If you prefer your shaving brush on the stiff side, the Vulfix VS/5 in Pure Bristle is an exceptional value and a very popular choice. This superb brush is completely hand made using 100% pure boar bristles.The 22mm diameter bristle knot is the largest in this series and more than up to the task. The brush stands 102mm tall overall, bristle loft is 50mm. The cream colored molded handle provides excellent balance and a firm grip. The superior water holding capacity of this quality brush means you can quickly produce a rich moist lather that will prepare your beard for a close comfortable shave.