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How To: Care for dreadlocks

In this series of free how to video clips you'll learn tips and techniques for dreadlock care. Expert Natalie Manke offers advice to those thinking of “dreading” their hair, including what sorts of styling tools and products you’ll need to start the process and maintain healthy dreads.

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: 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: Make Your Own Dandruff Shampoo

Dandruff -- the embarrassing white flakes that end up like snowfall on your shoulders and clothing. There are plenty of dandruff shampoos on the market to choose from, unfortunately, they are all very expensive. If you have ever wondered what ingredients make them so expensive, the simple answer is there are no expensive ingredients that make them so effective. So, the next question might be, why are they so expensive? And the answer to that is dandruff shampoo companies know they can charge ...

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: Use a curling iron to add volume and body to your hair

Need some help figuring out how to use a curling iron when styling your hair 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: Get a high crown with half up, half down hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a half up and half down hair look. First, grab the top middle of your hair and comb it up, then hair spray it and tease it up. After this, curl while still holding up, the repeat this for the rest of the hair on your head. To finish, spray hair spray all over the hair to keep it in place. Next, pull half the hair up and push upwards, then use bobby pins to clip it into place. Check in the mirror to make sure it's even and move your head to make sure it's s...

How To: Fake bangs or fringe without cutting your hair

Have you ever wondered what you would look like with bangs but don't want to cut your hair? Check out this tutorial, then! In this video, Judy will show you how to create fake fringe that looks totally real so you can try out a new look without a big commitment. Have fun and see how many compliments you get on your new bangin' bangs!

How To: Hide big ears with hair

Big ears are no laughing matter, unless your a ten thousand pound elephant and your name is Dumbo. So, how can you keep your larger than life ears a secret? One answer is surgery, but that's one of the worst ideas ever. The easiest and cheapest way to hide those flaps is by simply styling your hair the right way. Camouflage your big ears behind a new hairstyle and you’ll be confident once again.

How To: Style side bangs and fringe

In this tutorial, we learn how to style bangs. First, spray heat protector onto your hair and brush, make sure your bangs are damp. Now. grab your tunnel brush and hair dryer. Apply the brush under your bands and twist under, pulling it to sides. Make sure the blow dryer is on medium heat, not high. Keep blow drying your bands until they are fully dry on the top and bottom. Now, take a straighten and pull the bangs over to the side you desire, curling slightly at the bottom. Once you are fini...

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: Make fine hair thick and wavy with a flat iron

This video is about how to make fine hair thick and wavy with a flat iron. This technique is done with an Ed Hardy iron. Before you start, it's good to put heat protector on the hair. Taking small sections, as you run the iron down hair make sure you are turning the iron. It helps that this particular flat iron is good at creating this type of look. As you are working, you should add hair spray so that the curls stay in place. This type of look is great for those women who have little or thin...

How To: Make Your Own Hairspray from Basic Kitchen Ingredients and Choose Your Own Scent

Hair products can work wonders, but the good stuff is usually super expensive. Plus, most of the major brands use a ton of ingredients you can't even pronounce, so it's safe to say a lot of us have no idea what we're putting in our hair. The good side is that most products can be made at home using basic ingredients for a fraction of the cost of commercial brands. Hairspray is no exception, and actually one of the easier ones to make.

How To: Curl your hair using a flat iron with Kandee Johnson

We all love primping products, but what girl doesn't want to save a few bucks when she can? While lots of beauty companies will advertise that they have the best curling iron for you to achieve those Kate Hudson beachy waves, the truth is that you really don't need a curling iron at all. In fact, to get your hair bouncy and curly, all you really need is a flat iron.

How To: Braid hair with flaxseed gel

This instructional video shows us how to braid hair with flaxseed gel. First you will need some conditioner, moisturizer and flaxseed gel. You will also need a wide tooth comb. The person who is having their hair done will need to do a cold wash which is washing their hair with conditioner rather than shampoo as it can dry out the hair. First take some styling oil and spray sparingly on the hair. Then massage it on the head. Take some flaxseed gel and spread it on the hair. This gives definit...

How To: Get bouncy curls with braided headband

In this video, we learn how to get bouncy curls with a braided headband. First, you will need to spray heat protector on your hair before you put heat on it. Next, you will take small sections of your hair and wrap your hair around it, then pull straight down. Once you do this to the entire head, style as you prefer with your hands. Next tease the hair to give it volume, then spray hair spray on the entire head. Next, you will need to braid underneath your on both sides, then wrap it around t...

News: If This Is What You Learn at Hair School, Sign Me Up

Wow, hair school gets crazy-awesome at CuldeSac and Studio Marisol. How do I enroll? "In cooperation with Vitra Design Museum and the Centre Georges Pompidou, C.I.R.E.C.A. (Centre International de Recherche et d'Education Culturelle et Agricole) has been putting on an international summer academy at Domaine de Boisbuchet since 1996. 

How To: Do a Selena Gomez updo for short hair

Cocorais shows you how to style your hair into a Selena Gomez style up-do with short hair. Start by curling your hair, which is optional but it gives the hair shape and volume. Take your curled hair and sweep it to one side (opposite side of side-part if you have one), leaving a little hair on the other side to frame your face. Ignore any hanging hairs. Comb your hair into a ponytail, and tie it to one side. Gather your hair and tie it into a bun, using bobby-pins to secure it. For the rest o...

How To: Use a Bumpits for long, thin hair

Having trouble covering your Bumpit due to thin hair? In this video tutorial, learn how to situate the Bumpit hair insert so that it doesn't show using a rat tooth comb, hairspray, comb, a Bumpit, straight hair, and a hair piece (which is explained). Don't let thin hair stop you from adding heighth to hair ever again!