The truth behind the crazy haircut video taking over Facebook (WATCH)
You probably don't want to watch this if you've ever had a nightmare about a hairstylist accidentally cutting off all your hair.
Because that's what literally happens in this video now making the rounds on Facebook. The clip — which has now been viewed over 11 million times — shows a woman with long, fine hair getting an asymmetrical haircut.
Well, asymmetrical is an understatement. The stylist seems to just cut along the woman's hair randomly, leaving her with a seriously blunt style reminiscent of Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Some sections are super short; some are super long with a random long section left near her face.
The video was posted on the BarberShapp page and is described as a "new trend in the making" without any other context. However, I don't think that's going to happen.
It turns out the model shaved her head immediately after the crazy cut.
"It was [model Julia Andreeva's] birthday and she asked me [to] shave her head, so we decided [to] make something interesting and shoot [a] video about it,” hairstylist Aleona Starzhinskaia of HairF*****r Studio in St. Petersburg, Russia, told Refinery29 via Facebook message. "In a few hours, I turned her into [a] blonde and started [to] make this cut; most of this was... improvisation."
And they were just having fun… but that's not to say Starzhinskaia would mind if it became a trend. "It is just fashion; this is not for every day," she said. "But I hope in [the] future..."