Axe Styling Clean Look Classic Pomade Review


  • Strong hold, firm but not overly stiff.


  • Faint smell.


  • Stylish looks without stiffness or grease.
  • Easy pompadour.
  • Natural looking hold.
  • Nongreasy, great hold & shine.


  • Adds volume and bounce.
  • Softens and smooths.
  • Provides strong hold and definition.


  • Around ~$13.

Hair Type

  • Better for thicker hair.
  • Great for natural styles & curls.
  • Perfect for natural sheen & hold.

Does It Last?

  • Holds last all day.

Easy To Wash Out?

  • Easily rinses out.
  • Washes away with one shampoo.

Adding Too Much?

  • Hair can feel heavy and thick.
  • Hair can feel sticky or crunchy.
  • Hair can look greasy or shiny.

Customer Reviews:

Excellent Hold and Shine

I must admit, I'm really fond of it. The hold is just fantastic, and it gives a decent shine without making my hair look greasy. A little goes a long way.

Difficult to Wash Out

My biggest issue with it is how hard it is to wash out. Even after a good shampoo, I can still feel some residue left behind.

Affordable Quality

Despite its affordability, I'm surprised by its quality. It performs just as well as some of the higher-end brands I've used before.

Not For Long Hair

It works quite well on my short hair, but when I tried to use it on my longer hair, it didn't provide the same level of hold and control.

Slightly Overpowering Scent

The only downside for me is the scent. It's a bit too strong for my liking and can be quite overpowering when first applied.

Good but Not Great

Overall, it's a decent product. It does its job, but it's not the best I've used. If you're not too picky, it's a solid choice.

Product Summary:

The Axe Styling Clean Look Classic Pomade is known for its strong hold and ease of styling, allowing for well-defined looks that last throughout the day. This pomade is non-greasy and offers a gentle hold that is firm without being excessively stiff. It emits a distinctly masculine scent and is conveniently easy to wash out. The product is versatile, enabling the creation of various hairstyles such as pompadours, while also being ideal for natural styles and curls. It enhances hair by adding volume and bounce, as well as softening and smoothing, all while providing a natural sheen and hold.

The pomade comes in a small-sized can which is surprisingly long-lasting, and a little reactivation with water can help maintain the hold throughout the day. It's designed for easy removal, typically requiring just a single shampoo to rinse out quickly and thoroughly. However, users should be aware of the potential downsides. Overapplication can result in hair feeling heavy, thick, and potentially sticky or crunchy. Additionally, the hair might appear greasy or overly shiny if too much product is used. Thus, it's important to apply the pomade in moderation to achieve the desired effect without these negative consequences.