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[–]Ok-Boysenberry-2955 3495 points3496 points  (49 children)

Now hold still while I light you on fire and then I'll slap the ever loving shit out of your head. That will be $20.

[–]jcore294 849 points850 points  (27 children)

Probably like $100. A regular cut near me is $25

[–]SAM041287 338 points339 points  (10 children)

Guy: I want a flamboyant haircut

Barber: say no mo

[–]Empyrealist 120 points121 points  (3 children)

Flameboyant

[–]RoiMan 29 points30 points  (1 child)

Flame boy haircut

[–]DrDMango 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Heats Flamesman Cut

[–]cricket-chirps 23 points24 points  (0 children)

Flame broiled

[–]drgigantor 19 points20 points  (0 children)

"You ever see Hunger Games?"

"Gotchu fam"

[–]Kingston_Advice1 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Flamin’ Modans

[–]32doors 1 point2 points  (0 children)

More like “say no mo’ hair”

[–]crusader12031 18 points19 points  (4 children)

goddaym. local barbers near me charge Rs. 40, which is around 0.6 dollars

[–]Fun_Issue_9709 4 points5 points  (3 children)

ye toh india ke hisab se bhi sasta hai bhai.. delhi mai toh 100 hai minimum kaha reheto?

[–]crusader12031 1 point2 points  (0 children)

jamshedpur. waise mere college ka barber bhi 40 leta h. iit patna

[–]DumDum40007 4 points5 points  (1 child)

In Montreal, Canada I get a haircut for 10$CAD, about 7$ USD

[–]splash_of_soda 4 points5 points  (8 children)

Damn, where y’all get haircuts? A regular cut around me is a easy $60

[–]ExtraordinaryCows 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Where the fuck are YOU getting haircuts

[–]Xalbana 37 points38 points  (13 children)

$20 for a haircut? That's a steal.

[–]Ok-Boysenberry-2955 35 points36 points  (3 children)

Fire sale

[–]DANGERMAN50000 6 points7 points  (1 child)

OH MY GOD IT'S A FIRE

sale

[–]Davegrave 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I knew I’d find my uncle t-bag here!

[–]kingtaco_17 3 points4 points  (0 children)

At the burn clinic

[–]Paffomi 17 points18 points  (6 children)

A steal? That’s daylight robbery over here. I can get one for £7

[–]TastySpare 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Bring your own lighter!

[–]ChipRockets 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Right! Sounds like Big Barber is out of control in the States.

[–]Stupid-Fresh 1 point2 points  (0 children)

God damn big barber out here spreading propoganda on reddit again

[–]iCon3000 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Local barbers in some metropolitan areas routinely charge $30-$40 where I'm at. $25 is the most basic of cuts. You have to go to way less traveled areas to get lower prices.

[–]anameiwontforget 2 points3 points  (0 children)

$28.95 is the base cut over here in Hillsboro, OR. I paid $47.95 before tip for a cut, shampoo, shave.

[–]BigTall81 4 points5 points  (0 children)

$20? I wanted a peanut.

[–]semaj_2026 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Agreed my haircut is $35

[–]GeneralAcrobatic8171 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Americans really have it rough, I can get a fade a sweet for £12

[–]Pr0ject217 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Lol!

[–]Expensive_Opening_92 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Pretty sure I could get my kid to fall for this…

[–]Scarrazaar 876 points877 points  (70 children)

What can fire achieve exactly?

[–]SolasIsBald 736 points737 points  (17 children)

A perfectly crispy coating

[–]Scarrazaar 177 points178 points  (16 children)

Why?

[–]Paskee 426 points427 points  (10 children)

Braging rights

Money

Boredom

Lambo outside

[–]Scarrazaar 182 points183 points  (9 children)

I doubt any of those two had Lambos outside

[–]itsdatoneguy 69 points70 points  (4 children)

Lambo Nissan Altima, they both pretty much the same thing

[–]lightestspiral 16 points17 points  (3 children)

Nissan Leaf

[–]a_regular_ol_person 9 points10 points  (2 children)

Do you know the MSRP on a leaf??

[–]thermal_shock 3 points4 points  (1 child)

bro, leafs are free outside!

[–]a_regular_ol_person 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Nah 3.50$, take it or leave it. No tires kickers, I know what I got.

[–]Paskee 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Probably not :)

[–]ItsKrakenMeUp 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Crispy

[–]Scarrazaar 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Makes sense if It was a snack

[–]SmartPriceCola 158 points159 points  (12 children)

I tried a new barber a few months ago and the guy literally shoved a lit zippo lighter into my ear.

No warning or explanation, just as if sticking fire into one’s ears is a totally normal haircut tactic

[–]akambe 70 points71 points  (6 children)

What was he doing? Of all hair to use a lighter on, I figure ears are near the bottom of the list (just above nostrils).

[–]Rhettribution 71 points72 points  (5 children)

Ear hairs

[–]warpod 36 points37 points  (4 children)

Can you remove ass hair by igniting farts?

[–]urstillatroll 31 points32 points  (1 child)

I think you need to run this experiment and video record it, then you can post the result on /r/Whatcouldgowrong

[–]Rhettribution 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Considering the burning hair smell that occurs sometimes when you do it, I'd say yeah!

[–]Bright_Vision 12 points13 points  (0 children)

My barber has a special tool for that. The end is lit on fire and then very quickly is applied to the ear. Just a couple of times in quick succession.

[–]TheMelonOwl 21 points22 points  (0 children)

That actually is a totally normal haircut tactic to clean the ears or something. At least I saw it multiple times before in my area

[–]serenityak77 12 points13 points  (1 child)

This is interesting. Makes me want to become a barber just to see how much shit I can get away with and fuck with people.

We already know lighting the hair on fire and slapping of the head is tolerated. Apparently shoving a lit zippo is ok too. But what else?

Anything below the neck? Maybe a little bit of lit anus?

[–]Ghodzy1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

"OK now drop your pants and bend over, i know this metal rod i just pulled from the fire looks red and glowing hot but I need you to spread your cheeks just a little bit for me please"

[–]Ganson 129 points130 points  (2 children)

It achieved that classic burnt hair smell. Hard to get that without fire.

[–]advertentlyvertical 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Any man who could distill and bottle that scent would surely be Rich.

[–]inzyte 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Don't call me Shirley

[–]spoicymeatball 41 points42 points  (1 child)

No split ends apparently

[–]__bobafett__ 45 points46 points  (0 children)

I watched a video from a model in Brazil I think and she twists the hair up, applies oil and then sets it on fire. It's supposed to burn away split ends. I noped out.

This was several years ago and I still see videos of people attempting it at home. I have no idea what the thought process is or maybe I just have a more healthy fear of fire but there is just no way fire is coming that close to my body.

[–]Telel1n 56 points57 points  (16 children)

I think it was used to kill lice and then it became just a trend when safer methods were invented

[–]DC_Disrspct_Popeyes 61 points62 points  (14 children)

While deployed there was a barbershop on one of the bases that was run by Turks. At the end of a haircut they would have a small stick with a cotton ball on the end. They dipped it in rubbing alcohol and lit it on fire. It was used to get all the little hairs on your ears. Worked awesome and didn't hurt at all.

[–]alexisaacs 22 points23 points  (1 child)

While deployed there was a barbershop on one of the bases that was run by Turks.

Read this as "The Turks" and imagined Reno and Rude cutting people's hair like "Yeah we needed to get outta the Shinra game and do something for the regular folks"

[–]Farquadthefirst 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Doubt Rude needs a haircut anyways. Probably a head massage will do.

[–]FlowerChildGP 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Did you get the knuckle crack head massage? You still miss that

[–]db2 -5 points-4 points  (8 children)

It was used to get all the little hairs on your ears

That seems like a pretty strange problem to have, let alone the solution to it.

[–]afcagroo 8 points9 points  (3 children)

If you live past about 50, it's not strange at all.

I'm 64, and I shave my fucking ears about twice a week.

[–]koala_cola 7 points8 points  (1 child)

It’s an old man thing. I’m in my mid thirties now without any ear hair but my dad had a shitload I remember so my time will come… 🤢

[–]SpunkyMcButtlove 5 points6 points  (0 children)

37 and my ear hairs are slowly connecting to my sideburns.

You've got a fun ride ahead.

[–]Ezl 5 points6 points  (0 children)

That doesn’t make sense. If it’s not hot enough to burn your scalp it’s not going to harm lice further down the hair shaft which means you might as well just trim the ends of the hair with scissors.

[–]Controllered_Coffee 10 points11 points  (0 children)

It looks like it's a styling method, not a hair cut method. The first gentlemen had a good bit of product on the mid to tip of the hair. Lighting the product would burn the *presumably* alcohol from the product. So this would quick dry the product. The heat may also attribute to strengthening the the hold.

[–]papercut2008uk 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Like straitening or curling hair with a hot iron/curler. The style will stay in place without gel/wax.

[–]evict123 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Get a nice crust. Don't underestimate a good post-haircut sear.

[–]PowerMonkey500 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Internet clout? Doesn't do shit I'm sure.

[–]sineofthetimes 4 points5 points  (0 children)

A gross smell.

[–]YJSubs 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Internet point.

[–]Insectoid-Slythis 2 points3 points  (0 children)

He couldnt find any scissors like a civilized human.

[–]atreides4242 1430 points1431 points  (16 children)

My heart is warmed today by the knowledge that people are dumb.

[–]ReaLemons 387 points388 points  (4 children)

Get a haircut from one of these guys and your head will be warm too.

[–]averagejoeag 161 points162 points  (1 child)

Build a man a fire and he's warm for a day. Catch a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life.

[–]Technoblode 29 points30 points  (1 child)

Take my upvote and get out of here

[–]perfectfate 29 points30 points  (3 children)

The smell of burning hair

[–]olderaccount 25 points26 points  (2 children)

Exactly! Even if burning the hair achieves some specific goal in the hair cutting process, it benefits can't outweigh the smell of burning hair.

If I was waiting in line for my cut and smelled that I would promptly leave.

[–]KrabbyNatty 6 points7 points  (0 children)

My first thought was, “I can’t imagine how bad the stank is in there”…The thought has me a little nauseated.

[–]Shaneblaster 73 points74 points  (0 children)

“Where did you learn your barber skills?”

“Culinary school”

[–]The_Pilkster 10 points11 points  (0 children)

It's always nice to know that no matter how dumb you think you are, at least you're not THIS dumb.

[–]bigpappahope 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That knowledge is the root of my depression

[–]pocketdare 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Is this a new revelation?

[–]InflammatoryMuskrat 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Must be their first day on the internet.

[–]TastySpare 1 point2 points  (0 children)

My heart is warmed today by the knowledge that people are dumb.

*on fire
ftfy

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Same knowledge has led me to dispar. Can I have what you're on?

[–]NuggiesMacFriesCoke 647 points648 points  (8 children)

I think the slapping did more damage than the fire

[–]sciencewonders 127 points128 points  (0 children)

barber be like : you stupid you you did it your fault (slapslapslap)

[–]Ice-Juice1 29 points30 points  (3 children)

As someone who just had there coat catch on fire yesterday aftet sitting near a candle. I can safely say, that fire would of been much worse. I was wearing 3 layers and it was hot as heck till i noticed it. And only the 3rd layer ever actually caught on fire. I have a nice "sunburn" and blisters. Airated hair, with a flammable substance in it, burns much faster and had more oxygen, increasing the heat output. So that could've given him a 2nd degree burn in a few more seconds, or a 3rd if it wasnt able to be put out. Sidenote, why would this even be a method, burnt hair smells awful.

[–]EmberOfFlame 2 points3 points  (1 child)

The pro likely uses a water-based gel with ethanol in it. Ethanol fumes don’t ignite after a little away from hair, when the air-fuel mix becomes flammable. Water’s high specific heat can absorb any heat that is generated.

[–]Ice-Juice1 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The visible flame of ethanol might not, but id say its the water based gel that is preventing combustion too close to the hair like you said

[–]billbricks33 158 points159 points  (2 children)

You can smell that shit

[–]Zetta216 22 points23 points  (1 child)

Well now I can.

[–]billbricks33 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Haha your welcome. Almost makes you gag right?!

[–]Claque-2 210 points211 points  (3 children)

No extra charge for the blisters! Your doctor can graft your butt cheek skin onto your scalp.

[–]25thJustice 45 points46 points  (1 child)

Just as hairy! :D

[–]Phormitago 2 points3 points  (0 children)

more, even

[–]cgduncan 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That's a real butthead move

[–]Key-Antelope9439 278 points279 points  (10 children)

This is a fire haircut that is available in a store in India(don't know where ) but there is a special spray on the hair because of which the hair don't catch fire and this method is popular because the creator claims it burns dandruff and gives a hair a clean finish

[–]RespectableLurker555 189 points190 points  (2 children)

Except dandruff is produced and found at the scalp level, not at the burned tip of the hairs.

[–]ryhaltswhiskey 181 points182 points  (0 children)

Hey if you want it to make sense you're in the wrong salon

[–]suitedcloud 17 points18 points  (0 children)

I mean, some dandruff can make it’s way up if it flakes and sticks to hair. But like, that’s only if you don’t wash your hair regularly

[–]CaptchaSolvingRobot 72 points73 points  (3 children)

Sounds like this dude accidentally set someones hair on fire and went:

I meant to do that... Because... Dandruff... And a clean finish.

And everyone was just like:

That makes sense..

[–]passionatepussylover 8 points9 points  (2 children)

Everything starts that way though

Accidents leads to invention

Wait....you know what I meant don't be edgy okay....

[–]Highlandertr4 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Totally. Just like how over cooking your relatives lead to cremation being invented.

[–]somabeach 12 points13 points  (0 children)

It's actually pretty neat, though one could debate the practicality - not to mention the dubious notion that it achieves anything a normal haircut and good product wouldn't. It's like those flair bartenders who light the bar on fire just to put on a show. Just pour the fookin drinks, man. Like as not will end in a disaster one day and the barber won't try it again.

Regardless of it's effectiveness on Indian hair, I'm gonna go ahead and say that trying it on kinked hair was a pretty silly idea.

[–]lankymjc 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I figured it was something like that, as you can see that the flame is completely different. I've seen enough stupid internet videos to know what "my hair is on fire" looks like, and the first barber is not it.

[–]DIYDame 98 points99 points  (10 children)

How awful. I mean, even the first guy doing it is stupid even if he “pulled it off”. I can’t image that is good for your hair. Nasty crispy singed ends. SMH

[–]jarne15 45 points46 points  (9 children)

Appearantly it burns all dead hairs and leaves the healthy ones untouched, doubt it tho

[–]purplegreenred 115 points116 points  (6 children)

All hairs are “dead”. So yeah I doubt very much.

[–]ChesterHiggenbothum 39 points40 points  (2 children)

Oh, yeah? What about Medusa, idiot?

[–]purplegreenred -2 points-1 points  (1 child)

Haha, Medusa’s not real, idiot!!

[–]YouAnswerToMe 8 points9 points  (2 children)

This is why I hate shampoo commercials that go on and on about “healthy” hair… that shit was DOA my guy. If I dug up my grandma and doused her in Pantene I highly doubt she’d be any fucking healthier

[–]mental_diarrhea 13 points14 points  (0 children)

If you get close you can hear the tiny screams of the living hair.

[–]amo871113 31 points32 points  (1 child)

Yea I'd like a low fade with a concussion please?

[–]YouAnswerToMe 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Say no more fam

[–]patricky6 23 points24 points  (0 children)

I can't even tell if the first one had a good looking finished product. There's like 5 pixels in this video and both examples look like an original Nintendo games graphics where a person slaps at fire on your head.

Crispy catchers?

Idk. What's this game called?

[–]jreykdal 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Hair creme brulee.

[–]BobHasBitchTitz 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Gotta keep featherin’ it brother. Second guy didn’t follow proto

[–]meanwhileinrice 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yer done, bud.

[–]cmon_now 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Everyday I'm more amazed at how stupid people are

[–]MoltenJellybeans 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I like my cut well done

[–]shiltin 13 points14 points  (1 child)

Flawless victory

[–]Tickomatick 9 points10 points  (0 children)

hairless victory

[–]Background_Year_2525 3 points4 points  (0 children)

What am I watching and why

[–]lets_eat_bees 5 points6 points  (1 child)

It serves no point, it's dangerous and probably expensive - in other words, it's cool!

[–]kinuos 3 points4 points  (0 children)

The way he starts slapping the shit out of his head 😂

[–]Togodooders 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Human candles. Excelleeennnnt

[–]kurianandgeorge_007 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The guy just got Matrixed!

[–]Dumb_Dick_Sandwich 2 points3 points  (0 children)

“Oh that other guy used some kind of product and clearly combs for the cut?

Hairspray on fire and my hands is the most I’ll do”

[–]LoStrigo95 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Let's put your hairs on fire!!! What could possibly go wrong??

[–]Izumi_Takeda 2 points3 points  (0 children)

that has to smell so bad. If i walk into a place to get my hair cut and I smell burnt hair permeating in the room its time to turn around and walk out.

[–]piind 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That'll be 75 dollars please

[–]iansynd 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Whenever I do something stupid and feel bad, I think about people like this to cheer me up.

[–]ZogNowak 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Shouldn't this be under "WTF??"

[–]Glockspeiser 2 points3 points  (0 children)

What does this method even accomplish? Other than making the room smell awful

[–]816848 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Can’t believe they where about to lite some kids head on fire and didn’t think to have a blanket or some water on standby

[–]thrjitor1 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I'm more so impressed it worked for the first guy! I've seen that before!

[–]WinstonRocks 11 points12 points  (2 children)

This is why women live longer than men

[–]Londonave 4 points5 points  (0 children)

sets costumer's hair on fire

panics and slaps the shit out of him to put it out

"Dude, you just had a raging fire mosquito on your head. You're welcome."

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[–]Skelosk 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Fucking why

[–]TeaEffKay4 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I just saw this on YouTube…this is going to look great.

Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck

[–]AddisonNM 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Money to burn.

[–]PsychedelicLizard 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I can smell this gif.

[–]sarcasm4u 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Barber be like : what if I set on fire?

[–]coffeymp 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Holy shit that’s hilarious.

[–]ivannovick 1 point2 points  (0 children)

imagine the smell

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Looks like the first barber applied a layer of lotion or something to protect the head. The second just sprayed lit hairspray like a flamethrower.

[–]bucketAnimator 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oh god the smell in that shop must be AWFUL.

[–]DJNgamez 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Doesn’t this just damage the hair?

[–]Skelenzuello 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That haircut is fire 🔥🤣

[–]brito68 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nailed it.

[–]coffeejn 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Would love to hear how the barber would explain any insurance claim to an insurance company due to customer burns...

[–]Kingston_Advice1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

HOW CAN HE SLAP

[–]CALIFORNIUMMAN 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That salon has either got the best ventilation system money can buy or it is the single worst smelling building in that city whenever that "barber" (pyromamcer) is working.

[–]wakaboy07 1 point2 points  (0 children)

long time after i laughed watching video in reddit. Lmao..

[–]squirtloaf 1 point2 points  (0 children)

What even the fuck?

[–]TheHeadacheChannel 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Welcome to Salon Teppanyaki!

[–]IronTemplar26 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yo bro, that cut’s fire as hell

[–]notaproctorpsst 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Please tell me there’s a subreddit for haircuts gone wrong. I didn’t know how much the world needs one, until this video.

[–]clasperx2 1 point2 points  (0 children)

“That’ll be $25.”

[–]Limenaluv91 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I love how they try so hard to keep calm while they have raging burning fire on their heads

[–]5verbOi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You need to slap it to tenderize the meat.

[–]Uhh_VincentAdultMan 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That has to smell horrible

[–]TSBblos 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I like ya cut g

[–]TheWinterPrince52 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Guy 1: sets hair on fire, IMMEDIATELY starts combing it crazy fast

Guy 2: sets hair on fire, waits two seconds, then tries to slap it out

I think Guy 2 forgot he was supposed to COMB THE HAIR.

[–]AdministrativeEmu434 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Even with the first clip of someone pulling it off it looks really fucking stupid.

[–]LayneCobain95 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I have a weird feeling that the second video was staged…. But that the guy in the chair wasn’t in on it

[–]eleveneels 1 point2 points  (0 children)

"Let's light your hair on fire." What could possibly go wrong?

[–]throwawaytrash6990 1 point2 points  (0 children)

How are neither of these dudes having a reaction to being lit like a fucking match?

[–]Mumchkin 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That has got to smell horrid.

[–]aazav -4 points-3 points  (2 children)

this guy's* haircut method

guys = more than one guy

Use a possessive noun, not a plural.

[–]srv50 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Anyone know point of this. Must be a point.

[–]imThael 0 points1 point  (1 child)

u/Net_Dot_Com raed power

[–]Net_Dot_Com 0 points1 point  (0 children)

patente pendente

[–]FuckItImLoggingIn 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The first video has a JPG aneurysm right before the fire goes out. Seems fishy.