Reminiscent of one of my favorite bits of film by Spike Lee, Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads* is today’s Tokyo street scene photo from TokyoFashion.com’s twitter showing the grim aftermath of beginning beauty school students.
The 3Yen has covered photos of Japanese mannequin heads many times before. By by law, Japanese beauty school students must practice on mannequin heads before attempting to cut a person’s hair—The huge number dummy heads being thrown out for every new class of students results in a lot of creative “repurposing” of creepy heads in Japan such as:
. . . • We Cut Heads
. . . . . (3Yen / 2011-04-20) →
. . . • Haircut heads turn into ‘grow heads’
. . . . . (3Yen / 2011-02-03)
. . . • Let’s ‘kakashi’ — Japanese scarecrow!
. . . . . (3Yen / 2007-08-16) ↓