Wipe your shear blades daily with a soft, dry cloth to remove moisture and fragments of hair. Put a drop of oil between the blades while opening and closing the shears several times. Wipe any excess oil before the next use. Store in a dry place. Avoid dropping or bringing shears into contact with hard objects. Use these shears only to cut hair. Clean cut extra long blades Durable stainless steel Smooth razor edge 7 Inches The Fromm Edge Ahead 7" Barber Shear (ESC010) is specifically designed for use by barbers featuring a clean cut extra-long blade, smooth razor edge, and durable stainless steel construction.