Hot Hairstyling How-Tos

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: Cut a girl’s hair

Learn how to give your daughter a trim and you’ll save big bucks on trips to the hairdresser. Learn how to give a child a haircut, at home. This is a cost effective tip that will help you save money.

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: Cut layers into your hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to cut layers into hair: the basics. Start out with dry hair and brush it out thoroughly. After this, grab the back of the hair and use a small comb to comb out from the head. Hold the hair at an angle, then cut it diagonally. Continue to do this for the hair on the back of the head so you create a bunch of layers in the back. This is a short look, so you may have to cut a lot of hair off in the beginning to get to the top of the head. Create a bob on the front ...

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: 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: 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: 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: Do a long layer hair cut

In order to cut a long layer haircut, you will need a good pair of scissors. You must stay in the exact same standing position the entire time. Bring all of the hair together on each side, in order to cut it.

How To: Care for your hair after a Brazilian blowout

If you're a gal and you don't know what a Brazilian is, then you've clearly been living under a rock for the past year. A recent development in hair straightening and, er, fluffing, the Brazilian blowout makes coarse, tumbleweed strands as smooth as silk while creating envious volume that lasts not for one day but a few months.

How To: Create a faux punk rock mohawk

You needn't get rid of most of your hair to get that punk rock vibe going on. This hairstyling tutorial will show you how easy it is to get that faux mohawk in your hair, great for any misadventure. A mock hawk is the way to go if you want the cred, but not the dread of missing hair.

How To: Spike your hair like the Jersey Shore, step by step

In this how to video, you will learn how to spike your hair. You will need hair spray, a comb, and a blow dryer. You will also need a mirror that you can set up on the floor. First, wash your hair. Next, scrub it with shampoo. Once it is rinsed out, dry it with a towel. Comb out all the kinks in your hair. Now, generously apply hair spray to your hair. Next, utilize gravity by hanging your head over above the floor. This will create perfect spikes. Use the blow dryer on your hair while doing ...

How To: Style a Gokudera wig for a cosplay costume

One of the most distinctive parts of the anime-style characters that most cosplayer prefer is the spiky, multicolored anime hair. Most people need a wig to execute one of these styles in real life, and this video will show you how to do it! The example in the video is a wig for Gokudera from the manga Reborn!, but these lessons can be applied to lots of other anime wig styles.

How To: Bleach an upper lip mustache

This tutorial teaches you how to bleach an upper lip. The presenter is a young woman. She starts by demonstrating all of the items needed for the process (most of which are contained in a standard kit): bleach kit, plate, spatula, bleach and accelerator). Next she shows one how to put accelerator on the plate using the spatula. Then she adds the bleach and mixes it well. The proportion of bleach to accelerator is 2:1. Next she applies the mixture to her upper lip and along the sides of her mo...

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: Cut your bangs like Hanh

Cut your bangs like Hanh! First, part off a triangular section of hair. Use a comb and keep it nice and straight. Make sure to take some of the bangs that hang down in front of your ears to frame your face. Pin the rest of your hair back. Then wet and comb your bangs. They don’t need to be soaked, but damp. Next, take a razor comb and start cutting so the shortest sections are at nose level and cascading down from there. Cut them longer as you move away from the center of your face. Make sure...

How To: Create an artsy Frida Kahlo hairstyle for Halloween

Like all famous artists, Frida Kahlo had a very colorful life. Raised in a small town outside Mexico City, she lived through the Mexican Revolution and was struck by a bus as a teenager, an incident which caused a broken spinal column, broken collarbone, broken pelvis, fractures, and a punctured uterus which led to infertility problems later on.

How To: Roller set a full lace wig

Looking to create a fun, bouncy style in your wig? Check out this tutorial; in it Ms. Lola takes you step by step through the process of styling your full lace wig with rollers for a fun, curly look. You can style your wig just like real hair and no one will know the difference. You will look hot with your rolled hair, for sure. So, follow along with Ms. Lola as she gives you professional styling tips.

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