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Mason Pearson Professional Brush Care

Mason Pearson Professional Brush Care
Taking good care of your new Mason Pearson professional hair brush will not only prolong its useful life, it will also make sure your brush functions the way it was designed, smoothing and providing that deep lustrous shine that you expect from a Mason.

Shear Basics - Shear Length

Hikari #B2 Crane-Handle Shear
One of the first questions stylists and barbers ask when selecting a shear is how long the shear is. So how do you measure a shear's length? This post answers this common question.

Daily Shear Care

Daily Shear Care
Stylists should follow a daily routine to care for their professional salon shears. If they do, this will help keep their shears working properly, and will extend the time between having to have their shears sharpened.

Proper Care of YS Park Brushes

Proper Care of YS Park Brushes
YS Park sells the finest stylist brushes available on the market. In order to prolong the life of your YS Park brush, you should follow the important care instructions outlined in this post.

Proper Selection and Care of YS Park Combs

Proper Selection and Care of YS Park Combs

YS Park makes the finest line of stylist tools available to today's professional stylist. To prolong the life of your YS Park comb, follow these care and cleaning instructions. This post outlines how to care for your YS Park professional stylist comb, and also gives some pointers to help select which comb is right for you.

As a hairstylist, what other things should I consider when buying a new shear?

Keiki 40-series Crane-Handle Shear
Selecting a shear can be overwhelming for any stylist. This post will give useful and important tips on how to best select your next pair of shears.

What are the top 3 things stylists should look for when shopping for shears?

Mizutani Solid stylist cutting shears and an orange YS Park 339 cutting comb
You've been saving tips for months. Now it's time to buy a new shear. What are the MOST important factors to look for in a pair of shears? Our expert weighs in with 3 factors you should definitely consider when looking for a new shear.

Two Great Ways to Clean and Care For Your Salon Shears

Two Great Ways to Clean and Care For Your Salon Shears
Properly caring for your hair shears is critical to them lasting a long time, and to easing the stress on your hands and joints. Learn these quick and easy steps to care for your hair shears today!