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Hairdresser goes viral with videos showing bald men transformed by non-surgical hair replacements

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A hairdresser has gone viral on TikTok by posting incredible videos of bald men being completely transformed with non-surgical hair replacements.

Phil Ring, 31, from Rhode Island, has become an online sensation with the clips, which show him giving bald men new hairpieces that look astonishingly realistic.

His before-and-after footage, which he posts on popular social media app TikTok under the username @phildoeshair, have amassed a whopping 200 million views and his modern-day toupées have stunned people across the internet.

Phil uses hairpieces made by Hairskeen on his male clients; unlike traditional toupees, which have to be removed every day, the non-surgical replacements last between two and six months. 

The hairstylist – who has salons in Rhode Island and New York City – explained: ‘I think people get toupées confused with this because I see toupées more as a type of system that you take on and off every day.

Hairstylist Phil Ring, 31, from Rhode Island, has become an internet sensation after sharing before and after videos of non-surgical hair replacements. Pictured, a man before undergoing a non-surgical hair replacement

Hairstylist Phil Ring, 31, from Rhode Island, has become an internet sensation after sharing before and after videos of non-surgical hair replacements. Pictured, a man before undergoing a non-surgical hair replacement

The clips show Phil giving bald men new hairpieces that look astonishingly realistic and last for over six months. Pictured, an after photo of a man who has undergone the three hour-long procedure

The clips show Phil giving bald men new hairpieces that look astonishingly realistic and last for over six months. Pictured, an after photo of a man who has undergone the three hour-long procedure

‘But Hairskeens only need to be replaced every two to six months – sometimes even longer for guests that take extra great care of it.’

‘Also, toupees are notorious for being very visible, and super dense with hair. The Hairskeens that I use are durable but also invisible. They rarely ever shed and it’s such a high quality system.

The whole process takes up to three hours and whilst invasive hair transplant surgery can cost upwards of $8,600 (£7,000), Phil charges $850 (£650) for the first hair-replacement service. Re-attachment services afterwards vary between a modest $175 to $210 (£140 to £150).

Phil shares videos of his client’s hair transformation stories across his social media in order to remove the stigma from male hair replacement.

Phil Ring pictured before undergoing a non-surgical hair replacement, which he performed on himself

Phil Ring pictured before undergoing a non-surgical hair replacement, which he performed on himself

The hairdresser (pictured after) told how the whole process can take up to three hours and whilst invasive hair transplant surgery can cost upwards of $8600 (£7,000), he charges $850 (£650) for the first hair-replacement service

The hairdresser (pictured after) told how the whole process can take up to three hours and whilst invasive hair transplant surgery can cost upwards of $8600 (£7,000), he charges $850 (£650) for the first hair-replacement service

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Phil uses hairpieces made by Hairskeen USA on his male clients, which can last between two to six months. A before picture of one of his clients

Phil uses hairpieces made by Hairskeen USA on his male clients, which can last between two to six months. A before picture of one of his clients

The non-surgical hair replacements give traditional toupes a run for their money. Pictured, a man after undergoing the procedure

The non-surgical hair replacements give traditional toupes a run for their money. Pictured, a man after undergoing the procedure

Before: Phil shaves the head ready for the hair replacement

After: Another one of Phil's delighted customers

Speaking of the benefits of his job, Phil said: ‘It’s so rewarding when clients return and they are so pumped that they saw people that had no clue they were wearing a hair replacement.’ Pictured left, a client before, and right, after

Phil revealed his belief that male non-surgical hair replacements are on the cusp of being the next big hairdressing trend. Pictured, a client before

Phil revealed his belief that male non-surgical hair replacements are on the cusp of being the next big hairdressing trend. Pictured, a client before

One of the hairdresser's impressed clients after the procedure (pictured). The videos have stunned social media users across the globe

One of the hairdresser’s impressed clients after the procedure (pictured). The videos have stunned social media users across the globe

He believes that male non-surgical hair replacements are on the cusp of being the next big hairdressing trend and says that for many of his male clients, these hair replacements are life-changing. 

‘It’s so rewarding when clients return and they are so pumped that they saw people that had no clue they were wearing a hair replacement,’ explained Phil. 

‘A lot of my guests jump back into the dating scene after getting Hair Systems and I think that says a lot for the confidence hair can bring to someone.

He continued: ‘I just want people to know that hair replacement is just on the verge of being the next big salon service and I hope with more stylists learning and brands showing up we can really innovate some new products.

‘If this video can help one person gain confidence or know there’s a solution for themselves or someone else, then everything I’ve done will be worth it.’

The hairdresser's  before-and-after clips on TikTok have amassed a whopping 200 million views. Pictured, in his New York salon

The hairdresser’s  before-and-after clips on TikTok have amassed a whopping 200 million views. Pictured, in his New York salon 

Phil told how he shares the videos in the hope of helping at least one person gain confidence or know there's a solution for themselves. Pictured, a happy client following the procedure

Phil told how he shares the videos in the hope of helping at least one person gain confidence or know there’s a solution for themselves. Pictured, a happy client following the procedure



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