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Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves

CHENGDU: Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer’s eyelid. “You should be gentle, very, very gentle,” said Xiong, who performs traditional eyelid shaves at his roadside location in Chengdu, the capital of the southwestern province of Sichuan. Customers swear by the practice of "blade wash eyes", as it is known in Mandarin, saying they trust Xiong’s skill with the blade. "No, it’s not dangerous,” said 68-year-old Zhang Tian. “My eyes feel refreshed after…

Hottest cut of all – Gaza barber wields blowtorch

GAZA: In Ramadan Odwan's barbershop in Gaza, hair isn't just blow-dried, it's blowtorch-dried. "People have gone crazy about it, many people are curious to go through the experience and they are not afraid," he told Reuters. "People here love adventures." Odwan, 37, is not the first stylist in the world to use flame to straighten hair, but his craft is unique in the Gaza Strip. WATCH: Pakistani hairdresser uses fire to style hair In his salon in the southern Gaza town of Rafah, Odwan applied what he…

WATCH: Katrina Kaif becomes barber

Actors do have fun in their real, not reel, life. But when the moment is captured on the camera, it becomes fun for the fans too! Katrina Kaif is set to star in Jagga Jassoos opposite Ranbir Kapoor, and it won’t be wrong to say that it is eagerly awaited by the audience. The actress in fact had a lot of fun during the shoots. Recently, she chose to become a hairstylist and guess who became her first client? None other than her director, Anurag Basu! Basu took to twitter to share a clip of Katrina snipping his hair with…