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  • THE BRAND

    In a history dating back over 100 years, the KAI group, based in Tokyo, is renowned for its superbly functional, incisive and durable cutting tools. The common denominator - quality and perfection - is based on the centuries-old tradition and culture of the Japanese Samurai sword smithy.

  • THE LINES

    The KAI line of hand-crafted KASHO Professional Hair Stylist Shears reflects impeccable form, finish and function, created through careful design and engineering, with advanced materials and heat-treatment technology.

  • WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT

    KASHO shears feature two different stainless steel alloys and a combination of different hardness grades for perfectly balanced shears with an exceptionally durable cutting edge and accurate results.

  • THE BRAND

    Two best friends - a hair stylist and an engineer, founded mint Professional Hair Tools. Together they have over 35 years of experience in hair styling and technical design. Mint creates products designed for hairstylists, by hairstylists.

  • THE LINES

    Mint tools are designed for artistry and engineered with the latest technology and quality. They are designed with professionals in mind. Excellent quality in hairstyling tools is a must, and Mint settles for nothing less.

  • WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT

    Mint understands the needs of stylists and clients, bringing its industry expertise to each of its products. Its goal is for stylists to pick up any Mint tool and think, “Wow! - this is exactly what I’ve wanted.”

Product Lines

KASHO

Professional Hair Stylist Shears with impeccable form, finish and function, created through careful design and engineering, with advanced materials and heat-treatment technology.

Damascus Series


The Kasho Damascus series represent the ultimate in hand-finished sophistication, combining old-forge traditions with state of the art and futuristic technology. The maximum sharpness, hardness and durability of the edges is achieved using the renowned wear resistance V10 stainless steel alloy. The Damascus steel is then carefully layered on top to produce the beautiful Damascus patterning. A unique ‘flat screw’ system with integrated ball bearing ensures a silky smooth operation. The Convex and hollow ground blades are finely mirror-polished.

  • KAD-55 OS Form: Offset Length: 5.5”
  • KAD-60 OS Form: Offset Length: 6.0”
  • KAD65 OS Form: Offset Length: 6.5”
  • KAD-55 OS DLC (Black): Offset Length: 5.5”
  • KAD-60 OS DLC (Black): Offset Length: 6.0”
  • KAD-65 OS DLC (Black): Offset Length: 6.5”

 

Millennium Series


The KASHO Millennium Series represents superb craftsmanship and uncompro-mising quality. These exceptionally sharp, ergonomically designed hair styling scissors are made of sinter metal that is extremely resistant. The patented Disc Operation System ensures perfect, even movement and optimum tension.

  • KML-55 OS Form: Offset Length: 5.5”
  • KML-55 OS Form: Offset Length: 6.0”
  • KML-55 OS Form: Offset Length: 6.5”
  • KML-53S Form: Straight Length: 5.3”
  • KML-58S Form: Straight Length: 5.8”
  • KML-62S Form: Straight Length: 6.2”

 

Ceramic Series


The new Kasho Ceramic embodies modern manufacturing processes and masterful accuracy. The incredible sharpness and durability, together with trouble-free operation undoubtedly sets new standards in professional quality and cutting experience. The fine zirconium ceramic insert is produced by Kyocera, the world renowned manufacturer of ceramic material. Ceramic is not resistant to ultraviolet rays used for sterilization.

  • KZR 60 OS Form: Offset Length: 6.0”

 

XP Series


The Kasho XP Series combines the excellent features of the acclaimed Green Series with the unique Disc Operation System of the Millennium Series. Forged from the low-wear VG-10 stainless steel alloy, the XP-Series is characterized by its high durability and hardness. In the trend of ergonomically designed scissors, the XP Series offers an ergonomically advanced straight design semi-semi offset or ergonomically designed offset model.

  • KXP-53 SS Form: Semi-Semi Offset Length: 5.2”
  • KXP-58 SS Form: Semi-Semi Offset Length: 5.8”
  • KXP-63 SS Form: Semi-Semi Offset Length: 6.3”
  • KXP-55 OS Form: Offset Length: 5.5″
  • KXP-60 OS Form: Offset Length: 5.0″
  • KXP-65 OS Form: Offset Length:6.5″

 

Green Series


The semi-offset designed Green Series is equipped with a tension adjustable screw and an integrated ball bearing.The Green Series includes the texturizers, where the teeth are so shaped by up-to-date erosion technique that each tooth meets the cutting edge at the same angle.

  • KGR-50 OS Form: Semi-Offset Length: 5.0″
  • KGR-55 OS Form: Semi-Offset Length: 5.5″
  • KGR-60 OS Form: Semi-Offset Length: 6.0″
  • KGR-70 OS Form: Semi-Offset Length: 7.0″

 

Green Series SASA


SASA shears feature wider blades with a more rounded profile. The Green Series SASA 6.0” Offset Shears are specially designed for superior side cutting and dry cutting, while the Green Series SASA Blending Shears are designed for exquisitely smooth wet or dry fine cutting. The teeth feature a new step-down design where the notch at the end releases the hair after cutting. The base of the teeth step-down smaller to leave more room for the uncut hair to side smoothly through when you pull the shears out, which means there is less chance of pulling or snapping the hair.

  • KGRS-60 OS Form: Semi-Offset Length: 6.0″
  • KGR-55/ T 15 Form: Straight Length 5.5″ Teeth: 15
  • KGR-55/ T 30 Form: Straight Length 5.5″ Teeth: 30
  • KGR-55/ T 30B Form: Straight Length 5.5″ Teeth: 15 B-Type
  • KGRS-60 T38 Form: Offset Length 6.0″ Teeth: 38
  • KGRS-60 T38B Form: Offset Length 6.0″ Teeth: 38 B-Type
  • GRS-60 TW38 Form: Offset Length 6.0″ Teeth: 38 Double Serrated
  • GRS-60 TW38B Form: Offset Length 6.0″ Teeth: 38 Double Serrated B-Type

 

Silver Series


The KASHO Silver Series represents the new middle category of the KASHO hair styling scissors. The tension adjustable flat screw allows fine tuning of the scissor tension and will meet all the requirements of hair stylists who need the “right” tools for comfortable and creative work. The Silver Series are available as a straight or ergonomically designed offset model. The convex Kasho blades are mirror polished.

  • KSI-55 OS Form: Offset Length 5.5″
  • KSI-60 OS  Form: Offset Length 6.0″
  • KSI-65 OS  Form: Offset Length 6.5″
  • KSI-70 OS Form: Offset Length 7.0″
  • KSI-50 S Form: Straight Length 5.0″
  • KSI-55 S Form: Straight Length 5.5″
  • KSI-60 S Form: Straight Length 6.0″
  • KSI-55 OS DLC (Black) Form: Offset Length 5.5″
  • KSI-60 OS DLC (Black) Form: Offset Length 6.0″
  • KSI-65 OS DLC (Black) Form: Offset Length 6.5″

 

Ivory Series


The KASHO Ivory Series represents the upper middle category of the KASHO hair styling shears. The tension adjustable screw allows fine tuning of the shear tension. Available in the classic, straight models as well as in the ergonomically designed offset models. Both versions are also available for left-handed users. The convex blades are mirror polished.

  • KIV-45 OS  4,5 po Form: Offset
  • KIV-50 OS  5,0 po Form: Offset
  • KIV-55 OS  5,5 po Form: Offset
  • KIV-45 S  4,5 po Form: Straight
  • KIV-50 S  5,0 po Form: Straight
  • KIV-55 S  5,5 po Form: Straight
  • KIV-60 S  6,0 po Form: Straight
  • KIV-52 OSL  Form: Lefty, Offset Length: 5.2″
  • KIV-52 SL  Form: Lefty, Straight Length: 5.2″

 

Blue Series


The KASHO Blue Series epitomises all the advantages of Japanese shears, but is fitted with the flat head screw system.A slight split of the screw holds the screw thread firmly against the lower blade, allowing the tension of the screw to be finely adjusted.The Blue Series are available as a straight or ergonomically designed offset model.The convex blades are mirror polished.

  • KCB-45 OS  Form: Offset Length: 4.5″
  • KCB-50 OS  Form: Offset Length: 5.0″
  • KCB-55 OS  Form: Offset Length: 5.5″
  • KCB-45 S  Form: Straight Length: 4.5″
  • KCB-50 S  Form: Straight Length: 5.0″
  • KCB-55 S  Form: Straight Length: 5.5″
  • KCB-60 S  Form: Straight Length: 6.0″

 

Design Master


The KASHO Design Master Series is regarded as the introductory model of a KASHO.The ratchet screw system allows variable tension setting.The Design Master Series is available as a straight or ergonomically designed offset model. The semi-convex blades are satin finished.

  • KDM-50 OS  Form: Offset Length: 5.0″
  • KDM-55 OS  Form: Offset Length: 5.5″
  • KDM-60 OS  Form: Offset Length: 6.0″
  • KDM-55 OSL  Form: Lefty,Offset Length: 5.5″
  • KDM-60 OSL  Form: Lefty, Offset Length: 6.0″
  • KDM-45 S  Form: Straight Length: 4.5″
  • KDM-50 S  Form: Straight Length: 5.0″
  • KDM-55 S  Form: Straight Length: 5.5″
  • KDM-60 S  Form: Straight Length: 6.0″
  • KDM-60 T8  Form: Offset Length: 6.0″ Teeth: 8
  • KDM-60 T15  Form: Offset Length: 6.0″ Teeth: 15
  • KDM-60 T30 Form: Offset Length: 6.0″ Teeth: 30
  • KDM-60 T30B  Form: Offset Length: 6.0″ Teeth: 30 B-Type
  • KDM-60 T38  Form: Offset Length: 6.0″ Teeth: 30
  • KDM-60 T38B  Form: Offset Length: 6.0″ Teeth: 30 B-Type

 

Designing Razor and Blade


The ergonomically contoured KASHO Designing Razor and Speed Edge is an ideal tool for creative work. The exceptional sharpness of the blade, which was originally designed for use in surgery, enables accurate shaping and thinning of hair. The synthetic comb containing antibacterial and anti-static elements symmetrically forms on the both sides of the blade without gaps. Therefore it is very hygienic and free and free from static charge and clogging of hair. The speed Edge „ interchangeble“ blades in 5.9 cm length will fit not only original Speed Edge holder but also most of other holders on the market.

  • KCS-NH Designing Razor Form: Folds Away
  • B-10KB Designing Razor Blade Contents: 10
  • KCS-SH Designing Razor Form: Straight Type
  • KCS-LH Designing Razor Speed Edge Holder Form: Straight Type
  • B-10KBL Designing Razor Speed Edge Blade Contents: 10 Length: 5.9cm
  • CAP-EXJ KAI Captain Excelia Razor Form: Straight
  • CAP-SDR KAI Captain Razor Form: Folding
  • CAP-SDJ KAI Captain Razor Form: Straight
  • B-CAPT KAI Captain Titan Mild Refill Blades Contents: 20
  • B-CAPTM KAI Captain Titan Mild Protouch Blades Contents: 15

MINT

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Model MVK30

 

Mint Flat Iron


Model MVK10

 

Mint X-Long Curling Iron


Model MVK20

  • Available in 1″ MVK20-1 and 1.25″ MVK20-125