How To: Cut side swept fringe bangs

In this video, we learn how to cut side swept fringe bangs. To do this, you will either need hair scissors or a razor that is meant for cutting hair. Start off by having dry and straight hair. Next, you will curl the bangs so they are to the side of your head, using your blow dryer and a large round brush. Next, decide where you want your bangs to hit on your face. Then, brush your bangs down with a comb and use your razor or your scissors to cut the bangs to the right length. When you are fi...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Cut men's hair with a layered effect

DJ Matt shows you the basics of how to cut men's hair. You start out by making a line on the top of the head. You can then make your first cut, or the straight cut on the back bottom. After that, you then make a "down cut" which creates layers. When you get to the "semi-top of the head" you take a comb and rest it along the hair so it is straight. After the comb is in place just clip the top of the hair that is resting along side of it. When you get to the top continue to take long hair along...

How To: Back comb and style Asian hair

This video hairstyling tutorial demonstrates a simple way to do weird Asian hair with just wax and a comb. Straightening the hair before using this method will make the hair puffy and fuzzy. Watch this instructional video and learn how to back comb and style Asian male hair into a spiky 'do.

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: Highlight with bleach using a cap

Why spend so much money at the salon when you can highlight your own hair at home? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to highlight your own hair using a cap to apply streaks and section highlights. Brighten up your look with help from this guide.

How To: Bleach your eyebrows at home using peroxide

Gabrielle demonstrates how to bleach your eyebrows with peroxide at home. Bleaching your eyebrows is helpful for people who frost or bleach their hair and need to lighten their eyebrows to match their new hair color. Put a little bit of everyday household peroxide on a q-tip and swipe it across your eyebrow. Make sure there's not too much peroxide on the q-tip so it doesn't drip down. Leave the peroxide on overnight. When you wake up the next morning, just wash your face and you will see your...

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: Spike a mohawk & put it into a fan

Getting a professional looking mohawk can be done quicker and cheaper than you probably thought. All that is needed is Neutrogena, Aqua Net, a comb, and a blow dryer. Use the comb to gather and pull the front section of your hair straight up and hold in that position with the comb. With your other hand apply the hair spray and then the hair dryer repeatedly until the hair stands on its own. Do the same thing with the next sections of hair until all the hair is spiked. Then give the whole moha...

How To: Style a vertical roll Apostolic/Pentecostal hairdo

Abigail Goss demonstrates a traditional Apostolic hairstyle, the vertical roll with pin curls. She starts by creating a poof, back combing the roots from the crown to the forehead. Then she creates a section of hair above the ears. She rolls this hair several times in one direction and then puts all of the hair into a ponytail at the base of the neck. At this point the style looks like a french twist with a ponytail at the bottom. She then coats the hair with gel. To make the curls, she takes...

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 & style your own hair emo/scene style

Emo and scene hair, distinct for its haphazard appearing fringes and bangs over the face, is probably the least daunting hairstyle for one to style for themselves, to add a certain personal, and a bit more unconventional touch. In this video, our host explains that, mainly, it's about just doing what you want, and not caring too terribly much, but, if you like the way he's done it, he explains that what he did was cut the sides to create more points coming out across the cheek. Then, for the ...

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