In the privacy of Fifth State Barber shop in West Hartford, Mike Reading offers clients more than a cheap $12 haircut. Mike takes you back to the classic style of cutting hair. A detailed shave of the back and sides using scissors or clippers, particular attention is given to the top and front for evenness and body and Mike takes special care to ensure nothing is missed. His focus on detail concludes with a straight razor shave of the neck, making sure you walk out completely satisfied with all aspects of your cut. Small talk is always available or feel free to relax in silence as Mike performs his duty.
Male pattern baldness is nothing to be ashamed of and Mike will bring back your confidence in a full head shave. Want to look 10 years younger, take it all off or have Mike take it back to bare skin if it has been a while. Mike starts with shortening the hair with clippers, then applies hot towels to open up the follicles. Oils are applied to soften the remaining hair while the shave cream is whipped up. After a lather of cream is applied, Mike begins his magic and you will walk away feeling renewed and refreshed with your clean shave.
"I want you to walk out of our shop feeling 100% confident in your cut or shave. If you are not happy with how I have cut your hair, please tell me and I will make it right."
“I am always pleased when I walk away from Mike’s chair. It’s an excellent cut at a reasonable price with great conversation. Couldn’t ask for more.”
“Excellent barber. I couldn’t ask for better in my book. I would recommend him any day.”
“Awesome barber. Highly recommend.”
“Mike is the best, hands down. If you want a detailed, authentic barber shop cut and some good conversation to boot, Mike is your man!”