Do you feel confused about the hair direction of Flat Back and Pompadour styles?  Let us explain. 
Flat Back:  means all hair is ventilated backwards.  The hair is all flat and flows backwards this way. 

flat back
Pompadour:  means hair is ventilated forward like free style, just like the natural hair growing direction.  The hair is combed backwards after construction.  The hair has more lift and seems very natural in this way. 

brush back
Pompadour is more popular than Flat Back.  
If you are still unclear, see the pictures below for the finished effect of these two different hair directions.  
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