Celebrity Hairstylist Roger “Roy” Brasley Receives Key to the City by former Mayor Steve Benjamin

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Local Celebrity Stylist helps thousands

(Columbia, SC) – Hairstylist and Makeup Artist to the stars, Mr. Roger Roy Brasley, a native of Columbia, SC, has spent over a decade changing the lives of more than 30,000 South Carolinians. Roy began the Sally R. Brasley Foundation in 2009 in honor of his late grandmother. The foundation has been positioned as a community anchor and through these efforts, Roy was recently awarded the highest award that a citizen within a city can receive…the Key to the City by former Mayor Steve Benjamin. Roy was recognized due to his selfless acts of kindness and generosity. Each year, Roy through, the foundation hosts several free events for the community and surrounding areas. Families have received free household items, furniture, name brand clothing, school supplies, access to resources, and free entertainment. He has leveraged his platform to give back to the community.

Mr. Brasley is affectionately known in the Beauty World as Bad Boy Roy and has been a celebrity stylist and Makeup Artist for over 20 years. Roy has received Numerous Awards in the Beauty Industry from around the Nation and the World. In 2015 at the annual Bronner Bros HairShow, Indiremi’s Brand powered by Bobbi Boss named him “America’s Top Celebrity Stylist”. He is the current stylist as well as appearing on the New hit Bravo television series “Love Match Atlanta” that premiered on May 8, 2022 on Bravo. 

Roy is a 1998 graduate of Eau Claire High School and is often acknowledged for giving back to his Alma Mater. Also in 2019, he became a Foster Parent in South Carolina where he has already impacted the lives of over 30 youth with the mind to help MANY MORE!  Mr. Brasley has been a platform stylist for over two decades and has served as a celebrity stylist for Angie Stone, Queen Latifah, Candice Patton, Angela Yee, SWV, En Vogue, Brandy, Beyoncé, Tweet, Sonequa Martin Green, comedian Mo’Nique and Many others. He has been the lead stylist for the BET Awards and the Essence Music Festival for over 10 years. When Roy isn’t traveling he can be found in his hometown salon, Beauty Art By Roy, 2001 Marion Street in Columbia, South Carolina.

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