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: Section your natural hair off when braiding & twisting

Getting ready to style some braids or twists in your hair? If so, you may be using extensions, and if so, you're going to need how to properly part your real hair into sections. This video will show you the steps to prepping your natural hair before the braiding process. Sectioning off the hair correctly is very important when trying to achieve the hairstyle that you want.

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: 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: Create the Elvira "Mistress of the Dark" makeup look

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, was created in 1981 by Cassandra Peterson. She was the hostess of a local Hollywood horror movie show that became nationally syndicated. Elvira was the first horror host to be nationally syndicated, first person to be broadcast in 3-D on TV, and first female celebrity to do a national beer campaign and market her own beer.

How To: Use ring opening pliers to remove a ball closure ring

Ring opening pliers allow you to remove the ball from ball closure rings that are too difficult to remove by hand. This tool makes the process of removing your body jewelry a lot easier. Watch this tutorial and you will learn how to use ring opening pliers. Use ring opening pliers to remove a ball closure ring.

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: Make a toga and Greek goddess dress

Measure the fabric to create a toga. You will need two rectangles of white fabric that are 50 percent wider than you are and as long as you are tall. For example, if you are 5-foot-6 and 38 inches around at your widest point, your fabric needs to be at 5-foot-6-inches long and 27-inches wide. Calculate the width by taking your widest measurement, dividing it by two and adding half of that number back. If you want to add purple fabric, choose a thin fabric that is 3 to 4 yards long.

How To: Tattoo step-by-step

This video is about how to tattoo. Once you make your choice of design, the tattoo artist traces the image. Next, he places the image on carbon paper and traces the image again to create a reverse image. He cleans the persons skin then firmly presses on the blueprint. Now its time to construct the needles. One is for outlining and the other is for coloring. The finished needles go in a machine to be cleaned. He places the needle in a Coil. When an electric current runs through the coil, it ma...

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: 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: Identify Fake Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses

How can you tell if the pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses that you are about to buy online are not a fake? Follow these 9 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer Shopping.

How To: Do a French pleat or twist

Need help learning how to do a French twist or pleat? Learn from a makeup artist who will get you "twisting" in no time! To start you are going to make sure you have a few things: a smoothing/bristle brush, a comb/backcombing brush, and plenty of hair pins. Step by step, you will learn the tricks to a lovely French twist. Remember, that practice is the key to perfecting this style. Follow the tips in this video and you will be showing off a sexy up-do with a salon look!

How To: Apply eyeshadow with a sponge tip applicator

Learn the right way of Applying Eye Shadow using a sponge tip applicator, as shown in this video. Begin by applying a little eye primer over the eye lids, to ensure the make up stays longer. Spread it evenly using a brush or your finger tips. Always take a light shade (Bisque by MAC used in this video) of an eye shadow first onto a sponge tip applicator. Dust off the excess. Press and dab the color over the brow area. Blend it in to soften the edges. Next, choose any two dark shades, which ma...

How To: Apply zombie or "dead girl" makeup for Halloween

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply zombie or "dead girl" makeup for Halloween. First, brush on white to create scars on the face, covering them with green over the entire face. After this, make the scars black and red on the inside to make them look more realistic. Now, apply blue in a circle around your eyes and on the outside nostrils of your nose. Darken up the blue with a dark blue on the bottom lid and in the crease of the eye as well. Darken the eyebrows with black and apply the sa...

How To: Get instant color highlights with hair extensions

Hairtalk TV demonstrates how to instantly get color highlights with hair extensions. Put On Pieces offers Clip In Color which is a very thin, nine inch wide, sixteen inches long weft of hair that clips into your hair to give you highlights, low lights or bright, fun colors. The weft contains three pressure sensitive clips which slide into your own hair without causing damage. Unlike permanent coloring, Clip in Color causes no damage to your hair, does not fade over time and provides the versa...

How To: Create an Indian Peacock Mehndi Design Tattoo

Are you a tattoo enthusiast? Well then, there is no better tattoo than mehndi. Here are the reasons: it's natural hence no side effects; it is temporary and fades in a weak giving you the opportunity to try something new each time; it dries up soon and does not have a healing down time. There are thousands of Indian mehndi designs which might be traditional but with a bit of change in placement can look very modern and trendy. One such design is the peacock design. Yes, it is a design seen ve...

How To: Apply a turquoise and brown MAC eye makeup look

This how-to video shows a pretty and unusual makeup color combination, of turquoise and brown. Use these cosmetics, or similar colors and textures for comparable results: URBAN DECAY primer potion, MAC "groundworks" paint pot, MAC "electric eel" E/S, MAC "mulch" E/S, MAC "handwritten" E/S, MAC "rice paper" E/S, LOREAL intense lineur in carbon, MAC "navy stain" powerpoint liner, REVLON "black/brown" pencil eyeliner, ARDELLE falsies in Giselle, MAC "wheat" brow finisher, NYX "frosted flakes" li...

How To: Remove acrylic nails without soaking or salons

This video shows you how to remove acrylic nails using a nail tip. It takes a long time to soak the nails in acetone to remove them, and this method is quicker. To do it, slide one of the corners under any part of the tip. Force it in and slide it over across the nail and you will be able to see the acrylic nail lift up. Gently work on it to pull the nail off. It might hurt a little bit. The nail will look kind of rough, so you'll have to file it, and use some nail strengthener. Nail technici...

How To: Make a Sid Wilson of SlipKnot mask

In this video, user mudvayne200 teaches you how to make a Sid Wilson from Slipknot mask. You will need a roll of toilet paper, a newspaper, water, a balloon and scissors. You will want to fill up the balloon and then cut strips of newspaper. Put water on the strips of paper and place them on top of the balloon. Do this a few times to have a few layers. Once it's dry, you can cut it in half and cut holes for the eyes and mouth. You can also add a layer of toilet paper and let it dry. Color it ...

How To: Get Out Lipstick Stains

We've all been there! You either drop your lipstick or had a lipstick swatch transfer onto your clothes. Chances are you just happened to be wearing white too! In this video I show you a simple way to take care of the problem using white vinegar, baking soda and clear dish soap. Which means you are using less harsh chemicals ( I now use a clear dish soap that is made with organic and natural ingredients) So forget bleach or a stain remover pen! I've found that bleach can leave a yellow stain ...

How To: Bleach your teeth for really cheap

In this tutorial, we learn how to bleach your teeth for really cheap. First, buy the Plus White teeth whitener kit from a store or online. Once you have the whitening kit, grab plastic teeth molds and see how they fit in your teeth. Once you do this, add some of the whitening gel to the molds, then push them into your mouth on both the top and the bottom. Make sure to rub the gel all the way around your teeth as well so you have a layer of gel all over. Leave this in for the recommended amoun...

How To: Tie a Four-in-Hand tie knot

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a four-in-hand knot for a tie. Begin by putting the tie around your neck with the wide end on your right and narrow end on your left. Bring the wide end over the narrow end ad wrap it around. Wrap it around once more and bring it up through the loop at the neck. Now slide the wide end through the loop underneath it. Then hold the knot and pull the narrow end to tighten the tie. This video will benefit those viewers who are preparing for a forma...

How To: Apply acrylic nails

In this 5 part manicure tutorial you will learn how to apply acrylic nails. This process is quite involved and a bit difficult so it will take a lot of practice. Watch this 5 part how to video and you can apply acrylic nails in your own home.

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: Tune or setup of a tattoo machine for lining & shading

This video shows you how to setup a tattoo machine to do lining and shading. Make sure the armature bar and front spring has about a 4mm gap. Once that is on, set it to about a 30-degree angle. Next with the contact spring you need to set the armature bar and the tool should be set to about 2mm. A good way to check this is with a dime. Now as long as the tattooing machine runs and sounds correctly you are all set to go. For shading, the throw on the armature bar should be 3-4mm--just a little...

How To: Fold a bandana for your back pocket

Fyeo shows a cool way to fold a bandanna. Naturally you start with a bandanna. Lay it out flat and fold it so you get a nice big triangle. Then, fold it one more time so you get a smaller triangle. You then fold it again. Not so the corners meet, but so that just a little is hanging off. Then you take the corner and fold it in and under. Take about five inches up and fold it under so that a tail is hanging out of your back pocket. Once you've completed this, place the bandanna in your pocket....

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