Hello, all you shaving brush lovers!
I got a hold of a lovely custom brush from the artisan, Craving Shaving. Charles makes great ergonomic handles that looks beautiful. This time I requested for a jade like swirl color with his classic handle shape and 26mm Fan fiction knot. This knot is a...
You don't NEED adjustability in a razor but it's nice to have. Especially if you don't have a lot of razors, you can't get a mild or aggressive shave depending on the dial and it spices up the variety in your shave.
So I finally got to use my custom CS brush with the Fan fiction 26mm knot. Beautiful brush and I had high expectations for it.
I first cleaned up the knot with a shampoo/conditioner. When I hand lathered the brush, I definitely felt the springiness. It was not easy to splay and the bristles...
I had the total opposite experience. The boar knot does look a bit uneven but it feels the best and performs well. It's probably my favorite boar. Especially with the comfortable handle, it takes the cake for me.
I'd suggest the Maggard SHD knots as well. Or if you don't want the high density, check out their regular 2-band knots.
Also, I've been interested in their mixed badger/boar knots so that's another option.