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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