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Invest in yourself and your career

As a hairdresser or barber, your tools are vital to your career, and non are more important than your scissors.

At Akito, we believe it’s vital to invest in scissors that match your talent and ambitions. Thats why at Akito we make the highest quality scissors and tools to both enhance your performance and take your career to the next level.

Handmade by Master Craftsmen

The best craftsmen make the best scissors.

Akito Scissors are handcrafted by specialist master craftsmen and engineers who meticulously pour their passion and expertise into every single detail.

With Akito it's more than just cutting hair, it's about providing you with the ultimate hair cutting experience.

Handmade Japan Hairdressing Scissors

Ergonomically designed

Akito Scissors are all ergonomically designed to provide you with exceptional comfort, control and protection from injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

66% of hairdressers and barbers will experience serious work-related injuries at some stage in their career, largely caused by poorly designed scissor handles which restrict movement and force your hands into unnatural positions.

At Akito, our mission is to prioritise your comfort and safety, taking away the worries so you can focus on creating your best work. By working alongside industry experts, we've developed ergonomic designs that prevent injuries and provide ultimate comfort and control.

Ergonomic Offset Handle by Akito Scissors

Supremely sharp

Honed to perfection for supreme sharpness from high performance Japanese steels.

Our cutting edges are hand-honed with precision and meticulous attention to detail. Employing a unique blend of engineering, design and craftsmanship to create exceptionally sharp edges that glide effortlessly through all hair types and deliver flawless results every time.

Sharp Japanese steel Scissors
Japanese Hairdressing Scissors by Akito Scissors on white

High performance Japanese steel

Made from high performance premium grade Japanese steels.

Japanese steel alchemy is a specialist art-form renowned for producing the highest quality steels including VG10ATS-314Cobalt and Hitachi. They provide our scissors with their exceptionally sharpness supreme strength, power and durability, setting them apart from the rest.

Great things take time

Only a limited number of Akito's are made each year.

At Akito, we believe that great things take time. That's why we take a meticulous approach to crafting each and every pair of Akito Scissors.

From initial concept to final product, our manufacturing process involves a total of one-hundred and fifty different processes, including handle design, blade engineering, expert honing, and rigorous testing. We strive for perfection, because we know that the best things are worth waiting for.

Japanese Hair Shears by Akito Scissors on black