Get to know our talented team of barbers, from winning awards to attending frequent training seminars, we make sure our team are set to take over.
Laura is our Head Barber, also known as the, is also the Queen of the industry. With over 16 years of experience, she now runs our award-winning studio in the heart of Middlesbrough, and rightly so.
Her enthusiastic personality is infectious, bringing a light and upbeat atmosphere in the studio, the other barbers, and our clients.
But 16 years' experience is not the only thing Laura has under her belt, she is also a Slick Gorilla Ambassador, working with new and exclusive products to push her potential to the limit.
Bringing the style to the streets, our barber Abbie is one of the most creative in the industry. Specialising in everything from skin fades to ear waxing, her modern textured style is perfect for anyone wanting to keep up with the current trends.
Abbie is taking modern styles to the next level, working 6 days a week (Monday-Saturday) to make sure that everyone gets in on the hype. If you're someone that loves the limelight, good news! Abbie also has 6 years of photography experience, so your new trim gets the perfect shot to go with it.
Her creative style perfectly fits her enthusiastic personality, with each client coming into a warm and welcoming atmosphere – guaranteed to leave happy.
Jake is our educator here at Skins and Needles Barbers. With over 5 years of experience barbering and 3 years of training upcoming creatives in the industry, his outgoing personality and attention to detail are guaranteed to leave every client satisfied with their new shape up.
Working 5-6 days a week at our Middlesbrough studio, Jake specializes in classy haircuts and hot towel shaves but is always available for everything else in-between.
If you're looking for someone to take care of both you and your hair, Jake is the man for you. If you're looking at getting into the barbering industry or developing your skills, he's the go-to guy for all things training, tips, and advice!