How To: Work with a men's cowlick

Are you trying to tame a nasty cowlick? If so, this helpful how to from Stacey Staley of Blonde Toronto, shows you just what to do. You'll want to be working in the direction of your cowlick, otherwise you'll only be making matters worse.

How To: Fake side swept bangs

In this tutorial, we learn how to fake side swept bangs. First, straighten and brush your hair. After this, you will take the hair from one side of the head and use a comb and brush it to the opposite side. After this, grab hair spray and spray it onto the bangs. After this, comb the hair again and then work the bangs with your fingers. Next, use more hair spray to make the bangs more firm and stay in place. Continue to do this process until your bangs are completely to the side and they are ...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Style long hair into a Victorian era updo

Torrin creates a Victorian up-do with long hair. The style can be done with hair that is at least just past the shoulders in length. Make a ponytail at the base of the neck. Slide the band down a bit and poke fingers through the middle of the ponytail to split the hair. Then pull the ponytail through the split from top to bottom. Separate the ponytail into three sections and make three English braids. Attach the three braids together with one rubber band, leaving several inches of hair left o...

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 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: 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: Shave your beard into an "X-Men" Wolverine look

Wolverine (AKA Hugh Jackman) looks so deliciously perfect in his spiked out hair and scruff that women all over want to be with him and guys want to look like him. While his rock-hard abs, perky derriere, and sculpted biceps take months of hard work to achieve, you can get his beard look in just a few minutes by checking out this hairstyling tutorial for guys.

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: 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: Do a long layered hair cut step by step

This video illustrate how to do long layered hair cut step by step. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all clean your hair and then take all your hair and hold them through a clip.Step 2: Now release a inch of your hair from the lower bottom and cut it.step 3: Now release the upper inch layer and cut it slightly above the lower most layer.Step 4: Similarly take the next layers and cut them so that each layer has sharp cutting and is differentiated easily.Step 5: Release hair on the...

How To: Add volume to short hair

This video shows how to add volume to short hair for anyone with flat or fine hair. Dean Banowetz shows how to add volume using the InStyler Rotating hot iron in this video tutorial. To use this tool, take a section of hair and then curl under to create body at the root of hairs. Do this all around the crown and sides. Then, repeat the same steps for the lower parts of the hair making sure to curl the hair to frame the face. You can fluff up the hair after you have curled a section to avoid h...

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