A high hold, matte finish styling cream. For natural, voluminous, and textured styles.
After years of requests for a matte hair product, O'douds Matte Paste has finally arrived. Trust us, it was worth the wait. Easily achieve natural, voluminous, and textured hair styles that stay locked in place all day. Use on slightly damp hair for tight, clean, textured styles, or on dry hair for maximum volume and matte finish. Use a blow dryer for even more volume and texture. Natural waxes, clays, and oils provide a strong, malleable hold that will leave your hair strong and healthy.
Water Soluble | Hold: Firm | Scent: Cedar Citrus | Size: 4 oz / 114g
Ingredients: Water, Kaolin Clay, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Glycerin, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Hydrogenated Olive Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Phenoxyethanol, Citrus Bergamia (Bergamot) Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Orange) Oil, Juniperus Virginiana (Cedarwood) Oil, Juniperus Communis (Juniper) Berry Oil, Mentha Vitrata (Bergamot Mint) Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil
Probably the best clay-paste I've ever used; great hold, wonderful texture, feels great in my hair. You can really smell the all-natural ingredients list when you open the jar, it's quite strong, but unique and, as the previous reviewer mentioned (who just happens to share the same initials as me!) it's certainly unoffending. I agree that it could be easier to apply, but I think it's a worthwhile trade off for the eventual ease of styling (and I just can't bring myself to deduct a star).
Pro-tip for potential buyers - this new formula (as opposed to the old one) doesn't require all that much emulsifying. Just apply the stuff after it becomes tacky/chalky white in your hands, otherwise it'll break up into chunks.
Hats off to the brilliant folks at O'Douds!
It smells quite neutral, doesn't offend with the scent. The application is more difficult than other cream pomades, it has quite a bit of tug to the hair, but after that, its really good, hair style keeps itself in place for hours, and adjustments to the hair can easily be done to the hair throughout the day. Washing out is easy too. Would rate it full stars if it was easier to apply.