Felipe Gutierrez

Felipe Gutierrez is from the Queens in New York City. He is proud of his roots and makes it back to the borough at least once a year for an extended stay. It’s obvious after observing Felipe a few minutes, the barbering profession is a natural fit for him. Not only will you witness the awesome haircuts he consistently turns out, you’ll experience his gift of conversation as well. Felipe says what he likes best about being a barber is interacting with such a wide variety of clients, and executing the desired cut. It’s easy to understand why Felipe likes the shop banter so much, it’s because he is so well versed at it! You will be hard pressed to find a topic of conversation that he will not confidently join in on. Felipe has a host of interests including reading, movies, sports, hiking and food to name just a few. We can guarantee Felipe will deliver a great haircut and keep you well informed all at the same time. Check his work out on IG @felipes_chair



Troy Strowd knows Austin like the back of his hand or the top of your head! Born and raised in the capital city, Troy feels right at home here in South Austin. You will feel right at home as well when you experience Troys hair cutting ability and knowledge. One of the simple pleasures of barbering for Troy is witnessing the transformation and satisfaction that comes with a fresh haircut. Troy also loves it when you ask him for ideas to go along with yours. Rest assured he will have some, and my bet is you will like them. Whether it’s your tried and true favorite cut or something new, Troy will make it happen. @troy_strowd_barber



Becoming a barber was the natural career path for Sal after Growing up in a haircutting family in El Paso, TX. On the weekend, you would find him hanging out at his dad’s barbershop or his sister’s hair salon. His first three years in the barbering profession were spent honing his skills under the tutelage of his father Sal Sr. It is gratifying to Sal that people put so much trust in him to get them ready for those special events such as weddings, birthdays, job interviews, first dates etc.. With so many years of experience, this veteran is comfortable with any head of hair that finds its way into his chair. In his spare time, he is a House Music DJ, and enjoys riding his peddle bike around Austin.


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Beetle Bailey was born and raised in Clarksville, Tennessee where his father was stationed in the military. After attending Queens Barber College right there in his hometown, Beetle made his way to Austin Texas to be close to his wife's family. Beetle considers the barbering profession to be one of independence, where you can express yourself through your work, make people feel better about themselves, and have fun every single day. If his talent level is any indication of how much he enjoys his work, then he has picked the right profession! Skin fades and Hot towel razor shaves are right at the top of the list when it comes to his favorite services. Beetle loves spending time with his wife and son and when time permits he can be found working on his 1974 Honda motorcycle. Book an appointment with Beetle and see why he is so passionate about being a professional barber!

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Ricky Hernandez was born in Dallas Tx but has spent the last 21 years in Des Moines Iowa. With Texas pulling at his heart strings he has made his way to Austin with barber license in tow.  It was clear from the beginning that Ricky was going to fit right in with the talent level here at South Austin Barber Shop. Ricky's love for barbering centers around the client. He loves getting to know them and seeing how their confidence level increases when the haircut is finished. And if you give Ricky a chance to get his creative juices flowing, you won't be disappointed! Free time is spent at the gym doing Muay Thai training or on the road traveling. Book an online appointment with Ricky Hernandez and you'll be getting a proven talent within the Austin barbering community. Follow him on IG @razorrickk



For Matthew Wandersee being a barber seemed to be the natural career choice. His grandfather Robert Wandersee started South Austin Barber Shop within months of Matt being born. Right away it will be evident that Matt loves the family shop, and there is some of grandpa's talent running through his veins. With all that natural talent, plus nine years experience, he's got you covered on just the haircut you've always wanted. See for yourself why we are so excited to have Matt available for our clients and to carry on his family name here at South Austin Barber Shop. Follow him on IG @a_real_barber_



Zeus Montelongo is another product from Austin’s own Roffler’s School of hair. This 12-year veteran has seen and done it all when it comes to the world of barbering. Everything about his demeanor and hair cutting ability screams the word “professionalism”. Zeus loves barbering because every single day it allows him to make his clients look and feel great. One of his favorite specialties is the “total transformation” client service. Zeus’ favorite pastime is spending time with his three sons. You will find him and his family enjoying wildlife parks, sporting events and working on their land. We are extremely pleased to have Mr. Zeus Montelongo on board and I would strongly recommend you take advantage of this extraordinary talent.

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Charles (Buster) Woodard has been a centerpiece at South Austin Barber Shop for many years during which time he has developed a very loyal following. If you are in need of a businessman’s haircut or a traditional taper cut, then Buster would be the man for you. He has perfected these haircuts to a science. And if you're 65 years or older, you're in luck because all of Buster's expertise will only cost you $15! If your schedule can get you to South Austin Barber Shop on Thursday or Friday, we would highly recommend that you trust Buster with your next haircut. You will be glad you did.



Dorian Layssard knew he was destined to become a barber after cutting his first head of hair at the age of 15. A few decades later and with thousands of cuts under his belt Dorian finds himself among the ranks of Master Barbers. Dorians skill level knows no boundaries so feel free to get in his chair with whatever desired style you have in mind. You will notice he cuts with a light touch and rhythmic pattern that will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated.

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