  Besides a hairstylist, Danielle is a certified makeup artist in Smashbox and TIGI cosmetics.

Currently Danielle is Matrix Haircare's only female Artistic Director.   She is also part of Chrystofer Benson's education team, CBC. If you are a stylist or salon and are interested in education classes please contact your Matrix distributor or email Danielle at danielle@daniellekeasling.com    You can also check out Danielle's personal webpage at www.daniellekeasling.com

See Danielle’s extension site at www.greatlengthsstylist.com/daniellekeasling

View Danielle's Most Recent Press and Awards

NAHA Editorial Finalist 2015

Danielle’s Accolades:
  • America's Beauty Show Winner of Day to Night, 2014
  • North America Hairstylist Awards (NAHA) Finalist 2014
  • Bangstyle Supremes Winner September 2015
  • North American Hairstylist Awards (NAHA) Finalist 2015
  • Bangstyle Supreme Finalist July 2016
  • Behind the chair.com One shot Big Shot editorial finalist 2016
  • Recognized by Harpers Bazaar for creating one of the top 6 summer hair trends for 2016