TikTok is fast replacing IG and Twitter as the most engaging social media platform, and with good reason. The platform leverages short videos to entertain its audience, and it’s a perfect way to relax after a stressful day. What makes TikTok really special, though, is how educational some of the content can be, with millions of people learning new tricks even while getting entertained. For instance, if you’ve spent any time looking at the CG Barbershop page, you’ll find yourself finding out more about haircuts, styling, and grooming for men

For those who don’t follow us on TikTok, we’ve summarized a number of neat tricks you can find on our page in the article below, and some of these will change the way you look at haircuts forever. If you’ve never visited our salon in the heart of Dubai Media City before, you’ll find yourself booking an appointment after watching some of these videos. 

  1. How to Dye Your Hair Without Staining Your Scalp

There are many benefits of applying dye to your hair: it can refresh your look and enhance your overall appearance, it’s a good way to express your creativity and individual style, and if your hair is graying, dyeing it can help you maintain a youthful appearance. However, a common issue with hair dye, especially when applied by a non-professional is scalp staining. A stained scalp ruins whatever look you’re trying to create and makes it apparent to everyone that you applied dye to your hair. In this TikTok video, one of our specialists shares some tricks and tips to apply hair dye like a pro. Look out for what he says about short hair and why you need to apply the dye against the direction of hair growth. 

  1. Curly Hair Needs a Barber With Technical Know-How

If your hair is extra curly, then you’ll appreciate how difficult it can be to get a great haircut. The main issue is how unruly the curls can get after a pre-cut wash, making it a challenge for even highly skilled barbers. This video is a great example of how to handle curly hair and the importance of working with a barber with an understanding of the technical side of their craft. But as you’ll come to learn when you watch, it’s not just about the skill, your barber also needs certain tools to get the job done. 

  1. For Some Hair Types, Scissors is All You Need

There’s a common misconception that clippers offer the most efficient way to cut hair. However, the real professionals – those who understand technical barbering – know this isn’t necessarily true. In fact, a lot of the time, the customer’s hair type determines the tool used during a cut. For some, a blade is the best approach. And as you’ll see in this video, sometimes, all you need is a pair of scissors and a comb. Ensure you watch the video to the end, the result will surprise you. Some other tricks you’ll find on the CG Barbershop TikTok account is the connection between math and a good haircut, what a world-class pompadour looks like, and how a trip to the barber’s can do a lot of good for your confidence. Check out these videos and see the magic we’ve been able to create for our customers. And if you’d like to experience it first-hand, all you need to do is click this link, book an appointment, and prepare for your transformative haircut experience.