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Edwin Jagger Medium Best Badger

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I had originally gone to Edwin Jagger's website to pickup the discontinued torteisse shell best badger brush. I was going to get this, instead of the Crabtree & Evelyn version, since it was the same price, but I had heard the actual Jagger brushes were better. Unfortunately, they had run out of stock, so I was offered instead to get their ivory colored handle, for the same price. My hat's off to their customer service.

This is the first and only brush I have owned. It makes a good amount of lather, although it does take longer than I had expected. If you like a harder bristled brush, then you would probably like this one. I had anticipated the bristles to feel a little softer/more luxurious, since they are best badger and not pure.

I think this is a good brush for a beginner. I would recommend it. Hopefuly, I don't pick up the brush disorder and start ordering them constantly.

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Pros: Builds superb lather quickly. Reasonably priced. Versatile: (1) Works well as a bowl and face latherer. (2) Makes great lather from both soaps and creams.
Cons: The handle is not as elegant as some of my other brushes.
I have seven different brushes including Rooney 3/1, Vie Long 13061B, Omega 49, Whipped Dog 24 mm, Shavemac 22714, and EJ synthetic badger. . .

However, my EJ in medium best badger is my FAVORITE. This is the brush that I recommend to others to start with and use as a baseline to judge all future brushes.
Price
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Density
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Quality
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Ergonomic
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Latherability
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Softness of Tips
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Stiffness of Tips
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Pros: Makes nice lather
Cons: Not dense, scritchy like a Tweezerman, small handle
I bought this as a replacement for my Tweezerman. I wanted something that was a little softer and denser than the Tweezerman, but still made great lather from hard soaps. I was disappointed. In almost all respects, I didn't think it was a noticeable improvement over the Tweezerman. It made a nice lather, but so did my Tweezerman. It wasn't much softer, if at all, and certainly not as dense. The handle is smaller, and seems light and cheap. Save yourself $35 and buy a Tweezerman.
Price
3.00 star(s)
Density
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Quality
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Ergonomic
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Latherability
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Softness of Tips
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Stiffness of Tips
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This brush was supposed to be an upgrade for me from my $20 pure badger brush but it didn't impress me too much. The main problem I have with it was that it takes forever to make a decent lather. It doesn't have much of a spine and is a little too soft for my taste. I recently made the switch to a brush with silvertip from TGN and the improvement was undeniable. For a Best badger brush, this ones was a bit of a disappointment for me.
Price
3.00 star(s)
Density
2.00 star(s)
Quality
5.00 star(s)
Ergonomic
5.00 star(s)
Latherability
2.00 star(s)
Softness of Tips
4.00 star(s)
Stiffness of Tips
3.00 star(s)

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