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When you purchase scissors for a nail salon, it is important to note that you should never purchase them for use on natural nails. Many nail technicians have made the mistake of attempting to cut a client’s nails with scissors. Not only is this unprofessional but it also runs the risk of damage to the nail as well as to the skin around it. So if you are thinking of purchasing scissors then do it for any reason other than cutting your clients nails.

How Scissors Are Used in a Nail Salon

Many nail technicians find that it is convenient to use a pair of curved blade scissors to cut pre tailored tips. Often you will notice that the contact area of pre tailored tips needs removing. By using a pair of curved blade scissors it makes this task really easy.

Another common use for scissors around the salon is to cut the overlay fabric. Some overlay fabric can be really delicate and that often makes it difficult to cut. If you use long bladed scissors then they will gently yet effectively cut through even the most delicate fabric and leave fantastic results. It may also be necessary to trim the fabric with scissors after it has been applied onto the nail.

Finally a good pair of scissors can help you with nail art design. You will find that they can be used in a number of different ways to help you to create various designs. For best results it would be a great idea to keep a few different pairs of scissors around the salon.

Focusing on Tip Cutters

Similar to scissors, tip cutters can also come in really handy within a nail salon. Shaped just like veterinary clippers, they will help you to cut through even the toughest artificial tips.

So many clients want artificial tips as they not only look great but they are tougher and less likely to chip than natural nails. They also provide instant length which would take ages to grow naturally. However, often the tips are not short enough and a little trimming does need to be done. As they are quite tough, it can be difficult clipping them down without a good pair of clippers. Tip cutters are by far the best tools available to help with this task.

Overall it would be a good idea to purchase both scissors and tip cutters for your salon. They require very little maintenance as they do not come into contact with the client’s skin or nails. A good pair of cutters and scissors will last you for years if you use them correctly.