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Black & White Wax

Published on 12th August 2016



With over 90 years of History and advocates including the likes of Elvis, James Dean and more recently Johnny Depp and Robert Pattinson, Black and White wax is definitely a classic in the men’s grooming world

Over the years I have tried and tested a lot of products on my hair, from gels to waxes, pomades to styling pastes trust me I have tried them all. From this extensive trial and testing I have developed a stubbornness when it comes to my hair styling product choices and having found products and brands that work it isn’t often that I will deviate away from what I know. However having been approached by Black and White Wax and knowing the history behind them I was excited to give them a try.

Black and White were kind enough to send me their Genuine Pluko Hair Dressing Pomade and when it arrived and I opened the lid the first thing that stuck me was the smell….and not in a bad way. The smell is sweet and fresh and reminds me of a traditional Barber Shop. So far so good!

The application of the product is simple as you would expect and after scooping a generous helping I spread it evenly over my hands and fingers before applying to my hair. I am pleased to report the fresh smell stuck around for a while once applied which is a great bonus! As far as the feel in my hair it took a while to dry but once it did it gave me the Matte look which I usually sport. The hold is also adequately strong for my hair length (Medium – Short) and kept my hair in place for the whole day without any issues.

The product is quite dense and as a result washing the residue off your fingers is not the easiest task. However this is really just a niggle and this is definitely not as bad as I have experienced with other products.

In conclusion I join the likes of Johnny Depp as a fan the product and I can see why it has remained at the forefront of men’s hair styling for so many years.

If you want to get you hands on a tub then visit there website www.blackandwhitewax.com and keep your eyes pealed for giveaways that The Gentleman’s Grooming Show will be running in the coming months.

Written By Laurence Culloty – The Gentleman’s Grooming Show

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