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11737C "Bombito"

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This is a fairly small boar brush by Spanish maker Vie-Long. It has a dark red injection-molded handle with dyed Boar bristles. Approximate dimensions (from BullGoose website): Knot: 22mm, Loft: 57mm, Height: 104mm.

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Pros: Low price, comfortable handle, good performer for size.
Cons: May be too small for some, very scritchy until broken in.
When I opened the package and took this brush out, my first thought was “Yorkie”. When I soaked it for use the next morning, I thought “wet Yorkie”.Yes, this is a small brush with a moderately dense loft. It looks bigger in photos, and doesn’t make much of a first impression. Apply the wet brush to shaving preparation, however, and the first impression fades quickly.I’ve used this brush on hard soap, croap and cream, and it whips up a lather very nicely. I bought it specifically for face lathering, and I find it excellent for that.The handle, while only injection-molded plastic, feels good in the hand, and the translucent dark red color gives it a higher-quality look and feel.The bristles are dyed, and the first few times I used it I got some dye washout, but it is no longer an issue. I will say the bristles are much more scritchy than my Omega, and are taking longer to break in that I expected.All in all, though, I am quite happy with this brush, and it speaks well of Vie-Long that they’d put the effort into making a low-end brush so easy to use, and perform so well.
Price
5.00 star(s)
Density
3.00 star(s)
Quality
4.00 star(s)
Ergonomic
4.00 star(s)
Latherability
5.00 star(s)
Softness of Tips
3.00 star(s)
Stiffness of Tips
5.00 star(s)

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