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.

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.

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Ruixue Zhang

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.