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Do Barbers Use Thinning Shears?

The image of barbers includes a pair of shears, neck razors and a beard, but do you need thinning or texturizing scissors in a barbershop?

Nowadays men and women both visit Barbershops, and barbers can use thinning shears.

Barbers use thinning scissors for thick hair with a medium to long length. So if you have shoulder length thick and curly hair, you barber might bring out a trusty pair of thinning shears.

Thinning shears vary based on the amount of teeth. The more teeth the finer the thinning and less teeth means the scissors will take bigger chunks of hair.

Should you expect your barber to have a pair of thinning scissors?

Generally, yes, as barbers should use thinning scissors to thin out their clients long and thick hair.

As a barber, you want to be capable of handling every client that sits in your chair.

Thinning hair is a simple and easy process where you locate regions of thick hair, take your thinning shears and thin out until you can see a notable difference.

Barbers thin out their clients hair when it gets to thick and curly, and also during summer to keep them cooler. Nobody likes a thick head of hair during a hot summer's day!

There are a lot of small corner Barbershops that only use a pair of cutting shears and a neck razor on their clients.

Always ask ahead of time and I'm sure the barber will tell you if they are capable of cutting your hair.

Conclusion: Do barbers use thinning shears?

Yes, barbers most certainly do use thinning scissors.

Everyone doesn't conform to crew or buzz cuts, so a pair of thinning and texturizing scissors are a crucial member of their toolkit.

Barbers will use thinning shears on clients with thick and curly hair. Thinning out medium to long hair keeps the head cool during summer and also helps with styling.

Barbers cut all types of hair styles, so a thinning shear is just as important as their cutting scissors.

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