* Non-greasy, non-crusty hair hold options
* For a hair that stays put with a natural finish
* In case you’re not rehearsing “Greased Lightning”
Looking for a hair styling pomade that will give you a firm hold without that greasy sheen? Want your hair to stay in place without making you look like an understudy for Grease? Don’t drive a 1950s car or want your coworkers to start calling you “slick?” A lot of the time it seems like your only options in pomades make it seem like you’re stuck with the shine if you want the shape. But here are some exceptions: we’ve found four of the best matte hair pomades you can get on Amazon.
1. Forming Cream
This cream from Smooth Viking gives your hair an “epic” hold worthy of some Norse saga, without any blubbery sheen.
2. Clay Pomade
With a soft, moldable consistency, this non-greasy pomade is easy to work into medium length hair and gives you a seamless hold.
3. Mythical Pomade
Mythical Pomade by Rhett and Link of Youtube fame is an all-natural, medium hold matte pomade that actually nourishes and benefits your hair, not drying out or leaving it crusty.
4. Byrd Matte Pomade
The water-based matte Byrd pomade gives you a paraben free, sulfate free matte finish sculpting hold, and it washes off with just water, leaving no build-up.