Oil based: more durable, usually shiny
Water based: easy to wash out, lower maintenance
Continue reading to know the background of each type of product so you can make the best choice on which is best for you!
What is pomade?
Pomade saw a rise in mainstream consciousness with the return of classic 20’s to 40’s hairstyles that required a heavy duty, greasy, shiny product to keep the hair groomed in place all day.
I personally fell in love with the greaser look that permeated motorcycle culture, skateboarding, and music scenes when I was a teenager. A lot of the people playing in my favorite bands had the coolest looking haircuts that had a hard part and a pompadour.