Get your stull together! Your brush, cream and a nice bowl.
those bristles. Don't be an idiot and pour boiling water on it either. Get it all nice and hot. Tap it off a little bit. Keep it moist but not dripping wet.
You're going to want to put about a nickle sized amount on the brush now. Keep the tube clean and wipe it on the brush. This saves product and keeps the tube cap neat and tidey!
Start swirling the brush around in the bowl. Above, this is after about 3 solid swirls.
Here we got our lather building after about 10 swirls. KEEP SWIRLING!
Keep swirling! "Smoosh" the brush down. Get all those bristles saturated and covered with your lather.
Your product should look like this. Nice and smooth and fluffy. It's not too watery and not to thick. But how do we know when it's ready?
Bounce the brush up and down on the bottom of the bowl. You should get stiff peaks. When you pull the brush up you should see a buncha little mountains that retain their shape.
Solid amount of lather here. Note how it does not drip.
Put that brush in the bowl and get ready for the next phase.
Some people like to keep their lather as hot as possible. I set it on a hot washcloth throughout the next few steps.