Hair pomade


Established 1925

Developed in 1925 by C.D. Murray, who wanted to make a quality and inexpensive product for his Chicago Barbershop, Murray’s is one of the world’s leading hair pomades. In 1959, pharmacist Harry Berlin began to sell it from his Detroit pharmacy. He worked closely with Murray’s family to market the product. Their motto: an honest product sold at a fair price spells success.

Murray’s hair pomade is versatile: it adds texture, shine and lift while holding the hair in place all day. The long lasting moisturizing properties make it popular with individuals with Afro-textured hair, and the stiffening properties of pomades make sculptured hairstyles possible. So it is suitable for all types of hair. It is important to experiment with the product. The most important tip is to always start with a small amount and build up. Pomades, by nature, were developed to stay in the hair. If you intend on washing the product out every day it is important to not put too much in – as it’s very hard to wash out.

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