The word Pompadour is a very generic term which is used to describe mens hair styles which include the hair being pushed or brushed up from their forehead and slicked back. The men’s hair style tends to be aimed at people who have long hair. The hair style rose to fame when the famous singer Elvis Presley started to sport it. After his initial debut of the hair, thousands of men have then followed his foot step and tried the hair style.
How to achieve this men hair styles?
The hairstyle is generally known as the greaser and it is created more by stylizing the hair rather than cutting it. The cut should include tapering the side while leaving a good portion of hair on top preferably 3-6 inches. The stylizing includes a huge amount of gel or pomade so buy lots!! The first thing you must do is apply the gel onto the top of the hair and then comb the hair back while pushing forward towards the front to get a bit of a lift. Finish the mens hair style off by combing the back light to make sure it blends in with the rest of the hair and also comb the sides to achieve the same goal.
Who wears this men hair styles?
The pompadour mens hair styles can be seen when looking at celebrities such as Adam Lambert, Adam Levine, Zachary Quinto and the famous singer Ricky Martin. During the 1950s James Dean’s hair was stylized into a pompadour like hair style for many of his movies such as Rebel without a Cause. The singer Johnny Cash can be seen performing his hit singles with the hair style.
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