Strong Hold Pomades

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A pomade is a styling product that holds hair in place and can be used to create a variety of looks. There are many types of pomades available on the market today, each with its own unique set of benefits and drawbacks. Some are made with natural ingredients, while others are made with chemicals. Here are some of the best strong-hold pomades available today.

Bumble and bumbleCurl Gel Pomade

Size: 3.4 oz / 100 mL·ITEM: 2523686

4 Reviews


You have to try it a few times to get the right amount for your hair - too much weighs it down and makes it look oily... too little means not enough hold. But just right gave my fine curly hair the best look ever.

What it is: A go-to for glossy, defined curls, this bouncy, versatile, silicone-free pomade shapes and styles your curls while providing hold, shine, and definition.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture: Curly and Coily

Hair Concerns:
- Curl-Enhancing
- Frizz
- Hold & Style Extending

Jack BlackClay Pomade

ITEM: 1692110

Size: 2.75 oz

10 Reviews


My husband decided to give this pomade a shot after having issues with his previous gel. ...It's lightweight, lots of hold, not greasy.

What it is:
A clay pomade that delivers buildable control and a lasting yet pliable hold for perfectly textured hair.

What it is formulated to do:
This Clay Pomade offers buildable control and strong, natural-looking hold. Ideal to add texture, definition, or sculpt hair into place, it gives hair a nice, matte finish and easily rinses clean.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Pure Science® formulas lock in nature’s best—using certified organic ingredients without fragrance or colorants. This product is dermatologist tested and cruelty-free.

OUAIMatte Pomade

ITEM: 1837202

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL

159 Reviews


It does not have a STRONG hold but good enough to give you a sleek look. ...It's a very natural finish, so it's perfect for taming the frizz and creating a bit of a piece-y texture, but it doesn't give you a very strong hold if that's what you're looking for.

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A long-lasting, medium-control finishing paste that delivers easy-to-distribute matte texture, shape, and separation.

Key benefits:
- Gives hair moldable texture
- Tames unruly ends
- Creates a matte finish

If you want to know more…
Great for long and short styles, this luxurious product creates soft thickness and piecey texture for a long-lasting hold. It tames unruly ends—for soft, smooth, and healthy-looking hair.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

Bumble and bumbleSemisumo

ITEM: 1460997

Size: 1.5 oz/ 42 g

86 Reviews


Its great for providing definition, but wouldn't be right for someone looking for a strong hold....Perfect lo-hold pomade for short hair!

What it is:
An elegant pomade strong on shine and soft on hold with six simple ingredients.

What it does:
Designed to finish styles that need calming down or polishing up, Semisumo provides workability and definition without weighing hair down. Microcrystalline wax and beeswax provide definition, detail, and shape while canola oil and coconut oil provide a high-shine finish. Featuring a perfect balance of oils and waxes, this pomade helps fight frizz and improves manageability for all hair types and texture.

What else you need to know:
This product is ideal for straight, wavy, curly, fine, coarse, color-treated, and chemically treated hair.


I like this light hold pomade. It smells good, doesn’t feel sticky and keeps my hair in place, especially the fine hairs. ...Strong hold and it lasts. When used with the shampoo and spray, my hair feels super healthy!

What it is: A styling wax pomade for men that provides definition, texture, and visible, quick hair-thickening action with a light hold for weakened hair.

Hair Type: Fine and Medium

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, and Curly

Hair Concerns:
- Thinning
- Volumizing
- Dryness

Bumble and bumbleBb. sumogel

ITEM: 1895861

Size: 1.5 oz/ 50 mL

16 Reviews


Works ok- not as strong a hold as I was looking for (for styling the men in the house). ...It has a strong but not still hold, with lots of shine great smell.

What it is: An alcohol-free, clear gel solid that delivers high shine and long-lasting hold.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Hold
- Shine

Key Benefits:
- Creates a Clean, Polished Finish
- Strong Hold
- High Shine

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, and mineral oil. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: A new take on the traditional gel, sumogel’s formula is remixed with a sophisticated, grown-up feel. Perfect for slick, sleek looks polished to perfection, it creates styles with reflection and shine. This gel is ideal for long and short hair on both men


I learned that I only needed a small amount. It is not the strong-hold gel but it is good for my type of 4A-4B hair....Great strong hold gel...I really like this Pattern Beauty Strong Hold Gel. I used when I put my hair up. It tames all of my frizzys and baby hairs.

What it is: A flexible hold gel with the strength to provide a long-lasting hold without breaking or drying hair and nourish while creating a slick look.

Hair Type: Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Concerns:
- Curl-Enhancing
- Hold
- Color Safe

Key Benefits:
- Lasting hold without damaging curls, coils, or tight textures
- Luscious slippage to easily distribute through the hair—ideal for slick styles
- Infused with sea moss, aloe vera, and chia seeds to nourish and fortify curls
Highlighted Ingredients:
- Irish Moss
- Flaxseed Oil
- Castor Oil

MoroccanoilTexture Clay

ITEM: 2030583

Size: 2.6 oz/ 75 mL

16 Reviews


Absolutley love it. Smells great. Holds my hair in place all day....Definitely not a strong hold product as claimed. Hold is good at first. after an hour or so the hold is gone and hair looks flat and limp.

Which hair texture is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coily

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Volumizing
- Hold & Style Extending
- Frizz

What it is:
A workable clay that defines and sculpts to create natural looks with a matte finish and strong hold.

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