Brush of the day

Top of the morning to ya! Post pics and descriptions of your daily shaving gear and accessories!
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by pausted » Mon May 27, 2019 7:38 am

SilkSmoke synthetic
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Mon May 27, 2019 3:28 pm

SilkSmoke synthetic
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Tue May 28, 2019 2:39 pm

Rooney Manchurian
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Wed May 29, 2019 11:57 am

Thater 4376/5 silvertip
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Fri May 31, 2019 9:10 pm

Rooney Manchurian
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:53 pm

Rooney Manchurian
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:31 am

SilkSmoke
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:13 pm

SilkSmoke synthetic
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by pausted » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:02 am

Semogue boar
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:23 pm

SilkSmoke
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:52 am

Erskine in full bloom.
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:28 pm

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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:33 pm

My original choice this morning for the Castle Forbes Cedarwood Sandalwood cream was the large silvertip badger brush. For some reason it just didn't work. Usually something I call operator error, but it was a no go. Rinsed out the badger and picked up the SilkSmoke synthetic. You guessed it - worked like a magic wand.
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by Rufus » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:15 pm

I decided to try my Muhle STF brush this morning; i usually only use a synthetic when travelling. I didn’t like it: just too springy which meant I had to mash the brush on my face to lather in a circular motion, which is my preferred way of lathering.
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:36 pm

Today was a bit more successful with the silvertip. I think I'm beginning to get the hang of it. Switching from a hard soap to a slightly rigid cream and from a synthetic to a badger at the same time calls for some thoughtful adjustments. Just adds a bit of adventure to the morning ritual.
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by brothers » Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:20 pm

SilkSmoke synthetic rules! I got the CF C&S cream dialed in!
Gary

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Re: Brush of the day

Post by pausted » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:07 am

Yaqi White synthetic
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by Rufus » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:37 am

My new Fendrihan Classic Silvertip shaving brush. I’ve used it 3 times now and I’m impressed. Although it cost just CAD$69 it is much more dense and firm than I expected. The knot measures 22X49 and is bulb-shaped. The badger has very soft tips and just the right amount of backbone for me, ie, not too much, but more than a Kent BK4, and flow through is very good. I bought it as my travel brush, as I’ve not found a synthetic that can match the face feel of a good badger or boar. At the price I thought it was worth the punt and so far I’m pleased. I’ll use it the rest of the week and a few more times before my trip at the end of August.
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by pausted » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:57 am

WCS Tuxedo synthetic
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Re: Brush of the day

Post by jaguar » Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:47 am

Simpson Chubby 2 Super Badger

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