A young man who goes by the name, Julius Mwangi, has gone viral after pictures of him shaving his customers with an Axe.
The Barber uses an axe to shave hair at the Clippers Kings barbershop.
Speaking to Citizen Digital, Mwangi, who has been a barber since 2014, said he started shaving with an axe three months ago.
Mwangi said he took up the axe to attract new clients, admitting that it worked.
“Famous people were coming around often and I decided to look for a unique way to attract customers and make shaving fun. That is how I landed on an axe,” he said.
He noted that lots of people come to his shop, but not all of them are cool that they are shaved with an axe.
“When people hear of a barber shaving with an axe, they are curious to know where. Some come to see and take photos with the axe but prefer not to be shaved with it.”
“Some come full of fear, but I help them overcome it,” he said.
Advantages of using an axe
Mwangi revealed that using an axe to shave has advantages to using a shaving machine. He disclosed that using an axe gives a smooth surface as compared to a shaving machine and lights out does hlnkt affect his work.
“The axe gives a smoother shave which is more suitable for the Jordan style. Also, when there is a blackout, I continue with my work as usual,” he said.
He also explained that the axe is best suited for shaving clients with full beard.