Let Uppercut Deluxe show you our tricks of the trade when it comes to styling a tight Easy slick back.

Forming part of our How to: Grooming series this guide is designed to introduce you to new hairstyles that can be achieve using our range of styling products, in particular our Uppercut Deluxe Featherweight. These step by step instruction will show you in detail how to get the most out of your styling experience using products that are designed to make it easy and lasting.

The basis of achieving this look all start in the barbershop. Make sure you find a barber that you trust to get the best out of your style. Ask for a fade on the side and a hard part using the clippers and the straight razor. Also, make sure you ask your barber to leave a decent amount of length on top to allow for the styling of your Easy Slick Back. Your fringe should be left quite long as this is an essential part of achieving this style.

A bit of history on the Pompadour

The original naming of this style was conceded in the 1700’s by the mistress of King Louis XV, Madame de Pompadour who wore her hair in this fashion. The basis of the style is that the hair is to be swept upward from the fringe and worn high over the forehead. This style was later made more famous by the likes of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in the 1950’s and 60’s. This hairstyle has proved timeless as it has been adapted to current times with the short back and sides being the foundation to highlight the Easyadour, which can be styled in various ways with the same concept of lifting the fringe upward and creating height to the style. This look can be achieved with different hair types and is one of the most popular hairstyles in current times.

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Step 1

Comb the hair on the sides of your head from front to back and finish by assuring all stray hairs are combed into place

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Step 2

Using Uppercut Deluxe Featherweight, scoop a generous amount of product onto your finger

Step 3

Smooth and spread the product evenly across your palms and fingers

Step 4

Start by using your fingers tips and palms to apply the product through your hair from your fringe to the back of your head

Step 5

Use your palms to apply product to the both sides of your head, slicking the hair backwards

Step 6

Using your Uppercut Deluxe Comb again, set your style. Work from front to back combing the top section from your fringe to the back of your head

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Step 7

Comb the hair on the sides of your head from front to back and finish by assuring all stray hairs are combed into place

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