Old-school haircut tradition lives on in the hands of Hong Kong master barber Tiger Leung

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Old-school haircut tradition lives on in the hands of Hong Kong master barber Tiger Leung” – below is their description.

Tiger Leung has made a career out of cutting hair and giving clean shaves. For over 50 years, he has run his traditional barbershop in Hong Kong with a focus on an old-school approach to his craft. While similar shops have gradually faded away and closed over the years, Leung is determined to keep his business open for as long as he can. But today his customers are not only long-time clients who have become his good friends. Thanks to the attention his shop has received on social media, Leung’s business is getting attention from a whole new generation.

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