Fades, Fros & Faux Hawks: Black Barber Shops in the Austin Area

A clean haircut or fresh, new do will change the swag in any Black person’s steps. Hair is a priority and something our community takes deep pride in. This is likely because it’s one of our most prominent, unique and coveted features. How many other things on Earth do you know can defy the law of gravity?

While Austin does have a plethora of barbershops, it takes a particular type of barber to be skillfull at cutting and styling Black hair. Here’s a list of black-owned or black-specialty barbershops in the greater Austin area.


Gabrielle’s Salon | 9012 Research Blvd Ste C7 | 512.323.0798

Legendary Cuts | 4700 Loyola Ln. #107 | 512.953.1360


Legends | 1901 W William Cannon Dr. #119 | 512.443.6757


Ideal Barbershop1914 E 12th St | 512.477.0542

Marshall’s Barbershop1915 E 12th St | 512.472.0302

T’s Sharper Stylez and Cutz | 3330 Manor Rd. | 512.472.3434


Redd’s1717 W. 6th Street | Building 2 – Suite 130R | 512.428.4378


Thig’s Diamond Kutz105 East St | Hutto | 512.919.2943 

Generations | 15424 FM 1825, Ste 100 | Pflugerville | 512.807.8631

J. Harold’s Barbershop | 3021 South IH-, N I35 |  Round Rock | 512.348.8810

As you know – no list is really ever complete. Feel free to drop other recommendations in the  comments with any shops we missed.



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