Hot Hairstyling How-Tos

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 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: 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: 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: Scrunch & style short hair for a sexy effortless look

In this video, we learn how to scrunch & style short hair for a sexy effortless look. Start off by spraying hairspray throughout your hair, around five sprays. After this, you will massage your scalp, bringing the hair into a curl and scrunch style. After this, repeat again with more hair spray and scrunching spray. Turn your hair upside down and then start to scrunch with your hands. Once you have finished your hair and have the desired curl that you wanted, then you will be finished! You ca...

How To: Spike your hair in an Asian anime style

This video shows you to spike your hair. Many people cannot do this because you need to layer your hair and thin it out. Before you thin your hair dry it for best results. You also need to straighten your hair. You should use 'White Rain' as your hair spray. This is very effective in giving an Asian anime style. The hair wax to be used is L.A.Looks. Put your finger in the wax and take out the wax. Rub it on to your palm and then just rub all your hair with it. Spike the hair at the back. Take...

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: 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: Dye your hair in an ombre shade at home

We don't know how the ombre hair trend got started, but if nothing else it certainly is interesting. Like ombre clothes, ombre hair fades from one color to another, like watercolor painting. On hair this means a deep brown on the crown of the head fading into a light blond on the tips, for instance.

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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: Do a saber (fate/stay night) hairstyle

To complete this hair style, you need two elastic ties. The hair stylist first creates a ponytail high on the back of the head and secures it with one of the ties. Then, she take a section of the hair and makes a braid securing the braid at the end with the other tie. With the remainder of the ponytail, she makes a bun by twisting the hair and wrapping it around. She then pins it to the head with bobby pins. The last step is to take the braid and twist it around the bun and pin it to the head.

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: Do a basic Japanese bun hairstyle

Learn how to do a simple Japanese hairstyle from Cheryl Bianca! This is the most basic hairdo that Japanese girls wear. This basic Japanese bun style takes less than 5 minutes to complete. It can match a lot of different clothing, which makes it a completely versatile hairstyle!

How To: Create a wavy hair look with extensions

Wavy hair is a classic, glamorous look, but not everyone has the exact hair for it. With this video, we learn a quick and easy way to get that timeless wavy look using extensions. It's entirely easy. Beginning with a spritz of water or your best anti heat damage spray, you then merely use your crimping or curl iron the same way you would with your normal hair, applying a light touch, not going for actual curl, and checking your results often. When done, you can spritz your hair again, and run...

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