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How to oil your hairdressing scissors?

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How to oil your hairdressing scissors?

Owning a good pair of shears is an investment, which is why maintenance should be less of an option and more of a responsibility. Most stylists fail to understand that 99% of the time, proper care and maintenance determine the performance and longevity of haircutting scissors. Before you purchase one, the manufacturer usually assures you of quality. However, once ownership is transferred, the burden of maintaining quality shifts to you. We have mentioned before how cleaning and lubricating your scissors should be done on a daily basis. In this article, we are going to explain the proper way to oil...

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How Can Offset Scissors Help Prevent Wrist Pain

How Can Offset Scissors Help Prevent Wrist Pain

There are a lot of things that come with being a successful hairstylist. Unfortunately, one of them is wrist pain. Many hairdressers tend to neglect or overlook this minor injury which often led to decreased output and in some cases, a forced early retirement. We are not kidding about the health risks that come with the long use of scissors. Repetitive movements of the wrist, elbow and shoulder have been known to develop into incapacitating injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The good news is, over the years, many manufacturers have devoted themselves to producing ergonomically beneficial designs that help...

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