Knock Out Matte Clay Review

Reviewed by Justin Lim
Reviewed by Justin Lim

Probably reviewed every hair styling products, thankful that his hair is still intact. Loves travelling and trying to be healthy and pump some muscles at the same time!

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Knock Out




Knock Out is a Singaporean brand that aspires to create hair and skincare solutions that are suitable for men living in Southeast Asia. And whilst this brand is relatively new, they do have a rather extensive range of hair styling products. For now, however, let’s dive into one of their well-known products – Knock Out Matte Clay.


Oil Based Clay


Sleek black plastic packaging with a retro vibe and a huge KO branding on its cover.  It weighs 4oz (118g), so do make sure you have this checked if you’re traveling with it.


Refreshing and manly cologne with a tinge of sweetness.

Texture & Application

As expected, this matte clay has a smooth texture, and does not feel greasy despite it being oil based. It’s a breeze to apply it on hair. For medium short length hair, it requires around 1- 2 dime-sized scoops of productfor full application. It creates good volume and adds texture to hair.

Work a small amount through damp or dry hair and style as desired. Remember that a little goes a long way. For more hold and grip, simply add more product. On the other hand, for a slightly smoother application with low shine, apply to damp hair or mix a splash of water with the clay. For a matte look, simply apply to dry hair.




Low Shine

Strength & Endurance

  • Strong Hold, as good as Kevin Murphy’s Night Rider

  • Restyling is easy with a comb or fingers.

  • Suitable for indoors and outdoors

  • Suitable for high-perspiration activities (tried and tested!)


Front View: 8 A.M. (Before)

It was easy to apply and style. A comb would do a better job


Front View: 8 P.M. (After)

Went through the day with some rain but still manage to keep in style with some water


Side View: 8 A.M. (Before)

Compared to other weaker product, this product has slightly better hold. 


Side View: 8 P.M. (After)


Requires washing with regular shampoo and conditioner twice for complete wash-off.

However, after the first wash, it does add a nice volume to your hair the next day. ;)

Hair Types

  • VolumeLow to Medium Volume Hair

    1. ThicknessFine to Thick Thick Hair

    2. Straight, Wavy and Curly Hair


Side Parting, Wavy Combed Back Hair, Wavy Side Parting, Spiky, Comb-back, Pompadour

(See hairstyles here )


Purified Water, petrolatum,ozokerite, phenyl trimethicone, kaolin, tribehenin, mineral oil, oleyl alcohol, lanolin, silica, lanolin alcohol, mentha piperita oil, propyl paraben, mica, iron oxides, parfum(fragrance)


If you are an active sportsman or a gym rat looking for a strong hold product that is able to last throughout your activities, this is a highly recommended product. It holds well and keeps your hair smelling good all day!

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