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Hair 'product'

I'm 37.

When I was a yoof and I had hair, I bought hair gel. A highly fragranced gunk that dried like glue.

Several years later came styling wax, a similar product that required less to do the same thing.

Amazon have just emailed me and assume I require - Fudge Matte Head - Firm hold texture paste.

I assume a marketing gimmick, but entire paste - I think artex or maybe wallpaper glue,

Is that I am getting middle aged, or is the chemical/beauty industry in need of a slap in its naming systems?
 
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Brylcreem gel.

End of story.

No need to look at the plethora of ponsy products then.

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Ha ha - i'm 43 and i actually use that Matte Head stuff. It's actually good.

I admit to being a bit poncy when it comes to grooming products - especially shaving stuff. Badger and Blade is the only other forum i go on.

Visiting a few clients around Jermyn Street last Fri i treated myself to a tour of all the lovely shaving shops - DR Harris, Geo Trumper, Floris and my favourite Taylors of Bond Street. Proper!
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No more daft than some of the "products" for cleaning cars....
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Bugger 'Fudge', you need something like this.
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I'm 37.

When I was a yoof and I had hair, I bought hair gel. A highly fragranced gunk that dried like glue.

Several years later came styling wax, a similar product that required less to do the same thing.

Amazon have just emailed me and assume I require - Fudge Matte Head - Firm hold texture paste.

I assume a marketing gimmick, but entire paste - I think artex or maybe wallpaper glue,

Is that I am getting middle aged, or is the chemical/beauty industry in need of a slap in its naming systems?

The main thing is, can you apply it to your wig?
 
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Bugger 'Fudge'

Would you like to rephrase that? :slightlyalarmed:
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Badger and Blade is the only other forum i go on.

You ought to be ashamed of yourself, David Cameron has clearly stated that badgers should be shot, apparently it's the most 'humane' way of dealing with them.
 
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Ive tried most of the "gel" stuff available, I could never find one I liked when I was younger... They would either leave my hair slimey and wet or stuck like glue.

Found one, called D:fi. It's amazing. I could put it on, wear my moped helmet and my hair would still be the same after, but without the dry like glue feel.
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Filthy Muk here. Works well, and smells lovely ( )

Bit expensive though.
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Ive tried most of the "gel" stuff available, I could never find one I liked when I was younger... They would either leave my hair slimey and wet or stuck like glue.

Found one, called D:fi. It's amazing. I could put it on, wear my moped helmet and my hair would still be the same after, but without the dry like glue feel.
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Filthy Muk here. Works well, and smells lovely ( )

Bit expensive though.
Have I stumbled on to MumsNet by mistake?
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Couldn't work out quite what the rant was? If it is just a thread about men wearing hair gel etc, shouldn't it be in OFF TOPIC, in a thread entitled "mincing"? ( Embracing all products for mincers).
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Yes, all blokes who put stuff in their hair are "gayers"...
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Couldn't work out quite what the rant was? If it is just a thread about men wearing hair gel etc, shouldn't it be in OFF TOPIC, in a thread entitled "mincing"? ( Embracing all products for mincers).
I think the main thrust of the rant was about the nomenclature of man beautification products, which i do understand. As to the benefits of said products, well i think these are proven without doubt in many cases.

A Gentleman About Town is expected to maintain a certain standard of grooming.
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Couldn't work out quite what the rant was? If it is just a thread about men wearing hair gel etc, shouldn't it be in OFF TOPIC, in a thread entitled "mincing"? ( Embracing all products for mincers).

Probably more to do with the OP's resentment at going bald, so definitely one for the Rant Room. Most of us have similar thoughts.
 
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Oh, it's an element of becoming increasingly cranially streamlined, but also the continuation of pretentious, stupid names for day to day products.

It's hair goo.

Why not call it...man muck or maybe gent juice?

All equally daft.
 
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Would you like to rephrase that? :slightlyalarmed:
I'd rather eat it.
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Not poncey' at all in my book.

I have to stick my flyaway locks down with summat' on a regular basis, but at least I have some, and as the delightful 'new to me' practice nurse mentioned just yesterday at my yearly check up. " You haven't gone grey really yet have you?"

Mastey Enplace Sculpting Lotion, for texture volume and control, Lotion Sculptante, is the stuff at 75+?
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Was the nurse impressed with the way everything still worked Zed, and that all your signs were very vital?
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I reckon so Max, but I can't remember exactly what she said to me though as I was so distracted by how lovely she was in all respects.:

I need another check over ASAP.
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Not so much a check-up from the neck up, as check up from the neck down?
 
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