How To: Remove your glue-on nails

Demonstrator Caitlin offers a tutorial on how to remove fake nails you purchased from your local drug or beauty supply store and applied yourself, safely. You start with putting an acetone based nail polish remover in a paper cup and where you soak your nail in the cup. You can then use a tooth pick to get under the 'fake nail' to lift a little if needed. After gap between real nail and fake nail is created, soak again in nail polish remover and then use a paper towel to slowly work/wiggle of...

How To: Fix a zipper and bring new life to your backpack

There are many instances where a zipper on a bag, purse, coat, etc. will fail to function or jam. It may be that the zipper needs replacement, but oftentimes it can be fixed using a simple technique. YouTube user MediaMason shows how many zipper problems result from a simple change in the slider's structure, as well as how to fix this. He identifies the zipper (the "teeth") and the slider (the pulley). Normally, when the slider is pulled through the zipper, it closes the zipper together. Some...

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: Transfer a tattoo picture to skin

For really ornate tattoos, or for artists with limited skill, a transfer can be a life-saver. This how-to video shows how to transfer the desired image of a tattoo from a piece of paper that is easy to sketch on to the skin where it can then be traced with a tattoo gun. You will need grease proof cooking paper and a felt tip pen. Watch this video tattoo tutorial and learn how to transfer an image temporarily onto skin.

How To: Knot a Hermès Scarf in 21 Different Ways

Hermès is all about giving out the free goodies—this week I posted a tutorial for making your own papercraft "Kelly bag" and for years now they've created "knotting cards", a set of DIY illustrations presenting different ways to wear their iconic scarves.

How To: Fold a bandana around your mouth and nose

In this video, we learn how to fold a bandanna. First, place your bandanna flat, then fold it diagonally. Once you've done this, you will have an upside down triangle. Now, fold the top of the triangle down as many times as you desire, it can be as wide or as thin as you want. Now, you should have a rectangle with a triangle hanging out from under it. You can now tie the bandanna around your head, butting the triangle part around your mouth. Tie a knot behind your head tight enough to where i...

How To: Cut up your t-shirt like a rock star

This video is a demonstration of how to cut up a T-shirt, inspired by 80's rock band fashions. Use a regular white T-shirt and start by cutting a deep scoop neck out of it, starting about an inch outside the neckband. Turn the shirt over and fold it in half Snip horizontal lines down half of the shirt all the way down. Then stretch out the thin strips. Cut the other side of the shirt the same way. Cut the sleeves off completely so it's more like a tank top. Wear the shirt over another tank to...

How To: Use hair rollers properly to curl your hair

The hairdresser in the video explains how to use hair rollers properly. He tells about two types of rollers, velcro, and heated rollers. Velcro rollers are advised for dry hair, because if you put them in wet hair, and let them dry you wont be able to get them out. The man in the video explains when applying velcro rollers, the section of hair should not be bigger than the roller itself, in length, and width. He tells you of a trick of his, to put your thumb inside the roller, as you roll the...

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 quick and easy faux-hawk hair do

In this video Kandee will show you how to create the perfect fast, and easy faux hair do. First start by blow drying the top of your hair going from the front and sides up and to the back. Next take a comb and start teasing it by brushing from the base up going from the back of your head to the front. Once you have it properly teased start take you hair in sections and pull them up and then bobby pin them down going from front to back. Finally tease up the back and hair spray to finish!

How To: Apply airbrush makeup to mature skin

Luminess Air trainer, John (head makeup artist for Desperate Housewives) teaches Hollywood secret for mature skin. Learn how to erase 15 years in 10 minutes while airbrushing to get a natural younger look. Airbrushing is easy and this lesson goes into deep Hollywood secrets on looking younger.

How To: Identify & spot fake Uggs

Real UGG boots or fake? You can tell if your Uggs are authentic by looking for the authentic sheepskin interior. It should have a creamy color and a full texture. Fake Uggs use an artificial fur interior that is grey in color and feels thin. Real Uggs say they are made in China on the label. Fakes claim to be made in Australia or New Zealand. Check for the registered trademark mark (R) on the sole. Real Uggs have it, fake ones don't. Finally, the uppers on real UGGS meet the sole smoothly, wi...

How To: Do hot pink butterfly nails

In this video, JulieG shows you how to create a unique and artsy nail look. Why bother with plain old red nails when you can get a unique nail look with hot pink butterflies? Bring your childhood back and bring out the art supplies. JulieG will walk you through each step of the way, until you have gorgeous nails to show off!

How To: Style a liberty spike mohawk

How to make a liberty spike mohawk. Gather glue, freeze spray, a blow dryer, a brush, and some rubber bands. Brush hair until it is nice and fluffy. Take rubber band and perform spikes around your entire head. After setting your hair up in the spikes use the freeze spray to spray your hair completely. Inside and outside of the spikes. To ensure proper coating run your fingers through your hair especially at the base to make sure they stay up. With blow-drying blow-dry your hair while pulling ...

How To: Give yourself Bettie Page bangs

Bettie Page's bangs are one of the iconic parts of her iconic look that has sadly been lost to the world. Bring it back! This video will teach you how to create your own replica Betty Bangs at home using only a curling iron. Unfortunately, you have to have straight bangs already, so if you don't you'll have to get out the straightener first. Once your hair is ready, the process in the video is quick and easy, and will give you that awesome vintage Betty look in no time.

How To: Style loose curls and hair waves with a curling iron

This video explains how to create loose curls and hair waves using only a curling iron. The first step is to treat your hair with some heat treatment spray so the curling iron cannot burn the hair being curled. The next step is to hold all of your hair up above your head and remove hair until your bundles are only an inch thick. After you make your hair into around seven one inch strands you can start to use the curling iron to straighten the hair. The last step is to roll your hair around th...

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