Philosophy

Skinny's Barber Shop is different than the chain of so-called "barber shops" that seem to be all over Austin. We are an old school barber shop using traditional methods to give our clients the highest quality cuts. Skinny's is the home of the Hand Crafted Haircut. We take pride and dedicate our time to giving the best haircuts in town. Our goal is that you leave with a good experience every visit. Appointments are available for a fee but walk-ins are always welcome. So give us a shot and stick around if you'd like. 

Our Crew

South Austin Shop


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We are excited to have this guy at our shop! Marcos has over 16 years of barbering under his belt. He is well-rounded in all hair types and styles. Tapers and fades are what he loves to do and it shows in his work, so book Marcos for your next appointment.


Tasha has been cutting hair around Austin for a little over 12 years now. She is super-talented with the shears in hand. With reliability, her specialties include gentleman's cuts and layer cuts.


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Cesar has been cutting tapers and fading for a while now. He decided to make it his profession about 2 years ago. He's very genuine and loves being a barber. He's very dependable as well. Come through and give him a shot!


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We would like to welcome Stacey aka Tiny to the team! Stacey has been in the industry for 2 years and he is eager to hone his skills and master his craft. Stacey is excited to join our team of talented barbers so please help him get his feet wet and book your next appointment with Stacey.


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Alex is a graduate of Roffler's School of Hair Design and has over 17 years experience cutting hair in Austin.  He is a well-rounded barber and can tackle any style or cut. A real flat-top master as well. He is a family man and in his personal time enjoys fishing.  Book with Alex with confidence. 


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Matt is a South Austin native and has been cutting hair in the Austin area for the past 7 years now. He is great with all types of hair texture and styles, both modern and classic. His fade work is amazing as well. When it comes to the cut, this barber doesn’t disappoint.


Cedar valley shop
(HWY 290)


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Skinny's been cuttin' heads and perfecting his craft for over a decade. Deceptively casual, his attention to detail and commitment to the art of barbering is seen in the focus he puts into every cut.


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Mark is a fisherman and a native Texan. He’s been barbering in Austin for the past 5 years now. He specializes in fades, shaves, and tapers. He can do it all.


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Bryant has been barbering for the past 7 years now and comes from a family of barbers. He is a very well-rounded barber, skilled in all styles and types of hair. He will be working here full time, and he’s consistent with his work. Come give him a shot for your next haircut.


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Reece is graduate of Roffler's School of Hair Design and has been barbering in Austin for the past 4 years. Reece is an Austin native. He's a solid barber and can cut and texture and style. In his personal time he loves to ride his motorcycle.


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Big Alex is new to Austin and we welcome him to Skinny's.  He is a true barber, loves his craft and it shows. He has around 6 years experience. Big Alex really cares about the work coming out of his chair and wants to build his clientele. Book Big Alex for your next haircut.


The South Austin Shop

"We are a small, local barber shop that is new to the community. My hope and goal is that every client walks out of my shop with a well crafted haircut and a great experience in an old-fashioned barber shop."

-John "Skinny" Cleaveland


The cedar valley shop (HWY 290)

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Skinny saw the need for a good old-fashioned barber shop in the area, so here we are. We're now open and ready to serve the Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs community. We have some talented barbers at the shop so come on by or book an appointment. We'd love to take care of your barbering needs.