1. And... we're back. You'll notice that all of your images are back as well, as are our beloved emoticons, including the infamous :foo: We have also worked with our server folks and developers to fix the issues that were slowing down the site.

    There is still work to be done - the images in existing sigs are not yet linked, for example, and we are working on a way to get the images to load faster - which will improve the performance of the site, especially on the pages with a ton of images, and we will continue to work diligently on that and keep you updated.

    Cheers,

    Fok on behalf of the entire Styleforum team
    Dismiss Notice

Pomade, wax, lotion, fiber, etc. - what's what

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by KobeMan, Dec 2, 2002.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. KobeMan

    KobeMan Member

    Messages:
    9
    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2002
    Okay.....I'm seeing all these different hair styling products and I'm confused as ever as to what is for what AND which of the salon brands are best?

    I have long straight hair, just past my ear. So ideally, I'm looking for a product that can give my hair a moist look, not too stiff, definitely not hard, and giving me control over my hair during the day. I would like it to have some movement. So for example, gel is out of the question. What do you advise? thanks
     
  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

    Messages:
    33,475
    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2002
    Location:
    Moscow, Idaho
    We should move this thread to the personal grooming section.
     
  3. thc

    thc Senior member

    Messages:
    317
    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2002
    Location:
    New York
    I think probably the best thing is to use a leave-in conditioner to give your hair some weight but not make it too heavy.  I have short hair, but I still use a conditioner because I can still style my hair, leaving it soft.  I don't like the hard "crunchy" feel that gel gives, and pomade is too greasy for me.  Wax might be good, but it's often a pain to use since you have to soften it.

    I personally use Kiehl's Creme with Silk groom and am very happy with it.
     
  4. Renwick

    Renwick Senior member

    Messages:
    172
    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2002
    Location:
    Cleveland Ohio
    I do agree this is in the wrong section of the forum, but what the hck I'll answer while it's here.I use to have hair similar to that (you can kinda see it in the picture). I used pomade to get the effect you mentioned. Some pomades are gross though and too greasy- try a few and see what you like. Leave in conditioner works, as THC said, but is not as good for syling as it is for just making your natural hair style soft and glossy, IMO. If you want to restyle your hair you may needa product with more hold.I also liked "Manipulator" for Tigi's bedhead line. Wax is best for shirt spikey hair (which I have now) not for long hair.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by