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Soften and lift that beard by creating a perfect lather with a shaving brush. Shop our TOP 10 and NEWEST Shaving Brushes. As well as by type: Synthetic, Silvertip Badger, Super Badger, Best Badger, Pure Badger, Boar Hair and Horse Hair.

  • Semogue 1305 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $18.99

    Semogue 1305 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

    27 reviews

    Exceptional shaving brush from Semogue Pure boar bristles for excellent exfoliation Two-toned painted wood handle in green and cream This little...

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    $18.99
  • Parker Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Black and Chrome-West Coast Shaving
    $41.99

    Parker Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Black and Chrome

    27 reviews

    Quality shaving brush from Parker Loaded with exceptional badger hair Black and chrome handle for an elegant finish When you start with quality ...

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    $41.99
  • Semogue Premium Boar Taj Handle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $45.38

    Semogue Premium Boar Taj Handle Shaving Brush

    13 reviews

    Semogue is well known for their boar brushes and this is one of the finest on the market. The bristle and handle are the top of Semogue's product l...

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    $45.38
  • Semogue 830 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $23.99

    Semogue 830 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

    39 reviews

    Popular shaving brush from Semogue Loaded with pure boar bristle hair Two-toned acrylic handle   Semogue is a small family run business in Portug...

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    $23.99
  • Semogue Mistura Badger & Boar Taj Handle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $68.72

    Semogue Mistura Badger & Boar Taj Handle Shaving Brush

    6 reviews

    Semogue is well known for their boar brushes and this is one of the finest on the market. The bristle and handle are the top of Semogue's product l...

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    $68.72
  • Omega 11126 Boar Shaving Brush, Ovangkol Wooden Handle-West Coast Shaving
    $17.98

    Omega 11126 Boar Shaving Brush, Ovangkol Wooden Handle

    11 reviews

    This Omega banded boar features a beautiful exotic Ovangkol wooden handle. Filled with a knot of popular Omega boar hair. Total Height: 115 mmLoft:...

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    $17.98
  • Omega 81052 Banded Boar Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $13.99

    Omega 81052 Banded Boar Shaving Brush

    18 reviews

    The Omega 81052 has a dual color acrylic handle, with red at the top and clear at the base. This brush has boar bristle shaving brush is banded to ...

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    $13.99
  • Semogue 1250 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $16.99

    Semogue 1250 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

    9 reviews

    The hand-made 1250 pure bristle shaving brush is a great example of the combination of style and value Semogue brings to shaving. The pure bristles...

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    $16.99
  • Semogue Owners Club Pure Bristle Shaving Brush, Cherry Handle-West Coast Shaving
    $44.99

    Semogue Owners Club Pure Bristle Shaving Brush, Cherry Handle

    13 reviews

    Semogue is well known for their boar brushes and this is one of the finest on the market. The bristle and handle are the top of Semogue's product l...

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    $44.99
  • Omega 10083 Professional Boar Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $10.99

    Omega 10083 Professional Boar Shaving Brush

    9 reviews

    The Omega 10083 boar bristle shaving brush is from their Professional line. A large brush with chromed ABS handle. Made in Italy Total Height: 126 ...

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    $10.99
  • Semogue 1470 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $13.49

    Semogue 1470 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

    13 reviews

    The Semogue 1470 is a value packed boar bristle shaving brush. Boar bristle is perfect for those that prefer a stiffer brush. This 21mm gem is a gr...

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    $13.49
  • Semogue 620 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $21.99

    Semogue 620 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

    17 reviews

    Traditional shaving brush Loaded with pure boar hair With a black & clear acrylic handle Since the 1950s, Semogue has been handcrafting shav...

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    $21.99
  • Omega 10049 Professional Boar Shaving Brush, Black Handle-West Coast Shaving
    $10.99

    Omega 10049 Professional Boar Shaving Brush, Black Handle

    16 reviews

    A great inexpensive starter brush available in three colors. The Omega brush's bristles are longer than normal and of natural boar hair. Made in It...

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    $10.99
  • Semogue 2000 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $22.99

    Semogue 2000 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

    7 reviews

    The Semogue 2000 is a hand-made brush with high quality boar bristle knot set in a handsome handle. This medium-large brush, with the stiff bristle...

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    $22.99
  • Omega 81064 Banded Boar Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $21.99

    Omega 81064 Banded Boar Shaving Brush

    10 reviews

    The Omega 81064 imitation boar bristle shaving brush is banded to look similar to badger shaving brushes. The unique handle is black and clear acry...

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    $21.99
  • Semogue 1800 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $19.99

    Semogue 1800 Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

    6 reviews

    Hand-made in Portugal, this attractive boar bristle shaving brush is packed with the finest pure boar bristle from Semogue. The banded boar is grea...

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    $19.99
  • Omega 10098 Professional Boar shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
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    $12.48

    Omega 10098 Professional Boar shaving Brush

    34 reviews

    Professional barber shaving brush with boar bristle knot. This is a very large brush made for heavy use. Black ABS handle with ring. Color: BlackTo...

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    $12.48
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  • Omega 10049 Professional Boar Shaving Brush, Red Handle-West Coast Shaving
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    $8.99

    Omega 10049 Professional Boar Shaving Brush, Red Handle

    15 reviews

    A great inexpensive starter brush available in three colors. The Omega brush's bristles are longer than normal and of natural boar hair. Made in It...

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    $8.99
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What are the types of shaving brushes?

When we talk about shaving brushes, there are a few aspects to consider. Two important considerations are hair type and hair grade.

First, you need to decide what type of hair you are looking for in your shaving brush. Badger hair is the most common natural hair type for shaving brushes, because of its excellent properties. Other natural hair types include horse and boar which some wet shavers love for their stiffer bristles. Lastly, there is a growing variety of synthetic hair brushes that are quite popular with wet shavers. Synthetic shaving brushes are cruelty-free, easy to maintain, and often cheaper than their natural hair counterparts.

Second, you need to decide on the grade of hair. Although this is pretty much reserved for badger brushes, you can find quite a range of quality and price within this realm. Generally, the cheapest badger brush will fall under “Pure”, then “Best” or “Super”, and finally “Silvertip”. As you move up the scale, you move up in price and in softness/splay/skin-feel.

How do I choose a shaving brush?

After you’ve chosen the type and grade of hair that you want, then there are a few other factors that can influence your choice of shaving brush: size and shape. Both of these factors can be influenced by what type of latherer you are. Do you prefer mug/bowl lathering or are you more of a face/palm latherer. Once you’ve decided on that, you can begin to narrow down your choice.

The size of your brush can include the handle length (tall or long handles are sought after by mug lathers who need the extra length), handle width (a short, stout handle can work well for face lathers), knot size (refers to the number of hairs packed into the knot, measured in mm, the bigger the diameter the more dense and more lather it can hold), and finally loft size (measured in mm it refers to how much hair rises about the handle and it can impact splay and backbone).

Another consideration is the shape of the hair. You can get brushes with a fan or bulb shape. The fan shape is great for face lathers while the bulb shape offers more backbone for a stiffer brush.

How long does a shaving brush last?

Taking into account quality of construction, care & maintenance, and technique/frequency of use, a good shaving brush could easily last decades. There are wet shavers out there using shaving brushes 30 years, 50 years, or even passing them down to the next generation. Of course, buying the right brush and taking care of it appropriately figures highly into this estimate. In fact, having more than one brush will actually increase the longevity of the brushes as they are able to get less use and dry adequately between uses. So, really that’s just a good excuse to get another brush. Even if they last ten years, that doesn’t mean you have to have just one, does it?

Why is badger hair used for shaving brushes?

Badger hair has long been extolled by wet shavers because of its phenomenal properties in helping to produce a prodigious lather. The hair from a badger is particularly good at water retention. This means your damp brush is slowly releasing water as you whip, perfectly (or near perfectly) hydrating your froth. Badger hair, especially high end badger, has a particularly nice, soft face feel for applying the lather. And it has the “just right” spot of backbone to whip up a lather and still splay on the face.

Why does my shaving brush shed?

Initially, you may have some shedding with a new brush as the stray hairs that weren’t glued in during manufacturing may escape and shed. However, after a month or two of use, this shouldn’t continue to be a problem.

If you continue to experience shedding, there are a couple of reasons. 1.You might have a defective brush. 2. You might be soaking it in too hot water (causing the epoxy resin of the handle to expand, loosening the knot, or compromising the glue). 3. You might be lathering too vigorously causing the hairs to break off or the knot to become unstable.