we believe in strength and simplicity
We want to give you the best you can get. Strong, bold and timeless.
A traditional barbershop cut with great shape and flow. Classic style; modern technique.
Industry leading techniques and training to make sure we only ever give you the greatest result.
Practiced, trained and perfected. Your next haircut will be crafted to give you an effortless stylish cut.
AS FEATURED IN
From humble beginnings
We made Cardiff our home in 2013 and built our family from there.
Since then our family owned and operated business has become Cardiff’s award winning tattoo and barbershop; our team are hand picked and trained to keep our quality as high as possible.
We are bringing you the best service and artists without the ego or inflated price.
Tradition meets cutting edge
Our barbers and tattoo artists have created a balance of traditional ideals and industry leading techniques to give you the perfect result.
BarberThe bearded barber of Royal Arcade, book in now with Captain Sunshine to avoid missing out on one of the best barbers Cardiff has to offer!
BarberAlways one for conversation, our Hywel is the keeper of the cleanest cuts. Book in now with him!
BarberFormerly of Slunks fame, we’ve stolen the bearded biker to come and help you look fresh. One of the finest new barbers to grace us here at KTFSC
Our newest family members are coming soon!
Our newest family members are coming soon!
The Best service
Our artists are industry leading, fully licensed and specialists in their style. Each of our artists are focussed on creating the best for you. We have an artist for any style you want; if you need some advice regarding who to book with please contact us or to see their work please click on their names!
Book your perfect
Bookings made here are for Shaun or nopenope only.
To book with any other artist please use the button at the top of the page.
Before clicking the booking button below the photos please read the following:
•Shaun works in multiple styles but some stuff that he feels would be better suited to another artist at the shop will be declined, the deposit will be refunded and you will be contacted with information regarding why and how to book in with the correct artist to get the perfect tattoo for you. nopenope works in naive blackwork only.
•Shaun has a priority of styles he prefers please be as specific as possible in the description box to avoid confusion.
•Booking request transactions are subject to a booking fee of £100 which will come off the appointment price but it is non-refundable under any circumstance.
•Booking fees are transferable to the same person for the same tattoo if you ask to transfer the appointment to a new date with at least 4 full days notice. To request to move an appointment please contact 02921 406954
•If you are booking a cover up, please come in to the store to make the appointment as any made on here will be declined, the booking fee will not be refunded. If you book through this service for a cover up without specifying it your booking fee will be lost when you turn up for the appointment.
•ALL appointments are at 11am start time, this allows time to set up properly and ensure the design works as intended.
•Please give us as much information in the booking notes including your name, contact number, email address, what you would like to get tattooed, where on your body, how big you would like it tattooed, would you like it in black and grey or colour. Please also include any reference photos of work you have seen, where on your body you would like to get the tattoo and a social media tag (instagram/twitter) for us to contact you if needs be. If you do not give us all the details we will not be able to draw/prep the tattoo for you and you will have to wait on the day to be seen which will be charged.
•We work in an open plan studio, we have screens and can section the studio off if needs be. If you are getting tattooed and a section is covered please be respectful of that persons privacy. Anyone seen being otherwise will be asked to leave.
•Please do not bring a group of people with you they will not be able to wait with you in the tattoo area.
•Shaun works at £70 per hour for large scale pieces or if the piece can be completed within a day he will give you a set price on the tattoo. If you would like a quote before going through the request please contact the shop via Facebook.
•nopenope works in a very specific way, for more information please contact the shop on facebook. It is not something we would advise someone who is getting their first tattoo due to their process.
•Shaun may work Sundays upon request. Any appointments accepted on Sundays will be 12pm-4pm and cost £320. Any appointments that are requested for Sunday’s but denied will have their booking fee refunded/or contacted to rebook.
Come on In!
Mon – Sat
10AM – 07PM
14-16 Royal Arcade