The AK Z-1 Master hairdressing scissors are the best performing and most versatile scissors we've ever made.
The AK Z-1's design is centred around balance, weight and versatility, made to perform all hair cutting techniques with exceptional ease.
The AK Z-1 is made to support all your hair cutting needs whether you're a hairdresser, barber or both. Scroll down to find your size.
• 5.5 (57g) is medium-weight with a 5.5cm length blade.
• 6.0 (61g) is medium-weight with a 6.5cm length blade.
• 6.5 (65g) is heavier-weight with a 7.5cm length blade.
The AK Z-1's finger and thumb rings are made to fit all hands.
• 5.5" - All-round | Wet & Dry Cutting
The 5.5's weighted pointed sword blade is the ultimate hybrid precision and all-round scissor. Perfect for precision, blunt cutting, refining, pointing, chipping and scissor over comb cutting.
• 6.0" - All-round | Wet & Dry Cutting.
The 6.0's slightly wider pointed shape is ultimate for all-round cutting. Perfect for blunt cutting, refining, pointing, chipping, scissor over comb, sliding and slicing.
• 6.5" - All-round | Wet & Dry Cutting.
The 6.5's longer length make it perfect for cutting longer hair, baselines, blunt cutting, deep point, slide, slicing and scissor over comb.
• VG10 Japanese steel. Handmade from VG10 Japanese steel providing exceptional sharpness, durability and longevity.
• 100% Japanese Convex edge. Hand honed from VG10 makes cutting feel effortless and smooth.
• Ergonomic Offset handle. The Ergo X offset handle provides you with ultimate comfort, control and protection against injuries.
• Ball Bearing tension system. The Gen. 5 ball bearing tension system eliminates tension and pressure build up.
• 3D thumb design. The thumb design provides freedom of movement and supports a wide variety of grip positions.
• 94% of hairdressers looking for an all-round size felt that the 5.5 and 6.0 sizes matched their needs the best.
• 63% of barbers looking for an all-round size felt that the 6.0 size matched their needs the best while 37% preferred the 6.5.
*The best selling AK Z-1 size for barbers is the 6.0 and for hairdressers it's the 5.5.
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