HAIR SCISSORS – QUALITY STEEL - OR INFERIOR -
Why is There confusion in the quality of hair scissors and thinning scissors in the market place?
There are many Hair Scissors marked with “Japan “ , “Made in Japan”, Japan Steel etc that have no Japanese Steel in them at all. The steel is from China, Pakistan or elsewhere.
Copies of reputable brands in hair scissors and thinning scissors with inferior steel are flooding the market.
Japanese Steel is one of the best in the world, that’s why they like to mark the scissor “Japan” . There are no regulations in place in the hair scissor market to stop this deception.
The quality of steel in Japanese hair scissors for example is:- SUS420J2, SUS440A, SUS440C, ATS314 , and SG2 – Super Gold Micro steel.
Some markings on scissors are marked with some of the above, but have no Japanese steel in them at all.
The importance of quality steel in scissors, determines a longer life, out lasts in performance and durability, and saves you money in the long run. When the Japanese hair scissors are correctly sharpened, the edge will perform and stay sharp longer than other inferior scissors. The edge of the scissor will slice, scissor overcome and point cut effortlessly and smoothly.
To know what quality steel is in your scissors, you need to purchase a recognized original brand, or if new brands come on the market, choose from a supplier that specializes in hair scissors, thinning scissors and is reputable and knows the material used in the scissors. Ask the scissor companies if they are original brands, what type of steel they are made from and are the scissors Japanese Steel, German Steel or Pakistan steel.
The steel is so bad in some of these inferior hair scissors that the steel crumbles when attempted to be sharpened and they loose their cutting edge after 1 – 4 weeks in use. Some have faulty adjusting screws which cannot be replace.
Some Wholesalers are charging hairdressers the same prices for hair scissors and thinning scissors in inferior steel which claim to have Japanese Steel. The price is sometimes more expensive than original Japanese Steel scissors. So be aware. At mrscissorshairsupplies.com you are guaranteed original brands, quality and assurance of Japanese steel. Most of our scissors are purchased from the factories guaranteeing you the quality and original brand.
Steel certificate from Japan available.