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Fire Haircut In New Delhi | Oddly In India

After gel, cream and wax, the latest craze in hair styling is here, and it's a candle!

Imran Badruddin has a unique way of styling customers' hair. No, he doesn't use a special cream, or massage it into your scalp over 10 minutes. He styles hair using a candle! Haircuts at Enrich Unisex Salon in Geeta Colony, New Delhi start off much like anywhere else, with a wash, shampoo and blow dry. After a basic cut with a machine, it's time to style. And that's where things get... interesting.

Imran learned the technique from his father, who developed the practice many years ago, when he had to find a way to cut customer's hair even in the dark during power cuts.

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