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: 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: 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: 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: Create a scene hair style with clip in extensions

In this video from Dehstayne101 we learn how to create a scene hair style with clip in extensions. For this you will need conditioning hair wax, styling mousse, blow dryer with a cold setting, hair spray, and a teasing comb. Part your hair and tease where the clips will go so they do not fall out. Tease it again, then put the clips into the teasing and snap it in. Then put in iridescent gloss polish for a nice shine. Then use styling mousse to spike your hair a bit. Now blow dries on cold to ...

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: 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: 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: Create a peek-a-boo highlight when dying hair

Need some help figuring out how to do peek-a-boo highlights at home? It's easy! And this clip will show you how it's done. So easy, in fact, that this home beauty video tutorial can presenta complete and thorough overview of the process in about a minute's time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this handy hairstyling how-to.

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: Use hot sticks to curl your very straight hair

This video shows how to curl very straight hair using "hot sticks." Wash your hair and let it air dry partially. Apply some leave-in conditioner before drying with a blow dryer. Leave the hair slightly damp. Apply some heat control spray to your hair. For loose curls do not use anything else, for tighter curles you can use some hair spray before using the hot sticks. When the hot sticks are warm you are ready to start. Take chunks of hair and wrap around the hot sticks and fold the hot stick ...

How To: Fix a loose dread using a crochet hook

Learn how to fix a loose dread using a crochet hook in simple steps. First you have to fix the loose ends by poking through and pulling back at the end of the solid dread rapidly. Fold the tail up, poke through, round it on the hook and pull the crochet back. Repeat the same if you have any spiky hair left. If any hair goes through repeat the first step again to clear it. Repeat these steps again and again until all the hair is stripped in. Finally palm roll it when you are satisfied.

How To: Blow dry hair with a diffuser

When using a diffuser to blow-dry hair, turn the blow-dryer on low to keep curls from breaking apart and frizzing. Find out more about using diffusers, including substituting tube socks as diffusers, in this free how to video on haircare from an experienced hairdresser.

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: Do a French pleat or twist

Need help learning how to do a French twist or pleat? Learn from a makeup artist who will get you "twisting" in no time! To start you are going to make sure you have a few things: a smoothing/bristle brush, a comb/backcombing brush, and plenty of hair pins. Step by step, you will learn the tricks to a lovely French twist. Remember, that practice is the key to perfecting this style. Follow the tips in this video and you will be showing off a sexy up-do with a salon look!

How To: Make Your Own Dandruff Shampoo

Dandruff -- the embarrassing white flakes that end up like snowfall on your shoulders and clothing. There are plenty of dandruff shampoos on the market to choose from, unfortunately, they are all very expensive. If you have ever wondered what ingredients make them so expensive, the simple answer is there are no expensive ingredients that make them so effective. So, the next question might be, why are they so expensive? And the answer to that is dandruff shampoo companies know they can charge ...

How To: Scrunch & style short hair for a sexy effortless look

In this video, we learn how to scrunch & style short hair for a sexy effortless look. Start off by spraying hairspray throughout your hair, around five sprays. After this, you will massage your scalp, bringing the hair into a curl and scrunch style. After this, repeat again with more hair spray and scrunching spray. Turn your hair upside down and then start to scrunch with your hands. Once you have finished your hair and have the desired curl that you wanted, then you will be finished! You ca...

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...

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: Use a curling iron to add volume and body to your hair

Need some help figuring out how to use a curling iron when styling your hair at home? It's easy! And this clip will show you how it's done. So easy, in fact, that this home beauty video tutorial can presenta complete and thorough overview of the process in about a minute's time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this handy hairstyling how-to.

How To: Get cheap natural-looking highlights at home

Rather than spending money at a professional salon, learn how to get inexpensive highlights at home. This technique will give you a very natural look with no orange tones. You need a product called Jolen. Mix about 1/4 teaspoon of this powder. Pull your hair back and take small sections about 1/4 of an inch thick and apply product to that section. You should make sure to wear regular gloves as you are applying the product. It is okay if the product mixes with other products. Continue this wit...

How To: Curl short hair with a comb

Curling short hair is pretty easy. Its just a matter of technique. This useful and interesting video gives detailed information about curling short hair that women of all ages can use in their detailed lives with just a comb and a curling iron. The method of 'bumping the hair' for a smoother finish is also described. A handy hint is that the scalp can be protected by placing the comb between the scalp and curling iron. Make sure that there are no knots in the hair before curling to avoid mess...

How To: Get instant color highlights with hair extensions

Hairtalk TV demonstrates how to instantly get color highlights with hair extensions. Put On Pieces offers Clip In Color which is a very thin, nine inch wide, sixteen inches long weft of hair that clips into your hair to give you highlights, low lights or bright, fun colors. The weft contains three pressure sensitive clips which slide into your own hair without causing damage. Unlike permanent coloring, Clip in Color causes no damage to your hair, does not fade over time and provides the versa...

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