Hot Hairstyling How-Tos

How To: Lighten dark hair & how to cap your head to highlight

In this tutorial, you will learn how to dye your hair like a pro. Get tips and tricks on dying your dark brown or black hair to a nice blonde color without going orange. In addition to learning to lighten your whole head, you will also receive tips on how to use a hair cap to highlight your locks. By highlighting you will create a defined, multi faceted look that will look great and unique. So follow along and get ready to give yourself a professional style makeover.

How To: Do a bumped ponytail without a Bumpit or teasing

To make a bumped ponytail start with your hair down. Put your hair up like you are going to put it half up and spray the back with hair spray and pat dry. Next, take a smaller section of the top and spray that two while patting until dry. Next, separate your bangs from the rest of your hair and gently start to pull your hair back into a ponytail trying to make it look as natural as possible. Secure with a rubber band. Spray your bump with hair spray. Next tighten the bottom of your ponytail a...

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: 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: Sew in a Weave Yourself

Ready to try and sew-in your own weave? It's a big decision. As with everything that concerns our hair, we struggle with the pros and cons and often dwell on what could go wrong. Pixie cut. Perm or not? New shade (of pink, purple, or blue). These are all major decisions because ... well, it's our hair, and hair is such a big part of our style. To get a weave or not calls for careful consideration, and to sew one in yourself, that's an even bigger internal debate.

How To: Style a slipknot (aka tie-knot) on micro braids

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a slipknot on micro braids. First, braid the hair to the desired length. It is good to braid it close to the end, unless the hair is permed. Now, hold the braid and fix it so that it can be nice and neat. Take a few strands of hair and tie it around the rest of the hair. Now loop it around the finger holding it and put your thumb inside. Make sure to tie it up. Do the same thing about three or four times. Once this is done, take part of the same...

How To: Flip hair out with a flat iron like a professional

Salon Secrets, in this how-to video, teaches you how to successfully flip out or flip in your hair for that iconic look, and gives you some general pointers for styling with a hair straightener. The Salon Secrets video series walks you through different flat iron techniques, demonstrated by a licensed cosmetologist. Finally, learn the REAL way to get that salon finish at home. Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to flip hair out like a pro with a flat iron.

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...

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: Use hot sticks to curl your very straight hair

This video shows how to curl very straight hair using "hot sticks." Wash your hair and let it air dry partially. Apply some leave-in conditioner before drying with a blow dryer. Leave the hair slightly damp. Apply some heat control spray to your hair. For loose curls do not use anything else, for tighter curles you can use some hair spray before using the hot sticks. When the hot sticks are warm you are ready to start. Take chunks of hair and wrap around the hot sticks and fold the hot stick ...

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: Do a long layered hair cut step by step

This video illustrate how to do long layered hair cut step by step. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all clean your hair and then take all your hair and hold them through a clip.Step 2: Now release a inch of your hair from the lower bottom and cut it.step 3: Now release the upper inch layer and cut it slightly above the lower most layer.Step 4: Similarly take the next layers and cut them so that each layer has sharp cutting and is differentiated easily.Step 5: Release hair on the...

How To: Style face framing curls in your hair

You have such a pretty face, why not show it off? Check out this tutorial and learn how to curl your hair in a style that frames your best asset - that gorgeous mug! This style doesn't take long and works for almost all hair types and lengths. So get curling and start turning heads when you leave the house!

How To: Give yourself loose, casual curls with a curling iron

In this video, we learn how to give yourself loose, casual curls with a curling iron. First, you need to put heat protector in your hair and make sure it's straight enough to curl. After this, break your hair into small sections and heat up a large barrel curling iron. Next, put the curling iron in the section of hair and stop when you reach the root. Hold the curling iron in place for several seconds, then release the hair. When it comes out, it should be a loose curl. If it's too tight, bru...

How To: Clean, striaghten, and style emo/scene hair styles

Got frizzy or curly hair and are looking to get the hot new emo look? First start by washing your hair, once you get you hair dry by towel drying its time to start straightening it. Take your flat iron and turn it to the hottest setting, and begin straightening out your hair in sections. Now that your hair is straight its time to add the hair product. Take a small handful and begin to work it into your to give it the desired texture and finally put a beanie on and go to sleep. After a good ni...

How To: Cut & style your own hair emo/scene style

Emo and scene hair, distinct for its haphazard appearing fringes and bangs over the face, is probably the least daunting hairstyle for one to style for themselves, to add a certain personal, and a bit more unconventional touch. In this video, our host explains that, mainly, it's about just doing what you want, and not caring too terribly much, but, if you like the way he's done it, he explains that what he did was cut the sides to create more points coming out across the cheek. Then, for the ...

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: Do Lauren Conrad's braided headband from The Hills

Learn how to create Lauren Conrad's braided headband from The Hills. Pursebuzz is a YouTube makeup star. Her makeup tutorials are widely watched and favorited. Pursebuzz delivers beauty tutorials on makeup application and hairstyling. Search Pursebuzz on WonderHowTo for all of of her beauty how to's, including skincare, hair, makeup and celebrity looks.

How To: Make a front side-braid

The front side-braid is best known as the Lauren Conrad braid. Conrad loves working the effortlessly cool, braided bohemian hairstyles, and for good reason. This front side-braid style is the perfect combination of practicality and beauty. It gets all the pesky hair out of your face while creating beautiful nymph-like pleats.

How To: Style a bob hair cut

A little somethin' somethin' for the shorter-hair gals out there. This is a super easy way to style your hair, even for everyday! Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to style a bob hair cut. Style a bob hair cut.

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