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Old School Cool

Old school meets modern at our award winning flagship barbershop in Los Angeles, CA. Stop by to get a cut, beard trim or full shave, relax with our signature Shave Tonic hot towel service, and shop for your favorite Baxter of California hair, skin, shave & lifestyle products.

Our Services

Each service is tailored specifically to hair and skin type, and customer requests. Hair cuts include hot towel and razor clean up on the side and back of the neck. Our straight razor shave is accompanied with custom Baxter Finley hot towel service. We do not use cartridge style blades. Book an appointment

MEET THE BARBERS

Francisco

About Francisco
Francisco has been cutting hair since the age of 16, obtaining his license as an apprentice at a shop in Redondo Beach. Wanting to gain experience in all types of hairstyles and textures, he spent 7 years at a shop that specialized in fades and shaves, moving on to another shop where he spent the next 6 years specializing in men’s scissor cuts. Using the knowledge he gained from both experiences, he began his career at Baxter Finley in 2012, combining both techniques, with a touch of razor detail which leaves each guest in his chair with the perfect cut. He has a soft touch, which helps him to create a soft blend that grows out smooth, maintaining the style as it grows. He also specializes in hair graphics along with sharp, crispy beard lines. When not at the shop, you can find him at the pool with his kids, hanging out at the Hermosa Beach Pier, or taking in the bright lights of Vegas.
Barber Inspiration
Francisco is inspired by everyone around him. He has a respect for other barbers and their work as he’s always learning something new, no matter how long he’s been in the game.
Favorite Cut
His favorite technique is point cutting and fading with the razor.
Hair Cutting Tune

Favorite song to hear at the shop is
“Skills” by Gang Starr
“I believe a haircut can make a difference in the way a person feels. Look good, feel good”
#elcortehaceladiferencia

Jacinto Herrera

About Jacinto
Jacinto hails from Michigan, graduating from Flint Institute of Barbering in 2008. He made the move to the West Coast in December 2020 after several years perfecting his skills in Downtown Detroit at the Standard Barber Co. and found his home with us at Baxter Finley not long after. Barbering seems to run in his family, as his brother and a few of his cousins are also barbers and were a big influence on his choice of career.
Barber Inspiration
Aside from his brother and cousins, Jacinto is inspired by his fellow barbers and his own drive to always better his best. A self-proclaimedall-aroundartist: a painter of portraits, a writer of musicas well as a recorder and performer, he is also influenced by artists from Dali to Frida Kahlo, Pink Floyd to Gregory Isaacs.
Favorite Cut
Jacinto believes the best cut to give, is the cut that suits the individual in his chair. He is versatile in his work; clipper over comb, sheer work along with clean fades are just a few of his favorite techniques. His clientele is just as versatile, having worked with Patrick of the Black Keys, Guy from Disclosure along with being part of the barber crew on the PGA Tour.
Hair Cutting Tune

This Love by Bobby Oroza

JASMINE DIETERICHS

About Jasmine
Jasmine began her barbering career at the young age of 18, bringing her attention to detail and love of people with her. Originally from Michigan, Jasmine worked at a corporate-run, high-end chain of barbershops becoming the chains top performer of over 1,000 barbers before moving to a smaller boutique barbershop that won “Best Barbershop” in the Detroit Metro area. Having conquered Michigan, Jasmine decided to take her skills to Los Angeles.
Barber Inspiration
Jasmine has always been inspired by the other passionate and driven barbers she surrounds herself with that work hard and are dedicated to their craft, who in turn, continually challenge her to learn more and be the best she can be. Salvatore Matarazzo, based in Italy along with her close friend and fellow barber Fernando Cordaway that first suggested she should expand her career in L.A., are her top inspirations.
Favorite Cut
Jasmine’s favorite cut to give is a mid-bald fade with a tailored scissor cut on top. She has perfected the smooth fade, with sharp, clean lines and volume on top, a stylish cut that looks great on a lot of men. Her favorite technique is clipper over comb or shear over comb to smooth and blend a haircut to perfection.
Hair Cutting Tune
Jasmine is moved by artists like Prince, whose influence helped inspire millions to their own uniqueness. As a barber/artist, she too wants to adapt that same influence on those around her.

REBECAH GUISTI

About Rebecah
Hailing from a family of stylists, barbering has long been an interest of Rebecah’s. After a 6-year career as a personal stylist, she decided to obtain her barber license and attended Western Barber Institute in Southern, CA. To keep up with the newest techniques and products being offered, she loves attending barber expos and trade shows. When not at the shop, you can find Rebecah checking out new breweries, restaurants, and hitting up LAFC games…. basically, anything outdoors! You can also catch her doing freelance work for clients before hitting the red carpet for the MTV Awards and appearances on NBC and ABC network television.
Barber Inspiration
Rebecah looks to her peers and fellow barbers for inspiration, understanding the importance of always improving and perfecting her skills. She loves the art of Frida Kahlo and when it comes to music, live music is her go-to. Whether it’s her preferred genre or not, just watching someone play an instrument live and seeing their talent firsthand is inspiring.
Favorite Cut
It’s hard to choose a favorite cut, but if she had to, it would be a nice clean fade with texture on top. She loves personalizing each cut, taking her client’s overall style, hair texture, and face shape into consideration. Rebecah also enjoys taking a break from cuts and giving a proper shave for those that truly understand the meaning of self-care.

ERICK ARELLANES

About Erick
Erick began his professional career as a barber in 2009 at his aunt’s shop in the San Fernando Valley, learning from one of the best (he may be biased). After honing his skills in The Valley, he took the leap and set off for the bright lights of Hollywood, perfecting his trade at a couple of shops at the bottom of the hill. At last, Erick made his way to West Hollywood, setting up shop with us at Baxter Finley. He has already impressed an Oscar Winner along with every other client that has had the pleasure of sitting in his chair. Known for his fades, he takes pride in every service he performs and sends his guests off with a smile. In his off-time, he dabbles in fashion and record spinning.
Hair Cutting Tune
Cardo Pusher and Chrystal Nightcap gets him every time
Favorite Cut
While Fades, especially the Drop Fade, are Erick’s favorite cuts to create, he listens to his clients wants and needs first, allowing them to walk out of the shop with the look that suits them and their lifestyle the best.

Andrew Kellar

About Andrew
Andrew has honed his barbering skills at Chicago’s Art & Science Salon before moving to LA after 6 years. He’s studied under the creators of American Crew, learning their Advanced American Crew Method as well as techniques from Bumble & Bumble and Reuzel. When not at the shop, you might find him skating around Venice Beach or pursuing his other creative passion, photography.
Barber Inspiration
Andrew has honed his barbering skills at Chicago’s Art & Science Salon before moving to LA after 6 years. He’s studied under the creators of American Crew, learning their Advanced American Crew Method as well as techniques from Bumble & Bumble and Reuzel. When not practicing his signature specialty of cutting men's long hair, you might find him skating around Venice Beach or pursuing his other creative passion, photography.
Hair Cutting Tune
When cutting hair, Andrew likes to listen to 80’s Rock N Roll and often enjoys discovering new songs he’s never heard before.
Barber Inspiration
He looks to his fellow barbers he works with for inspiration and his artistic inspirations draw heavily from 60’s and 70’s rock & roll.

Ananda Tuyes

About Ananda
Ananda’s has been working in the beauty world for many moons. Starting off as a make-up artist and hairstylist for tv/film in NY. She entered the world of barbering in New York when she saw the uprise of the reinvention of the classic barber shop into a more modern approach to barbering. When she’s not cutting hair, you might see her a film set or behind the scenes of a photo shoot.
Barber Inspiration
She never ceases to be inspired by the knowledge, skill and talent of her fellow Baxter Finley barbers. Ananda also finds a good deal of inspiration from runway shows and editorial shoots for magazines.
Hair Cutting Tune
Pretty much any 90’s hip hop or classic rock gets her in the zone.
Favorite Cut
Truly a Jane of All Trades, Ananda enjoys creating custom cuts that suit her clients’ specific needs. She loves to keep up with men’s fashions and style trends, incorporating them into her clients’ cuts and hairstyles into a more wearable version that’s easy to maintain. She is also a master at styling hair and can teach her clients how to maintain the style at home.

Monique Contreras

About Monique
Monique’s been cutting hair since she began teaching herself how at age 11. Since then, she's continued to hone her barbering talents until attending LA Barber College in Los Angeles. A true renaissance woman of myriad tastes, she names drawing as her first love but has also been a rapper and an amateur chef.
Barber Inspiration
Monique aspires to one day attend the prestigious Schorem Old School Barbering Academy in Holland and collaborate with barbering savant, Darryn Pitman (@TheDarrynPitman) . Among her artistic inspirations are painters Zio Ziegler (@ZioZiegler), Albert Reyes (@TheAlbertReyes), and local LA artist, Cleon Peterson (@CleanPeterson).
Hair Cutting Tune
She enjoys many different genres of music from jazz to hip hop and classical but her favorite song to work to is the Entire Digable Planets album.
Claim To Fame
You’ll find her practicing her signature skin-tight fades and putting clients to sleep while administering incredibly relaxing shaves.

Carmen

About Carmen
This highly-skilled barber has sharpened her shearing chops at the Goth Victorian Salon in Bakersfield and the Shave Club of San Francisco while also learning tips and tricks from YouTube videos. Her favorite hangout in L.A.? That would be at her house with her cat, where she loves to cook and have art nights at home.
Barber Inspiration
She loves local street art as well as surrealist artists like Camille Rose Garcia, Skinner and Salvador Dali. Her inspirations in the barbering world are her fellow Baxter Finley crew as well as noted barbers like Alex Arias, Ed Griffin and @robtheoriginal.
Hair Cutting Tune
When displaying her mad barbering skills here at Baxter Finley, Modest Mouse is her go-to band.
Claim To Fame
Carmen is well known for her razor cuts and her skills with a pair of scissors in her hand. Her signature technique often utilizes both.
Kieffer Munson

Kieffer Munson

About Kieffer
Having grown up in a family of Hair Stylists, it was only natural for Kieffer to follow the same path, receiving his cosmetology license from (Saddleback Community College) in 2017. Originally from Fallbrook, CA, Kieffer spent the last few years perfecting his skill at a specialty men’s grooming shop in Orange County before relocating to Los Angeles and finally settling in at Baxter Finley. When he is not at the shop, you may find Kieffer riding the swans in Echo Park or perhaps turning a mold of clay into a beautiful piece of pottery or, most likely using his 3-D printer to make his own barber tools or anything else you can think up!
Barber Inspiration
Did I mention the Hair Stylist gene runs in his family? So, without a doubt, Kieffer’s inspiration comes from his mother and sister who are both accomplished stylists. Other inspirational artists include the Spoken Word Poet, George Watsky along with actors/artists, Jack Black and Seth Rogan.
Hair Cutting Tune
Anything from British Singer/Song Writer, Rex Orange County, would be Kieffer’s go to in the shop.
Favorite Cut
The haircut that best fits the client in his chair would be his favorite cut to give. Kieffer has mad listening skills, making sure to always give the client the cut they want.

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