How To: Use a crochet hook to maintain dread locks

Hold crochet hook with dominate hand, needle facing toward you, hold dreadlock with left hand. In a spot with numerous loose hairs poke needle through dreadlock to other side. Grab loose hairs with needle and pull them through the dreadlock (use hands to keep loose hairs on hook if necessary and to hook more hairs). Be sure to curve crochet hook out of dreadlock so it will not pull loose hairs out the other side. Do not pull crochet needle straight out, this will rip the hair and strip it.

How To: Style wavy short hair

Cocorais shows you how to style your short hair into a crimped wavy look with a step by step example doing her own hair. You'll need a heat-protecting spray, a curl-boosting spray, a rat-tail comb, some sectioning clips, hair wax, and a flat iron. Apply heat-protecting spray and then (a lot of) curl-boosting spray. Pin up your hair so you can work with really thin sections of hair. Take one section, and pulling it straight, take your flat iron and move the flat iron back and forth. Iron layer...

How To: Flip hair out with a flat iron like a professional

Salon Secrets, in this how-to video, teaches you how to successfully flip out or flip in your hair for that iconic look, and gives you some general pointers for styling with a hair straightener. The Salon Secrets video series walks you through different flat iron techniques, demonstrated by a licensed cosmetologist. Finally, learn the REAL way to get that salon finish at home. Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to flip hair out like a pro with a flat iron.

How To: Get full wavy hair with a scrunchie & hairspray

In this video, we learn how to get wavy hear without using heat. First, start off with clean dry hair and then brush out any tangles. Next, spray with light hairspray and flip your hair over your head. Now, spray again with hairspray and twist into a bun with a soft scrunchie. Leave this overnight, or for as long as you can keep it in for. When finished, remove the scrunchie from your hair and shake your hair out. You can also add in more scrunching hair spray or scrunching gel if you need it...

How To: Curl your hair with a CHI flat iron

This tutorial shows you how to curl your hair with a CHI flat iron. Comb your hair to remove tangles. Section your hair using clips to make it easier to curl individual strands. Take an inch-wide strand of hair and place it between the CHI flat iron about an inch or two down from the root of your hair. Press down firmly on the hair with the flat iron. Slowly slide the CHI flat iron down until you reach halfway down the strand. Twist the flat iron upwards and all the way around in a circular m...

How To: Braid hair extentions into your own hair

DaBartist teaches you how to braid hair extensions into your own hair. Start off with hair in the front of your head, as it's easier to control. Grab a strand of hair and then wrap the braid around it once. Your hair should be in the middle now. Twist all the strands once and start going to the left and on top, then to the right and on the bottom with the hair. You can do this until you reach the end of the fake braid hair. Then pull it back and tie it to other strands on your head.

How To: Crochet and latch hook hair

In this video, we learn how to crochet and latch hook hair. You will need a large crochet hook and synthetic hair. First, take your loose hair and make sure it's free of tangles. Form a small loop, then insert the hook underneath the corn row until it's all the way through the braid. Once the small latch goes through the hair, insert the loop to the hook, and pull the hook down, so the hair is threaded through. Pull the hair through the loop and pull to make a knot. Now, separate the hair and...

How To: Make a hair band scarf

This is a video demonstrating how to make a cute and cool hair band scarf. Take a scarf. You can use any material, including a ready made scarf from another outfit, or a ribbon. Hold the scarf in the middle and make a bow. Pull the bow until both sides are even. Lay the bow on the top of your head with the scarf tails hanging down. Tuck the tails behind your ears. Tie the scarf into a knot on the back of your neck. Adjust the angle of the bow on your head. It is good because it gives you opti...

How To: Apply blond highlights at home

This video shows you how to easily and properly highlight dark hair with blond highlights at home! First, you need to have your choice of store bought highlights (try Renew highlights!). First, put the gloves on that are provided in the highlighting kit. Get scissors and cut the powder and empty this in the tray. Now add this with the mix given. Stir these together with the applicator brush. Grab a towel, wrap it around yourself to protect your clothes. Select the hair that you wish to highli...

How To: Make Your Own Hairspray from Basic Kitchen Ingredients and Choose Your Own Scent

Hair products can work wonders, but the good stuff is usually super expensive. Plus, most of the major brands use a ton of ingredients you can't even pronounce, so it's safe to say a lot of us have no idea what we're putting in our hair. The good side is that most products can be made at home using basic ingredients for a fraction of the cost of commercial brands. Hairspray is no exception, and actually one of the easier ones to make.

How To: Super scrunch your hair

In this video, we learn how to super scrunch your hair. Start off with your hair damp, not completely wet. After this, spray de-tangler into your hair and don't brush your hair out. From here, work a mousse into your hair to create volume and keep the hair firm in place. Scrunch up while your hair is upside down into the root of the hair. From here, you will get a tiny section of hair from the front of the face and start to twist it, adding in hair to it. Let this stay in your hair for a whil...

How To: Use clip in color extensions

In this video, Jennifer Pompa teaches us how to use click in color extensions using Easilites clip-in color extensions. These extensions are about 1 inch wide and 16 inches long. They are also 100% human hair so you can use heat tools on them without damaging them. To use, grab a piece of your hair close to your hair line and pull it over to the other side of your head. Next, take the hair extension and slide it into the hair underneath. Make sure it is clipped in well and put your real hair ...

How To: Create a natural soft and smooth blowout with a hairdryer

Experts tell us that in order to maintain healthy hair we must avoid blowdrying it as much as possible. But let's be honest with each other here, ladies: The blowdryer is our best friend. Without it, we'd be either staying up until 1 AM at night waiting for our darned locks to dry or waking up at 5 AM so everything dries and sets before we head off to work.

How To: Hide big ears with hair

Big ears are no laughing matter, unless your a ten thousand pound elephant and your name is Dumbo. So, how can you keep your larger than life ears a secret? One answer is surgery, but that's one of the worst ideas ever. The easiest and cheapest way to hide those flaps is by simply styling your hair the right way. Camouflage your big ears behind a new hairstyle and you’ll be confident once again.

How To: Get Kim Kardashian inspired loose curls

S2Pandapple shows viewers how they can get Kim Kardashian Inspired curls! First, you should wash and let your hair air dry. Make sure you spray heat protector in your hair before curling! Next, make sure you brush your hair thoroughly getting rid of tangles. Separate your crown and the bottom of your hair. Twist and pin the top up and put the bottom in a ponytail. Now, unclip the top of your hair and begin to put your hot rollers in. Spray each hair section with volumizing spray! You will wan...

How To: Do a great updo hairstyle with extensions

Jennifer Pompa, from the Hairtalk TV Show, describes, "Pop", the company who makes the "StyleMaker" who has the great new "Put on Pieces", which is made of a lot of gorgeous hair on a rubber band that is strong and durable.She says "It's a heat friendly synthetic fiber that you can wear it straight or curly, you can blow dry it to accessorize your look and treat it like your own hair."For a chignon, you can twist your hair into a pony-tail and use the POP as a lovely chignon by twisting it ar...

How To: Style hair in a trendy braid

All the celebrities are wearing it. With this how-to video, you can too. All you need is hair that's long enough to braid, some nimble fingers, and a little bit of patience. Okay and maybe a hair styling product or two. Watch this video hair styling tutorial and learn how to create this half-up french braid look. Style hair in a trendy braid.

How To: Sew in a Weave Yourself

Ready to try and sew-in your own weave? It's a big decision. As with everything that concerns our hair, we struggle with the pros and cons and often dwell on what could go wrong. Pixie cut. Perm or not? New shade (of pink, purple, or blue). These are all major decisions because ... well, it's our hair, and hair is such a big part of our style. To get a weave or not calls for careful consideration, and to sew one in yourself, that's an even bigger internal debate.

How To: Do a bumped ponytail without a Bumpit or teasing

To make a bumped ponytail start with your hair down. Put your hair up like you are going to put it half up and spray the back with hair spray and pat dry. Next, take a smaller section of the top and spray that two while patting until dry. Next, separate your bangs from the rest of your hair and gently start to pull your hair back into a ponytail trying to make it look as natural as possible. Secure with a rubber band. Spray your bump with hair spray. Next tighten the bottom of your ponytail a...

How To: Fake bangs or fringe without cutting your hair

Have you ever wondered what you would look like with bangs but don't want to cut your hair? Check out this tutorial, then! In this video, Judy will show you how to create fake fringe that looks totally real so you can try out a new look without a big commitment. Have fun and see how many compliments you get on your new bangin' bangs!

How To: Spike your hair in an Asian anime style

This video shows you to spike your hair. Many people cannot do this because you need to layer your hair and thin it out. Before you thin your hair dry it for best results. You also need to straighten your hair. You should use 'White Rain' as your hair spray. This is very effective in giving an Asian anime style. The hair wax to be used is L.A.Looks. Put your finger in the wax and take out the wax. Rub it on to your palm and then just rub all your hair with it. Spike the hair at the back. Take...

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