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How To: Go from brunette to blonde without bleach

The darker your hair is, the harder it is to lighten it. If you are not keen on stripping your hair with bleach but want to avoid that orange look of poorly dyed tresses, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn how to take your dark brown hair to blonde without any bleach at all. This is a much healthier method for your hair and you will be thankful you chose it in the long run. Avoid the frizz and fry that come with bleaching and follow this step by step for lighter locks.

How To: Highlight your own hair using foils

"No more hot dryers at the salon or unhappy outcomes." Highlight your own hair at home and save the hundred or so bucks you'd spend at a salon! In this four-part tutorial, learn how to brighten up your hairstyle by highlighting your own hair in sections using foils.

How To: Get 360 waves quickly

In this video, we learn how to get 360 waves quickly. First, apply some activating moisturizer to your hair which will help curl it. Then, apply styling gel to your hair and brush it out. Use a brush that is a club brush with lots of bristles that are on it. use a wave cap on your hair after you have applied everything onto your hair. then use the brush to comb it out forward on your head towards your face. This will take a while to get this look,, but you will achieve it and then it will be ...

How To: Style your hair with a quick and messy updo

Need to get your hair out of the way? This home beauty guide offers instructions on how to style a quick, messy (and easy) updo. This updo is so easy in fact, that this free video tutorial can present a complete overview of the process in just over three and a half minutes' time. For detailed instructions, take a look.

How To: Make infant mini clip hair bows

This video shows us how to make infant mini clip hair bows.This requires a high temperature hot glue gun.Three ribbons of the length 4",3" and 1.75" are required.Also needed are an alligator clip,sharp scissors and a lighter.Take the ribbons and seal it with a lighter just enough to melt the ends.Insert a 4 inch long ribbon in between prongs of alligator clip.Make sure the ribbon is centered and flat side of alligator clip is down.Quickly fold the ribbon over the top prong and press firmly to...

How To: Do a fast French-twist updo

In this video, a professional hair artist shows how to make a quick French twist hair style. Lift the hair up and backcomb it a little at the neck. Smooth the rest of the hair down over that. Gather the hair like a ponytail and twist it while moving it upward. Put a bobby pin at the top and another at the bottom. Twist the ends of the hair that are at the top so they fluff out, and add another bobby pin to hold them in place. Spray hairspray all over to hold the style in place. This is a simp...

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: 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: 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 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: Cut swoop bangs & face framing layers

Going to the salon to get bangs and layers can get expensive, so this video shows how one girl transformed her hair from all over length to having swooping bangs and face framing layers. To create this look, she separates out her hair and uses hair scissors to cut small pieces at a time to achieve the desired style. This is not aimed at being a how-to video, but this is a good one to watch if you are contemplating cutting your hair at home.

How To: Do hair transplant yourself

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a hair transplant them self. Users will first need to let their beard grow 2 months or more, depending how fast their facial hair grows. The beard should be long and thick. The materials needed for this are glue and hair clippers. Begin by shaving off all the facial hair. Now evenly apply some glue on the bald spots and place on the pieces of facial hair. This video will benefit those viewers who are balding and would like to learn how to do a h...

How To: Get side swept bangs

Your quick and easy guide to styling side swept bangs within 2 minutes. After blow drying your hair, take a round brush and roll your bangs up, under and to the side that you want your bangs to sit. Comb your bangs down over your forehead, then comb your bangs to the side. Using some styling product, such as molding gunk, paste or wax, take a small amount of product and rub between your hands to ensure even distribution. Using your fingers, work the product through your bangs, starting at the...

How To: Add rhinestones to your hair for a special occasion

Prom and wedding seasons are fast approaching and there will soon be a ton of occasions where you will need to dress up. In this tutorial, learn how to take some normal craft rhinestones from Michaels or any craft store and velcro them into your hair. By using velcro, you will guarantee the stones stay put in your hair for the entire evening. Adding stones to your hair creates an ethereal, starry night hair look that is perfect for any formal event!

How To: Retouch cornrows in your hair with sewing thread

This video has a great tip for all you women out there with cornrows in your hair. Cornrows are difficult to care for, but this styling tip makes it a little less complicated. Retouching is a big issue, and you'll learn how to do some great retouching in your cornrows with sewing thread. Great tip, so they lay properly!

How To: Make your hair sparkle for the holidays with hair tinsel and glitter spray

Ever since pop superstar Beyonce wore her bling strands to the 2010 Grammys, sparkly hair has been on trend in a major way. If you've been hesitant to incorporate sparkly strands into your own hair for fear of looking like a 13-year-old beginning to experiment with beauty products, fear not. Check out this video to learn how to tastefully incorporate glittery hair into your look this holiday season.

How To: Put your hair in a ponytail using hair extensions

A long flowing ponytail is a classy, feminine look. If you don't have the locks to pull off this look, maybe you should get some temporary hair extensions. A lot of people don't think you can wear a ponytail with extensions, but this tutorial will show you how to do it right. Once you master this you won't see any tracks or clips; all you will see is a long beautiful new do.

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: Cut & style side swept bangs

Learn to style your bangs like Nicole Richie! First, pull the rest of your hair into a pony tail to keep it out of the way. Now take a straightener and straighten your bangs and sides. Choose where to part them, from the corner of the eyebrow is a good choice. Pull your bangs to the side. To cut them, take some scissors and run them down the side of the bangs in small snips, making the parted side shorter than the other side. To style them, straighten the bangs with a straightener and spray w...

How To: French braid long hair with ribbons

A French braid is good, but how about a French braid that incorporates ribbons? Now we're talking! In this video, learn how to braid ribbons into your French braid to create a unique style, different from the "same old braid". From You Tips 4 U, a great tutorial, free for those looking to take their hairstyles up a notch!

How To: Wear a Bumpit in your hair

Curious about the Bumpit? Is it worth the money? How hard is it to style in your hair? Do you need a hair piece? In this tutorial, learn how to use the leave-in hair insert and how to style your hair while having your Bumpit in! A review of the product is given as well, answering the questions: Is it really "that easy"? How does it stay in your hair? Does it look unnatural and create a weird shape to your head? Is it difficut to remove? And would this work on someone with thin hair?

How To: Properly blow dry your hair

In order to begin a good blow dry of hair, start with clipping the hair so that small sections can be worked. Use a nozzle that focuses the heat on your hair dryer. One brush that can be used is a nine-row. It is a smaller brush used for small areas of hair. A paddle brush is used for longer areas of the hair. Use the brush to sweep the hair up from underneath. Aim the blow dryer on the hair pointing away from the face. Brush downward and follow the brush with the hair dryer. One section may ...

How To: Combine dreadlocks with a loose hair tool

First of all check how far your smaller dread comes down towards your larger one. Then you have to put the tool all the way in and grab the tip of the smaller dread and then pull back here. Use the dread tool which has a point at the tip. Use this to poke inside the dread to make way. Poke around and you shall find some loose hair that shall make way for your tool to come out at the top. If you find any dead-end then just put the tip a little higher and start again. When the tip pops out, the...