hairstyle

Watch the dying art of the punch perm, a quintessential Japanese hairstyle, in Mr. Sato’s new ‘do

Mr. Sato experiences a classic of Japanese hairstyling from the Showa Era to get in touch with… Eh, okay. He lost a bet.

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Maru the cat sticks his head in a bag, emerges with fashionable pigtails【Video】

All Marus are adorable, but Pigtailed Maru is especially memorable. 

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Crow trolls friend by giving them a bad hairdo, has Japanese netizens squawking with laughter

Proof that humans aren’t the only ones who enjoy pranking their friends.

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Timeless beauty: Color video of 1930s Kyoto shows how women of the day got their hair done

There’s something almost magical about old videos. They’re like looking through a magic mirror with bad reception into the past. It kind of makes you wonder what people in a few hundred years will have to say about our Vine videos.

But even better than old videos, are old color videos! They’re probably as close to time travel as we’ll ever come. Take this lovely video of Kyoto from 1934 for example. Though it’s not the oldest color video in existence, this video still manages to captivate us with its depiction of mageyui, the process of putting one’s hair up into one of the traditional mage hair styles.

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Korean stylist’s secret to volumizing your hair in just five minutes! 【Video】

Girls aren’t the only ones who have bad hair days. Guys, too, care about how their locks look, and spend time and energy getting it just right. Regardless if you’re a guy or a girl, one of the most challenging parts of hair styling is fixing the bit at the back of your head because it’s hard to reach, and hard to see where your hands are going, especially when you’re working with hair styling tools such as hair dryers or curlers.

If you have short hair and trying to get the perfect amount of volume at the back of your head agonizes you every day, this quick and easy styling tip is going to make your mornings a lot more pleasant!

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This old man’s hairdressing skills are smoking hot!

Some of us like experimenting with hair colors and styling methods, while others prefer finding a look that suits them best and sticking with that signature style throughout. Whichever category you fall into, the traditional Dahuojia (fire-heated clamps) hairdressing method might be something you would want to put on your bucket list. The ancient hair styling technique involving red-hot metal clamps is a dying trade though, so don’t wait too long to get to it!

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The three most unattractive women’s hairstyles (according to Japanese men)

There’s nothing worse than a bad haircut, especially if you are a girl. If you dare to cut your hair short and the results are more Miley Cyrus than Emma Watson, it’s going to be a rough couple of months of hat wearing. But what happens when you step out of the salon feeling amazing, only to find that your boyfriend hates your new ‘do? If you’re living in Japan, get your notepads ready! According to a survey conducted by Niconico News, the following are the top three least attractive haircuts for women, as chosen by men in Japan.

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