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Hair pomade is one of those styling products that you may not have completely grasped. Contrary to popular belief, it's available in different holds, finishes, and textures. If you have type 2 waves, find a pomade that that will offer lasting definition and hold but will not make your texture limp and stringy. One of these five fan faves should do the trick.

Darcy's Botanicals Organic Natural Hair Butter Pomade, $12

available at Curlmart

Ucuuba fruit butter is also added for it's highly moisturizing & emollient properties for dry, fragile curls. This styler will give you controlled pieces that hold all day.

Murray's Superior Pomade, $1.79

Available at West Coast Shaving

If you need a sleek high-sheen finish, this pomade will help you achieve that. A little goes a long way, but note that you may have to use mild detergent shampoo to wash the product completely out.

Bumble and bumble Semisumo, $30

available at Sephora and Amazon

This polishing pomade will give you flexible manipulation. It contains Microcrystalline wax, which has a light consistency and great hold. Watch blogger Amelia Liana style her loose waves with Semisumo here.

Suave Men Heritage Edition Classic Styling Pomade, $5

available at Target and Amazon

If your style calls for pliable hold for a sleek and classic finish, use this to keep your strands in place for hours on end.

Ouidad Clear Control Pomade, $19.50

available at Curlmart

A molding styler for fine wavy or curly hair that won't weigh your definition down. Water and mineral oil coat the hair for super shiny strands.

Cantu Shea Butter Hair Dressing Pomade, $3.99

available at Target and Sally's Beauty Supply

It's gentle for everyday use, containing moisturizing ingredients that will not smooth but not flake up your texture.

American Crew Pomade Medium Hold, $16.99

available at Target

This water-based formula will rinse clean out your hair, leaving no sticky residue after styling. It's made to give you control and a high amount of shine.

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