Hair pomade is usually mistaken for hair wax but is quite different in fact. Hair pomade is a soft semi solid substance which can give you a light to high shine depending on which you decide to have. It is extremely popular because the after effect leaves a natural wet look. Use Pomade over gel especially if you want to achieve a more ruffled look but still maintain that straight hairstyles wet and neat look.
Steps to use: rub a small amount of your palm and work it around your hair to achieve your desired look.
Which hair types should use this: Thin hair or curly hair. Avoid using pomade if you tend to have oily hair as this will further aggravate it.
Perhaps the most popular hair styling product in the market. Hair wax creates a matt and messy look which is great for styling. Wax offers the strongest hold amongst the 3 different products and creates a dry matt look which looks really natural and will hold even in the strongest winds. Waxes don’t normally contain the oils that is found in pomades which is the reason why it leaves a dry finish. If you have oily hair, hair wax is definitely the right hair styling product for you as it will product you a stronger hold and will prevent that oily look.
Steps to use: You can apply hair wax whether you have just come out of a shower or have dry hair. Apply a small amount on your hand and work it around your hair to get the style you want. You want to do this in less than 1 minute before it hardens as it will be difficult then to change.
Which type should use this: Thick to medium hair and all lengths.
Similar to Hair wax, Matt products give you the “just out of bed look” They come in different varieties such as paste, fibre, clay or putty and provide you a dry matt finish as the name implies. They provide a strong hold while adding texture to your hair follicles too which is a perfect combinations if you are looking for that messy look.
Steps to use: use a small amount and apply to dry hair for the best effect
Which type should use this: All hair lengths and all types.
Hair styling Creams
One of the least used product, hair cream aren’t really used in the morning. However, in certain situations, it definitely has its place. The feature of hair styling creams is it generally less clumpy and is lighter when compared to hair wax. You should use Hair styling creams when you are trying to obtain some control over your hair while looking completely natural.