As a guy, you probably have fewer options for keeping your look fresh than women do, unless you are jumping on the male makeup 'trend.' So what can you do? Hit the gym, maybe a tanning salon. Get a new outfit. However, as this talented Japanese barber proves, by far the most effective way of transforming your looks is getting a good haircut.

Shou Otsuki is one of the staff barbers at Tokyo hair salon L. Dorado, and he has made a name for himself with the incredible before-and-after shots of his clients. The videos often begin with a shy, awkward-looking guy with a shapeless, unremarkable hairstyle. Otsuki covers the camera with the comb before pulling it away to reveal... A completely new person. The happiness and confidence that Otsuki's cool new style gives to his clients is there for all to see, and they wouldn't look out of place in a fashion magazine! "I just want to make everyone look cool," Otsuki told Bored Panda. "I suggest a look based on the client's facial shape or just how he seems as a person, I like to try to match the atmosphere."

So forget the plastic surgeon, and step away from that tanning machine, it can be dangerous. If you really want to shake things up and change the way you look, make an appointment with your barber today!

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Martha Meyer 3 weeks ago

He turned from a 30 year old into a 13 year old!

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Kevin Donegan 3 weeks ago

He should have smiled in the "before" photo ... his expression makes the "after" photo.

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Lotte 3 weeks ago

He looks way younger!

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CP1996 3 weeks ago

Having looked through them all I assume these are examples of bad hair cuts, thus emphasising the importance of a good haircut?

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Lotte 3 weeks ago

He looks better and even happier!

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Mimi 3 weeks ago

Improvement?

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Mother Mary Helen 3 weeks ago

I like the after pic. Only because he's pointing at me

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Piotr Bulej 3 weeks ago

Does everyone on this photos need to have wet hair? We should see their hair before they got wet/in normal state.

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Didi 3 weeks ago

It's a nice smile after

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jamie1707 3 weeks ago

oh dear god! That's much better!

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