was essential to maintaining the gravity-defying men's hairstyles of the 1950s: the exaggerated ducktail of the Bodgie and Elvis's engorged cowlick.
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When the Bolshoi came to New York in 2000, despite the amusing swath cut by Nikolai Tsiskaridze, a Brilliantine
peacock--swishbuckling!--the pulse was feeble.
My hair is wavy and I remember now that I rubbed fingertips of brilliantine
through it and combed and brushed it, the part on the left side.
In fact, women used brilliantine
to keep them smooth.
I'll be sure to pack the Brilliantine
and polish the buttons on my blazer.
For added sleekness Gaynor ran through some Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine
, pounds 10.90.
We blew the front section of the hair forward and put texture in using Brilliantine
which breaks up and separates the fringe.
Before matches he tried to flatten his hair as much as he could, covering it in brilliantine
and rolling a towel around his head like a turban.
Product pick: Bumble and bumble DeFrizz, pounds 9.90, and Brilliantine
, pounds 5.90 (01768 895 505).
Attracted by her button-through Forties frocks, Rita Hayworth hair- dos and jaunty hats, he dressed to match in Fairisle tops and slicked back his hair with Brilliantine
ebony coloured shells all fissured wrinkled brilliantine
His hair was combed back with brilliantine
. Marie noticed that his hips were very slender.
He had thick black hair shiny with brilliantine
, graceful fingers, extremely white teeth.
Emerging from the haze was a strange looking little man with black hair that was plastered down with brilliantine
and half covering his forehead.