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A great DIY for any dapper gentleman!
Recreate the classic look of the mid-century (think: pompadour, quiff and ducktail) with this DIY hair pomade - makes a great gift for the stylish gentlemen in your life!

Posted by The Crafty Gentleman from Nottingham, England, United Kingdom • Published See The Crafty Gentleman's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a hair product. Diy Gentleman's Hair Pomade - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut up the beeswax and melt in a double boiler (you can create a makeshift double boiler by placing a heatproof dish into a large pan of water and placing onto a hot hob)

  • How to make a hair product. Diy Gentleman's Hair Pomade - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add the coconut oil and the essential oil (I used ‘Chinese Musk’, but more common scents such as peppermint or lavender work well too). Stir the mixture with a metal spoon, until it’s all fully melted and well dispersed.

  • How to make a hair product. Diy Gentleman's Hair Pomade - Step 3
    Step 3

    Carefully pour the mixture into a clean, dry container and leave to cool for at least 3 hours at room temperature.

  • How to make a hair product. Diy Gentleman's Hair Pomade - Step 4
    Step 4

    To use the hair pomade, just rub a pea sized amount between your fingers to soften it, then apply to your hair as normal.

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