Ergonomic Master Grooming Tools Strippers remove loose hair and thin out undercoats quickly and easily. Specially designed curved blades are made of hardened stainless steel with rounded ends for safety. Rake through the coat to remove the undercoat to demat thin coat or create a hand-stripped or carded look on terriers or sporting breeds. For best results and to avoid removing excessive top coat use only in the direction of hair growth. Strips coats cleanly and effectively leaving coats and skin healthy Contoured ribbed rubber handles fit comfortably and securely in the hand for better control and comfort Use the 16 Blade for prep work and thinning Material - Stainless steel blades; Contoured ribbed rubber handles Size - 6 1/2 L in. Type - 16 Blade Directions for use - Using light pressure comb stripper through coat in the direction of hair growth. Do no go against or across hair growth as this will result in excessive cutting of hair. Use for coat thinning removing dead hair and removing mats and tangles. Use as needed. Remove excess hair from blades by hand. Clean stripper with a soft brush or use a mild cleaner.