Paste, Pomade, and Clay…What’s the Difference?

The world of hair styling products can be a confusing one and sometimes very frustrating – especially when the products don’t make our hair look they way we want it. Trust me – I’ve been in your shoes before! Whether you are brand new to styling your hair (and have never touched a hair product before), or whether you are a seasoned veteran who has tried a lot, there is always more to learn when it comes to hair products.

Often times its overwhelming trying to understand what each one does and trying to keep up with new products that hit the market. All of these different product names and types can make it quite difficult finding the right one (or two) styling products for your specific hair styling needs.

Over the course of my life I’ve asked a lot questions and tried a lot of products to fully understand what these products are and what they do. We’ve all been there before and asking the same types of questions… 

What’s the difference between a hair paste, pomade, or a clay?How about gels, crèmes, or waxes?

And should I be using any mousse, heat protectant, oils, or hair spray?

Which one is right for my hair style and hair type?

Well I hope we can answer some of these questions for you here and to give you confidence that you are making the right decision about which hair product the first time.

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