No, no, no, no, no! Why was this a thing and of course it's illegal now because all you need is the guy scraping your eye.
A barber in the Chinese city of Chengdu does some hair-raising things to his customers ― like shave their eyeballs. Xiong Gaowu is one of a few barbers still practicing the age-old “art”(?) of eyeball shaving. Yep, you read that right: The 62-year-old actually puts a sharp razor right on the eyeballs of his patrons and scrapes off any dirt and residue that might be there.