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Male Beautification and the Beauty Salon: Changing Perceptions of 'Masculinity' among Males in Dhaka, Bangladesh
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  • Sourav Roy
    11/09/2018 08:20:32

    I remain curious about knowing more on 'in June 2017, a revolutionary new method of haircut was introduced in Dhaka by Adonis Makeover Salon (Fig. 09). The unusual and rather dangerous technique of using fire to cut and style men’s hair drew a great amount of attention, going ‘viral’ on social media.' and the attractions / anxieties it addresses successfully. The existing cultural beauty ideals for elite men in Bangladesh must play an important role along with the Free market, eurocentric ideals for male beauty. For example, in India, the existing cultural beauty ideals for Hindu men and Muslim men are vastly different.

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