Meet one of my children!
The Joewell Classic Pro 5.5 inch Hairdressing Scissor.
These are great for barbering! Why?! They are light, strong and thin which is perfect for when doing scissor over comb and you need to go tight.
I also have chunky scissors, however I find their weight best for precision bobs. Like using denim scissors. Big sharp, heavy blades where no sections move as you close the blades. (THWOMP!)
Where as these beauties stealthily leave you with a clean surface without scissor marks. (Paired with great technique!)
Just a wee geeky side note: Photo taken with an old Ricoh KR-5 Mk III which my brilliant parents bought me when I was 16 and Ilford XP2 Super Film - 400 ISO. When I was a kid, the fact that you could double expose in one frame was SO cool! Creating the effect you see in the first two shots where there was only one pair of blades. Now we can just photoshop! (I still don’t know my way around Photoshop, much to my photography tutors horror! Secretly, I’m proud of that…)