Did you know just ripping herbs apart will bruise of the herbs tender leaves? Well not for all but some and wouldn't you like to make cooking with herbs a lot simplier, get a pair of herb kitchen scissors. They do a nice job to make your cooking look good and less chopping with knives. They are easy to hold and work nicely. Any cooking guru should own a pair. They are also multipurpose,can be used for other kitchen cooking uses.