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The Hawkesbury's Best Barbershop

At the foot of the Blue Mountains you will find one of our Barber Industries Concept Stores in Richmond. With the towns historic charm it is the perfect location for a barbershop rich in its own tradition, a store with a modern day delivery of age old customs and barbershop culture, a home of grooming for modern masculinity, manly youth and even for the littlest of blokes.

From old school to ultra modern styles, what you ask for is what you get, our approach is positive, comfortable and our services are always delivered with the greatest care and attention to detail. Touch up your hair line and keep your style on point or indulge in the kings shave with hot towels and a face massage. Our team of professional barbers are craftsman of the highest degree and you are in the hands of the Hawkesbury's finest tradesman when you are with us.

We offer a great selection of men's treatment and grooming products, many of which make great gift ideas, if your unsure about the products or their suitability for your man just ask the staff, if you can't decide or are overwhelmed by the selection we have vouchers available and they are always the perfect gift.

We are open seven days a week and are conveniently located at Shop 26 in the Richmond Marketplace. See our services section for daily trading hours and for a full list of our rates on hair cuts, beard treatments & shaves. Come for a visit and enjoy the Barber Industries Experience.


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  • Kids
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  • Seniors Card
  • Pensioner
  • Crew Cut
  • Beard Trim
  • Beard Trim & Line Up
  • Hot Towel Shave


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Good haircut, comfortable chair, in and out quick.

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Very good service & very friendly. I am so happy for my haircut  🤗best barber

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By far the best barber shop in the area, I highly recommend this place 👍👍

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    Shop 26 Richmond Marketplace
    78 March St, Richmond NSW 2753

Barbershop Blog


March 16, 2021

It is widely accepted that trends in men’s hairstyles are first popularised by celebrities and influencers. The adoption then spreads through the mainstream and eventually down to the fringes and alternates of society. In reality, most hairstyle trends emerge from within the underground cultures and the flow of adoption spreads from there.
How Underground Culture Effects Mainstream Hairstyles
Firstly, let’s take a look at what the term underground culture, or simply underground means. 

The term "underground" is derived from a long history of resistance movements where the resisters operated out of plain sight and with a high level of secrecy. Avoiding detection by oppressive regimes was often paramount and this clandestine behaviour led to the coining of the term underground. 

The term gained popularity in the 1960s as a labelling for the radical culture of the hippies, firebrands and anti war protesters. These days the term can used to describe any alternative cultures and sub-cultures that are considered to be different from societies mainstream. 

American singer-songwriter and innovative musician Frank Zappa once described it like this:

"The mainstream comes to you, but you have to go to the underground.”

What popular men’s hairstyle trends emerged from within underground factions?

Inspired by the rock and roll music of the time, rockabilly and oiler hairstyles like pompadours and slick backs were popular amongst the social rebels of the nineteen fifties. This was an alternative scene at the time however these styles are very commonplace and mainstream today. 

As part of the hippie movement of the nineteen-sixties and as a counter-culture opposing the Vietnam War, shaggy long hairstyles were adopted by proponents of freedom, love, and liberty. Those with wildly long hairstyles were viewed as social rebells and to be against the establishment. Long hair for men is now socially acceptable at every level, although remaining most popular within the alternative lifestyle crowd of the modern day.

Timeless and iconic, the mullet is everywhere you look nowadays and yes this is another modern hairstyle with its roots amongst the rebels of a bye gone era. Sported by the likes of Paul McCartney of the Beetles in the sixties and then by David Bowie confronting and defying all conventions as Ziggy Stardust in the seventies. The mullet takes on many different forms but has firmly found its place in the mainstream and is a great example of how underground cultures guide the trending hairstyles of the mainstream.