Editor's TipEditor's Tip

For a softer sheen and a stronger hold, try English Laundry Shiny Hair Wax.

English Laundry

Birchbox Breakdown

When it comes to your coif, shine shouldn’'t come at the expense of comfort and control. Avoid a crusty hair gel catastrophe with this firm-but-pliable pomade. A base of water and castor oil makes this flexible formula shiny, but not sticky. Its medium holding power can craft a range of classic looks, from a pompadour to a Don-Draper side part. Dapper just got a lot more doable.

How to Use

Rub a small amount between palms and work into damp or dry hair. Style as usual.

Water (Aqua), PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, VP/VA Copolymer, Acrylates Copolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Fragrance (Parfum), Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

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Great pomade

Smells very good and easy to work into hair. No better or worse than any other pomade

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Good scent, decent hold, not crunchy
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I have fine, curly hair and this gives me partially defined curls without frizz. My hair is still soft to the touch after use and it washes out cleanly. Both I and my wife like the scent.

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not for me
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Second time receiving this product. Hair must be dry or else it makes your hair look greasy

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Nice scent
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Smells really fresh, kind of like after the barber's. The styling wasn't really my thing, though. I prefer to have a bit more body and flexibility to my do, and this was just too strong and flat of a hold than I like. Although if you want "slick," this is the stuff for you.

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Thick hair
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Rarely can I find a hair product able to tame my unruly thick hair. This pomade smells great, allows me to control my locks and looks good.

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meh
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a bit oily/ shiny for me. has the texture and performance of vaseline. i think you can achieve the same result with something much cheaper.

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Great Hold and Scent
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I think what I like the best about this product is the scent that remains with your hair after application. Good hold great scent!

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This stuff is excellent! Leaves my hair smooth and holds all day. Thank you Birchbox for an excellent product!

This stuff is excellent! Leaves my hair smooth and holds all day. Thank you Birchbox for an excellent product!

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Good Scent
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I actually really liked the fragrance of this pomade. It was sweet without becoming overpowering. The pomade also doesn't leave too much of a shine, which is nice.

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Nice
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Loved it . Worked well! Will be ordering more when I finish!

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