This brush is a medium brush with extra long boar bristles. This brush feels amazing its smooth like butter. This brush is made with white bristles due to the fact that white bristles are softer than black bristles this will feel softer to you. Also this brush has very long bristles and the longer the bristles the softer it will also feel. Keep this in mind this is a amazing brush but if your looking for a brush that's very firm this brush is not the one you want to select.