Humans are creatures of habit. We tend to find something we like and stick to it. Ironically, it’s only by branching out and trying new things that we grow and improve.
That sentiment rings true for just about everything, from food to bars – we stick to what we know. And it’s true for our hairdressers as well. Most guys have their preferred barber and that’s that. There’s no need to change because that’s their shop, their guy, and he does a fine job. But it’s 2017 and you should want more.
These days men’s hairstyles have become more varied and beards are extremely popular – it’s easy to forget that a short time ago beards were considered weird. And with the influx of hair aficionado’s, barber shops returned to the forefront of men’s style in a big way. And so today we take a look at some of the very best hair and beards stylists Mississauga has to offer, giving you a reason to break your trend and try a new style!
The Infamous Scars & Strops
315 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5G 1H3
Everything old is new again and that’s true for men’s hair. Every dude in the spotlight is sporting a classic look with a modern edge, from Ryan Gosling to Conor McGregor. That’s the kind of cut you can get at The Infamous Scars & Strops – and if you like it enough, you can even buy some styling supplies or a t-shirt!
Plus they re-purpose Jim Beam bottles to act as the water spray bottles and that’s a nice touch.
Capo Hair Barbershop
179 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5G 4T9
Capo Hair Barbershop is a no-nonsense hairdresser that boast over 20 years of experience in the business.
Offering modern and classic haircuts, as well as the always-awesome hot towel shave, and all for a reasonable price, Capo Hair on Lakeshore Road East is the everyday mans shop. Quality cuts with no unnecessary frills.
5980 Churchill Meadows Blvd #10, Mississauga, ON L5M 7M5
The Headquarters is a barber shop located in Erin Mills with a great youthful vibe but welcoming to all ages.
Offering cuts with impressively precise lines, The Headquarters’ shop space is every bit as sleek as the services they provide. Good natural lighting makes for a nice change of pace and did I mention they have a pool table? Yes it’s in the picture above, that’s pretty awesome, your friends can have fun while you get a fancy ‘do.
488 Eglinton Ave W Unit #28, Mississauga, ON L5R 0G2
Would you describe your current barber as an artist? Well that’s how the guys at Men Zone are described by their clients.
Men Zone keep track of every cut they provide – a statistic you can find on their website – showing how much they care about every individual appointment. Not to mention the amount of Nespresso’s served as well as the amount of happy customers; creating an almost perfect satisfaction ratio.
All of this is to say that Men Zone take haircuts seriously and you can even pay for package deals – $220 will score you 6 haircuts and 6 classic shaves, which isn’t bad considering you get a free coffee everytime!
The Barber’s Chair
100 City Centre Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 2C9
The Barber’s Chair has been providing quality service to the community since 1955, meaning this place isn’t just old-school for the sake of it!
The cuts are great and the prices are affordable but one things that separates The Barber’s Chair from most other barber shops, is the stylists, who will explain to you exactly how to keep your style until your next visit. This doesn’t sound like a big deal but how many times have you gotten a great haircut, only for it to look slightly worse the next day? Without the expertise, the style always fades but the guys at The Barber’s Chair put the power in your hands, quite literally.
LiBoys Streetsville Hair Studio
136 Queen St S, Mississauga, ON L5M 1K8
LiBoys Hair Studio is one of the more modern barber shops on this list, having opened in 2009 and specializing in contemporary cuts.
Located in Streetsville, LiBoys is a very youthful studio that is a self-admitted boys club. The shop is open to 8pm or 10pm most nights, meaning it’s open later than most other stores, and the prices are some of the most competitive in the area. On top of that, with a line-up of 10 diverse barbers, you can get just about any style you wish! So get onto the website and book an appointment!
CABIN: Barber and Gentlemen Supply
504 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5G 1J1
Walking into CABIN on Lakeshore Road, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d accidentally stumbled upon a hunting store. Such is the purpose of CABIN; a barber shop designed for a certain type of man, one who doesn’t want or need the smoothness of the modern world.
With a fantastically rustic interior, adorned with portraits of men from yesteryear, classic vinyls, wood fire, a typewriter, and even antlers on the wall, CABIN isn’t for hipsters, it’s a getaway for men. Those who feel at home here, will never want to leave.