The Top 10 Hairdressing Scissors For 2024

The Top 10 Hairdressing Scissors For 2024

The Top 10 Hairdressing Scissors For 2024

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Discover the top 10 hairdressing scissors for salon excellence in 2024, featuring scissors from Kobe, Jaguar, Osaka, Yasaka, Joewell, Kasho and Passion.

The Top 10 Hairdressing Scissors Keeping Your Salon Sharp in 2024

Hairdressing is where precision meets creativity, and as a salon professional, having the right tools at your fingertips is essential for honing your skills and maintaining client satisfaction.

Amongst your essential tools and products, none are quite as pivotal as a trusty pair of professional hairdressing scissors.

From ergonomic designs to cutting-edge materials, here we'll be taking a deep dive into the top 10 hairdressing scissors poised to keep your cutting at the forefront of the industry in 2024 and beyond.

All of the hairdressing scissors we're about to introduce you to span a range of price points and have been lovingly handpicked by our co-founder, Julie, a professional hairdresser for over 30 years - so whether you're a seasoned stylist or a budding salon professional, you're in safe hands with us.

10 Of The Best Hairdressing Scissors For 2024

  1. Jaguar Morgan
  2. Kobe Galaxy K14 Texturiser
  3. Osaka Super Ergo
  4. Yasaka Offset Lightweight
  5. Passion Cobalt Aqua
  6. Kobe Galaxy Scissors
  7. Kobe Barber Scissors
  8. Joewell FA
  9. Kasho Design Master Series
  10. Joewell TR

The Best Budget-Friendly Hairdressing Scissors

Budget-friendly scissors can be significantly cheaper upfront, allowing you to save money on their initial investment.

This can be particularly beneficial for new stylists or those on a tighter budget, but this doesn’t mean you need to compromise on quality.

Here are some of our favourites ranging from £64.99 ex VAT to £110.00 ex VAT.

Jaguar Morgan

Featuring a stunning pink coating with a subtle hint of sparkle, the Jaguar Morgan scissors boast flat and ultra-sharp cutting edges that have been meticulously honed and hollow ground for precision slice cutting.

What are they made from?

Made from high-quality, ice-tempered steel, the Morgan scissors also guarantee durability and long-lasting sharpness, allowing you to achieve flawless cuts time and time again.

Are they adjustable?

Equipped with Jaguar's signature VARIO screw system, the blades are easily adjustable using a coin, ensuring optimal performance tailored to your preferences.

Good to know

Designed for your comfort, the offset handles feature a finger bump to promote a relaxed, comfortable hand position during cutting. Additionally, the Morgan offers customisable features, including a removable finger rest and pink finger rings, allowing you to further personalise your scissors to your liking.

Sizes Available

Available in 5.5 inches.

Specification

Hand: Right

Slicing? Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex, Hollow Ground

Finish: Coated

Tension Screw: Slotted

Finger Rest: Removable

Kobe Galaxy K14 Texturiser

If you’re looking for a new texturising scissor, we think you'll love the sleek black Kobe Galaxy K14 Texturiser.

What are they made from?

Crafted from premium Japanese steel and coated in black titanium, this texturising scissor boasts convex blades with razor-sharp edges, ensuring a seamless cutting experience.

Good to know

With 14 widely spaced teeth and widened tips, the K14 excels in creating choppy effects while effectively removing excess weight from heavy hair or adding texture to thinner strands without sacrificing volume. Offset handles also promote a relaxed hand position during use, complemented by a fixed finger rest for additional support.

Sizes Available

Size 6.

Specification

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex

Finger Rest: Fixed

Screw Type: Finger-adjustable

Finish: Coated

Hand: Right

Osaka Super Ergo

Comfort really is king with the Osaka Super Ergo scissors. They have offset handles that seamlessly merge into the gentle curves of a fixed finger rest and middle finger support on the top handle, providing exceptional hand support while enabling cutting at a lower, less strenuous arm position.

What are they made from?

Made from Japanese stainless steel, the super sharp convex blades boast a wider heel, strategically placing extra weight where needed for effortless slicing and enhanced cutting power. Meanwhile, the narrow blade points ensure superb control for precision detailing.

Are they adjustable?

With impeccable balance and an adjustable tension screw, these scissors can be tailored to your preferences with ease. What's more, the tension screw features a heat-sensitive mood stone that changes colour, reflecting your mood or, perhaps, the intensity of your styling creativity!

Sizes Available

Available in a choice of right or left-handed in 5, 5.5, and 6 inches and in right-handed only in 6.5 or 7 inches.

Specification

Hand: Right, Left

Slicing? Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex

Finish: Polished

Tension Screw: Finger-adjustable

Finger Rest: Fixed

The Best Mid-Range Priced Hairdressing Scissors

Mid-range priced scissors typically offer a good balance between affordability and quality. They are often crafted from higher-quality materials and made with precision, but all at a price that won’t make your eyes water!

Here are some of our favourites ranging in price from £124.99 ex VAT to £150.00 ex VAT.

Yasaka Offset Lightweight

Introducing the Yasaka Offset Scissor, a lightweight precision scissor that offers effortless manoeuvrability without compromising on durability.

What are they made from?

Made from a unique stainless steel blade, the clam-shaped blades feature a super sharp edge, ensuring precise and clean cuts with every use.

Designed with an offset handle, the Yasaka Scissor provides optimal comfort, allowing for prolonged use without strain. Perfect for busy salon days!

Sizes Available

4.5, 5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5.

Specification

Hand: Right

Slicing? Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex

Finish: Polished

Tension Screw: Slotted

Finger Rest: Removable

Passion Cobalt Aqua

Made from lightweight cobalt alloy the Passion Cobalt Aqua scissors

feature powerful long blades, ensuring unparalleled cutting efficiency.

While cobalt alloy is celebrated for its strength and edge retention, its inherent lightness often compromises the cutting power of longer-bladed scissors -The Passion Aqua defies this norm, offering blades ranging from 5.5 to 6.5 inches that deliver remarkable power and precision while capitalising on the benefits of cobalt alloy's strength and lightness.

Are they adjustable?

An adjustable tension screw enables you to customise the scissors to your preferred settings.

Good to know

Engineered for comfort, the handle design boasts a semi-offset shape and a fixed finger rest, promoting ergonomic use during extended cutting sessions.

Sizes Available

The Passion Aqua comes in 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 inches.

Specification

Hand: Right

Slicing? Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex

Finish: Polished

Tension Screw: Flat

Finger Rest: Fixed

Kobe Galaxy Scissors

With their sleek black finish and extra-long sword blades, the Kobe Galaxy Scissors are ideal for precision cutting.

The sword blades' unique shape adds weight behind the hollow ground and razor-sharp convex edges, ensuring effortless performance and impeccable results with every snip.

What are they made from?

Crafted from forged Japanese steel beneath its black titanium coating, the Kobe Galaxy scissors have been designed with comfort in mind; the offset handles, ergonomic top finger bump, and fixed finger rest guarantee a relaxed hand position, facilitating a full day of comfortable cutting.

Are they adjustable?

Fine-tuning is made effortless with the click-ratchet raised tension screw.

Sizes Available

Available in sizes ranging from 5 to 7 inches.

Specification

Hand: Right

Slicing?: Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex, Hollow Ground, Sword

Finish: Coated

Tension Screw: Finger-adjustable

Finger Rest: Fixed

Kobe Barber

Engineered with longer, weightier blades, the Kobe Barber features an enlarged thumb hole making them ideal for larger hands.

What are they made from?

Hand-forged from robust Japanese 440C stainless steel, the Barber ensures the enduring sharpness of its hollow-ground, fully convex blades.

Are they adjustable?

Its blade tension can be easily adjusted via a ratchet tension screw, providing customised tension for optimal cutting precision.

Good to know

Ergonomically designed offset handles, complete with a comfortable finger bump and moulded fixed finger rest, enhance grip and control during every use.

Sizes Available

Available in 6, 6.5 or 7 inches.

Specification

Hand: Right

Slicing? Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex

Finish: Polished

Tension Screw: Finger-adjustable

Finger Rest: Fixed

Good to know about Kobe Scissors

Backed by a lifetime guarantee and complimentary servicing for two years*

all of the Kobe Hairdressing Scissors we have discussed in this blog promise unparalleled quality and reliability for every salon professional!

What's more, when you purchase Kobe scissors from CoolBlades, each purchase includes a leatherette scissor case designed to accommodate a secondary scissor and a convenient loop for a cutting comb.

*The guarantee covers manufacturing defects, not wear and tear, and does not cover the edges. The service warranty covers four services over two years, with a recommended 6-month interval for each one.

The Best Investment Hairdressing Scissors

Investment scissors are typically made from high-quality materials, such as premium Japanese steel or cobalt alloys, ensuring superior durability, sharpness, and precision.

They also undergo meticulous manufacturing processes, resulting in impeccable craftsmanship and cutting performance.

Here are some of our favourites ranging in price from £183 ex VAT to £430 ex VAT.

Joewell FA

The Joewell FA boasts blades engineered to maintain their sharpness over extended use.

What are they made from?

Constructed from Joewell's premium stainless alloy, the FA ensures exceptional durability and edge retention. With slightly widened blades, this model offers enhanced cutting power, resulting in sharper, more precise results with minimal effort needed.

Are they adjustable?

The finger-adjustable tension screw offers customisable action, allowing you to tailor the scissor's performance to your unique technique preferences.

Good to know

Featuring semi-offset handles, these scissors promote a natural and comfortable hand position during cutting sessions, effectively reducing hand fatigue. A fixed finger rest also provides added support for improved control and stability.

Sizes Available

The Joewell FA is available in 6.5 or 7 inches.

Specification

Hand: Right

Slicing? Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex

Finish: Polished

Tension Screw: Finger-adjustable

Finger Rest: Fixed

Kasho Design Master Series

Introducing Kasho's introductory model, the Design Master, tailored for those wanting to elevate their hairdressing game with a pair of premium Japanese scissors.

What are they made from?

Crafted from the finest quality stainless steel, these scissors boast unparalleled durability promising longevity.

Are they adjustable?

Its ratchet screw system offers customisable tension settings, ensuring optimal performance tailored to your needs.

Good to know

Featuring exquisitely sharp semi-convex blades, the Design Master effortlessly slices through all hair textures precisely. Available with offset or straight handles, the Design Master offers versatility to suit your preference.

Sizes Available

  • Offset models are available in 5.0, 5.5 and 6.0 inches.
  • The straight model is available in 4.5, 5.0, 5.5, and 6.0 inches.
  • A left-handed, offset version is also available in 5.5 or 6.0 inches.

Specification

Hand: Right, Left

Slicing? Yes

Handle: Even (Classic), Offset

Blade: Hollow Ground

Finish: Polished

Tension Screw: Finger-adjustable

Finger Rest: Removable

Joewell TR

Available in striking steel blue complete with rubber-coated handles, the Joewell TR scissors not only look great, but the rubber coating serves a practical purpose by acting as a barrier between your fingers and the metal, thus minimising the risk of nickel allergy for those with sensitive skin.

Are they adjustable?

The scissors offer versatility with the option of a flat or adjustable tension screw, catering to individual preferences and working styles.

Good to know

Engineered with semi-offset handles, the TR scissors are ergonomically designed to reduce hand strain, further enhanced by the removable finger rest.

True to Joewell's renowned craftsmanship, the TR delivers exceptional performance. Its hand-honed, fully convex blades boast a razor-sharp cutting edge, making these scissors ideal for many styling techniques.

Sizes Available

The Joewell FA scissors are available in sizes of 5.25 or 5.75 inches with a flat screw or 5.5 or 6.0 inches with an adjustable screw.

Specification

Hand: Right

Slicing?: Yes

Handle: Offset

Blade: Convex

Finish: Coated

Tension Screw: Slotted

Finger Rest: Removable

Good to know: Every Joewell TR comes meticulously packaged in a luxurious presentation box complete with finger-ring inserts, oil, and a chamois, ensuring they remain in pristine condition.

Why choose CoolBlades for your hairdressing scissors?

As a family-owned business at CoolBlades, we're deeply rooted in the professional salon industry and 100% dedicated to supporting your success every step of the journey!

You might also say that we know a thing or two about scissors

Our business began with our founders visiting salons locally supplying equipment and servicing to fellow hairdressers. Over time, people began asking if we sold scissors and other equipment, and the rest is history, as they say!

If you've found this guide useful, you may also enjoy our comprehensive guide on choosing hairdressing scissors, which covers everything you need to know about selecting the correct scissors for your personal preferences and cutting style.

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