This Old Original brush is a superb entry level brush. Badger bristles typically hold more water than boar or synthetic. Beginning shavers tend to take longer, so heat retention is important, as is keeping the lather from drying out too quickly.
Progress Vulfix has been producing shaving brushes for over half a century and is the premier manufacturer of badger brushes in the United Kingdom. The company is renowned for its value for money — top of the range products — and has gained a first class reputation for service in the wet shaving market. All the brushes are handmade.