Laurels
Best Barbershops
in Washington
2017

Why These Barbershops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored barbershops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best barbershops in Washington DC.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Barber of Hell's Bottom

Barber of Hell’s Bottom, located in Washington, DC, provides elevated barbering services using techniques that have been passed down through generations. They provide a wide variety of services, including cuts, shaves, beard trims, single process color treatments, grey blending, and training seminars. Barber of Hell’s Bottom is proud to provide eDIT hair care and styling products to their customers. They have an Instagram account where interested customers can see their portfolio of work for themselves.

Washington, DC(202) 332-0200

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Classic Kutz Hair Salon and Barber Lounge

Classic Kutz Hair Salon and Barber Lounge, located in Washington, DC, was established in 2001 by owner Kevin Brown. He has completely dedicated himself to excellence and to being a trademark of his community. He provides a variety of different services, including cuts, fades, shaves, designs, make-up, braids, twists, extensions, color treatments, and mobile barber and salon services. Reservations with Classic Kutz Hair Salon and Barber Lounge can be made through email or over the phone.

Washington, DC(202) 610-1345

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Cut N' Edge

Cut N’ Edge, located in Washington, DC, was established in 2005 by Leo Nguyen and Lynn Loung. Together, they have a combined 50 years of hair cutting experience, and are committed to providing customer service and style that exceeds expectations. They provide many different services such as men’s and women’s haircuts, shampooing, blow-drying, shape ups, crew cuts, and beard cutting and trimming. Cut N’ Edge also offers some of the best hair care products on the market, including Crew, Paul Mitchell, Schwarzkopf Professional, and Nioxin.

Washington, DC(202) 537-1530

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His Grooming DC

His Grooming DC, located in Washington, DC, has employed a crew of passionate and reliable groomers and barbers. They have over eight decades of combined experience, and strive to give their customers the best experience in the area. His Grooming DC provides many services, including razor shaves, head shaves, the gentleman’s haircut, shampoo and conditioning, scalp renewal treatments, one-step colorings, trims, and The Polish. The Polis is a deep cleaning scrub and cleanse that aids to rejuvenate and promote scalp health. Appointments can be scheduled online or by phone.

Washington, DC(202) 714-1327

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JaJo's Barber and Stylist

Jajo’s Barber and Stylist, located in Washington, DC, specializes in ethnic hair care treatments, facials, extensions, and body skincare. They are dedicated to providing their customers with superior care and service in a studio that emits a warm and friendly atmosphere. They provide a variety of services, such as men’s cut and style, children’s cuts, beard trims, shaves, color treatment, and scalp treatments. Apart from the hair cutting and styling services they offer, Jajo’s Barber and Stylist also provides eyebrow, chin, ear, belly, leg, and Brazilian waxing services.

Washington, DC(202) 795-9889

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Lamont Whitmire Barber Shop

Lamont Whitmire Barbershop, located in Washington, DC, has been in service since 1923. Since their establishment, they have been dedicated to reliability, perfectionism, and superior services. The on-site master barber offers many services, such as cuts, shaves, shampoo and conditioning, and minor styling. They have been on a mission to make their customers look and feel good. Appointments can be booked through their website or by phone.

Washington, DC(240) 432-9688

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Michael Craig Men's Grooming

Michael Craig Men’s Grooming, located in Washington, DC, creates meticulous designs in an atmosphere that exudes friendship and relaxation. The barbers and stylists are passionate about superior service and making each experience as personable as possible. Michael Craig Men’s Grooming provides a wide selection of services, including full cuts, express cuts, trims, beard work, hot shaves, facials, color treatments, manicures, and shoe care. Appointments can be made online or over the phone.

Washington, DC(202) 721-0110

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My Barbers Lounge

My Barbers Lounge, located in Greenbelt, DC, has a staff of highly experienced professionals who are dedicated to great hair care. They are on a mission to ensure that every customer leaves their studio looking good, and feeling even better. They provide a variety of services, including cuts, fades, trims, and braiding. They are committed to building a franchise of upscale barbershops in urban neighborhoods. My Barbers Lounge can be reached by phone or email to schedule an appointment.

Greenbelt, MD(301) 552-3730

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Myles E. Mann

Myles E. Mann, located in Washington, DC, was established in 2000 with a vision to provide high-quality services to the local community. They use an appropriate balance of modern and traditional techniques to ensure every customer that walks out their door will love their cut and style. They provide a wide variety of services, including regular adult haircuts, adult fades, adult taper cuts with flat base, adult style cuts, dye treatments, and children’s haircuts. They are open Fridays through Mondays, but can also make themselves available after-hours by appointment.

Washington, DC(301) 275-6842

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She's the Barber, LLC.

She’s the Barber, LLC., located in Washington, DC, was established by Phylicia Goins. She specializes in men’s and women’s haircuts, and is committed to sharing and expressing each customer’s artistic creativity. She’s the Barber, LLC. features many sought-after services, such as cuts, Alaskan face masks, therapy and restoration treatments, and beard trimming. They also offer training classes and seminars for fundamental fading techniques, effective communication skills, T-outlined modified blade settings, perfect beard shaping and sculpting, and Shape Up 101.

Washington, DC(571) 305-2429

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The Dashery

The Dashery, located in Washington, DC, was established in 2013 by Jarrod Croxton, who attended Howard University and has over 20 years of hair cutting experience. The Dashery Specializes in straight razor cuts, unique designs, scissor cuts, facials, locks, shaves, and hot towel treatments. They strive to create a relaxed and fun environment where clients can create their own styles. Appointments can be booked online or over the phone.

Washington, DC(202) 957-2502

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The Standard Barbershop

The Standard Barbershop, located in Fairfax, DC, was established in 2015 with the goal of reimagining old-fashioned barbershop. They provide a variety of services, including cuts, beard trims, straight razor trims, buzz cuts, head shaves, and neck trimming. Past clients have said they were the best in town, and that they are master barbers in the full sense of the term. Appointments can be scheduled online.

Fairfax, VA(571) 234-1819

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The Ultimate Barber

The Ultimate Barber, located in Alexandria, DC, has gained a reputation for outstanding service, and progressive barbering techniques. Owner and barber, John, has studied at Old Dominion University, and has been a part of the industry since 1988. The Ultimate Barber provides many services, including barbering, scalp treatments, and hair colorings. In addition to their haircutting and styling services, The Ultimate Barber also has a plethora of hair care and styling products available for purchase.

Alexandria, VA(571) 483-0032

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The W Hair Loft

The W Hair Loft, located in Hyattsville, DC, is skilled and equipped to offer both men and women’s cuts. They provide a variety of services including expert barbering, razor cuts, hair coloring, professional men’s and women’s styling, braiding, highlights, nail services, and texturizing. The barbers and stylists at The W Hair Loft view cutting and styling as an art form. Potential clients can view their portfolio on Instagram and online.

Hyattsville, MD(301) 277-4595

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Wall's Barber Shop

Wall’s Barbershop, located in Laurel, DC, was established in 1937, and they pride themselves on putting their expertise to work for each customer. In the almost 80 years that have passed since their establishment, they have earned a reputation that is built on high-quality services, and superior customer care. They provide a variety of services such as cuts, trims, styling, hot towel shaves, clipper cuts, and scissor cuts. Walk-ins are welcome and appointments are accepted. Appointments can be scheduled online or over the phone.

Laurel, MD(301) 317-9111

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Wise Owl Club

Wise Owl Club, located in Washington, DC, is open Tuesday through Saturday, and walk-in’s are welcome. They have a specific no-appointment policy. Customers simply put their name on a walk-in list, and the staff sends out a text 15-20 minutes before the next available time slot. Haircuts can take from 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the specifications. Wise Owl Club offers a variety of services, including cuts, straight razor shaves, beard shaves, clean-ups, buzz cuts, gray blending, and kid’s haircuts. Wise Owl Club also features gift and accessory sales on brands such as Baxter of California, Byrd, and JS Sloane.

Washington, DC(202) 705-9425

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