General Discussion: Hair.. Hair Styles, Hair Gels, Waxes, Shampoos & Combs. The Anything Hair Thread


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selkiefolk
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420 posts since 27/3/13

29 Sep 2017 18:11
Good barbers in Shoreditch? Was going Hayley at Joe & Co but she's opened Wild Hare in Tooting (great) but her and Joe/Co too much of a trek from Shoreditch.
Doogan
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465 posts since 13/4/14

29 Sep 2017 18:28
Ruffians? Their shop in Edinburgh is very good.

https://ruffians.co.uk/pages/ruffians-shoreditch
selkiefolk
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420 posts since 27/3/13

30 Sep 2017 20:50
cool will check
Mancunia
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608 posts since 29/10/12

3 Mar 2018 12:26
Any decent barbers in London on a Sunday?
Crackajack
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7027 posts since 21/4/05

3 May 2018 21:18
Anyone recommend a cheap, light hold semi-matte clay?
Doogan
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465 posts since 13/4/14

3 May 2018 21:28
V05 Matt clay. I get on better with it than Hanz De Fuko claymation.
acabucca
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58 posts since 19/4/09

3 May 2018 22:49
Redken Rough Clay or Moroccan Oil texture clay
jacko198
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244 posts since 23/10/09

4 May 2018 17:04
Fudge Matte Hed
illwill
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3485 posts since 17/5/04

16 Jul 2018 10:33
Probably well late to the party on this one but been using a salt spray recently and it's a game changer.

My barnet has thinned slightly over the last few years so I wasn't getting the volume and texture that I once had. Was looking flat and shit.

This has totally changed that. Highly recommended if you're in the same boat.

Using this one and it seems decent: https://barberden.com/shop/mens-hair-products/johnnys-chop-shop-trigger-happy/

Any other recommendations?
MoB
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36606 posts since 31/8/04

16 Jul 2018 12:01
If you want volume use this, second to none. My barnet has never been more voluminous since i started with this gear.

toin
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1667 posts since 1/4/13

posted 17 Jul 2018 17:55, edited 17 Jul 2018 17:55
I rate Kevin Murphy' Free Hold. Can re-style through the day and washes out easy. By far the best smelling stuff I've had too.

themistake
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10498 posts since 20/2/06

3 Aug 2018 12:20
I use American crew moulding clay at the moment on medium length hair, styled backwards.
Anyone got any better recommendations. It just seems to melt in this heat and lose all hold and looks greasy AF.
joeyjojo
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3911 posts since 24/8/06

3 Aug 2018 13:20
jacko198 wrote: Fudge Matte Hed

I’ve used this for a while now but after something less hard if anyone has any recommendations ?
eazypz
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2967 posts since 16/4/10

3 Aug 2018 15:04
themistake wrote: I use American crew moulding clay at the moment on medium length hair, styled backwards.
Anyone got any better recommendations. It just seems to melt in this heat and lose all hold and looks greasy AF.

Same boat as you. Have to use hairspray which I hate though as it hardens your hair.
TheConductor
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4191 posts since 17/11/09

3 Aug 2018 15:10
joeyjojo wrote:
jacko198 wrote: Fudge Matte Hed

I’ve used this for a while now but after something less hard if anyone has any recommendations ?
I'd recommend L'Oreal Homme Clay - it has a nice lightweight feel, only need a small amount for stronghold and your hair doesn't look like it has any product in. It's really cheap online and I've been using it for a few years now.
jogon321
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604 posts since 13/4/12

3 Aug 2018 20:27
Ignoring the shit name, this stuff is really good https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0124HJRBE/ref=sxnav_sxwds-bovbp-i_h_3_s_it?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf;_rd_p=42635de0-01bc-4eee-8442-f1d8718d081a&pd;_rd_wg=gklNM&pf;_rd_r=RMR1GZSHKEZZK1R9WARE&pf;_rd_s=desktop-sx-nav&pf;_rd_t=301&pd;_rd_i=B0124HJRBE&pd;_rd_w=5FI0m&pf;_rd_i=hair+wax&pd;_rd_r=adf22999-9915-4c38-a753-354979176a7b&ie;=UTF8&qid;=1533328006&sr;=3
edlo
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589 posts since 13/9/14

3 Aug 2018 20:47
If you want hair that doesn't fall apart in the heat recommend using a volume mousse. Works well but whole thing starts to become a bit of an ordeal when you are blow drying with heat protector sprays, adding mousses, waxes, hair sprays etc. Worth considering just shaving it all off and dealing with looking like a thumb.
bruk
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3518 posts since 2/11/06

2 Oct 2018 12:17
Good clippers to shave my head and double up as beard trimmer. My set just died. Whal?
Burt
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5400 posts since 3/1/10

posted 2 Oct 2018 12:24, edited 2 Oct 2018 12:24
Shave my head but use THESE for beard/stubble and generally keeping things tidy all over.

bruk
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3518 posts since 2/11/06

posted 2 Oct 2018 13:23, edited 2 Oct 2018 13:23
Thanks Burt. Any other recommendations anyone?