Barber itch means: Barber’s itch is a superficial fungal infection that affects the skin of the neck and face. It can cause swellings, crusting and itching. Sometimes, the hair may even fall off. This name is a throwback to when men used to go to the barber every day for a haircut. Tinea barbae is also known. Tinea is a ringworm.
(in Medical Dictionary)