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Features handles of the same length that are symmetrical to the center screw. The stylist has to raise their elbow to a horizontal position for many techniques. These are the least popular and ergonomic.
Start at where the finger rest (or tang) is attached to the frame of the finger hole out to the tip of the blade. Note that scissors with crane handles when compared to standard handles, will often have a proportionally shorter blade length compared to the overall length. We have found that it is important to compare blade lengths of scissors and not just the overall length.
Japanese made scissors have a history and reputation for being of higher quality than scissors made in other countries. Most stylist view Japan as the preferred country of origin. But don't be fooled by marketing tactics that make the appearance of a Japanese made scissor. Authentic Japanese made scissors will have (country of origin) "Japan" stamped on the scissor.. This is also true of scissors made in other countries. Read More
Checking your scissors tension should be performed daily. If you find your scissors are folding or bending the hair, they need to be adjusted. Scissors with the blades that are to tight or loose with cause cutting issues. Read more
Did you realize that Hikari's Ergonomic Positioning System (EPS) is the most requested feature among the top Platform Artists and Educators. EPS is featured on a select few products including the newest, Hikari Spark.