In these tough economic times, investing in your own set of hair clippers is a wise alternative if your hair
styling needs are minimal. Hair clippers come in numerous configurations from corded to cordless, fixed blade or
adjustable, rotary motor driven or electromagnetic clipping action and more.
Choosing the right hair clippers for your needs is an important factor to consider before a purchase.
There is a noticeable difference between professional clippers and the kind that you might find at your local big
box retailer. Consider for example the following testimonial and related video.
I have been cutting my own hair for the last 20 years.
The most durable and longest lasting tool in my hair cutting arsenal has been the Oster Classic 76 Heavy-Duty
clipper. This is the clipper that I started with 20 years ago and it's still going. I cut my own hair
every other week. I use the 000 blade (0.5mm) to shave my head all the way around up to the temple level
then fade up with a cheaper consumer grade clipper with adjustable blade action. The Oster Classic
76 cut is consistent, clean and even. It moves effortlessly through even a few weeks growth of hair
(which is pretty thick for my hair). Over the 20 years since I started cutting my own hair, I've gone
through dozens of consumer grade clippers. Over time the electromagnetic motors common in consumer level
clippers just start to seize up and quit (probably brought on by my coarse hair). In contrast, my trusty
Oster just keeps on going. Just in case you were wondering, I use a hand held mirror with my back facing a
wall mounted mirror in order to trim the back of my head. Toni C.
Investing in a professional grade hair clipper set can easily save you money in the long run. If your hair
cutting needs are minimal then a bargain consumer grade clipper set like the Wahl Chrome Pro 24-Piece Haircut Kit may
be sufficient. See more details about the Oster Classic 76 hair clipper on our home
page or check here for the latest pricing.