Mr. Wang, novelty hairstylist!

June 1, 2009

Great news for you chicks who want someone using razor-sharp scissors on your neck and head while balanced upside-down!

Meet Wang Xiaoyu, who has more years of experience at kung fu than at barbering, something I myself look for in a stylist.

Wang is trying to attract more customers by cutting hair while doing a headstand. I’m not making this up.

I happen to think he’s onto something smart, judging from the stuff I hear women saying to each other.

“Hey Ann, you still going to Jean-Pierre?”

“No, he stands upright all the time and just styles hair. What’s the fun in that?”

“I hear you! I’m looking for a guy to cut my hair while riding a unicycle, or maybe while sitting in a vibrating chair.”

“I know, girlfriend! I’m looking for a stylist who’s blindfolded, or at least upside-down. Are you thinking what I’m thinking?”

“Yes! Wang! Wang! Grab your head-bandages and let’s go!”

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Wang Xiaoyu, 35, gives a model a haircut while standing on his head near his barbershop in Changsha, Hunan Province May 22, 2009. Wang, a barber of 15 years, has had 18 years of training in kung fu. REUTERS/ Stringer

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Finally! After all the fashion blogs lately, you’ve finally got one here that will truly turn the fashion world on its head!

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

here they cant even cut my hair standing up as I wanted, I can’t imagine him doing it upside-down! would be a total disaster

Posted by caglar | Report as abusive

There goes my idea about having the customer hang upside down while I remained upright.

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

Won’t all the cut ends end up in Mr. Wang’s nostrils?

Posted by naz | Report as abusive

Hey Bill(2 posts up), that idea has already been done. There were hair stylists who were cutting their clients hair as the clients hung upside down – using gravity boots.

Posted by some guy | Report as abusive

Interesting way to cut there. Must get a video of me doing that!

Posted by hair videos | Report as abusive

There’s a ‘blood rushing’ joke somewhere around here. Think, Shawn. Haircut… Rushing blood… Pretty girl… Mr. Wang… THINK!

Wait. That’s Sudoku on!

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive