The YouTube star began trending on social media Friday when he shared photos of himself with a bald head, with a bald emoji as a caption.
One image showed him dressed in black with a matching face mask, getting out of a car. In another, he was seated at a restaurant table.
Prior to his big reveal, the 21-year-old Internet sensation said on Instagram that his stories on the platform had been “slacking so bad recently.”
He followed up by teasing his makeover. In a selfie with his trademark locks covered, he told his 26.8 million followers: “Wait until you guys see what I did with my hair.”
In another video circulating online, Charles — known for experimenting with his hair — talks to a paparazzo outside Boa Steakhouse in Los Angeles, telling him he shaved his hair himself and was “just…