3 tips for buying new hair shears

While you will need to be skilled at what you do, the hair styles you create for customers will only be as good as the tools you have. If you have been in business for a while, chances are you know exactly the hair shears that feel good to you and allow you to work as efficiently as possible.

The last thing you want is to be slowed down by a pair of shears that aren’t working correctly, which can throw off your entire day and may even lose you clients. Finding the right shears doesn’t have to be frustrating, as long as you know what to look for.

Here are a few aspects to keep in mind:

  • Comfort of the handle: Sensei recommends the crane style or Rotating Thumb Crane Style shears. These allow you to work with your elbow down when cutting on the side of the head. The rotating thumb shears allow for you to keep your elbow down in all cutting positions.
  • Sharpness and durability of the blades: Convex edges will give you a smooth cut and a longer lasting edge. Higher grades of steel can extend the life of the edge even more.
  • Overall feel and action of the shear: Many Sensei shears have polymer inlays in the pivots to eliminate the metal against metal contact. This makes the action smoother and the overall shear will last longer. Some models even include a ball bearing in the tension system to further stabilize the blades.

If you are in the market for new beauty shears for your salon, be sure to shop with Sensei Shears today! Check out the rest of our website to learn more about all of the different high-quality products that we offer.