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Shaving Brush Backbone

shaving brush backbone

YAQI & OUMO create Synthetic brushes with excellent backbone.
It's a foundation of a great shave.

The backbone of a brush describes the brushes overall ability to withstand pressure. A shaving brush with “Good Backbone” will resist more before it collapses and splays out. Good Backbone is handy for a number of reasons:

  • Helps to exfoliate your skin and stand your bristles up ready for a close shave.
  • Helps when whipping up your lather in your bowl (more resistance = more lather). Even more important if you are face latherer.
  • Gives longevity to the brush.

Experience & Expertise
"Backbone" is a combination of all the characteristics of a brush knot, including;

G5 Backbone:
The new G5 synthetic knots have improved backbone, splay & an incredible natural feel with elongated tips. Check out our range of G5 Synthetic Shaving Brushes.

More Infomation:

Shaving Brush Knot Diameter/Size

Shaving Brush Handle Size

Shaving Brush Knot Length - Loft

Also how the knot is set in the handle will influence the "Backbone"
This is an area of expertise that YAQI & OUMO has developed over decades.
Having the knot correctly set into the handle has a big influence on Backbone.

Experience & Expertise = Quality Shaving Brushes.

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