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As part of our Hong Kong Humans series, Ruixue Zhang meets Yinfeng Liang – a face threading artisan in Tuen Mun. Before Liang married and moved to Hong Kong, she ran a barbershop in China.

face threading

But although there is still demand for her skills, and despite the profession being at risk of dying out, she thinks young people should look elsewhere for a career.

In collaboration with the University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre.

Ruixue Zhang is studying a Master of Journalism at the University of Hong Kong. She holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and plans to pursue a career in video journalism. She is interested in reporting on technology, business, the environment, agriculture and rural China.