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Simpson Special 1 Best Badger Shaving Brush S1

16 Reviews
One of our least expensive brushes, the Simpson Special 1 Best still holds that special Simpson appeal. It's small, but mighty. Filled densely with the superb Simpson Best badger. Color: Faux Ivory Total Height: 90mm Bristle Loft: 40mm Knot Dia: 19mm Hair: Best Badger Dimensions are approximate. Handmade in England Other Resources Fits the following stands: OP-WCS-301 --- $14.99 --- West Coast Shaving 301 Razor and Brush Stand, Chrome OP-WCS-303 --- $13.49 --- West Coast Shaving 303 Brush Stand, Chrome OP-WCS-304 --- $14.99 --- West Coast Shaving 304 Razor and Brush Stand, Chrome OP-WCS-305 --- $14.99 --- West Coast Shaving 305 Razor and Brush Stand, Black OP-WCS-306 --- $19.99 --- West Coast Shaving 306 Razor and Brush Stand, Rosewood OP-WCS-307 --- $24.99 --- West Coast Shaving Stand 307, Faux Ivory...
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Jacob M.
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Good brush, good value

I bought this brush to upgrade from the brush included in an inexpensive gift set. From that point of view, this brush is a huge a step up. Previous reviews have made clear that it is small, but not so much as to be difficult to use or maneuver. I had to wrap a little tape around the edges of my brush stand to get it to hold the handle, but that was the only issue for me regarding it's size. The bristles are soft, and feel relaxing applying the lather to the face, but they are still firm enough to work a good lather up in the bowl. The brush feels durable and well made. The badger smell, mentioned by a previous reviewer, was quite mild on my brush, and has already faded substantially. If you are looking to start wet shaving, or like me, taking that first step up from entry level equipment, I think you should feel very comfortable with the value of this brush. You don't have to spend a fortune, and you'll have a brush that gives you a good lather, and a luxurious feel.

Derrick J.
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Too small, and quite smelly

Out of all of the 7 Simpsons brushes I have, this little one was quite smelly. Smelly like, my wife thought I had farted when I was trying to lather and rinse it in preparation for the first shave. I felt that it was just too small to be in the rotation, and I would have to relegate it to travel duty. I think I will be getting bigger brushes in the future, this one was just too little t be practical for me.

Jim H.
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Shave Brush

Works a good lather, it's a little small but good for travel bag.

Karl S.
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Simpson brush

Simpson brushes are great: tight knot, firm, no bristle loss.

Dan N.
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Love the New Brush!

I received my Simpson 1 Best Badger brush just after Thanksgiving and have loved using it every day since. My only critique was the brush was a little smaller than expected, but it has a great "feel" to it when using. Looking forward to many great shaves. Never would have believed that wet shaving would be such a great way to start each day.