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Jun 09, 2014

How to: Make a DIY Natural Hair Pomade

created at: 06/10/2014

I've admitted it before on ManMade: I'm a hair product guy. I have a very short forehead, and rather thick and heavy hair, and if I don't put a little hold in it to get it off my brow, I just look sad and like I don't know how to comb my hair. 

So, after shelling out $18.95 for little tubs of purple wax, I'm interested in this recipe by Ryan Foy for a DIY solution. It's mostly just beeswax and coconut oil and with a little peppermint oil for scent. 

created at: 06/09/2014

Get the full recipe at Momtastic: DIY Hair Pomade for Father’s Day (All-Natural!) 

 

 

 

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From what I could tell through Google research, Ryan's recipe is pretty consistent with other DIY pomades and a mustache wax recipe I've used. I made up a batch this afternoon with a few modifications based on this recipe from a woman that makes homemade products and made pomade for her husband (link below). Testing it out now. Like most pomades I've tried, It's not a heavy hold like a gel or paste, but neither is it oily, which my scalp will appreciate. I'll give it a few days and tries before a final judgement, but so far it's meeting expectations. http://www.thehippyhomemaker.com/diy-all-natural-hair-styling-pomade-that-rocks/
Looks great and all but very curious as to how well it works. After reading Ryan's info at the bottom and seeing he's a web design and creative guy I'm a little weary to guinea pig this stuff on my head. Anyone have any feedback in trying this themselves?
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