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The Fading Theory Barber Shop LLC is a wholly-owned ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) entity that has two Maryland locations. Our Baltimore location (21214) opened in July 2015, and our Aberdeen location (21001) opened in January 2020. Our shops have fully licensed barbers, and per Maryland state COVID19 guidelines we operate by appointment only, until Governor Hogan lifts that restriction. The Fading Theory Barber Shop provides classic barber services while implementing traditional and modern cutting techniques. All services at The Fading Theory are provided by licensed, professionals in our upscale, comfortable, yet old-school environment. Our licensed professionals service straight, curly, and combination hair. We continuously strive to become better in all aspects of company operations and we truly want you to see that difference.

Come to relax, chill and get a nice haircut, with nice service in a nice environment, presented by nice professionals, but keep in mind that violating any of our policies may result in no entry, no service, or your being asked to leave. Outside food, drinks, foul, or abusive language, as well as unruly behavior is not permitted in our facilities nor is the wearing of hoods while in our buildings. Children must remain seated before, during, and after services. We are proud to be a no-nonsense, drug free, and smoke free company, and we mean that. The Fading Theory reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.

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Other Barber Shops and Salons

Select the Fading Theory Barber Shop for your hair cutting and shaving needs, but even if you select another shop be sure to look for a valid Maryland state barbers license, with the barbers picture (not a copy of another person’s license) at each barber’s work station, as well as a valid shop license hanging in that barber shop or salon. Maryland has strict covid19 policies on the books that prevent any barber shop, or salon from doing walk-in service. Doesn’t matter what the barber shop, or salon says, it is illegal during covid19 to provide walk-in service. Ask yourself this, If they are willing to break rules and cut corners with covid19, what other rules and corners are they willing to break and cut??? You may confirm that ANY barber shop, or salon in the entire state of Maryland has gone through the proper channels and has earned the licenses and permits to serve the public by searching the following Maryland Barber/Barber Shop link – Click here, or the Salon/Cosmo link – Click Here


David A
Feb 11, 2019
This shop has nice haircuts. He calls me sir and I'm only 13, plus my mom thinks he is awesome.(she is gonna kill me when she reads this lol)
Cameron H
April 1,2019
I got a nice fade, 5 comic books and some shampoo that my brother tries to steal!
William C. Gatty
April 2, 2019
I had to learn the hard way initially, when I showed up 20 minutes late for an appointment. I didn't get a cut that day, and lost my deposit.Totally my fault, and I own that. I admit that I felt some kinda way, until I saw the operation and how the master barber ran the shop. Once I understood that I wasn't at Pokies barbershop, I have been blessed every since. Trust and believe, that I have showed up on time, or rescheduled every since. A legit business, with talented barbers.
Roberto O.
Jan 10, 2019
Great cut!
The Edmond boys
Feb 5, 2019
The wave product they sell is like that. They have my waves popin, with my fade, plus my brother be swearing he gets more numbers after he goes there. He don't get more than me though!!!

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We will show you friendly, professionals and a professional barber shop environment.

You can bring your children to us without fear of a inappropriare atmosphere, and we have CCTV security video recording.

At The Fading Theory Barber Shop LLC, we appreciate you, and we want to earn your business.

We want you as a repeat client for many years to come.

Heck, we will even say thank you and count your change back to you like the good ole days.