You can be dark, you can be light, its all up to you to decide. Either way, go classy.
The handle is actually light aluminium, but it is wrapped in a veneer, so there is nothing here that will rust and rot.
This brush is soft, even softer if you break it in by soaking it in water before its first use.
Explanation: You need a brush to apply the shaving soap (no dude…you don’t understand, its not like shaving foam from the supermarket. This is the real thing. Yes: you do need a brush)