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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: 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: Curl your hair using a 1-1/4" curling iron

In this video, we learn how to curl your hair using a 1-1/4" curling iron. First, section your hair off into one inch pieces and then heat your curling iron up. After this, roll the hair in the curling iron and pull it up to the root of the hair. Leave this in for several seconds and then release the hair from the iron. Then, continue to do this for the rest of the sections of the hair. Slowly release the clamp so your hair doesn't get caught in it. When finished, style how you'd like and the...

How To: Highlight your own hair

Highlights add depth and interest to a hair color. Get that beachy, sun-kissed look and change up your style by adding some well placed highlights in your hair. You’ll save time and money by buying a kit and doing it yourself.

How To: Get rid of greasy hair in an instant

This video demonstrates how to get rid of greasy hair. It is actually bad for your hair to wash it every day, so the host washes hers only every four days. To get rid of grease, put a small amount of baby powder on your finger tips and rub them together to evenly distribute, then run your fingers through your hair. Use as much or as little powder as needed to get rid of grease. You can buy waterless shampoos, though they tend to be more expensive than baby powder, and do essentially the same ...

How To: Create choppy hairstyles with volume

In this series of instructional videos you'll learn how to cut and style hair into a choppy, layered hairstyle with lots of volume. Expert hairstylist Jan Cuni shows you step by step how to pump up the volume in your hair with a combination of a haircut and styling secrets. You'll learn how to cut your hair, use a blow dryer to add volume, and pick the right styling products to maintain your new funky look.

How To: Style a Japanese style high ponytail

In this tutorial, we learn how to style a Japanese style high ponytail. First, spray volumizing hair spray in your hair, then blow dry your hair upside down to create a ton of volume. Now, use a flat iron to straighten your hair thoroughly. Make sure all the hair is pin straight and there are no curly hairs left. After this, pull all the hair towards the crown of your head and bring it up high. Use a comb to smooth out any bumps, then use hair wax to smooth it out. Continue to pull the hair, ...

How To: Make a dreadhawk out of dreadlocks

This video shows how to make a "Dreadhawk," which is a mohawk made of dreadlocks. This is a unique hairstyle that provides a very different look. The instructor begins by separating his front section of hair from the rest, and making a ponytail with it using a rubber band. He continues in this manner, making five more ponytails with sections of hair. You can then tie ponytails together, restricting their movement and keeping the Dreadhawk more intact. This hairstyle can also be done with regu...

How To: Get rid of your hair cowlick

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!

How To: Make yarn hair falls

Emily from Girlispoision takes us through crafting yarn falls, a new and interesting sort of hair accessory for girls and women of all ages. First, obviously, you need yarn. Second, you'll need a glue stick, for general construction. Third, you'll need a nice large flat surface on which to work. Spreading your yarn out into separate strands, all side by side, you then tie them around the middle, and apply your glue stick, to make sure it will be secure. After snipping it to the desired length...

How To: French braid and style beautiful hair

Toni and Guy Vancouver show you how to French braid hair. You should sweep hair in the front to the side. Then starting at the crown of the hair you should start your braid. After braiding a few strands you then start adding in pieces of hair while braiding keeping the tension and pulling tightly. You can either choose to put a band in the middle or braid down to the ends. It's supposed to look messy and sexy.

How To: Do 1960's hairstyles

In this series of instructional videos you'll learn how to cut and style hair into a retro 1960s hairstyle. Expert hairstylist Jan Cuni shows you step by step how to pump up the volume in your hair with a combination of a haircut and styling secrets. You'll learn how to cut your hair, use a blow dryer to add volume, and pick the right styling products to maintain your new funky retro 60s look.

How To: Insert hair extensions, style them, and store them

When it comes to beauty, we try as much as possible to avoid looking fake. By this we mean adding fake pieces of hair to our bodies, like false eyelashes or hair extensions. But let's face it: If your hair is naturally thin like ours, sometimes a well inserted hair extension makes the difference between a dramatic, beautiful hairstyle and a bland, limp one.

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: Create a twisting ponytail on curly hair

Tired of boring old ponytails? This video demonstration shows how to make a unique twisting ponytail on curly hair. Gather the hair into a high ponytail and secure it with a hair band. Now, pull the hair band up, split the hair in two, pull the ponytail over and through the opening that was created, and tighten the hair band. In order for the hair to remain neat, use hair spray and smooth it down with the hands. Watch this video hair styling tutorial and learn how to create a twisting ponytai...

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: 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: 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: 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: Make long hair short without cutting it

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.

How To: Braid extensions into hair

You will need 2 packs of kanekalon hair extensions, gel, for a firmer hold. You will also need clips to get the hair out of the way and a comb to make straight lines. A lighter is also used, to seal the ends. You first want to separate the air into sections. Put a little bit of gel at the root of the strands. You get the strand of extensions between your thumb and index finger, with the strand in the middle. Then you braid the extensions with the natural hair and twist so the two of them bond...