Meet Sarah Russell
Sarah Russell was an experienced hair stylist when she moved to Smithers in 2007. She soon learned that it was difficult to find a reliable provider of scissor sharpening services in this part of BC. Since hair cutting scissors must be sharpened regularly and in a very specific way, it was making it difficult for her to do her job. It got her to thinking that she couldn’t be the only hair stylist who had experienced this, so she decided to pursue training in scissor sharpening. She has since gone from cutting hair to providing services to others who cut hair, and, she says, “I’ve never looked back!”
Because she has set up her business as a mobile operation, she is able to go directly to her customers, who are usually so busy with their own clients and salons that they don’t have time to get their scissors sharpened. Plus, she is able to take her operation to other northern communities without convenient access to scissor sharpening services. Those who can’t wait until Sarah comes to town can still ship their scissors to her and get the same quality, efficient service. She is proud to be able to fill a vital niche, both locally and regionally. Plus, she says, “I love that I am in charge of my own destiny. It also allows me to work around my young children who have very busy schedules of their own.”
It didn’t take long for Sarah to meet and get to know people when she moved to Smithers. People are friendly, open and willing to lend a hand when it’s needed even if they haven’t met you before. “We have great community spirit,” says Sarah. It helps to make Smithers a safe place, something that Sarah deeply appreciates as a mom raising children here.
Sharp. Powerful. Qualified.
Make sure your image and your clients’ look is as sharp as it can be. Sarah’s Scissor Sharpening provides high-quality scissor-sharpening for professional hair styling and pet grooming scissors. State-of-the-art equipment ensures a correct, precise cutting edge, giving you the confidence that you are providing the very best service to your own clients. Sarah’s Scissor Sharpening is a convenient mobile service that comes to your salon, barber shop, spa or grooming shop. Get all of your scissors sharpened at once with minimal interruption to your regular work. Sarah’s Scissor Sharpening serves the Smithers area as well as Telkwa, Terrace, Chetwynd, Fort St. John and Dawson Creek.
In addition to professional scissor sharpening, Sarah’s Scissor Sharpening also carries a diverse range of professional hairstyling tools. All products come from trusted manufacturers well-known in the industry, including Suntachi Scissors, SX3 flat irons, Wahl curling wands, Babyliss curling irons, Parlux hair dryers and attachments and Wahl clippers and trimmers.
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