Instagram: @Illustrious_Cuts

Abdul Malik


M. Abdul Malik is a proud father of four and a 1993 graduate of Cain's Barber College.  He has been a licensed barber since 1994 and started pursuing his passion for hairstyling in Hyde Park.  For the past two decades, this passion has turned into a love of people and of making a difference in their appearance.   Hyde Park's diversity has taught him how to provide professional service to people of all ages and cultures.

Mr. Leaks
Mr. Leaks : Licensed Barber /Educator

Alumni of Cain Barber College. One of
Chicago's Finest. A 26 year veteran Specializing in Photo Quality Hair
Cuts & Styles for any Event.
* AHBAI Proud Lady
* Bronner Brothers Hair Show
* Prestige Hair Magazine
* Andis Barbering Style Guide

Abdul Karim Shakir


Abdul Karim Shakir has been an Illinois state licensed master barber since 1994.  He was taught the art of traditional barbering at Cain’s Barber College in Chicago.  For the past decade, his

personable character has allowed him to become a devoted shop owner and businessman. 

He has been featured in: Men's Health Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, WBEZ, WGN, and Sophisticate’s Black Hair.  He continues to provide professionalism and commitment to the customers who matters most.

The Barber Studio’s Team is dedicated to creating an experience that our customers will remember. Professional, reliable, skilled, personable, and customer service are words that define our team.  Meet our top barbers below. We’d love to get to know you personally, so please stop by the studio soon.

Our Barbers


Darryl has had 19 years of experience as a master barber.  He has been a member of the Barber Studio team for the past decade.  His training includes all types of hair textures for men, women, and children.


A.C. is also known as "AcTheBreeze". 
He graduated from Silk N Classy Barber College in 2009. He has been in the game for 8 yrs.  He is known for his "HD" Cuts & Crazy Designs.  You name it, he can do it!   "Every hair cut is like art work once you put a frame around it the painting is complete!"

A.C. was the 3rd place winner in the"Proud Lady" in 2009 and featured in the Wahls Magazine Art Showcase in 2011.  He also does the Back to School events every year around the city of Chicago which includes giving back to the community with free haircuts.  

Instagram: @hydeparkbarber


Naseem has been professionally cutting hair since 1992.  Styling profiles range from Beverly to Hyde Park.  He has also been a Hyde Park local for over 30yrs. and specializes in children, tapers, fades, afros & the business man professional look. "When you love what you do, it shows in your work."

Website: Groom Factor


Instagram: _acthebreeze

Instagram: @mrleaks_87

Ivan H.


Ivan perfected his craft at Cains Barber College where he graduated at the top of his class. He

is a 3rd generation professional barber with  7 yrs. of experience and an aspiring barber instructor. He believes in Optimum Customer Service and providing his clients with a memorable experience "Changing the World 1 Cut At A Time."