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Asymmetrical Bobs are Easier with Barber Shears

February 21, 2020

Creating an asymmetrical bob can be difficult for even the most experienced stylist. The trick is to cut the hair into a broomstick style and then contemplate the correct angle before you begin. Always find the angle on the shortest side of the bob and then use your barber shears to cut towards the longer end. This allows you to compensate for an uneven hairline without sacrificing the quality of the finished style. Why Choosing Swivel Barber Shears can assist with Any Hair Style The beautiful part of using swivel barber shears is that they allow you to cut hair...

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Handle Designs for the Best Hair Cutting Shears

February 14, 2020

There are three different grip designs for scissors. Opposing, offset and crane design. The best hair cutting shears have the crane design, where the thumb is positioned under the index finger. This removes the maximum amount of stress from the tendons in the hand, helping prevent carpel tunnel syndrome. It also releases the pressure on the nerves, which helps reduce stress in your cutting hand and pain that can occur after hours of holding your shear in the same position. All of our shears are made with this crane design to help prevent these types of injuries. The Best Hair...

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Why Every Stylist needs Quality Haircutting Scissors

February 7, 2020

Working with client's hair makes it important to have quality haircutting scissors. When you are ready to design a new style for your clients, the last thing you want is for your scissors to be dull and to give you an uneven cut. Sharp lines and lack of tags is what makes the difference between a professional hairstyle and a quick cut they could do at home. You should always use the highest quality tools to get the best style of cut. Why are Professional Haircutting Scissors so Expensive This principle is based upon the old adage, you get what...

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How to Texture Hair with Hair Cutting Scissors

January 31, 2020

One of the hardest parts of texturing hair is having the right equipment. If you do not have a set of texturing shears, you can get the same effect with hair cutting scissors. What you have to remember is that you are cutting the hair at an angle and only using every quarter of an inch of hair. This leaves the majority of the hair at the proper length while giving your client the ability to add volume without sacrificing length. High Quality Hair Cutting Scissors Give High Quality Style Cutting a client's hair can be easy or difficult, depending...

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Choosing the Right Grooming Shears for your Business

January 24, 2020

It is important to have the highest quality grooming shears for your business. This allows you clients to get the best hairstyles available and keeps them coming back as repeat business. We offer a complete collection of high quality shears for almost any type of hairstylist. We even have a line of left-handed shears that offer the same high quality and precision as our other shears. Information about Keeping your Grooming Shears Sharp The hardest part about owning a set of quality grooming shears is keeping them as sharp as possible. We can help you by making it simple to...

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Using the Correct Professional Shears for your Hair Styles

January 17, 2020

The type of hair that your client has can affect the choice of which pair of professional shears you need. This is especially true when you are trying to texture hair and need to make sure you do not over-thin the hair. Courser hair needs to be textured with shears that have wider teeth, around 15 teeth per inch. Fine hair should be textured with shears that have about 40 teeth per inch, so you do not have large gaps in the hair that are visible when it is styled. How Often should I Sharpen my Professional Shears The frequency...

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Improve your Performance with High Quality Hair Scissors

January 10, 2020

Any beautician will inform you that the better the hair scissors, the better the quality of the cut. We offer a complete collection of scissors that enable you to create clean cuts in any type of hair. It does not matter if you are creating a simple broomstick or a complicated asymmetrical design, the control offered by the type of scissors you use are essential to providing the best style for your clients. Why Choose Swivel Hair Scissors for your Salon The best part about choosing swivel hair scissors is the fact that they allow you to have more control...

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Why Use Professional Line Texture Hair Cutting Shears

January 3, 2020

Texture hair cutting shears are important when you want to add body and lift to the hair without the client having to spend hours with a blow dryer and a can of moose. Our lines of texture shears have several different texturing sizes, so you can work with course, medium or fine hair. When ordering your shears, the number in the description tells you the number of teeth on the blade 7T, 15T, 28T or 40T. Can I use a Razor Instead of Texture Hair Cutting Shears The problem with using a razor is that it cuts the hair at...

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Top Quality Shears Do a Better Job

December 27, 2019

 Give your clients the highest quality results with a professional shear intended for hair. These special shears are razor sharp, durable and are designed to help you enjoy your career for years to come. Professional hair scissors have become different from the regular haircutting shear. To begin with, they use top quality steel that is manufactured in multiple ways for balance, precision and strength. The steel utilized in professional shears are normally from Japan with the best steel coming from the Hitachi factory which has been forged and is made with two piece construction and then is welded together. Lower...

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How to Properly Fit Your Professional Hair Scissors

December 20, 2019

Your shears must be fitted to your exact ring finger and thumb diameter for more contact, control and a relaxed grip. For your ring finger, a properly fitted shear belongs between the first and second knuckle far enough back on the ring finger so that your pinky is resting comfortably on the finger rest. Once you have the shear at that location on your ring finger, there should only be a little extra space around your finger in the finger hole. If there's too much space, you'll need additional finger inserts so that your ring finger is centered in...

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How to Adjust the Blade Tension of Your Hair Shears

December 13, 2019

It is extremely important to know how to adjust blade tension to ensure maximum performance and extend blade durability. If the blade tension is too loose, it will allow the shears to fold the hair. If it is too tight, it will cause unnecessary wear and user fatigue. To test the tension on your shears, hold the shears with the tension knob facing you and the thumb handle in your left hand. With the shears perfectly straight, lift up on the ring finger handle to open the blades halfway and then let the ring finger handle go. The blades...

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Are Professional Shears Really A Necessity For Professional Stylists?

December 6, 2019

Professional hair scissors offer considerably more benefits than low cost ones, and if the goal is to become a professional stylist, to get the best final results and performance, you're going to have to get a great set of shears. You won't be able to find a professional set of shears at any kind of discount store! A lot of these scissors are suitable for beginners in cosmetology school but is not for the professional stylist. With professional shears you'll receive many benefits. The first being quality results thanks to their sharp blades. Cheaper scissors have a tendency to pull,...

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Choosing the Right Type of Scissors for your Salon

November 29, 2019

Every salon seems to specialize in a particular type of hairstyle. Salons that want to present a formal image often require their stylists to create fantastic styles with oddly placed cuts and difficult angles. Other salons may do a larger number of basic styles, leading their stylists to more repetitive, but often steadier, work. You also have to consider the handedness of your stylists and make sure you purchase the correct right or left handed variety of the type of shears you would need. This is the main reason that you should only purchase shears for current stylists, and not...

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Transform Your Work with the Wonder of Japanese Shears in Your Hair Salon

November 22, 2019

If you work with hair every day, you know that all scissors are not created equal. You've worked with shears that were not up to par before. You weren't happy with the results. You are dedicated to giving your clients a work of art every time they walk out the door. That means investing in the best equipment. Japanese hair shears can give you an edge when you are serving your clientele. They have a reputation for excellence. Experience the way they are set apart from the competition for yourself. Find Out Why Hair Stylists Love Japanese Shears for Hair...

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