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Testing Cheap Drugstore Hair Products To Find The BEST | Dove, Axe, Old Spice, Got2B, American Crew

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William Boyle (1 year ago)
Yo Alpha! You should try out this brand called Pete and Pedro
Jose J Garcia (10 days ago)
+lucgh2007 just don't rub it on your nipples.
Towels Thomson (1 month ago)
William Boyle I heard it sucks
Darth Motherfucker (1 month ago)
alpha m. It's the shit Tiege Hanley
Idontknow819918 (3 months ago)
Nailed it 😂
xMystic · (5 months ago)
You should also try Moco de Gorrilla
The Rector Kids (1 day ago)
The old spice isn't always super soft I find its only when its exposed to a lot of heat.
Elijah Cox (1 day ago)
That's a sketchy Walgreens 🤪
Robert Stringer (2 days ago)
discount code does not work
GuessTheAlias (2 days ago)
Yo alpha you should try suavecito pomeade the container is green
KPR vlogs (2 days ago)
i heard product about every 30 sec
DefuseMeh 123 (2 days ago)
how to damage your hair in a day
Isaac Poo (3 days ago)
For axe, your best option is the “Messy Look” style putty
TSB Nevada (4 days ago)
I love axe and American crew cause I'm cheap but stylish
James Sinnett (4 days ago)
I JUST Bought the crew hair paste its very nice love the smell of it
Zakhil Asif (5 days ago)
Nice information 👌
Marc-André Benoit (6 days ago)
I use MUK at the moment. Planing in trying P&P next.
exxtra.chrispy (7 days ago)
It’s awesome to be able to jump into your videos whenever and see a positive happy attitude. Always makes my day better to see someone at least act as happy as you do
sazji (7 days ago)
After watching this, my conclusion is that my neighborhood Walgreen's sucks.
PANTHER XD (8 days ago)
Is it not uncomfortable yelling at a camera in Walgreens?
Try Renati Hard Rock
lordmaster 05 (8 days ago)
try dfi wax evry one off them!
Zachary Cardenas (8 days ago)
I use American crew fiber and honestly if you don’t use very much it doesn’t hold at all but even putting just a tiny bit more in for me holds my hair all day
Tapatio Armani (8 days ago)
Johnny B is this best hair product I ever tried!!!😎
logan eulo (9 days ago)
A true Italian puts olive oil in his hair
Jimmy Kinnari (10 days ago)
Alpha, I'm a regular viewer, but there's no way that I'm spending 30€ for a hair product (Pete & Pedro) so I do think imma just stick to the cheap stuff even though it may not be too good for my hair as Pete & Pedro
Billy young (11 days ago)
You are awesome
je ffy (11 days ago)
I use pre styler for volume to help out
johnny0313x (12 days ago)
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joeferragamojr (12 days ago)
I agree... I’ve done the same tests. My bathroom has partially used cans of everything. Dove is a mainstay for me. And Crew Fiber. I’m also gonna try the Pete & Pedro next. Here’s what I’m looking to find out. Crew Boost Powder ?!? Can you review it? I’ve been reading about it. Was wondering if I can get the same results using Crew Fiber and Baby Powder. And it did change the hold of the Fiber but couldn’t really see any difference in thickness. As I get older I’m getting thinner Nd wonder if boost powder may be an option. But it’s an expensive trial to do. One last thing, when using the Boost powder should I use a gel, pomade (hate), Fiber or paste with it. Hope to see your review of it soon.
385 Garage (13 days ago)
3:54 LOL
Robert Romero (16 days ago)
10:11 the way he looses the smile😂
Edgar Beltran (19 days ago)
I need these products now!
shakthi vikranth (20 days ago)
have u actted in any movie ???
Daniel Rizkalla (21 days ago)
Drug store that’s illegal
Dennis (21 days ago)
I like Murray’s original pomade old school stuff. Like putting cement mix on your hair
Dennis (21 days ago)
You can’t watch a video review of hair products for men because the texture of every man’s hair is different. A product not working for one persons hair would work well on another’s.
Ryan G (21 days ago)
Alpha, seriously trying to fix my hair style rn, what cut do you normally get?
Raoul-Morgan Camara (21 days ago)
you should try gatsby moving runber
ZKillerWolfz (22 days ago)
I don't really find him attractive. Sorry?
venom (24 days ago)
Can I use gorilla glue instead?
Gerardo Mendoza (24 days ago)
You have prejudged these products even before you try it.
Sirisaacnewton3 (24 days ago)
Should of Gone to Walmart there’s some That are like 1 dollar
Captain MGGabeau (25 days ago)
I don't mind OldSpice Forge Putty. I rather like the smell, but its just so damn strong. Hell, I smell it in my hair the next day after shampoo AND conditioner. I however recommend Pacino's products. They smell decent, not too strong, and they hold pretty decently. If you want a decently cheap, halfway decent water based pomade, I recommend their pomade.
jacob Johnson (26 days ago)
I use the old spice, it works well for people who like to keep their hair short(like me) I’d go no longer than 2.5-3in for a good hold.
Josiah Popa (26 days ago)
What blow dryer do you recommend
Gerardo Renteria (27 days ago)
There is this one product; " Steadfast" you should try it, I would like to know your opinion
Alexander Wild (27 days ago)
Don't you love sponsorship? The title says cheap... $9 is cheap? Help you can get Murray's and Royal crown for under five bucks combined and your hairstyle will look much better.
Nexlevel (27 days ago)
Have you tried Suavecito?
soulassassin0g (1 month ago)
Gorilla Snot, red bottle is the best.
Steven Kimlicek (1 month ago)
Have you ever tried Uppercut pomade? I think it's a great product
Tanner James (1 month ago)
I'm not gay, but he is a beautiful man
LIMPY-BACON (8 hours ago)
Kinda gay
Tide (1 month ago)
This nigga expects a high hold on a product that explicitly says medium hold on the container? Fuck off man!
Jackson Sparacio (1 month ago)
What about Blumaan?
Morten Aanstad (1 month ago)
+Jackson Sparacio The user reviews are highly positive, while Robin James and Ben Arthur are mixed. Their products are mainly aimed at people with very thick hair.
Jackson Sparacio (1 month ago)
Morten Aanstad gotcha was just wondering if it was a good procudt
Morten Aanstad (1 month ago)
That's not really cheap; almost $20 for the product itself, and the shipping came at $10 to my country
November Clarity (1 month ago)
My hair is transplanted. Can’t grab my hair like that.
Morten Aanstad (1 month ago)
I have no idea why you would apply it in your hair *before* blow-drying; they're not pre-stylers. The reason why you're able to style afterwards without a post-styler is because your hair is naturally healthy and voluminous, but that's misleading to the rest of us
mobinblack (1 month ago)
How does Pete and Pedro compare to Hudson and Mane?
Tressy (1 month ago)
I like axe messy
Tory Lauver (1 month ago)
Blind barber Bryce Harper hair clay
Joshua Belton (1 month ago)
What about gel or hair spray?
Morten Aanstad (1 month ago)
Hair gel is awful, and I don't see the use of hair spray unless you're trying to out give the illusion that a bad product actually has good hold
j ram (1 month ago)
You know I hear it's bad to wash your hair everyday and a lot because you wash off the natural oils or something from your hair and scalp and can cause extreme dandruff. Well if that's the case, how do you remove hair product from your hair if you aren't supposed to wash your hair everyday and you style your hair almost everyday?
Footage (1 month ago)
receded hairline over here. What the fuck do I do.. it looks stupid af and shaving my head isn't an option as I have massive nose and a receded pussy chin.
Arthur Morgan (1 month ago)
I'm black, why am I here
Only viewer (1 month ago)
test TRY and let u knw what to BUY ... LOVE IT
Only viewer (1 month ago)
guys! I know that I came late, but i want to tell u that in 9:41 his hairstyle looks great and Cool a bit, who s agree with me ?
My plain account (1 month ago)
I use Fiber and it still works pretty well. Definitely the best out of these five
Nicholas Garcia (1 month ago)
Try suavecito
The Unknown Gamer (1 month ago)
Need help buying in the UK
Morten Aanstad (1 month ago)
Check out Blumaan testing out cheap products or Ben Arthur talking about budget hair products from the high street. As for me, I recently ordered Fish Soho hardcore hold putty from the UK and it actually works very well
brad Jones (1 month ago)
Not sure if anyone has commented about this yet. But the wave products for my brothers are much better than any of the crap marketed to us white boys. Head to the non ether centric section and get some Murray's, dax, or 360 style. Been using it in my hair since my roommate in college introduced it to me.
Robert Saladino (1 month ago)
Murray's.....5 bucks lasts 2 months....
Suraj swamy (1 month ago)
Try Gatsby and Setwet wax
Adam Heaton (1 month ago)
In Australia we call "AXE" "LYNX" and i can say from my experience that the product you used didn't give a very good representation of the brand considering that the stuff i use is no where near that bad
Adam Heaton (1 month ago)
Just gonna say though, I'm not biased i just think that the brand isn't as bad as your experience
Surinder Singh (1 month ago)
Label-M Matt Paste is without a doubt the best product out there. It’s amazing.
Matthew Pineda (1 month ago)
U should try Tres Flores, suavecito, gorilla snot
Save PewDiePie (1 month ago)
Did you ever think about growing out your hair before @alpha m.
Archduke (1 month ago)
American Crew is the only one I like out of those. I got a Dove and hated it.
Archduke (1 month ago)
Dude you just have good hair.
ISHAAN SHARMA (1 month ago)
wwe stage creator (1 month ago)
Axe looked good
Steve Steele (1 month ago)
I use a prestyler blow dry then finish with one of three products, then lock with hairspray. I don't blow dry with the striking cream. If I did, I'd put more to lock.
VIP Experience (1 month ago)
I used the orange axe for about a year and my barber started to comment on my hair, asking what product i used for my hair because my hair condition was getting worse. I use the got 2 b now and my hair just looks and is a lot better than it used to.
Tyler Thompson (1 month ago)
Hawleywood's Layrite
dude dude (1 month ago)
Morten Aanstad (1 month ago)
I've tried the Pete and Pedro Putty for almost 7 months now, and although I don't know if it's "the best", it's certainly great and easy to work with. I've heard some negative things about their other products though
shane cuyugan (1 month ago)
Alex Bennett (1 month ago)
I’ve had better with crew fiber when used it on my cold hair while it was almost dry. Water kills the hold and so does heat. After I styled I would use hair spray to help hold. After all that my hair would look too perfect is “gelled” so I fished by messing it up and breaking a little bit of the hair spray hold. So crew fiber can work well it just takes extra steps.
Alex Bennett (1 month ago)
I agree 100% with what you said about American crew fiber 👌🏽
Gamer Gamer (1 month ago)
Didn’t try any wax forms ? Or gel
Morten Aanstad (1 month ago)
Gel is awful no matter the brand
Sean Payton (1 month ago)
I just recently started using American Crew Fiber and it's life changing for people with fine hair.
Basketball Dimensionz (1 month ago)
1000000000000 UMMM IN THIS VID
Anja Pelko (1 month ago)
Use a hair gel or a hair spray so it doesn't look wet ................
YooJJ (1 month ago)
That’s because you used spiky look for the axe 😂 natural look isn’t that bad
Where's the Leak ma'am (1 month ago)
How many times a day do you think he does his hair? 🤔
je ffy (11 days ago)
Arthur Morgan (1 month ago)
Supreme Boy (1 month ago)
Try BadLab
D. Installer (1 month ago)
what product do you recommend for very short hair like #2 fade on the side and #3 on top, I never used products so I would like to get your opinion. Thanks
Matthew Strickland (1 month ago)
Hands down, best water-based pomade in the world is from Japan...Fiber Grease. Works best on nearly dry hair. You can re-comb it and it washes out.
Raymond Vigil (1 month ago)
would you please try Maapilim paste and pomade?
Anthony M (1 month ago)
Just letting you know, I had that same dove product. It was great, it made my hair soft and , easy to move. But it had almost no hold. So I recommend using it as a pre styler. It works great.
Bret Michaels (1 month ago)
I went and did the same thing with the same products. Old Spice surprised me the most. If you use less than you’re supposed to use it works great.
Tyler Gina (1 month ago)
Start from the top toward the back of your head with the product and work your way forward
Tyler Gina (1 month ago)
You'd think you would blow dry first and then put the product in
Peter Raul (1 month ago)
I clicked on the video only bc i thought it was snus on thumbnail
Christen Young (1 month ago)
Awesome video
The_Boss _ (1 month ago)
Just wanna puch him in the face every time he says pete and pedro
Dennis H (1 month ago)
Got2b is different. In a bad way
Isaac Pennington (1 month ago)
I got axe pomade and my hair feels fine

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