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The Truth About Texture Shears

The goal of this article is to help stylists to understand the differences between different types of shears that create texture in the hair.

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Olivia Garden Released an Ultra Sharp Shear and Razor for Seamless Dry Cutting

The newest tools in Olivia Garden’s lineup are uniquely designed with extra-sharp blades that glide smoothly through dry or wet hair without any drag.

In the Market for Shears? Here's What You Need to Know to Make the Most of Your Investment

No single tool is more important to stylists than their shears. It’s equivalent to a chef’s knives or a baker’s oven. Your shears are literally in your hands all day, every day, so when you’re shopping for scissors, you need to get it right.

WATCH This Genius Hack for Removing Bulk, Fast

And spy some examples of great cuts and color by this uber-talented artist.

Is the Tension Screw on Your Shears Too Loose?

The tension screw on your shear is critical. Here, Sam Villa shares how to make sure it's properly tightened.

Five Tips from Sam Villa on Protecting Shears

Sam Villa says managing a shear collection can be one of the biggest investments a hairdresser makes.

Manufacturer Sales of Salon & Pro Beauty Appliances Grew by 3.0% in 2018: Top 10 companies by Sales

That rate of growth is twice the growth of the salon industry’s overall growth during 2018.

Tool Upgrade: As You Transition from Student to Professional You Will Need to Invest in Tools

As you transition from student to professional you will need to upgrade your tools. Thermal tools and shears can be the most expensive investments. Take care in choosing the best options and protecting them to increase longevity.

How To Cut Blunt Bangs

Jesse Linares shares his guide to cutting perfect blunt bangs.

How To Cut Long Curtain Fringe

Andrew Carruthers, Education Director for Sam Villa, leads hair stylists and those looking to make a change to their current style through a series of steps to achieve that perfect on trend hair look for the season.

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