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I Made It At TechShop Pittsburgh - DIY Hair Pomade (I'm A Dapper Dan Man!)

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Are you tired of buying overpriced hair jelly to keep your pomp in line? Why not make your own!
 
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Step 1: Measure .6 Oz Of Pure Beeswax

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Use a digital scale and tare the scale with the cup on it.

Step 2: Create Makeshift Double Boiler

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Using a small hot plate metal bowl and a small sauce pan, pour an inch of water in and let it come to a boil.

Step 3: Pour Ingredients In

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Pour in the ingredients .6 oz of natural beeswax 4 teaspoons of coconut oil 4 drops of essential oil (I chose vanilla)

Step 4: Mix Until Mixture Reaches Clear Consistency

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Use a plastic or metal spoon to mix the hair pomade.

Step 5: Pour Mixture Into Small Tin

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You can find these great little tins on amazon.com
greaseb24 days ago

can i use yellow beeswax pellets or does it have to bewhite beesawx ?

pkarza6 months ago

is this supposed to be a hard texture?

mmisery10 months ago
And is there a way to change the colour with food colouring of some sorts without it ruining the texture???
mmisery10 months ago
Does this pomade hold stuff like Maury's or soft like a water based pomade???
Cool, what sort of effect does it have on hair? I've always suspected pomade might have helpful effects on my mane...
Nice! A pad print machine would be perfect for creating the label / design on the tin / packaging and really make it look professional.

http://www.printa.com/catalog/pad-printing-equipment/pad-printing-system-packages