What are some good hairdressing scissors?


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Some companies that make good hairdressing scissors are Passion, Joewell, Osaka, Yasaka and Kyoto. Almost all hair cutting shears are made from stainless steal manufactured in a select few countries around the world, but the steel made in Japan is regarded as the highest quality for hair dressing.

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Hairdressing scissors are graded by the quality of stainless steel used to produce them; 420 is considered to be the lowest quality, S-1 indicates a cobalted steel of intermediate quality, and ATS-314 contains the highest amounts of cobalt, vanadium and titanium and is the highest quality. Vanadium and titanium are important additions to stainless steel because they add strength to the scissors without adding weight.

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