Getting a haircut isn’t usually so hair-raising, but Olmedo’s use of a blow torch and swords has earned him an international reputation.
He says his unconventional techniques to ensure an even cut have been around for years.
The video of his artistry has been viewed more than 170 million times since it was posted by AJ+ news.
“Hairstylists always cut one side and then the other, and one side is always different from the other,” Olmedo explained.
As for the burning, it is supposed to stop split ends.