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Hipster Pomade Hero Review

Today we have Hipster Pomade, a brand from Malaysia that was born 2015. With the comeback of pompodour trends and vintage barbers, the founders of Hipster Pomade realized the need for a local product to support and meet the demands in Malaysia. As a Malaysian, I am super proud of this brand, the hard work to grow something from zero to HERO! Hence, we chose the Hipester Pomade Hero from their wide range of products for our review today.

Hipster Pomade Hero Review

Gerson and Co Original Pomade Review

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am proud to announce this new boy (pomade) on the block from Singapore by Gerson and Co. With the original pomade, this brand strives to craft that perfect hair product with the great hold and shine, withstanding the humidity. Having developed their own formula, they ensure their products are well in control from mixing the ingredients until the products get into the hands of their customer. So, let’s waste no time and dive into their first product - the Original Pomade!

Gerson and Co Original Pomade Review

Concept Creations Matte Review

Concept Creations are one of the latest brands in 2018. This is a brand from USA, which aims to empower men to build their confidence starting through grooming. This lifestyle brand certainly has a great mission statement. We are pleased that the founders of concept creations was so open to send over their products over for a review. This is one of the lower price points products in the market but can they perform as well if not better? Let’s dive into it now!

Concept Creations Matte Review

Arcadian Clay Pomade New Formula Review

In 2018, Eric Dale founder of Arcadian decided to revamp his original products in order to improve their respective performance. And one of them is the newly formulated Arcadian Clay Pomade. We got to say there’s certainly significant improvements from the previous version. Click and find out more!

Arcadian Clay Pomade New Formula Review

Nomad Barber Terai Grooming Clay Review

This is the Terai Grooming Clay by Nomad Barber. The name is inspired by the Terai Valley in Nepal This Grooming Clay is one of the best sellers of all of their products. We are excited to see the workmanship and the end product of a literal nomadic barber, would it live to its expectation? Let’s dive into it right now!

Nomad Barber Terai Grooming Clay Review
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Arcadian Matte Paste Review

The Arcadian Matte Paste has a medium strong hold with pepperish masculine. Great hold and easy to apply. Can it hold well for humid weather? Find out more here!

HairTeam Urban Oak
Arcadian Matte Paste Review

UO Barber Reviews: Telja Studios

With the trend of barbershops showing no sign of stopping especially in Singapore, I am so excited to have been invited by Telja Studios’s founder/Head Stylist, Chubbs for a haircut and have a chat about her experience of building Telja Studios from ground up.

UO Barber Reviews: Telja Studios

ORIEN'T Texture Paste Review

In this review we will be looking at the Ocean Clay. We have done a couple of reviews for clay products (mostly fusion with pomades) - Arcadian Clay Pomade, Jack Henry Clay Pomade, Kevin Murphy's Rough Rider and Orient Clay Pomade. These were great products. However, we wonder if there's a product that feels even more natural and holds better. Let's just storm into the Ocean Clay for a review!

ORIEN'T Texture Paste Review

Shehvoo Ocean Clay Review

In this review we will be looking at the Ocean Clay. We have done a couple of reviews for clay products (mostly fusion with pomades) - Arcadian Clay Pomade, Jack Henry Clay Pomade, Kevin Murphy's Rough Rider and Orient Clay Pomade. These were great products. However, we wonder if there's a product that feels even more natural and holds better. Let's just storm into the Ocean Clay for a review!

Shehvoo Ocean Clay Review

Shehvoo Activating Oil Cleanser Review

Shehvoo - which means "hair" in french, aims to provide an healthier alternative to everyday hair care product. Dre Drexler has been very experienced in review grooming and styling product. With his knowledge and together with his brother, they decided to design a more natural hair product. The Activating Oil Cleanser is designed not to only cleanse any dirt, impurities or excessive oils, but to balance the natural oils on your hair. This sulfate and paraben free is used both as a shampoo and conditioner. Let's dive in now to see how it performed!

Shehvoo Activating Oil Cleanser Review

Goldfingers Premium Pomade Review

Welcome to our second review for Goldfingers hair products. Previously, we had the chance to try out the Matte Paste. I would it was pretty impressive as it was quite different from the other paste products we have tested. However, this time, for those of you who are looking for some gel like pomade with a some shine, the Goldfingers Premium Pomade might be something you are looking for. We would not speaking about the brand's and founder background here, but if you want to find out more, just click here!

We would like to highlight that this Premium Pomade is designed to suit the tropical climate and Asia men's hair texture (which are thicker). Can it compete with the legendary Barbers Pomade?

Let's dive in!

Goldfingers Premium Pomade Review

Goldfingers Matte Paste Review

Today, we have finally get our hands on a home breed hair product brand - Goldfingers Company. The Founder, Terrence T was inspired to produce his own formula as he understood that both asian's thick hair texture and climate played a huge difference in crafting hair styling products. After 15 months of experimentation, he finally formulated his product to combat the tropical climate with great hold and versatility.

Goldfingers Matte Paste Review

ORIEN'T Clay Pomade Review

Welcome back everyone! After a week break here in Singapore, we are excited to share with you this new brand from Taiwan - ORIEN'T. From the brand name itself (probably inspired by the word - Oriental), it speaks a lot of how much the company has ensured their asian oriental culture is significantly embedded as they build these amazing range of men's grooming products. It feels fresh definitely as we are seeing more products are coming from Asia. This brand emphasis of using natural ingredients, being organic (certified by ECOCERT) and free from animal testing. Today, we will be looking their Clay Pomade. We took this product and put into test in our hot and humid climate of Singapore. Let's see how it fared!

ORIEN'T Clay Pomade Review

Aesop Calming Shampoo Review

Founded by hairdresser - Dennis Paphitis, Aesop is a brand known for its detailed formulation to produce fine quality skin, hair and body care products. From product design to its store's interior design, their approach is to keep it consistent, which is to carefully crafted to blend into the environment. You will notice this when you enter one of their stores around the world. Fun fact, they do not engage in any traditional advertisement, rather they rely more to word of mouth for growth.  In this review, we will looking at their calming shampoo. I selected this product because of my sensitive scalp with occasional irritation. In additional, the humid tropical weather causes high perspiration especially during the day. At the end of the day, I do feel oily, occasionally itchiness. So, let's see how this shampoo able to solve my condition

Aesop Calming Shampoo Review

Lockhart Heavy Hold (Black Tape) Pomade

In 2013, Steve and Nicole, husband and wife from Michigan given birth to Lockhart's Authentic. The heart and soul of this brand is to create great grooming products and to defy some of the common wrong perception on hair pomades. They wanted a good heavy hold pomade that don’t rip your hair out during application, and yet giving a good shine. Together, they continue to innovate and creating more effective grooming products. In this review, we will look one of their first products - the Heavy Hold Pomade. No kidding, we thought most products made in the west won’t really work here in this humid Singapore, but during our deep dive review, we were wrong. This is our confession.

Lockhart Heavy Hold (Black Tape) Pomade

Suavecito Firme (Strong) Hold Pomade Honey Spring Edition 2018

Suavecito needs no introduction. It is one of the world greatest pomade brand. However, instead of just producing well-crafted grooming products that work, they committed in creating a cultural phenomenon by expanding to custom car, motorcycle, tattoo and barbering. Suavecito has been producing limited edition pomades later based on the different seasons. This is one of their two Spring Limited Editions, but we have selected the Firme (strong) Hold product. While this product provides a fresh scent, let’s see how it performs in a humid climate. Let’s jump into it!

Suavecito Firme (Strong) Hold Pomade Honey Spring Edition 2018