As the owner of The Hilt Salon, Trayce Griffin has poured herself into creating a one-of-a-kind salon experience
for her clients. She has been in the industry for over 20 years with a dream of one day owning her on salon and with
perseverance and her creative edge, that dream has come true. Trayce has extensive training in cosmetology, graduating
from South Eastern School of Cosmetology in Charlotte and the Institute of Cosmetology in Killeen, Texas. Trayce has a
true love of customized hair color and signature blowouts and prides herself in bringing her clients inner beauty to
the surface. Trayce has expertise in Dona Bella, Hair Laya, iTip, Keva Link, hand-tied extensions and she is master
certified in Pravana color. In 2013, Trayce had the honor of being invited to the MTV Music Awards to style hair for
musicians and celebrities in attendance. Trayce has a love for all things pop culture, music, and calls herself a "foodie"
but her greatest loves are her two children, Griggs and Tucker, along with the newest addition to her family, grandson Palmer.
Building relationships with clients that go beyond the "chair" is what drives the talented stylist, Karlie. Graduating from
Lancaster High Career Center for Cosmetology, Karlie specializes in customized hair color, men's fades, and is certified in
Brazilian Blowouts and Dona Bella hand-tied extensions. Karlie has a love of being creative and nothing thrills her more than
seeing her client's face light up after seeing their idea come to life. Karlie loves to spend time with friends and family,
travel, and is a fur mom to Cooper who is a Pit-Lab mix.
Enhancing her client's natural beauty is what it's all about for stylist, Taylor! She is grateful every day to be in a profession
where she gets to perfect her art while building everlasting relationships with her clients. Graduating from the Lancaster High
Career Center for Cosmetology, Taylor has been in the industry for nearly 4 years. She has experience in five types of hair extensions
including Babe Hair and Donna Bella and is Lash Extension Certified. Her specialties are customized color including blondes, "brondes",
and balayage. Taylor is also a talented make-up artist and was voted "Best Fantasy Make-Up" while in school. Taylor is your ultimate
girly-girl and even has a dedicated "Beauty Room" at her home full of all things hair, make-up, clothes, and accessories! She has a
love for all fur animals and even has 5 pups of her own. Just in case you were wondering, the pups are not allowed in the "Beauty Room!"
The sweet and personable Cassi joined The Hilt team in August of 2020 after attending Ambassador Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born and raised in Lancaster, Cassi has been in the industry for almost 2 years and graduated from the Paul Mitchell School of
Cosmetology in 2018. She is currently a Salon Assistant and working on commission while completing her training. Cassi has a love for
hair care and seeing a good transformation. She has a thirst for knowledge and nothing makes her happier than to make someone feel good
about themselves when they leave her chair. Her specialties include haircuts and highlights. Things that give Cassi joy are spending
time with friends and family, traveling, and being involved in her church!
The adorable Julianna joined The Hilt team in June of 2020. She is a front desk assistant and a salon assistant. Julianna is a Junior
at Indian Land High School. She is an accomplished dancer, loves living in the south, traveling, and working on her red Mustang in her
spare time. Julianna enjoys working at The Hilt where she is able to meet new people having fun with her sweet and unique co-workers!
4889 Charlotte Hwy, Lancaster, SC 29720