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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Style crazy anime hair

In recent years these hairstyles have gained momentum worldwide. This hairstyle was inspired by Japanese cartoons. It also requires enough attention and many hours spent in front of the mirror to try all combinations. Watch this video to learn how to style your hair like an anime character. Look like Goku from Dragonball Z! Warning: you are definitely going to need tons and tons of gel. Don't forget the hairspray, and definitely don't forget to finish it off with your fingers. Remember, detai...

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: Do a French pleat or twist

Need help learning how to do a French twist or pleat? Learn from a makeup artist who will get you "twisting" in no time! To start you are going to make sure you have a few things: a smoothing/bristle brush, a comb/backcombing brush, and plenty of hair pins. Step by step, you will learn the tricks to a lovely French twist. Remember, that practice is the key to perfecting this style. Follow the tips in this video and you will be showing off a sexy up-do with a salon look!

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: Clip in loose curl hair extensions

Loose curls are the new big thing in hair. Suddenly, all of the starlets are walking around with long, beautifully bouncy curls. How do you think they go from short straight do's to long flowing waves in a matter of months? Hair extensions of course! In this tutorial, learn how to apply long curly extensions yourself and stay up with the latest trends without changing your natural hairstyle. You never know when the trends will switch to short and straight again.. who knows what's next, but wi...

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 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: 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: Create a messy bed hair for men

This video shows the method to create a messy bed hair for men. Straighten your hair with a GHD ministyler. The product to be used to style your hair is ID hair dusty Bronze "clay wax". This should be applied in dry hair. You can wash the wax out by shampooing your hair twice. The shampoo to be used is Crew or ID hair peppermint. Put the finger in the wax and take out the wax. Rub the wax in your palms and apply it on your hair. Apply it in the front, back and sides. Use the wax again if it i...

How To: Make your hair grow faster with castor oil

In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to make your hair grow faster with castor oil. Castor oil practically doubles you hair growth, though not many people use it. When you take it out from the container, it is like hard cream. Take it on your palm and rub your palms until it turns oily and apply it on the scalp and the bottom end of the hair and leave it for sometime. It is a bit smelly. Therefore, you have to wash it off with shampoo and apply conditioner. The next day yo...

How To: Create a spiky textured hair style for men

Joico Spiker takes the time to show us how to style a mans hair so it is spiky and textured. It's very easy to get the gist of it even though the video is in a language other than english, . He recommends his hair styling product for this. He uses 3 separate stages of applying the hair gel, all three stages use about a nickel size dollop of gel. For the first stage you apply it over as much of an area as possible, setting a base for the second two stages. Next, you apply the second dollop of ...

How To: Blow dry hair with a diffuser

When using a diffuser to blow-dry hair, turn the blow-dryer on low to keep curls from breaking apart and frizzing. Find out more about using diffusers, including substituting tube socks as diffusers, in this free how to video on haircare from an experienced hairdresser.

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.