Discover Clarksdale’s Cutting-Edge Hair Haven: New Wave Studio, Local Business Spotlight of the Week!


BY: CA Staff Writer | June 21, 2024

Clarksdale, Mississippi – Joshua Ratliff, widely known as RATTHEBARBER, is the visionary behind New Wave Studio. At just a young age, Joshua has established himself as a prominent figure in Clarksdale’s barbering community. Born and raised in Clarksdale, Joshua’s dedication to his craft and his community is evident. His passion for barbering and service began in high school and has only grown stronger over the years.

Established in 2022, New Wave Studio was created with a clear mission: to provide extraordinary barbering services in an urban-city style environment. Located in downtown Clarksdale, New Wave Studio offers a modern and professional setting, attracting both locals and tourists. The studio’s ambiance blends country charm with urban vibes, making it a unique spot for hair care services.

New Wave Studio caters to a diverse clientele, offering a wide range of services. Haircuts are available for kids, men, and women at affordable prices. They also provide eyebrow arch services for precision shaping, dread loc services for specialized care and maintenance, scalp and facial massages for relaxation and rejuvenation, and manicures for both women and men.

Joshua Ratliff’s commitment to his community extends beyond barbering. New Wave Studio is a hub for several community outreach programs. The RATTHEBARBER Scholarship annually awards two high school seniors with a monetary scholarship. Barbering classes are offered to teach fundamental skills to aspiring barbers. The studio also provides free haircuts to children, especially during back-to-school seasons.

The team at New Wave Studio includes Master Barbers, Loc Stylists, hair stylists, and nail technicians. Each staff member is dedicated to providing top-notch customer service and ensuring every client leaves satisfied. The professionalism and skill of the staff make New Wave Studio a standout choice for hair care services.

Since its opening, New Wave Studio has been dedicated to providing excellent services and contributing positively to the Clarksdale community. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, New Wave Studio promises a professional, welcoming experience for all your hair care needs.

New Wave Studio 218 Delta Avenue, Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: (662) 313-9430
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday-Saturday: 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Walk-ins are always welcome, though appointments are recommended to ensure timely service.

Photo and info Credit: New Wave Studio

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