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Tips on choosing the best scissors for hairstyling

In every activity that needs cutting, we always use scissors more than other tools. It is a help in different areas like hairdressing, handy craft making, tailoring, gardening, cooking, medical surgery and even just having simple things to cut. It is just a small tool, but it has a great help to make work easier. Scissors have different types too like fabric scissors, nonstick scissors, the heavy-duty, paper edge, detail scissors, fringe and the hairstyling scissors. Scissors come from various brands too with different qualities. It is also good to consider the name that gives quality to craft, like the Kasho scissors that recognizes the importance of screw system, blade and design of the scissors. In hairstyling, scissors is the primary tool in doing different haircutting job. It comes with the various criteria in choosing the best scissors;

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Size of scissors

It depends on the person; others prefer to use the shorter than long. In checking what suit to you, try holding a scissor and find out which one is suited to your hand.

Types of blade

Bevelled Edge

It is a lightweight type of scissor made from metal and ideal for a slow detail cutting and dry hair. It has a design of micro serration on the other or both of the blade.

Convex Blades

It is the sharpest type of blade often called as the “Japanese style” that has a razor-like edge. It is solid stainless steel, it is more expensive than the beveled edge, and it requires professional in sharpening. One of an excellent example is in the Kasho scissors.

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Types of handle

Crane handle

It refers to the even handle of the scissors. It is straight and symmetrical.

Offset handle

The handle is not even; the other one is longer in size that gives chances to open hand and elbows-arms are in lower position.

Even handle

The handle design is labeled and straight. There is also another type of handles like the flex and twister.

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Ways to sharpen

Even how durable the scissor is, it needs to sharpen. Here are some tips to help you in sharpening your dull scissors without paying a penny to a professional to do the easy task: sharpen it with sandpaper, aluminum foil, other hard objects, and stone.

To make your scissors last, use a different pair of scissors in various activities to avoid an immediate dullness. Hope that this article would help you in choosing the best scissors in hairstyling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Essential Barber Tools To Have

Just like women and haircare, men need a good barber who understands their needs and gives them the right cut. They look for a barber where they will be comfortable and who can give a haircut and do a good job of it. Such a barber shop will have a comfortable atmosphere, a team that is trained and skilled and will have the essential tools that are needed to do a great job. Below are some essential tools that a barber needs to have.

Barber Tools To Have

Scissors

One of the most valuable tools that a barber should have is a good pair of barber scissmzxjzjajaajajajajors. These are the professional hairdressing scissor. This scissors can be used to trim hair, beards and mustaches. There are two types of scissors. The first is a sharp pair of scissor shears that one uses to cut the desired length while using a comb or fingers to help cut. The other is a pair of thinning shears, that cut almost half the hair that pass through them to thin the volume of hair.

Electric clippers

This is one of the first tools that one will notice and see when they enter into a barber shop. It is also known as an electric trimmer. These have sharp blades that run on the contours of the head, to trim and cut the hair to different lengths. Most of these clippers come with varying adjustable blades that enables one to perform different cuts depending on style and design the clients wants to be done.

Straight razor

This is a tool that has been around for thousands of years. It is also known as a cut-throat or open razor. It can be used on the neckline, facial hair and to carve straight lines around the beard. It leaves a clean cut and shaves when it is used.

Chair

Every barber shop needs to have comfortable barber chairs. These are usually adjustable chairs. One needs to adjust the height to bring the client to the height that the barber is comfortable to cut and work on the client’s hair. The chair should also have a swivels mechanism to be able to turn around a person. The chairs also have a reclining mechanism for the barber to be able to reach the neck or beard to trim or cut it.

kzsakakaakakFinally, a barber needs to have hair combs, to help him as he work on cutting a client’s hair. The barber is usually skilled on how to use the comb. The comb also differs from the one that is found at home. It is about twelve inches in length and has very fine teeth on one end and long coarse ones on the other end. Lastly, the barber needs to have a mirror and a cape. The mirror allows the client to see what his cut looks like and the cape is draped on the client while the cut is being done to provide protection from the cut hair falling on the client’s clothes and body.