This Parker Silvertip Badger shaving brush has an acrylic faux horn upper handle finished with a chrome polished base. The brush is set with Silvertip Badger bristles. This hair is the most premium of all materials used in shaving brushes. It is extremely soft and water absorbent and mixes up a thick and luxurious lather. Silvertip Badger hair is excellent for all skin types, especially those with sensitivities.