Hairdressing Scissors come in a variety of shapes. There is no right or wrong and shape preference comes down to personal taste. It is worth considering that your scissors are an extension of your hand, and how a pair of scissors fit your hand is an important factor in determining which pair to purchase. Open […]
There are three types of scissor cutting edges. Bevel A bevelled edge is durable, long lasting and is the oldest blade design. The cutting edge is sharp but the angle of the blade edge allows for greater durability. Serrated A serrated edge is usually put on an inexpensive scissor and is designed to cut coarse […]
Handmade vs Machine finished There are tangible differences in the manner of production. The vast majority of scissors are machine made, with perhaps some hand sharpening or finishing. A few Brands are still hand made, and these represent the very finest scissors available. Of all the brands available Mizutani is one of the few remaining […]
The choice of scissor materials has a significant impact on the price, quality and style of hairdressing scissors. There are many grades of steel and the varieties used in the manufacture of scissors are too numerous to list. However, most scissors are made from a stainless steel of moderate hardness. The hardness is measured on […]
Origin of Scissors The origin of the scissors needs to be separated into two aspects: Where do the materials come from? Where are the scissors assembled and finished? Scissors are more often than not described as being either Japanese or German.