This brush is a 8 row medium with extra long bristles. This brush has the longest bristles out of all the mediums in the 8 Rows Duet collection. The duet collection is one brush with different colors on each side. The pictures shows 2 brushes for visual purposes only. This brush due to having long bristles is not as firm as medium you probably tried but it provides alot of benefits like sweep and it feels smooth as butter.