The best of 2 worlds This isn’t your traditional hair gel. N°29 Brilliantine Gel combines the best of 2 worlds – gel and pomade. We formulated it to add a nice touch of flexible hold. Without that gel “crunch”, but with the shine you love from gels. We’ve got a tip for you, too. N°29 Brilliantine Gel works wonders when braiding hair – adding shine, smoothing flyaways.