Our Team


Santana M.

Santana M.

Master Barber & Owner/Manager

Santana has been cutting hair since Junior year of high school at the age of 16 years old. As the term “cutting hair” transitioned into “barbering” he went from it being a hobby to a means of making money on the side. Going from cutting in locker rooms, to bathrooms, from back yards, to front porches, he finally attended school at California Barber & Beauty College and graduated in 2009. After 3 years as a licensed Barber he opened and Co-owned his first barbershop. Then 2 years later opened his own barbershop Santana’s Proper Cuts Barber Lounge. Through his Barber career he has developed a love and passion for all angles of Barbering. Starting with the Barber to client relationship building and the meticulous attention to detail with each and every style of haircuts. Always taking pride in his “urban haircut”roots (Mohawks, Fades, Blowouts, and Designs) but continuously catering to the timeless Barbering classics (scissor cut, straight razor shaves, hot towel/lather), he is always sharpening his skills in both the new trends and the old style hair cuts.

Sunday – Off
Monday – Off
Tuesday – 10am to 8pm
Wednesday – 10am to 6pm
Thursday – 10am to 8pm
Friday – 9am to 8pm
Saturday – 9am to 7pm

Shawn M.

Shawn M.

Master Barber & Assistant Manager

Shawn began edging himself up at the age of 12. When he fully gained an appreciation for barbering at 14, he began cutting hair around his neighborhood; specifically those he attended school and church with. He’s developed a passion for the art of cutting hair and giving back to the community a sense and vision of positive self image. Even though he always cut hair, the sudden passing of his grandfather and father really incited and motivated him to attend and graduate from Frazier Barber College in 2008. He enjoys the variety and stimulation of cutting all types of hair, for all cultures and all ages. His range varies from Houston to San Diego – from Atlanta to Los Angeles – from 1 – 97 years of age, including several NFL players and nationally acclaimed pastors and evangelists. Shawn is an accomplished Barber who has an immense desire to share his love for God and people. He specializes in modern trends and older fashion cuts. He plans to share his gifts and talents by volunteering his time and services at homeless shelters in the San Diego area. He is also working on scheduling time with the YMCA and The Boys and Girls Club to provide services to the boys and young men on scheduled days throughout the month. He aspires to having his own Barber Campus, not only with a salon, but also a college. In becoming a nationally recognized Master Barber Instructor, he plans to recreate the “old-school” environment…offering a fresh cut, sound advice and a safe haven for young men, who otherwise may turn to a negative lifestyle; thus providing an alternative method to gain acceptance and the ability to provide for themselves and their families.

Shawn: @shawnchristhebarber (instagram)
Sunday – Off
Monday – 10am to 8pm
Tuesday – Off
Wednesday – 10am to 6pm
Thursday – 10am to 6:30pm
Friday – 9am to 8pm
Saturday – 9am to 7pm