Boldbarber hair advice

What Is Pomade and How to Use It?

Pomade may sound like a tropical fruit but it’s actually a hair styling product. If you’re curious about how to apply pomade, how much pomade to use, and other such questions, we’ll try to quickly answer everything in this article. What is pomade? Pomade is a general term for a wide range of hairstyling products and isn’t too specific. It comes from French where pommade means “an ointment”, which itself comes from the Latin pomum which is “fruit or apple”. So pomade is simply “a hair ointment”. Pomade products can be waxy, water-based, or greasy. Traditionally, most pomade products were…

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How to Properly Use Hair Gel?

Hair gels are great products to use if you want to style up your hair and get a unique look for an event. Of course, they do have certain know-how that you’ll want to be aware of if you want to get the best possible results and avoid any problems. So, let’s take a look at how to apply hair gel safely and correctly. What are hair gels? Hair gels are a rather broad category of hairstyling products that have been used for millennia. They can be made out of various ingredients with animal fat being the main ingredient in…

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How to Get Slime out of Your Hair?

When couples prepare to become parents they know most of the basic things they’ll need to prepare for but few consider that they will also need to know how to remove slime from hair. It is a surprisingly common problem, however. So, to figure out how to get slime out of hair, we need to know what exactly slime is. Most commercial and DIY slimes include things such as glue, Borax, baking soda, and food coloring. It has high oil content and is not water-soluble which makes it fun to play with but also hard to get rid of. With…

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Hair Pomade vs Gel: What’s the Difference?

Taking care of one’s hair has stopped being just a women’s interest for quite a long time now and as a result, there are a lot of men’s hair products on the market as well. So, if you’re new to this it can be a bit confusing at first trying to differentiate between all these products, their seemingly similar purposes and contents, and how & when they ought to be used. So, with pomade vs gel being one of the most common points of confusion, let’s take a look at the differences and similarities between these two products and figure…

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Does Hair Dye Actually Kill Lice?

Does hair color kill lice? This isn’t typically something most people would take seriously but the moment you or your child has the misfortune of getting head lice, anything can be worth considering. So, is it true? Can hair dye kill lice? Technically, yes, some hair dyes can kill adult lice. There are several caveats here, however: Only permanent hair dyes stand a chance at killing head lice as they are the ones that include ammonia and, usually, hydrogen peroxide, both of which are corrosive enough to kill head lice. Ammonia, in particular, produces an irritating gas which can be…

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Tips on How to Get Gum out of Your Hair

Getting gum in your hair is fortunately not something that a lot of us need to deal with. We’ve all seen how annoying it can be, however, and yet, most of us have no idea how to deal with that situation. So, whether you’re dealing with this problem right now or you just want to be prepared – here are our tips on how to get gum out of hair. The must-do steps for gum stuck in hair situations Before we go into the different tools you might use, let’s take a look at the other steps you’d want to…

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Tips for Using Hair Conditioner

Hair conditioners serve a lot of different functions but all-in-all they tend to be one of the best things you can do for your hair. Most long-haired people know how to use a conditioner, especially the standard rinse-out hair conditioners – just put a little on your freshly washed and still slightly wet hair, spread it well, leave it on for a couple of minutes, and then rinse it away. It’s that simple. Still, even with such a simple procedure, there are quite a few tips, tricks, and recommendations that a lot of people have missed out on so below…

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How to Deep Condition Hair?

Deep conditioning is something that you may never need to do if you can keep your hair in a good shape through other measures, including regular conditioning. If your hair gets damaged or dry, however, if you tend to bleach and dye it frequently or if it’s just naturally drier, deep conditioning your hair every once in a while can be a great way to breathe new life and freshness into your locks. How does deep conditioning work, however, and what do you need to do? In essence, deep conditioning can be done even with a regular conditioner and it…

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What Is Deep Hair Conditioning?

Deep hair conditioning may sound like something similar to what standard hair conditioners do but it goes a step beyond that. Sure, the main benefits are the same as the goal is to repair, nourish, and moisturize our hair, but deep hair conditioning achieves that in a much different way than standard conditioners. What does deep conditioning do to your hair and what are its benefits? Simply put, deep conditioning is a process during which a special deep conditioner is allowed to not only coat our hair briefly and moisturize its surface but also to penetrate the cuticles and help…

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What You Need to Know About Leave-In Conditioner

If you’re having problems with dry hair or if you’ve just recently let your hair grow a bit longer, you may be unclear on the differences between a leave-in conditioner and a rinse-out conditioner. Most people know what the latter is and usually think of it as just “conditioner” but leave-in conditioners are quite important and useful products in their own right. So, what is a leave-in conditioner and what are some of the main questions around it – how to apply leave-in conditioner, can you put leave-in conditioner on dry hair, and so on? We’ll delve into all of…

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