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: 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: 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: Create the makeup look of Bella Swan from Twilight

Twilight, that steamy, dreamy love story between teen Bella and heartthrob vampire, Edward Cullen. This love story is based on a series of vampire novels (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn) by Stephenie Meyer. True love, handsome boy, and vampire danger = perfect teen love story. Who's your favorite Twilight character? This makeup tutorial demonstrates how to create Bella Swan's makeup, based on the actress Kristin Stewart in the Twilight movie.

How To: Cut side swept fringe bangs

In this video, we learn how to cut side swept fringe bangs. To do this, you will either need hair scissors or a razor that is meant for cutting hair. Start off by having dry and straight hair. Next, you will curl the bangs so they are to the side of your head, using your blow dryer and a large round brush. Next, decide where you want your bangs to hit on your face. Then, brush your bangs down with a comb and use your razor or your scissors to cut the bangs to the right length. When you are fi...

How To: Use a tattoo thermal fax copier machine

In this video Element Tattoo Supply offers information on how to transfer tattoo art from regular paper to carbon paper for the use of transferring the image to clients skin. For this operation they used a fax copier machine. The first step would be to remove the protective sheet in the carbon paper to allow for transfer. Then you would slide the carbon sheet into the back of the printer underneath the flap ensuring the flap slides back into place. The next step would be to insert the regular...

How To: Use a Bumpits for long, thin hair

Having trouble covering your Bumpit due to thin hair? In this video tutorial, learn how to situate the Bumpit hair insert so that it doesn't show using a rat tooth comb, hairspray, comb, a Bumpit, straight hair, and a hair piece (which is explained). Don't let thin hair stop you from adding heighth to hair ever again!

How To: Get deep waves like Kim Kardashian

In this tutorial, we learn how to get deep waves like Kim Kardashian. Start off with clean and straight hair. Spray heat protectant onto the hair when you are finished. Next, grab a 1.5" curling iron, and start curling your hair, using medium sized pieces. Continue to do this until you finish with your entire head of hair. After you are done, style your hair with your fingers, then spray in your favorite hair spray. To have more of a hold, apply mousse gently into the hair with your fingers a...

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: Make ripped, distressed, and destroyed jeans

To begin, you will need a pair of jeans, a cheese grater, a book, and sandpaper. Vigorously rub the sandpaper across the jeans where you want to rip them. Slide the book down the pant leg until it's between the fabrics of where you're working. Continue to sand like crazy. Then take your cheese grater and do the same thing that you did with the sandpaper. You will notice a lot of fading and a small hole will begin to emerge. Use your fingers to tear at the hole until it is the desired size. Th...

How To: Make your own color acylic for nails

Alwaysnforever559 teaches viewers how they can make their own color acrylic for nails! First, you will need a container, a clear powder (Acrylic) and an eyeshadow color that you will like for your nails. Pour in the acrylic clear powder in the container and pour the same amount of your simmer or eyeshadow color into the container. Close this container and shake the ingredients to mix them up. Now, your powder should be a mix of the white and the eyeshadow color you put in. First, get your bru...

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....

How To: Make a tattoo stencil without a thermal copier machine

This video shows how easy and fast you can make a tattoo stencil without a thermal copier machine. You will need tracing paper, a sketchbook and stencil paper. Trace over any design that you want. Remove the brown layer from the stencil paper. Tape the traced design to the stencil paper to keep it from moving and trace the design onto the stencil paper pressing firm with a bold point pen trying not to rip the paper. Lift the white paper to see your design.

How To: Pierce your nose at home

The video is a demonstration of how to get your nose pierced by yourself at home. The things you are going to need for this are a sterile needle, rubbing alcohol, cotton swab, rubber gloves, a nose ring, ice cubes, eraser and of course pain tolerance. The lady also tips you to first numb your nose with ice cubes if you wish and it helps a lot. Then she asks you to put on the gloves, take the cotton swab and put some rubbing alcohol on it and then clean the inside and outside area where you ar...

How To: Pierce your own ear with a safety pin

In this tutorial, we learn how to pierce your own ear with a safety pin. Remember if you are going to do this, you should be able to deal with some pain. First, you will need to mark the spots on both of your ears where you want to pierce it. After this, check in the mirror to make sure they are evened up. Next, you will numb your ears with ice cubes if you prefer. From here, stick the safety pin in your ear where you marked and then slip the earring in after this. Hold a paper towel up to it...

How To: Insert an O-ring into a tattoo machine

When the bar that turns the tattoo machine on is pressed without an O-ring in place it rattles and doesn't make a consistent humming noise. Once you insert the rubber O-ring into the tattoo machine it changes how the machine runs. The ring only takes a couple of seconds to install. After installing the O-ring the noise that is made by the tattoo machine doesn't rattle and it makes a consistent humming sound. The O-ring is a simple little piece that makes the machine run much smoother and cons...

How To: Style a sleek A-line bob haircut

Are you obsessed with bobs now after watching bombshell actress Olivia Wilde donning one (albiet it was a wig) in the futuristic action film "Tron"? If you're serious about taking the plunge into short hairhood, then check out this video for your introduction to cutting and styling an A-line bob.

How To: Put on a rented tuxedo

This video shows everything about how to put on a rented tuxedo. When you get your tux, the shoes will be hanging in a bag on the outside of the bag. Inside the bag will be the coat, shirt, vest or cummerbund, tie, pants and studs and links. Socks will be in the inside coat pocket, and the pocket square should be on the outside pocket of the coat. Remove the studs and links from the bag. Leave the collar button alone and start with the next button hole. Put the studs through the holea. Insert...

How To: Apply a carbon copy tattoo stencil onto skin

Elementtattootech teaches you how to apply a carbon copy tattoo stencil onto skin. You take a thermal wax paper and draw the design on top of it. Cut around the edges of the design. Wash, clean and shave the area where the tattoo will be. The area should be larger than the tattoo itself. Use the Stencil Pro liquid and put it all around the tattoo area. Let it dry for a bit and then apply the thermal wax paper. This will make the carbon copy tattoo stencil appear on the skin.

How To: Apply a black & white masquerade mask with makeup

In this video we learn how to apply a black & white masquerade mask with makeup. Start off by drawing on a white mask around your face with white eyeliner, filling it in. Then, apply white shadow over this to make it a matte finish. From here, draw lines coming out of the mask with the white eyeliner all around the mask. Color in around the lines with black and then blend them out gently towards the outer area of the face. Then, define the inner mask with black eyeshadow and apply false lashe...

How To: Shave Pubic Hair for Women

Many women may be curious about removing their pubic hair. Taking it all off can make you feel more confident and open. You will need either razors or wax; this video uses razors and shaving cream and gives you tips on selecting the perfect razor. It is worth it to spend the money on a better razor because it will last a lot longer than a cheap disposable razor and it will benefit your skin. After your razors begin to get dull you will need to start using a new one as you will be more prone t...

How To: Do makeup for black and white photo shoots

Back in the '20s and '30s when all Hollywood cinema - and photographs - were in black and white, actresses had to pile on the makeup. Specifically, heavy contouring of the eyes and cheekbones was important in order for those features to pop out in an otherwise flat photograph, as was getting a dark shade of lipstick for luscious and thick lips.

How To: Transform a long skirt into various styled dresses

Sometimes shopping at old department stores or thrift shops can lead you to a gold mine of possibility. Everything there can either be worn for its intended purpose or it can be altered to fit what you think it could be. In this case, taking a long skirt and transforming it into a beautoful stylish dress. So sit back and find out how to make one of many stylished dresses. Enjoy!

How To: Apply MAC 34 fake eyelashes

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply MAC 34 fake eyelashes. First, lift your eyelashes out of the case they come in and lay them on your lash line. If they are too long, cut the ends to fit your eyes. Next, grab your eyelash adhesive and apply it to the strip on the base of the lashes. Let the glue dry for several seconds until it becomes tacky. After this, push the lashes onto the base of the lashes, and use tweezers or your finger to push the lashes on until they are stuck. After this, a...

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