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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!

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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

Daimon Barber Fixing Pomade No. 5 Review

Daimon Barber, a premium brand created by home brewers Leo Neelands and Steve Crosby. Known for its range of hair products, skincare and fragrance, this company at heart believes in using natural product, free from harmful chemicals and innovating the next generation of grooming products. After hearing many good things about their hair styling products, we can’t wait to get our hands (hair) on their latest formula, the Fixing Pomade (formerly known as No. 5). It is marketed as strong hold and medium shine. Let’s check it out how did it fair in a hot and humid climate.

Daimon Barber Fixing Pomade No. 5 Review

Blind Barber 90 Proof Pomade Review

Originating from New York City, Blind Barber currently has multiple barber outlets across the United States. They have been around for about 8 years, and has recently evolved into a unique men’s cave barbershop - imagine being served cocktails and grilled cheese sandwiches while enjoying a relaxing haircut and shaving services. What more can a man ask for? They’ve also made good use of their barbering experience by developing a range of in-house grooming products for men. Their products ranges from hair care to skincare and shaving products. In this review, we will be focusing on the well-known Blind Barber 90 Proof Pomade.

Blind Barber 90 Proof Pomade Review

Knock Out Matte Clay Review

Knock Out is a Singaporean brand that aspires to create hair and skincare solutions that are suitable for men living in Southeast Asia. And whilst this brand is relatively new, they do have a rather extensive range of hair styling products. For now, however, let’s dive into one of their well-known products - Knock Out Matte Clay.

Knock Out Matte Clay Review

Jack Henry Clay Pomade Revie

This time, we're trying out one of Jack Henry’s bestsellers -- the Clay Pomade. A summary of the brand: Jack Henry was inspired by the team’s active lifestyle and quest for natural and organic grooming products. The brand's philosophy is to craft effective, clean and pure products for the human body, so you can use it with confidence. All of their products are sourced from nature and have no artificial ingredients nor nasty chemicals. In fact, the ingredients used are actually beneficial for your body. Products are not tested on animals either. 

Jack Henry Clay Pomade Revie

Jack Henry OG Pomade Review

Jack Henry was inspired by the team’s active lifestyle and in search for a natural and organic product. The philosophy of this brand is crafting the most effective clean and pure products for the human body and giving you the confidence at the same time. All of their products are sourced from nature and have no artificial ingredients nor nasty chemical. In fact, the ingredients used is actually beneficial for your body. No animal testing guaranteed.

Jack Henry OG Pomade Review

Kevin Murphy Rough Rider Hair Clay Review

Kevin Murphy Rough Rider is a strong hold clay to create a matte defined look. Infused with Soy Bean Extract and Bamboo Extract to seal ends and provide strength. The antioxidant rich formula moisturizes while it protects, without compromising strong hold.

Kevin Murphy Rough Rider Hair Clay Review