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: 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...

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: Create a short curly bob without cutting your hair

Do you have long hair but want short hair for a day? With this video you can do that easily! First, section off your hair so half of it is up. Then, take the bottom portion and braid it. Tie it off at the end, then roll this into a bun and stick it to the base of your head. Next, let the top of your hair down and tease it at the top. Use a straightener to curl the front of your hair into spirals and then use it to straighten out your bangs. From here, spray hairspray in your hair and then you...

How To: Make your hair grow faster with castor oil

In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to make your hair grow faster with castor oil. Castor oil practically doubles you hair growth, though not many people use it. When you take it out from the container, it is like hard cream. Take it on your palm and rub your palms until it turns oily and apply it on the scalp and the bottom end of the hair and leave it for sometime. It is a bit smelly. Therefore, you have to wash it off with shampoo and apply conditioner. The next day yo...

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: Make a hair bow out of a maxi pad wrapper

IIDearDiaryII gives instructions on how to make a hair bow out of a feminine pad wrapper in this video. Start with an empty wrapper, making sure everything is pulled out even and straight. Fold the top horizontally, about one inch fold. Then the next fold will be in the opposite direction, also about a one inch fold. Keep repeating the fold until you reach the end of the wrapper. Once done, you will need to make sure all the folds are together and then tie a knot in the middle. Do not unravel...

How To: Keep your side bangs in place

Are your side bangs getting a little long and unruly? Need a new way to keep you hair out of your eyes without chopping off your hair? Growing out your bangs and they're getting in the way? This instructional video will show you how to keep your bangs tame and under control. Our host narrates and uses simple and easy to follow instructions to simple clip longer bands back and hold them in place. This hair style only requires one bobby pin to complete it.

How To: Use a Bumpit with a ponytail

In this video, learn how to use the Classic Bumpit to create height to your hair, and how to style it with a ponytail for a classic glamour look. Watch as the videomaker demonstrates how to keep it from showing and coming out with help from a few bobby pins.

How To: Do the Lady Gaga Poker Face bow hairstyle

Lady Gaga's Poker Face bow hairstyle! Lady Gaga’s hair bow was definitely a challenging request. I had to change it up to make it something more wearable for everyday. Well at least for me. I don’t think a HUGE-mongo bow on my head would work for me. A small petite one on the side is much more wearable. Watch this how to video to learn how to recreate Lady Gaga's bow hairstyle from the Lady Gaga music video Poker Face.

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: 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: 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: Cut wispy layers into your hair

The author of this video shows how to cut layers into long hair, while creating a wispy layered look. She takes a section of her back hair, and pins it back. She then sections off the top layers, and clips it back as well. After, she is left with the middle section. With this section, she twists about an inch of hair, and lightly chop off the ends. She does this all the way around, and then chops off high layers to make it look more natural. She finishes this look by working on her top layers...

How To: Lighten dark hair & how to cap your head to highlight

In this tutorial, you will learn how to dye your hair like a pro. Get tips and tricks on dying your dark brown or black hair to a nice blonde color without going orange. In addition to learning to lighten your whole head, you will also receive tips on how to use a hair cap to highlight your locks. By highlighting you will create a defined, multi faceted look that will look great and unique. So follow along and get ready to give yourself a professional style makeover.

How To: Cut layers into your hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to cut layers into hair: the basics. Start out with dry hair and brush it out thoroughly. After this, grab the back of the hair and use a small comb to comb out from the head. Hold the hair at an angle, then cut it diagonally. Continue to do this for the hair on the back of the head so you create a bunch of layers in the back. This is a short look, so you may have to cut a lot of hair off in the beginning to get to the top of the head. Create a bob on the front ...

How To: Get 360 waves using olive oil

In this video, we learn how to get 360 waves using olive oil. First, buy some extra virgin olive oil and your brush. After this, get a rag and put hot water on it, then ring it out. From here, rub this all over your hair to get rid of any chemicals in your hair. Now, brush your hair as normal all over until it's fully combed. Then, put the olive oil into the palm of your hand and spread it around your head, pushing towards your forehead. Then, brush your hair again until the olive oil has bee...

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: Cut layers into your own hair

The video looks at how to trim your own hair to keep it looking stylish because you know exactly how much you would want to cut off. Your top hair should be pinned to the top of your head. Sections should be cut off by first wetting the comb and running the comb through the section of your hair you want to trim. A handy Hair Shaper Razor is used. Take a section of hair and jerk the razor slowly downwards at the preferred length. Do it on both sides - making sure that both sides are even. Take...

How To: Section your natural hair off when braiding & twisting

Getting ready to style some braids or twists in your hair? If so, you may be using extensions, and if so, you're going to need how to properly part your real hair into sections. This video will show you the steps to prepping your natural hair before the braiding process. Sectioning off the hair correctly is very important when trying to achieve the hairstyle that you want.

How To: Create a huge, voluminous '60s updo with a headband

Want to look like Jacie O? The famously fashionable first lady is only comparable to Michelle Obama in terms of good taste and pretty hairdos. As JFK's presidency was in the early sixties, Jackie O sported the most popular hairstyles of the time: Beehives, major volume with curls, updos with major volume. As you can see, big hair was in no matter what hairstyle you did.

How To: Care for your hair after a Brazilian blowout

If you're a gal and you don't know what a Brazilian is, then you've clearly been living under a rock for the past year. A recent development in hair straightening and, er, fluffing, the Brazilian blowout makes coarse, tumbleweed strands as smooth as silk while creating envious volume that lasts not for one day but a few months.

How To: Tie your hair up in a scarf for sleeping

In this video, we are given instructions on how to tie up hair at night before going to sleep. You will nee a satin scarf to do this. First you will make your scarf into one large triangle. After this, clip your hair up in a large clip on the back of your head. Now, put the satin scarf over your forehead and over your entire hair. Now, tie the scarf around your neck and make sure it's secured in the back. you can now remove the clip and take the tie and tie it in the back. Now, take a satin b...

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