Let’s talk about clippers and shears. There has long been an argument over which one is “better.” Most of this concept comes from the loyalty of a particular breed of people that cut hair to their tool of choice. This line is drawn between barbers and cosmetologist (aka hairstylists.) The truth is (and any experienced member of both teams will tell you) there’s a time and a place for both. Both items have things they can do more efficiently but that stems from what the stylist has more experience with. I use both in the salon. It seems like I use both on almost every men’s cut in some way or fashion. But I have a favorite tool in both categories.