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How To: Get a feathered look with your hair

In this video, we learn how to get a feathered look with your hair. First, take the top of your hair and hair spray it on the back. After this, tease the hair and then place a large barrel curling iron in it. Then, take a clip and roll it into the clip. Continue to do this all the way down until you reach the bottom middle of your hair. After this, hairspray your hair, then do this on the sides of your hair and on your bangs. When finished, take the pins out of your hair and hair spray, then ...

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: Crochet and latch hook hair

In this video, we learn how to crochet and latch hook hair. You will need a large crochet hook and synthetic hair. First, take your loose hair and make sure it's free of tangles. Form a small loop, then insert the hook underneath the corn row until it's all the way through the braid. Once the small latch goes through the hair, insert the loop to the hook, and pull the hook down, so the hair is threaded through. Pull the hair through the loop and pull to make a knot. Now, separate the hair and...

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: Apply blond highlights at home

This video shows you how to easily and properly highlight dark hair with blond highlights at home! First, you need to have your choice of store bought highlights (try Renew highlights!). First, put the gloves on that are provided in the highlighting kit. Get scissors and cut the powder and empty this in the tray. Now add this with the mix given. Stir these together with the applicator brush. Grab a towel, wrap it around yourself to protect your clothes. Select the hair that you wish to highli...

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: Safely Use Hydrogen Peroxide to Bleach Hair

The first time many people dye their hair they use hydrogen peroxide. Perhaps as a teenager or ignorant college student they just walk into a supermarket, and buy the liquid, and go home and apply it. The result is usually dry blonde hair, which starts breaking in the process. Using hydrogen peroxide to bleach hair is affordable and can give great results but only if used well.

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: Style your hair into side spikes

In this tutorial, we learn how to style your hair into side spikes. First, you will brush the back of the top of your hair up into the air and then put it into a rubber band. After this, repeat for two more pieces until they are in a line ready for spikes. Then, grab the first section and remove the band from it. Then, spray hair spray in it and tease it until it's standing straight up in the air. Hold it up while you are spraying it so it keeps shape. Repeat this for the other spikes. When f...

How To: Create messy scorpion pleats/French braid

Scorpion pleats are not in fact fierce-looking hair braids that are out to sting you. Rather, when we're talking about hair, scorpion pleats are fun, upturned pleats that are slightly messy. When paired along with a traditional French braid, scorpion pleats add a dimension of carefree joie de vivre.

How To: Create a 1950s pin up girl updo inspired by Bernie Dexter

Pin up girl makeup and hairstyles sure are sexy, but just ask modern day pin ups like Gwen Stefani or Dita Von Teese and you'll find that looking that great requires more than a little patience and hard work. While we wouldn't wake up an hour early every day to achieve that glamorous pin up look, every once in a while we love feeling and looking this gorgeous.

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: Fake side swept bangs

In this tutorial, we learn how to fake side swept bangs. First, straighten and brush your hair. After this, you will take the hair from one side of the head and use a comb and brush it to the opposite side. After this, grab hair spray and spray it onto the bangs. After this, comb the hair again and then work the bangs with your fingers. Next, use more hair spray to make the bangs more firm and stay in place. Continue to do this process until your bangs are completely to the side and they are ...

How To: Do a side headband braid with ribbon intertwined

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a side headband braid with ribbon intertwined. First, grab a ribbon that is around 32 inches and any color you want. Now, take a chunk of hair on the side of your head, and place the middle of the ribbon underneath it. Now, separate your hair into three sections, then start to braid by connecting the ribbon in with the strands. Once you finish this, tie off at the end. Now, make a messy bun in the back of your hair with the braid on the side still. After t...

How To: Rock an emo hairstyle

In this tutorial, we learn how to rock an emo hairstyle. First, blow dry your hair with a round brush, then place the top section down and to the side of your hair. Next, take small sections and spray your hair with heat protector. Now, straighten your hair in each of the different sections until it's pin straight. next, take heavy gloss and work it through the ends of the hair to add texture. Make sure the bangs are covering the front of the face, and the hair looks messy. This will give you...

How To: Get spiral ring curls in your hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to get spiral ring curls in your hair. To start your hair, you will place our entire head of hair into rollers. Leave this in your hair and let dry naturally or with a blow dryer, then remove the rollers from your hair. This hair style should stay in for the entire day without hair spray, but if you are going to be doing something active, place some hair spray in your hair. You can do a half up and down look or you can put the entire hair up. Style your hair how...

How To: Do a "Notebook" inspired bun & marcel wave hairstyle

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a hairstyle wave like the one in "The Notebook". First, start out by curling your entire head of hair. Now, grab your bangs and brush them up, then spray them with hair spray and let them dry while standing up. Then brush the bangs down to the side and spray the ends with hair spray and mold the hair with the hair spray. Clip the hair in place, and then spray hair spray over it once more. Once the hairspray is dry, take the clips out and brush the hair out...

How To: Get full wavy hair with a scrunchie & hairspray

In this video, we learn how to get wavy hear without using heat. First, start off with clean dry hair and then brush out any tangles. Next, spray with light hairspray and flip your hair over your head. Now, spray again with hairspray and twist into a bun with a soft scrunchie. Leave this overnight, or for as long as you can keep it in for. When finished, remove the scrunchie from your hair and shake your hair out. You can also add in more scrunching hair spray or scrunching gel if you need it...