6 Local Black-Owned Salons & Barbershops

Dig Ruth Brown’s hairstyle in Miss Rhythm — The Legend of Ruth Brown, Tina’s changing styles in TINA — The Tina Turner Musical or namesake of the diner in Clyde’s? Check out these local Black and African-American-owned salons and barbershops and turn that on-stage inspiration into your own masterpiece.

Joy stands behind a model in a chair. She's styling his hair.

Joy Love. Photo courtesy of The Hair and Image Studio


101 N. Ulster Ct. #103, Denver, CO 80230
720.710.8059 | Joy@TheHaurandImageStudio.com
Google Rating: 4.9/5 Stars

Joy Love opened The Hair & Image Studio in 2007 and has 17 years of cosmetology experience under her belt. Love also consults with and teaches customers about developing unique healthy hair care and beauty regiments.

She stays current on the latest style trends and techniques for a full range of options.

A headshot of Tonie Jones. She's wearing a bright pink blazer over a white top.

Tonie Jones. Photo courtesy of The Brow Snob


5075 Leetsdale Dr. Unit #E, Denver, CO 80246
Google Rating: 4.8/5 Stars

Tonie Jones established herself as a Master Brow Artist and launched The Brow Snob. Jones’ warm and inviting personality puts clients at ease from the moment they enter.

Services include brow threading, tinting, shaping with tint, lamination and more. For lashes, you can get lifts and tints, classic full sets, hybrid full sets and more. The Brow Snob also offers permanent makeup services, such as microblading, eyeliner, freckles, beauty marks and more.

Orion Brown smiles in front of a colorful mural.

Orion Brown. Photo courtesy of Black Travel Box


4800 Dahlia St., Denver, CO 80216
Google Rating: N/A

Orion Brown founded Black Travel Box to bring TSA-friendly natural hair, skin and body products to Black and Afro-Latinx clients to look and feel good on the road.

Before Black Travel Box, Orion was the lead of brand strategy at Oracle and did brand marketing with Hasbro. She also built a nonprofit consultancy to help customers strategize and scale their businesses.

A barber cuts a man's hair

Photo courtesy of Supreme Style of Barbers


7520 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80220
Telephone: 303.322.6941 | Cell: 720.300.0206
Google Rating: 4.7/5 Stars

Founded by Herman “Supreme Style” Muhammad in 1997, Supreme Style Barbershop offers numerous cuts and styles, including the Men’s Hair Unit starting at $150, New Yorker, Ceasar with razor line, the Bronco design and more.

The staff also includes Trav Styles Adams, Sayeed Malik, Brian Robinson, Oloyea Wallin and Marquette Carvin. Muhammad also published a book called, How To Get Rich in the Barber/Cosmetology Game Handbook 2nd Edition.

A group of women pose together for a photograph. They're all wearing black and white.

Photo courtesy of Body & Soul Salon


6115 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80220
Google Rating: 4.4/5 Stars

Body & Soul Salon is a full-service salon for women, men and children. They offer an array of services with a Redken Color Specialist, CND Educator, Master Nailcare Service Provider and a Dermalogica Post-Graduate Skin Therapist. They offer appointment bookings and walk-ins.

Body & Soul’s services cater to textured and chemically altered hair, hair removal (facial and body waxing), hair care (fingerwaves, clipper cuts, clipper line designs, updos and more), hair extensions and more.

A couple sits together on a stoop, laughing.

Noble and Khysin. Photo courtesy of On Stage Cuts & Styles


910 16th St. Mall Suite 523, Denver, CO 80202
Call or Text: 720.307.2749
Google Rating: 4.9/5 Stars

Since 2015, On Stage has offered a place for wounded souls to enter and return to their routines rejuvenated. Services include cuts, locs and braiding.

Customers can also get basic haircuts, women blowouts, hydro wash and go, facial shaves with hot towels, full cuts, beard and darkening dye, hair unit (man weave) and more.