Are Thinning Shears Important to Your Daily Grooms?
Are Thinning Shears Important to Your Daily Grooms?

Member Video: Are Thinning Shears Important to Your Daily Grooms? - 23 minutes

There are very few quality stylists who do not use thinning shears daily on almost every pet they groom. This shear is used to blend, buffer, soften, and erase lines.

In this session, Melissa discusses the importance of this type of tool, including how they work and how they cut the coat. She demonstrates proper holding techniques and how to run the shear correctly. Melissa also tells you what to look for when comparing different thinning shears. She also shares tips on where to learn about and buy great blenders that you’ll be happy with for years. Plus, she helps you understand what you can expect to spend on a new pair of thinners if you want them to run effortlessly.

In this video you will learn:

  • The 3 main techniques used with blenders.
  • How important the number of teeth are on a pair of thinners.
  • Which types of coat work well with this tool.
  • How much to spend on this type of shear.
  • Where to find great blenders and thinners.
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Melissa Verplank

Melissa Verplank is a Certified Master Stylist and long time business owner.

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