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Simple Research Tips for Buying A Hairdressing Scissor

May 03, 2019

Most people tend to do their research on an expensive product before they commit to buying it. The same practice should also apply to your hairdressing scissors as it can be pricey to finance a pair of high-quality cutters. Here are some of the things you should do your research on before your next scissor purchase!


Different Types of Handles

It is extremely important that you choose the right type of scissor handle that will provide you with the utmost comfort and ease of use. Straight handles are designed for hairdressers who hold their scissors with their middle finger. However, this type of handle can potentially cause health issues such as Carpal Tunnel syndrome with prolonged usage. It may cause tension and strain your hand, wrist, shoulder and neck.

The offset handle allows the fingers to be positioned asymmetrically, which allows for a more natural finger rest that will keep your hands relaxed and comfortable. Crane handles are very similar to an offset handle but also allow you to drop your elbows for extra comfort. Offset and crane handles are usually the better options when it comes to choosing the best handle for your scissors.

The Perfect Length

Every hairstylist has a preference when it comes to choosing the length of their hairdressing scissor. Most cutters differ in length from 4.5 inches to 8 inches. A quick tip to choose a basic cutting tool is to measure the length of the blade against your middle finger and the distance of the whole scissor against your palms to make sure that they are the same size. This easy trick will allow you to find a
length that is most suitable to you. As a general guide, most female hairdressers typically use 5 to 5.5-inch scissors while men tend to enjoy scissors with 5.5 to 6-inch blades.

Different Features

Modern hairdressing scissors now come with a whole load of different features, which give you a very comfortable and efficient cutting experience. Before you buy a pair of cutters next time, try researching the type of features you might want. We offer unique features such as swivel scissors, texturizing scissors and thinner scissors which will make your job a lot easier. We even offer left- handed models of our traditional cutters to cater to left-handed hairstylists!

Warranty and Exchange

As hairdressing scissors can be an expensive investment, it is important that you do your research and pick a retailer that offers flexible warranty and exchange terms. Returning and exchanging items can be difficult if your new purchase does not meet your expectations. When you do quick research on the terms of sale of the retailer you can easily avoid facing this issue in the first place.

At Scissor Tech we understand that it can be hard to choose the correct pair of scissors online. That's why we offer an exchange or refund program, which allows our customers to exchange their purchase within 7 days for another pair of scissors that will satisfy your requirements. All our cutters also come with a lifetime warranty to give you peace of mind!


Support and Customer Service

Great customer service and support post-purchase is vital when it comes to purchasing your new cutters. A high-quality pair of professional hairdressing scissors can be extremely costly. When you’re paying a large amount for your scissors, you need the best customer service to help you with any enquiries.

Scissor Tech appreciates that the buying process does not end after your purchase. That’s why we’re committed to providing the best customer service for our customers; pre and post-purchase. If you have any questions or comments, contact us via our contact form here or talk to us through our live chat!


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