Perfumed ointment; esp., a fragrant unguent for the hair; pomatum; -- originally made from apples.
Pomades tame curly hair by texturizing, separating and adding shine. Use on any hair type except very fine hair as pomade can weigh it down. To apply, swipe one finger into a pomade, rub it onto palms and fingers, distribute through hair.
These are styling gels with either a water-soluable or non-soluable wax base. thse products are very thick in viscocity and tend to have the consistency of cold margerine or butter. They can be used for all styles seeking high definition, control and shine. remember that less is more with pomades, and make sure to emulsify the product in the hands before using. Pomades are especially good for African-American hair because they add moisture, control and shine.
hairdressing consisting of a perfumed oil or ointment
apply pomade to (hair)
a scented ointment, originally used on the face, but by the eighteenth century was more often used on the skin of the head and on the hair
perfume material obtained by enfleurage
is a substance that is produced through the enfleurage process. In this procedure, animal fat is saturated with blossom fragrance. The mixture of fat and blossom oil is the pomade. It is either used straight or processed into absolute from pomade. Parts of the fatty odor attach to the fragrance of the blossom oils, giving the products made by this process a unique character.
an ointment used on the body or in the hair
Perfumed fat obtained during the enfleurage extraction method
Prepared perfume materials by enfleurage
Pomade is a greasy or waxy substance used to style the hair.