Heading up to see grandpa this weekend. He used Brylcreem when he lived in Britain, i think he has given up that part of morning regime now. That's one look that hasn't really come back. The rockabilly types at school used black&white instead. You had to warm the stuff up with a hairdryer first to make the wax managable. Per their advertising; "This heavy-duty product is waterproof so it builds up in the hair until you get to the desired effect."