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How To: Create loose, beachy waves with a deep waver

Unlike its name suggests, beachy waves aren't an easy, carefree hairstyle you can achieve simply by hitting up the beach for a day and letting the sun and surf do its work. In fact, if you did just that you'd probably end up with fried, damanged, and dry hair that doesn't look the least "beachy" and pretty.

How To: Dye your hair in an ombre shade at home

We don't know how the ombre hair trend got started, but if nothing else it certainly is interesting. Like ombre clothes, ombre hair fades from one color to another, like watercolor painting. On hair this means a deep brown on the crown of the head fading into a light blond on the tips, for instance.

How To: Steal Beyoncé's hair from Single Ladies

Ashley Fierce unlocks the secrets of getting hair like Beyoncé Knowles in her video "Single Ladies." You can start out by straightening your hair and putting on a plastic headband in order to tame any short baby hairs you might have. Use hairspray to tame the front and sides of your hair and then take a comb and hairspray and lightly tease small sections of your hair in order to give them volume. Take your bangs and bobby pin them to the side so that they are out of your way. You will work wi...

How To: Spike and style emo/scene hair

This is a tutorial on how to style your hair using styling gel and hair spray in the style known as "scene/emo". This is basic information on how to spike your hair, how much gel to use, and techniques on how to apply the gel to your hair. As explained in the video, gel from the roots of your hair to the tips, only applying a small amount when needed. Then, as also described, coat hair in hairspray to ensure it will hold for a while. Repeat this process until the style you are looking for is ...

How To: Style short hair in a classic Hollywood style

In this tutorial, we learn how to style short hair in a classic Hollywood style. To start this look, pin your hair up in different layers and start off with the very bottom layer. Next, heat up a barrel roller until it's hot. Next, grab a small piece of hair and place the barrel roller into it for several seconds until you feel the curl has settled in. After this, release your hair and spray hair spray into it. Your hair will come out with more of a crimp than a curl when you are finished, de...

How To: Take care of relaxed hair

To take care of your relaxed hair, you will need to choose your relaxer carefully. Lean towards relaxers that aid tensile strength rather than deplete it. The hair has to be conditioned properly and regularly. Relaxed hair has been processed, and it requires a lot of moisture. Try using a hair mask. The Moroccan masks are a good choice for your hair. Make sure that you deep condition the hair at least once a week. Try to avoid blow drying your hair. Blow drying dries out the hair. It pulls th...

How To: Create a half up, half down back to school pompadour

Pompadours sound kind of, well, pompous, and look rather prosh. With a literal "I'm above you" upward beehive bump that towers over your own head and others, a pompadour is a hairstyle with 'tude, and while before people that it was too ostentatious to wear, starlets like Jennifer Lopez and Rachel McAdams have worn the style on the red carpet to much acclaim (and copycats).

How To: Do a quick J-rock hairstyle

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a quick J-rock hairstyle. To start, you will want to start off by brushing out your hair and straightening all of your layers. After this, do your makeup with thick black eyeliner all around your eyes. Next, hairspray the hair while holding it up, then tease it so it has extra volume, but don't brush it back down. Do this throughout the entire head, leaving the bottom of the hair flat and straight. Next, apply wax and gel to the hair and finish styling it ...

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...

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: 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: 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: 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 huge, voluminous '60s updo with a headband

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: 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: 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: 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: Blow-dry short hair

To blow dry short hair, bend head over, blow dry the hair up, and brush the hair out. Apply product to add volume or curl to short hair in this free video on haircare from an experienced hairdresser.

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.