The estilo shaving brush generate a wonderful, creamy, rich and warm lather. The densely filled brush head is ideal for holding and distributing lather. Helps soften and raise beard while gently exfoliating the skin in preparation for a close, comfortable shave. This is the ultimate shaving brush. Directions: moisten face with warm water to soften hairs. Wet shaving brush, shake off excess water, and rotate brush over shaving soap to create desired amount of lather. Apply lather in a circular scrubbing motion to shaving area. Please note, that as with all genuine badger hair brushes, slight shedding may occur during the first few times in use.