3 Razor Sharp Barbershops You Should Know About in the Trenton, NJ Area

An old-school barber shop with mirrors, chairs, and photos.

Do you love barbering? Do you either strive to work in a quality barbershop or are simply looking for a new place to get a close shave? Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, AKA Capital City! In Trenton we have so much to do, see, and enjoy. There’s truly never a dull moment, and we’re so pleased that we get to call this great city our home. At Innovate Salon Academy we love to promote and help our students with job placement, and some of the barbershops that we’ve built a trusting relationship with are Evil Fades, Princeton Barber Shop, and Nassau Barbers. Check out these wicked barbershops, and next time you’re looking for a hard part that could cut glass consider visiting one of them!

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Evil Fades – Millstone, NJ

Named after the sharply dressed owner, Mr. Evilsizor, this barbershop’s motto is clean fades and old-school class. Customers of all ages come to enjoy the vintage barbershop feel, while being treated like kings (or queens). The prices at this barbershop reflect the quality of service you get, and you can feel the team’s dedication to their craft each time you go. Peruse their gallery to see all the awesome work the barbers and hair stylists of Evil Fades have done for their clients. If you’re looking for a cut and shave that your friends will envy, look no further than Evil Fades.

Evil Fades also happens to employ some of the best barbers around. Mr. Evilsizor puts a lot of stock in the people he hires, which is why he trusts Innovate Salon Academy graduates to deliver. If you think you’d like to be a part of the awesome team at Evil Fades, just fill out this form!

Princeton Barber Shop – Princeton, NJ

Just a twenty minute drive from the heart of Trenton, the Princeton Barber Shop boasts of their wide variety of barbering services. Looking for a goatee, beard, or mustache trim? Trust the barbers of Princeton Barber Shop to give you exactly what you’re looking for, with a complimentary eyebrow and ear groom to boot! In business since 1962, their upscale barbershop will transport you back to the era of cigars and men’s salons as you experience a high-quality hair appointment.

Think you’d love to work in a place like this? Innovate Salon Academy is happy to help potential barbering students work toward their goal of working in a barbershop like this, so don’t hesitate to ask one of your instructors.

Nassau Barbers – Princeton, NJ

This barbershop is right down the street from Princeton University, but you don’t have to be a student to treat yourself to a clean new cut and color from Nassau Barbers. These skilled barbers can welcome you into their cozy shop where you can feel pampered and relaxed. Established in 2011 Jackie, Tommy, and Krisi will provide you with a barbering experience you won’t soon forget.

This is another great place to work, and Innovate Salon Academy can help you get there. Be sure to ask your instructors and other staff at our school for information on job placement assistance, and you may find yourself working at a shop like this in no time!

Innovate Salon Academy & Your Barbering Career

Barbering is more than just a trend. It is one of today’s hottest industries while being one of the most long-standing trades.

Far away shot of a female barber shaving a man's head.

Any great barber knows that you need to start with a well-rounded education in order to be successful in the barbering world. Barbering involves many techniques and practices that only a beauty school education can teach you. Innovate Salon Academy offers a well-rounded training that can teach you all barbering practices and techniques. These can prepare you to sit for the state exam, and we’ll ensure you learn in a way that fits your style and understanding.

At Innovate Salon Academy we strive to provide our students with the right tools to help them sit for any state exams, as well as provide them with industry knowledge that can help them with their career. If you pass the state exam upon graduation Innovate can help you with job placement! Our barbering program can help you feel prepared and qualified for a job at one of these awesome barbershops. If you’re interested in starting your journey into barbering you can learn more about our inclusive program here, or you can set up a tour of our school. The barbering world is waiting for you, now is the time to meet it!

Already Love Barbering?

Innovate Salon Academy wants to see your skills! We love barbering so much that we created the Barber Battle to help support and engage in the barbering community. We are hoping to host the battle again this year and we’d love for you to enter! The battle is a chance to meet other barbers and network, all while flexing your awesome barbering skills! To learn more about our Barber Battle please contact us!

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