This paddle brush is my favourite hairbrush of all time! It has lovely soft bristles, is perfect for thick, wavy hair like mine, and above all - the handle is not attached as a separate component as with other hairbrushes, meaning the end will never EVER pull off if you're tugging at unruly knots. I cannot tell you how much of a revelation that was for me when I first started using this hairbrush. It is sleek, comfortable to use, and well worth the money. I cannot live without it!