What You Need To Know About Scissors©
Thinning - Blending - Texture
Sculpting scissors are a primary hair cutting tool equal to anything else you use with your cutting technique. In the past their perception was minimized, however, now that has been transformed into an amazing collection of specialty scissors encouraging creativity that is inspiring to everyone that touches them.
Previous associations of myth, misinterpretation of purpose, and a dread of undesired results can now be re-imagined. You already know how to cut hair, using your routine daily skills with a different scissor produces a unique difference that cannot be produced with your regular scissors.
Rinse that dust off your mannequin, release your infused talent by using every imaginable technique with any specialty scissor. See one, do one, teach one.
Believe me, in ten minutes you will be an expert, you only have to try it.
To create a common purpose the new softer name "Sculpting Scissors," was interjected. That common purpose being, when you sculpt hair versus cutting it shorter, you can opt to create lift, produce soft or hard separations, naturalize movement, redefine shape, soften unwanted hard lines, and renew hidden activity that offers any hairstyle a new appearance.
Each stylist seems to have their own individual terminology and distinctive purpose for these tools. The standards for having a conversation are at best confusing..
It's a creative industry and that's what happens when technical percentages of hair removal, such as 12%, 22%, or 37%, etc, are used to promote these tools. Consider this, your cutting scissors remove 100% of hair every time you close them, specialty scissors on average leave about 70% of the hair uncut, only 30% or less landing on the floor.
Choose sculpting scissors for the finished affect that you wish to achieve. For the sake of making a point, lets say that all sculpting scissors take out the same volume of hair, but remove it uniquely different with each different tooth pattern. Focus on the affect of the blade on the finished style versus the mount of hair landing on the floor.
Wide teeth remove a wide piece of hair and small teeth do the opposite. The spaces between the teeth leave the hair. Select according to the customers needs. Remember, elevation and over direction of the hair determines how soft or hard the cut line will be. Basic stuff, right.
Hairdressing Icons Irving & Rita Rusk, created soft or hard styles with a five tooth texture scissors that started the texture rage. Now we have 100's of specialty scissors to select from.
When you go where others dare not, it separates you from the competition.