It is wise to invest in nothing but the best – the high-end quality products, that is. The same applies when choosing hair shears. In purchasing hair cutting tools, you should always choose those which are made for professional use.

These shears are available in a wide array of designs. It could also be availed as a single product, or in different components comprising one pair of hair shears.

What would be important is to keep these shears in perfect working condition. Its durability and performance could be maintained through regular maintenance and appropriate care. Its blades should be kept in perfect condition because it could get blocked by several hair-strands with frequent usage.

You might ask why it is so important to keep the blades free from hairs. For one reason, these hair-strands which are trapped in the blades could get tugged at your hair. With this, you might whimper in pain and hurt.

To avoid this incident, you should habitually keep the shears clean. Just follow the instructions which are specific to each type or brand of shears.

If there is no particular set of instructions available, just follow these general guidelines in keeping the hair shears clean and in perfect working condition.

The cleaning process demands some tools like a basin, cloth, blow dryer and towel.

The first step is to blow dry the shears in order to remove all the hair-strands which have been trapped in between its blades. Then, soak the cloth in warm water and squeeze the excess water afterward. Wipe any traces of hair-strands in the blades using the wet cloth. You can also clean the blades by wiping the wet cloth it the direction of the grooves, so that the blades would retain its shape. If the shape of the blades becomes altered, it could affect its efficiency for sure, so be very careful with the cleaning process. Lastly, use the towel to wipe the blades dry.

Keep your hair shears clean and in so doing, keep yourself clean!

Called the Doctor of Hair by many, Stephen M. Jackson is a teacher at heart who loves to help young hair stylists become hair professionals. He is a very big believer that quality scissors are an essential component to creating a memorable look. He only uses the best hair cutting tools on the market: Hattori Hanzo Shears.

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By Indigo Skies Photography on 2013-09-27 20:16:50
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HOW TO: Hand shear a Boxwood

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