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Shaving Brush Collection

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.

  • WCS Lantern Shaving Brush, Pure Badger, Black-West Coast Shaving
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    Original price $25.98
    Current price $20.78

    WCS Lantern Shaving Brush, Pure Badger, Black

    23 reviews

    Traditional shaving brush Loaded with pure badger hair Elegant black resin handle Bringing wet shaving to the masses is a high priority for us h...

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  • Simpson Special 1 Pure Badger Shaving Brush S1-West Coast Shaving
    $23.19

    Simpson Special 1 Pure Badger Shaving Brush S1

    31 reviews

    Economical shaving brush from Simpson Loaded with pure badger hair Faux ivory handle Simpson Shaving Brushes top our bestselling lists at WCS. An...

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    $23.19
  • WCS Tortoiseshell Torch Shaving Brush, Pure Badger-West Coast Shaving
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    Original price $28.98
    Current price $23.18

    WCS Tortoiseshell Torch Shaving Brush, Pure Badger

    26 reviews

    Traditional shaving brush Loaded with pure badger hair Acrylic tortoise-pattern handle Bringing wet shaving to the masses is a high priority for...

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    Current price $23.18
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  • WCS Beacon Shaving Brush, Pure Badger, Ivory-West Coast Shaving
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    Original price $25.98
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    WCS Beacon Shaving Brush, Pure Badger, Ivory

    12 reviews

    Traditional shaving brush Loaded with pure badger hair Traditional ivory-colored resin handle Bringing wet shaving to the masses is a high prior...

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  • Vulfix 1000A Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Faux Ivory-West Coast Shaving
    $23.98

    Vulfix 1000A Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Faux Ivory

    36 reviews

    Great starter brush from Vulfix High quality pure badger hair Faux ivory handle Progress Vulfix is a small, renowned shaving brush manufacturer h...

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    $23.98
  • 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
  • Parker Travel Shave Brush, Brushed Aluminum, Pure Badger-West Coast Shaving
    $47.99

    Parker Travel Shave Brush, Brushed Aluminum, Pure Badger

    12 reviews

    Travel brush from Parker Loaded with pure badger hair Full-size head unscrews and slips into tube for travel Are you ready to roll? If your life...

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    $47.99
  • Simpsons Berkeley Pure Badger Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $41.98

    Simpsons Berkeley Pure Badger Shaving Brush

    3 Reviews

    Simpson shaving brush Loaded with pure badger hair Faux ivory handle stamped with the Simpson logo Alexander Simpson first started turning out ...

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    $41.98
  • Omega 63185 Pure Badger Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $37.98

    Omega 63185 Pure Badger Shaving Brush

    13 reviews

    Classic Italian good looks are found in the 63185. The hand turned amber resin handle has subtle veins and gold accents. The knot is black pure bad...

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    $37.98
  • WCS Lantern Shaving Brush, Pure Badger, Ivory-West Coast Shaving
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    Original price $25.98
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    WCS Lantern Shaving Brush, Pure Badger, Ivory

    7 reviews

    Traditional shaving brush Loaded with pure badger hair Lovely Ivory handle Bringing wet shaving to the masses is a high priority for us here at ...

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  • Vulfix 1000A Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Faux Ebony-West Coast Shaving
    $21.99

    Vulfix 1000A Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Faux Ebony

    11 reviews

    Traditional shaving brush Pure badger hair Faux ebony handle The Vulfix 100A badger shaving brush is a handmade brush with an injection molded ha...

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    $21.99
  • Omega 6191 Pure Badger Shaving Brush with Ash Handle-West Coast Shaving
    $34.99

    Omega 6191 Pure Badger Shaving Brush with Ash Handle

    6 reviews

    With an attractive ash wood handle and black badger, the Omega 6191 is a fine looking brush. It is surprisingly soft for a pure badger. Made in Ita...

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    $34.99
  • Omega 63162 Pure Badger Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $32.99

    Omega 63162 Pure Badger Shaving Brush

    9 Reviews

    You get a lot of brush for a low price with the Omega 63162. The handle is vintage style clear acrylic and knot is gray pure badger. Includes a sta...

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    $32.99
  • Edwin Jagger Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Imitation Ebony-West Coast Shaving
    $36.99

    Edwin Jagger Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Imitation Ebony

    1 review

    The Edwin Jagger 81P16 badger shaving brush features a traditional shape and an entry level price. The pure badger knot holds water well and will w...

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    $36.99
  • Edwin Jagger Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Imitation Tortoise Shell-West Coast Shaving
    $43.99

    Edwin Jagger Pure Badger Shaving Brush, Imitation Tortoise Shell

    3 reviews

    Badger hair shaving brush from Edwin Jagger Pure, black badger hair Imitation tortoise shell handle for a stunning presentation For almost three...

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    $43.99
  • Omega 63171 Pure Badger Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    $27.94

    Omega 63171 Pure Badger Shaving Brush

    15 reviews

    This is a surprisingly nice brush for the price. Hand turned acrylic with faux horn veins stuffed with a quality black pure badger knot. Plastic bl...

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    $27.94

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.