Transcript: Hi, I'm Greg from Masters of Barbering. In this video I'd like to talk to you about the two different types of scissors you will need for your career in men's haircutting or barbering.
The first type of scissor you're going to use is a straight scissor. This is a scissor that you're going to use for cutting length. The next type of scissor you're going to need is a blending or thinning scissor. This scissor has one straight blade and it has one blade that looks like a comb. This is going to be used for thinning hair or blending hair.
These scissors come with different types of handles. The first kind of handle that a scissor comes with is where your thumb and ring finger are even, so they're in the same spot. The next type of handle that you're going to see is a more ergonomic handle where your thumb and ring finger are offset. The third type of handle is the ergonomic handle where your thumb and ring finger are offset and it comes with a swivel thumb. This is really convenient for when you're cutting bangs or going around the ear. You can move it around and still hold the scissor even.