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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Bad texture
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Not liking the texture or the feel of this. Not my cup of tea at all

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I hate pomade
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If you like pomade, you probably shouldn't listen to me, as I despise it. Not my cup of tea.

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Not my cup of tea
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This product wasn't something I would use. It was very sticky and made my hair unable to be remodeled throughout the day. I also had to use water just to put it in my hair so it didn't clump in one spot.

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didnt lime

I didn't like this at all it was sticky and didn't like the feeling @ all.I also didn't like the smell...I wouldn't purchase it.

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Not for me
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Probably a great product but not for my type of hair

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Pomade
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This product did not work for my hair type. Though, it smelt great!

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Not for me
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It has high hold and shine but that's not really my style, I'm a fan of letting it sit where it lands.

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weak pomade - strong smell
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I've used many pomades on my hair and I have to say this is one of the worst. The gel texture is difficult to spread through your hair evenly, and the stuff doesn't provide any hold. It also has a scent which I didn't enjoy because I'm typically already wearing deodorant and cologne so I don't need one more smell that conflicts with my cologne.

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Did not enjoy this pomade
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The scent of this product should have warned me from the beginning - it smells like motor oil. It was very hard to warm up with my hands, & did not want to cooperate when being applied to my hair. Also did not seem to have any hold from the start.

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so far my favorite pomade
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I love the samples I get for pomades and this is the only one that I've bought and not regretted. It works well if you have a lot of hair, great hold, good shine, not too greasy. It smells INCREDIBLE

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