If you’ve been wondering how to nail an epic slick back using Uppercut Deluxe Monster Hold, you’re in the right place.

As part of our How to: Grooming series, this guide will give you all the information you need in order to achieve a great, classic style in your own time. These step-by-step image will give you all the detail you need to get the most from your hair cut, as well as letting you get the best from your Uppercut Deluxe products.

Before you even think about putting product through your hair, take some time to make sure you have the right style and that your hair is cut well by your barber. Ask your barber to cut a symmetrical style, going high and tight with a short blade clipper.

Also make sure you get a good fade into the longer section on the top – make sure you leave enough length on the top, so that you have enough hair left over to actually slick back something. There is nothing worse than seeing a slick back with short hairs poking through.

Did you know?

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Step 1

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

Step 2

Smooth and spread the product evenly across your palms and fingers

Step 3

Start by applying product to your top section using your palms, working from front to back

Step 4

If required, use your fingertips to rake product through your hair

Step 5

Using the wide teeth on an Uppercut Deluxe Comb, start by combing front to back

Step 6

Finally, use your other hand to press your style into place

What You'll Need

  • CT5 Tortoise Shell Comb And Sleeve

    $9.90
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  • Monster Hold

    $22.00
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