British pop star Ed Sheeran once cut his hair with wallpaper scissors and had to hide it under a hat for a week.

The Lego House hitmaker admits he only started to visit a hairdresser last year (14), and before that he would chop his own tresses despite not having the right tools for the job.

He tells BBC Radio 1, "I used to cut my own hair up until about six months ago... So if you see any press photos before this album, I cut my own hair. The last time I did it, I cut it with wallpaper scissors and it went really wrong. I wore a beanie for about a week, on the last album campaign, album launch, I was wearing a beanie because I had cut it too short."