Barber Scissor Maintenance the Dark Stag Way

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How do you maintain scissors?

Thanks for supporting Dark Stag and our mission to make sure every barber’s tooled up with seriously superior equipment! Our brilliant barber tools are tough enough for hundreds of cuts and built to last; follow these simple directions and they’ll last even longer. So, how do you maintain barber scissors? 

How do you clean and maintain hairdressing scissors? Interested in hair shears maintenance? Want to know how to look after hair scissors/shears in general?

 No matter which version of the question you’re asking, you’ve come to the right place.

Get to know your tools

The best way to care for your barber scissors is to get to know them properly! Here’s Dark Stag’s founder Andy Wiseman introducing our premium tool, the DS+ Offset Barber Scissor. Even if your new shears aren’t offset, this short video shows off the most vital elements of your blades.

DS+ Offset Barber Scissor introduction

Any other questions?

Ask us about scissor maintenance! Here at Dark Stag, we’re striving to ensure our service is as good as our tools, so do reach out if you’re still unsure how to maintain scissors – standard barber scissors, thinning scissors or otherwise!

We’ve also got answers to many more of your burning barbering queries in our new FAQ page.

Other helpful posts from Dark Stag… and beyond!

We’re not the only ones with handy how-to guides on scissor maintenance and getting the best from your tools! Our friends over at British Master Barbers know a thing or two about looking after scissors themselves; need help choosing the right scissor? We’ve got a fantastic first-time buyers guide right here. Thanks for reading our barber scissor maintenance guide!

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