Welcome to The Real Cut Above

The Real Cut Above Barbershop INC was established January 12th 1992 by Mr. Keith Potter. We have served our community and the greater Indianapolis metropolitan area for almost 30 years bringing you some of the most creative and consistent haircare services along with hundreds of barbers an opportunity to be their own business people and also providing young men a positive place to be educated on life skills personal hygiene and social responsibility.

We pride ourselves in being a family based business that dedicated to families and their core values. When you decide to make us your Barbershop home, you become FAMILY! 

Over the years we have had the opportunity to mentor teach classes and support other small businesses and give back to our community.

We look forward to to the opportunity to serve you and your family soon!

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The Real Cut Above Phase II

3939 N Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

(317) 602-8458

The Real Cut Above Phase III

953 N Pennsylvania St. Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 737-2007

Our Founder

Keith Potter is a licensed master barber of 33yrs and a licensed instructor of 21yrs. He attended and graduated from Indianapolis George Washington High School in 1987. He then went on to attend and graduate from Mr. J’s Hair Academy. During his early years in barber school and professional career Mr. Potter won numerous local and national hair competitions that led him to be featured on the News and local newspaper outlets. This helped to propel potter into the career he had dreamed.

After barber school Keith worked for Roberts Barbershop Kenny barbershop Angie’s Barbershop & Not Just Fades He then went on to open his first shop. In 2009 Mr. Potter developed and started his own line of consumer and profession Hair care products for men and women TRCA Hair and Face Products. It took 24yrs before he opened his second location in 2016 and 3 years later he opened his third location in 2019.

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