The Types of Pomade Available in the Market


The use of pomade has existed before but still, only a few men considered using it. That is why only a few knew about the benefits it can do to step up your hairstyle. Also, some people believed about only having one type of pomade, when in fact, there are several types to choose from.

Types of Pomade

Pomade comes at different brands, types, and prices, all of which depends on how the user will use it. One of the famous types is the oil-based pomade.

An oil-based pomade has been used since 1800’s. It majorly consists of bear fat but was then developed by using better materials like beeswax, petroleum, petrolatum, or soft paraffin. This type cannot be easily dissolved in water and one of its advantages is that it contains a lesser amount of chemicals compared to water-based pomade.

Meanwhile, there’s water-based pomade.

This is known to be the modern version of oil-based pomade. It uses mostly water, thus the name itself. The advantage of using this product is that it can be easily washed off, unlike the oil-based. Also, it has a set of levels when it comes to its hold and shine.

Some people chooses water-based during warm weather because it stays dry and easy to style with.  Also, since it can be washed easily, there’s no risk of product buildup on your hair and scalp. However, this product tends to cost more than the other type.

Why Use Pomade?

Pomades are easy to use; while providing the security, in terms of hold the hair, and style that the hair needs. It gives a regular hair a slicker, shinier look.

To apply the product, it is advised to start with a damp hair to achieve a more desirable outcome. Use your fingers to run through your hair while shaping it to your desired hairstyle. You can look in the magazines and online for inspiration. Be sure to do a research online about which brand would fit your needs and budget in terms of using pomade.


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