Despite being based on the ultra feminine and severe Victorian style of dressing, Japanese Lolita tends to go a little crazy when it comes to stylization and improvisation of fashion, makeup, and hair. Just take this crazy pouf of a pigtail, for instance.
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...
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.
Want to lighten your eyebrows without bleaching them? With a little bit of makeup and the right technique, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home beauty guide can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over four minutes. For detailed instructions, and to get started lightening your own brows, take a look.
You shouldn't have to labor for hours on end to achieve great hair. And if you have to wake up early for school or work it's even more important that you don't lose your precious ZZZs just to make sure that French braid is perfectly plaited and pinned up.
Do you ever want you hair to appear short, but feel that cutting it is the only way? Well YouTips4U has found a unique and creative strategy to making your hair appear short without even having to cut it! It's a simple process and all you need is a ribbon of your choice. YouTips4U shows you a few different basic styles and tips you can use to make your hair look short and beautiful. So if you are looking for a short new look for your hair without the cut, this is the video for you.
With this video, we learn how to tease your hair to achieve a smooth bump. To do this, you will need a small brush to help tease your hair. First, pull your hair up and then pull it forward. After this, put the brush in the hair and start to brush the hair down. Do this easily, but pile the hair up so it's a good foundation for a bump. Then, spray hair spray in the hair and let the hair lay down. Make sure you don't tease the very front of your hair, you will brush this down lightly to create...
Battles with your hair can be super frustrating, especially those dreaded cowlicks. This helpful video will show you how to get serious, and punch that cowlick into place. You'll need a hairbrush, a hair dryer and some patience. Don't worry, you'll be able to style your hair like a pro when you're done watching this how-to video. Other useful tools in this video include combs, flat irons and rollers. So check it out and get rid of that cowlick today!
Back in the '40s through the '60s, it took very little effort for gorgeous starlet Audrey Hepburn to start new trends. Whether she was sporting a short pixie cute (as in "Roman Holiday") or wearing buggy sunglasses (vide "Breakfast at Tiffany's"), Hepburn was always on the cutting edge.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift is not unlike the flaxen-haired princesses she sings about in her lovey dovey songs. In fact, for her music video for "Love Story" she simply puts her hair up in a bun with a few stray hairs falling down and BAM! She's Cinderella brought to life.
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 ...
These adorable and plump fish tail braids are inspired by Japanese schoolgirls and their school-appropriate yet manga-infused beauty looks. A little bit Lolita and a little bit American Apparel, this hair look combines braids with slightly curled hair for a fun summertime way to manage your locks.
Recently, loosely curled, bohemian-inspired hair as seen on star examples like Kate Hudson and Nicole Richie have been in high demand on YouTube and at salons. But sometimes a girl just wants to have fun.
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...
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.
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.
Although the title of this video may sound scary, Chickpearl shows how to cut layers into your own hair and makes it seem easy enough for anyone to do.
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...
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.
Farrah Fawcett's career-making and career-defining role was definitely that of a buxom feather haired butt kicker in "Charlie's Angels." Her iconic big hair become the standard for the rest of the '70s and beyond, the original "Rachel" haircut if you will. For some, this will always be Farrah Fawcett hair.
It's hard sometimes to get perfectly matching hair extensions for your color of hair, but even if you can't get those perfectly colored hair extensions, this video will give you some tips to making those extensions blend in with your natural hair color and hairstyle.
This wavy and braided hairdo is stylish enough for fancy occasions, but unfussy enough for day to day or even going to the beach. If your hair is long enough to braid, it's long enough for this hair style. Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to do a wavy hair Mama Mia inspired milk maid braided style.
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...
Barbers can be expensive, especially if you have very short hair and need to go often. In this two part tutorial, learn how to buzz your own hair. Keyon takes you step by step through his grooming process and offers useful tips and tricks along the way.
You know what they say, when you have straight hair, you want curly and vice-versa. I have wavy hair, so I crave curly AND straight. Here's a simple and inexpensive way to curl your hair. No curling iron or hot rollers needed. Your hair is less damaged and more healthy looking.
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...
To create an apostolic or pentecostal hairstyle, start with a poof in the front of the hair. It can be ratted behind for stability. Use two bobby pins to secure the back corner of the poof. Squirt the hair with hairspray before moving on. Then create a low ponytail in the back of the hair, pulling the top up and out slightly while forming the ponytail so it creates another poof in the back of the head. Spray the ponytail with hairspray then smooth out the hair on the top of the ponytail. Wrap...
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 Make Round Braid with EIGHT strands. It's easy to make and suitable for kids and beginners projects. This plait can be used for making nice bracelet or shoelaces may also be useful for hairdo. I couldn't find a Video tutorial that was like this in the internet, so this is a exclusive/first one. Hope that you enjoy.
If you want to curl your kinky twists or your braids in your hair, it's easily done with some rollers and hot water. Watch this two-part hairstyling tutorial to learn the tricks and the details on curling your twists and braids. It's really easy, easier than styling the twists and braids!
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.
In order to create a pin-up Rosy the Riveter look with a bandana, you will need the following: hairspray, bobby pins, round brush, wax or smoothing cream, a bandana, and a curling iron. Once you've got all of that, follow along with Kandee Johnson's video guide below.
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...
Since the famously bootylicious Beyonce wore blingy, opalescent tinsel in her hair for the 2010 Grammy Awards, tinsel hair has become a cheeky sweet trend in Hollywood fashion.
Your craving to flaunt new hairstyles is a never-ending one, so here's something to meet your need. Try this French knot hairstyle!
Bangs can instantly update your look with minimal effort. And in Hollywood, it seems that bangs, from sideswept to blunt, are the latest trend in hairstyles. From Olivia Wilde, who wears it blunt on her forehead, to Nicole Richie, who likes it messy and bohemian, bangs flatter just about any face shape.
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!
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...
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.
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...