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A Premier Auto Body Shop in Olivette, MO

Auto Beauty Specialists is Olivette’s premier auto body shop. We pride ourselves on the highest quality auto body repairs that are guaranteed as long as you own your car. We have been repairing bumpers, removing dents, frame work, painting, and all other auto body repairs for over 55 years. Our auto body shop is located in Olivette. We work with all car insurance companies and provide free estimates.


Our History

Let the Auto Beauty Specialists family show you what we have to offer and we’ll prove that our customer service and quality of work are second to none! Contact us for your vehicle’s repair needs.

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In 1964, local grocery store stock boy Dennis Garber was approached by one of his regular customers about an opportunity that could change his life with his new wife and baby. The 25-year-old observed and shadowed Auto Beauty Specialists for a week and decided to buy the almost 10-year-old business, becoming the sole owner.

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Originally nestled in Maplewood, the shop did detailing, spot painting, and light body repair. Garber’s hard work soon paid off and his business outgrew the small shop, so in 1967, he bought a vacant building on Lockwood Avenue in Webster Groves. The building was fitting as it had always been centered around cars; it was originally constructed in 1925 as a Dodge dealership and housed a Chevrolet dealership after that.

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For 50 years, Auto Beauty Specialists thrived in Old Webster as THE family-owned premier auto body shop in St. Louis. In that time, Dennis handed the reins over to his son, John, who is now the company owner. Business continued to grow, and as it did, the company’s needs changed — it was time to move again.

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In 2016, Auto Beauty Specialists transitioned into a 28,400-square-foot industrial building centrally located in Olivette. After major interior and exterior renovations were completed, our larger, state of the art facility allows us to better serve our community. 

From collision repair to dent removal and painting, we pride ourselves on our ability to continue the legacy of outstanding automotive care that the Garber family began in 1964.



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 Olivette, MO Auto Repair Service

After a collision, you need a car repair shop that will treat you right. At Auto Beauty Specialists in Olivette, we’ll give your vehicle the best care and get you back on the road in no time! Contact us or stop by today.



We work with all major insurance providers and are knowledgeable on their various guidelines — so we’ll be your liaison in the matter.



We want our customers to know that the promise of a guarantee is not the same thing as a high quality, safe repair