DIY Hair Pomade (Sculpting Wax)

Heather Dessinger

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Hair Pomade Recipe (Sculpting Wax)

Tame Flyaways, Add Texture And Channel . . .

A little vintage Hollywood glam with this easy DIY sculpting pomade featuring beeswax, shea butter, jojoba and essential oils. Or – if it’s not your thing – whip up a jar for the hipster guy in your life. Yep, it’s okay if he’s two.

This formula is light/medium hold, husband approved, and super easy. Ready to give it a try?

Homemade Hair Pomade (Sculpting Wax)

(All amounts are by weight)


A Few Essential Oil Options

To Make

  1. Melt beeswax in a double boiler over low heat
  2. When the beeswax is melted, add in shea butter
  3. When the mixture is melted, add jojoba and stir until just melted
  4. Pour mixture into a container and allow to cool slightly, then add essential oil

To Use

Rub a small amount between your fingertips until there are no lumps, then work through hair and style.

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Heather is a holistic health educator, herbalist, DIYer, Lyme and mold warrior. Since founding in 2009, Heather has been taking complicated health research and making it easy to understand. She shares tested natural recipes and herbal remedies with millions of naturally minded mamas around the world.