06-16-2016, 05:16 PM
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I've had the plisson for about 2 years now and am starting to notice that it isn't holding as much lather as I would like. Any suggestions on synthetics that hold a lot of lather?

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 06-16-2016, 05:19 PM
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The Plisson is only 22mm, which is on the smaller end. Look into the Maggard or Razorock 24mm synthetics, or Stirling has a couple of 26mm brushes.

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 06-16-2016, 05:30 PM
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I agree. My 22mm synthetics do not hold nearly as much lather as my HIS XL 28mm Lather Monster.

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 06-16-2016, 05:39 PM
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do you think ill notice the difference between the 22 vs the 24 or should I jump to a 26mm?

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 06-16-2016, 05:52 PM
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Get a Kong.  It's the easiest, quickest face-lathering brush I own.  And it holds plenty of lather.  Or get the other Stirling 26 mm.

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 06-16-2016, 06:04 PM
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My favorite synthetics are the Chubby 2 and Muhle XL.  They both hold enough lather for 3 passes and a touch up.

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 06-16-2016, 06:32 PM
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(06-16-2016, 06:04 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: My favorite synthetics are the Chubby 2 and Muhle XL.  They both hold enough lather for 3 passes and a touch up.

And we have a winner! Number_one

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 06-16-2016, 06:41 PM
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Hmmn... I can routinely get 3+ passes out of my 24mm fine synthetic.

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 06-16-2016, 07:34 PM
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(06-16-2016, 06:32 PM)hrfdez Wrote:
(06-16-2016, 06:04 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: My favorite synthetics are the Chubby 2 and Muhle XL.  They both hold enough lather for 3 passes and a touch up.

And we have a winner! Number_one


Doppio.

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 06-16-2016, 08:07 PM
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No problem getting al the lather needed and then some from my itty bitty Plisson. However, if going larger then go for it.

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 06-17-2016, 07:23 PM
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You have considered revisitting the soap/cream for new fresh lather for subsequent passes, right ?

You most likely need a larger knot. Go 24 or 26 mm next time.

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 06-21-2016, 07:05 AM
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(06-16-2016, 05:30 PM)tdmsu Wrote: I agree. My 22mm synthetics do not hold nearly as much lather as my HIS XL 28mm Lather Monster.

Another vote for HIS. An excellent - if somewhat under appreciated - synthetic brush. 

If anything - I would want an even bigger knot. Synth don't splay as much - so a 28mm knot feel much much smaller than say - a 28mm badger - or even a 28 mm boar. In terms of knot size perception - for the same knot size badger feels > boar > synth

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 06-21-2016, 07:32 AM
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(06-16-2016, 05:52 PM)surfshaver Wrote: Get a Kong.  It's the easiest, quickest face-lathering brush I own.  And it holds plenty of lather.  Or get the other Stirling 26 mm.
+1 for Kong

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 06-21-2016, 08:28 AM
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Stirling Kong all the way. Gave me a new love for Synthetic brushes. That being said I also have the Asylum Scanlon which is a smaller knot and have had no issues. Just load them well and your good to go.

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