04-08-2014, 11:01 AM
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I ordered this brush last week, and had my first shave with it today:

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Very interesting brush, and my first horse hair. I love the handle, beautiful olive wood. The size is good as well for face lathering.

I found that it's softer out of the box than both of my Semogue boars were, but it had way more scritch to it than the boars. Kind of a paradox to me. It lathered great though, and held enough for 3 passes.

This one will go into my brush rotation, along with my 2 Semogues: 620 and 1470.

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 04-08-2014, 01:15 PM
  • Giorgio
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  • Pennsylvania, US
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That is a gorgeous handle! Although I don't experience too much scritch with my horse brushes, when I push down I can definitely feel some stiff bristles in there that are scritchy and that have the potential to be bothersome. I usually maintain a lighter touch to avoid any potential irritation. The feel will improve with more and more use.
Thanks for sharing and congrats on your new brush Biggrin

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 04-08-2014, 08:13 PM
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Congratulations on the nice brush!

Personally, I don't enjoy the scritch of horse-hair brushes.

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