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Hair Cutting Trimmer Razor, Hairdressing Styling Razor, Silver or Gold

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Elevate your creativity and enhance your enjoyment with the perfect tool to take your skills to the next level. It comes with eight guide combs (double the number that come with our corded upgrade pick, the Oster Fast Feed). For another tester, though, the Virtually Indestructible trimmer fell short because it couldn’t cut quite as close as our other picks: “As someone who shaves, the guard it provides doesn’t meet my needs,” they said.

Like most cutting techniques there are some clients who the razor is ideal for, and some who it is best to avoid the razor cut.Salon owner Benjamin Mohapi cautioned in particular against models with flexible or too-few combs: “Sometimes you’ll find combs that won’t properly fasten parallel to the razor edge, or have extra bits that cause the lines to be crooked—and so you’ll never get clean results, and may get nicks or gouges. But compared with other pro-level models we tested, the Oster is considerably easier to use and generally less expensive. The Wahl Elite Pro lacks a T-blade attachment, or companion trimmer, which allows for close cutting around the ear, in the back, and around facial hair without accidentally nicking an ear or creating a bald patch.

The power cord is a common corner to cut: Pro models have thick, round, shielded power cords that are 8 feet or longer; non-pro models often have thin, lamp-wire-style cords that tend to tangle, can fray, and may be only 5 feet long or so. As a result, it’s far easier than any other model we tested to maneuver and hold in a loose grip, even with fingertips (as is often required when you’re clipping your own hair).The taper lever at the side, for blending hair, allows you to make adjustments via a screw, but out of the box it functioned smoothly in our tests (though not as precisely as the levers on pro models like the Andis Master or the Oster Fast Feed). Magnetic motors, which all our picks have, are the most common and make a signature whap noise when turned on. The Wahl Professional 5-Star Series Magic Clip Cordless is a pro-level machine, but the 90-minute battery life isn’t ideal. The 13-gap blade edge design will make you a true master of razoring and bring all of your most creative designs to life. The hair length that a comb-less blade leaves depends on the clipper, though it’s often one-sixteenth of an inch; if the clipper has a taper lever (more on that in a minute), you can adjust that length.

Whether you favor the Color Pro Plus’s all-plastic, color-coded guide combs over the Elite Pro’s stiffer, metal-plated, black plastic combs is ultimately a matter of preference. As is true of blades, when it comes to motors, most home users wouldn’t notice much difference between types—other than their loudness. While there are multiple ways to proceed, most hairstylists adopt a simple method where hair is divided into equal sections to ensure a systematic approach. To cut the middle and bottom sections, first gather a small section of hair at a time and place your comb at a 45-degree angle to your hair. All clippers have a pair of stainless or carbon steel (or, at the high end, ceramic) blades with teeth; the bottom blade is fixed, and the top blade is connected directly to the motor and oscillates side to side to cut hair.

The Akito hairdressing razor are designed for optimal ergonomics and to provide you with ultimate comfort, control, versatility and protection from career threatening injuries.

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