Our UK Review of the Black Omega 49 Professional Pure Bristle Shaving Brush

This is our review of the Black Omega 49 professional pure bristle shaving brush. At just under £11, this brush is really good value for money. It is made in Italy, and is a popular buy because of the good quality and competitive price.

This brush uses "boar bristles" and the handle is made from an ABS thermoplastic material. Buyers rate this one highly with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, so clearly very well rated.

Black Omega 49 Professional Pure Bristle Shaving Brush Review

As you can see from the image above,this one looks really good. The bristles work really well for lovers of wet shaving, so for many potential buyers, the decision will simply be, do the like the actual appearance of this particular style of brush.

How Buyers Rate the Black Omega 49 Shaving Brush

Black Omega 49 Professional Pure Bristle Shaving Brush Review

When considering buying any product, it is always good to check out any existing buyer reviews.

That is what we do here at the Emporium, and then apply the right analysis. Just below, we have included the actual ratings, and expressed those in percentage terms.

These are based on 5 star ratings with 5 being the highest, and 1 being the lowest.​ For this particular set, the ratings are all very good indeed.

Just below, you can see how these ratings are broken down by percentage. That is a good way to see at a glance, what real life buyers actually think about this shaving brush.

82 %
9 %
7 %
0 %
2 %

At a quick glance you can see that around 8 out of 10 buyers so far has rated these either as a 5 star product. The percentage of low reviews is very small, and that is always a very good sign for potential buyers.

Black Omega 49 Brush Specification

Just below we have included a more in-depth review, of the actual specification of this useful brush

  • Uses boar hair for the bristles
  • The handle length is 73 mm
  • The bristle length is 55 mm with a 27 mm diameter
  • Overall length is 128 mm and that makes it suitable even for people with larger hands as there is plenty to grip on.

Use of the Omega Black Brush

This is a really good brush for everyday use. Most buyers are amazed by how effective it is, in getting into the stubble on their face. Boar hair is a very good type or bristle for doing exactly that. Once this Omega has been wet, it holds the water well.

After that you apply either a shaving cream, or creating a lather from a good quality shaving soap, to the brush. You then apply this to the bristles having first washed the face with hot water. Always remember to push the lather up and into the bristles to help loosen them up.

This brush holds the lather really well, so that makes shaving that little bit faster.​

Verdict on the Black Omega 49 Shaving Brush

The majority of buyers rate this one highly. Many buyers have also made this their number one choice for everyday use. That says quite a lot about the quality of the bristles and handle. This is a very good Italian brand, and all of their products are built to last.

This product is much cheaper than many of the more luxurious brushes on the UK market. Do not let the low price put you off though. This is very good quality and according to all buyers, lasts for ages. You are certainly getting great value for money.

If this is not the one for you then please check out our top 10 list of shaving brushes, by clicking here.

This is a bigger brush than many on the market. The majority of users said it quickly created a great lather, so is ideal for beginners and the more advanced wet shavers.

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