WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Patrick Frequenza, owner of Xclusive Cuts Barber Shop, located 958 McBride Ave. in Woodland Park, recently won first place at the 2017 Major League Barber Best Fade & Style competition at the America's Beauty Show in Chicago, Ill.

Frequenza opened Xclusive Cuts in November 2013 at age 20. The Passaic Valley High School graduate and Totowa resident started cutting hair at age 13. Visit Xclusive cuts on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/xclusivecuts/.

Cosmetologists Chicago is the owner and producer of America’s Beauty Show and include licensed cosmetologists, estheticians, nail technicians, salon owners and students. America’s Beauty Show has been held annually in Chicago since 1924. The members of this association of 5,000 salon professionals include licensed cosmetologists, estheticians and nail technicians, salon owners and cosmetology students. It offers its members continuing education, legislative representation, technology, scholarships, networking opportunities and an extensive website.