Hot Hairstyling How-Tos

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: Wear a Bumpit in your hair

Curious about the Bumpit? Is it worth the money? How hard is it to style in your hair? Do you need a hair piece? In this tutorial, learn how to use the leave-in hair insert and how to style your hair while having your Bumpit in! A review of the product is given as well, answering the questions: Is it really "that easy"? How does it stay in your hair? Does it look unnatural and create a weird shape to your head? Is it difficut to remove? And would this work on someone with thin hair?

How To: Sew-in a Weave Yourself

Getting a weave is like getting the hair your never had but always wanted. Weaves can be rather expensive to sew in, this is why we have this seven part how-to video sequence. These hair styling how-to videos will show you how to sew in your own weave step by step. The first video discusses the preparation for the weave itself. Learn to clean and prep your scalp for the sewing. The second and third videos talk about laying down your tracks or weave with a few tips and tricks. If you want to l...

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: Add volume to short hair

This video shows how to add volume to short hair for anyone with flat or fine hair. Dean Banowetz shows how to add volume using the InStyler Rotating hot iron in this video tutorial. To use this tool, take a section of hair and then curl under to create body at the root of hairs. Do this all around the crown and sides. Then, repeat the same steps for the lower parts of the hair making sure to curl the hair to frame the face. You can fluff up the hair after you have curled a section to avoid h...

How To: Highlight your own hair

Highlights add depth and interest to a hair color. Get that beachy, sun-kissed look and change up your style by adding some well placed highlights in your hair. You’ll save time and money by buying a kit and doing it yourself.

How To: Create the perfect ponytail easily

Use three tools to create a simple ponytail. Use a hairbrush, a bobby pin, and a bungee band holder for this look. Using a bungee band instead of a standard ponytail holder eliminates some of the issues typically caused by pulling hair through ponytail holders. Start by using a bristled brush to brush the hair to one location on the head. Secure one hook of the bungee band in the ponytail and wrap the tail around the rest of the hair. Wrap it around again, and secure the other bungee band hoo...

How To: Braid hair extentions into your own hair

DaBartist teaches you how to braid hair extensions into your own hair. Start off with hair in the front of your head, as it's easier to control. Grab a strand of hair and then wrap the braid around it once. Your hair should be in the middle now. Twist all the strands once and start going to the left and on top, then to the right and on the bottom with the hair. You can do this until you reach the end of the fake braid hair. Then pull it back and tie it to other strands on your head.

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: 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: 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: 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: Braid extensions into hair

You will need 2 packs of kanekalon hair extensions, gel, for a firmer hold. You will also need clips to get the hair out of the way and a comb to make straight lines. A lighter is also used, to seal the ends. You first want to separate the air into sections. Put a little bit of gel at the root of the strands. You get the strand of extensions between your thumb and index finger, with the strand in the middle. Then you braid the extensions with the natural hair and twist so the two of them bond...

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: Shave your beard into an "X-Men" Wolverine look

Wolverine (AKA Hugh Jackman) looks so deliciously perfect in his spiked out hair and scruff that women all over want to be with him and guys want to look like him. While his rock-hard abs, perky derriere, and sculpted biceps take months of hard work to achieve, you can get his beard look in just a few minutes by checking out this hairstyling tutorial for guys.

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: 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: Get the Farrah Fawcett hairstyle look

The 70s will never die, and with your own Farrah Fawcett inspired hair style you can make sure! This how to video guides you through the steps necessary to get that great, feathery look. You're going to need some layers in your hair, so don't even attempt this if that's not the case. Also, you'll want the following products: hairspray, heat protectant, a brush, a straightening iron, a comb and a little bit of patience! Once you're done you'll have a hairstyle that Bosley would definitely appr...

How To: Spike a mohawk & put it into a fan

Getting a professional looking mohawk can be done quicker and cheaper than you probably thought. All that is needed is Neutrogena, Aqua Net, a comb, and a blow dryer. Use the comb to gather and pull the front section of your hair straight up and hold in that position with the comb. With your other hand apply the hair spray and then the hair dryer repeatedly until the hair stands on its own. Do the same thing with the next sections of hair until all the hair is spiked. Then give the whole moha...

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