Advantage of paint brush with black bristles?

We got a 5 pack of paint brushes at Lowes for $3.48. One is marked on the handle as having black bristles. What is the difference (advantages)  between black and say brown? Thanks.

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    It's not the color but what the bristles are made of that makes a difference.

    The black is probably a man-made material (at that price, probably plastic), the brown a natural like boar. The desirable feathering of the ends is found only on the natural bristles.

  • 4 weeks ago

    What the bristles are made of. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The cheaper brush may have plastic bristles that break off into the paint.

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