Tweezerman is one of the leading manufacturers of quality tweezers, and although they are a very high quality product, regular use can make them a bit dull and in need of sharpening. Dull tweezers aren’t as effective as sharp tweezers, and repeated use in a single spot can irritate skin. Make sure you get that hair or splinter on the first try by learning how to sharpen your Tweezerman tweezers yourself. All it takes is a few minutes and some basic materials. Here’s how to do it.
To begin with, you'll need your Tweezerman tweezers, a sink or bowl filled with water, and wet/dry sandpaer in three grits: 320 (coarse), 600 (fine), and 1500 (superfine). You'll also need a thin, solid surrface such as a stick used to stir paint or a ruler.
Start by soaking the coarse wet/dry sandpaper in the sink or bowl full of water for a few seconds, then wrap the paper around the thin, solid surface. Place the tweezers on the sandpaper so that the interior of each tip is just on the edge of the thin, solid surface, then gently move the tweezers up and down a few times. Next remove the tweezers, hold them closed with your fingers, and gently run the flat edge of the tip along the sandpaper. If you have pointy-tipped tweezers, however, you don’t have to do this step. Soak the fine sandpaper for a few seconds and then replace the coarse sandpaper with it. Sharpen the interior and tip of your tweezers as you did with the coarse. Finally, repeat these steps with the fine sandpaper, rinse your Tweezerman tweezers, and pat them dry. Now your tweezers are sharp and ready for use again!
Don’t forget, Tweezerman offers free sharpening services on all their products. Simply clean your tweezers thoroughly with rubbing alcohol, then fill out the Sharpening/Repair form available at the Tweezerman website, and then mail them off. It could take a few weeks, but you’ll get them back working just like new. Should your tweezers break during the sharpening process, Tweezerman will send you a coupon for half their purchase price.