Hello all! As I have just switched to DE shaving and haven't even shaved 10 times yet, I'm already sold. Even with the few nicks and ticks here and there. I know that once I get my technique down, I will be getting the baby butt shaves. Going into it, I started cheap. Cheap razor, cheap brush and I picked up a Proraso soap but will probably go to the tube because I just cannot get the lathering down right. Unless of course, it's my brush. At the bottom of this post, I put links to all my current tools. But on to business. Now that I have decided I am a converted Electric Shaver to Safety Razor Shaving, I would like to get quality tools of the trade. Because a lot from what I read is about the pre-shave and lathering abilities leading to a quality shave, that only leads me to believe that the Brush + Soap are the two MAIN components to a hazard free shave. So that is my first upgrade; the brush. I have maybe $120 budget on a brush. Can you help me? Going into this, I know everyone is different and know that any recommendations may or not be for me. Here is how I want to do things, and hopefully this helps with suggestions. 1. Hot Shower or Hot Towel 2. Lather (Using Bowl and Brush) 3. Shave (2 passes preferred but definitely willing to do 3 or 4 if I get the desired results) 4. Cold Rinse 5. Apply After Shave I have sensitive skin, at least under the chin and neck area, so I would prefer a soft, yet effective brush to get the job done. I would like a badger brush, just because I read that after a few uses, the bristles get softer than a boar brush. If you think you might have a good brush(es) in mind, please send me the link and/or price. Thanks! Here is what I currently am using. 1. Razor - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000NL0T1G/?tag=thshde-20 2. Brush - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003WR3QSG/?tag=thshde-20 3. Soap - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0015UWUFM/?tag=thshde-20 *UPDATE* I also just wanted to note that the brush that I have had great reviews on Amazon, but it sheds worse than a German Shepherd.