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...
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.
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...
In this tutorial, we learn how to fix false lashes when the ends detach. First, when you are applying glue to the lashes, make sure you get the end corners so you can prevent them detaching. If this does happen, use a small stick from a beauty supply store and place some eyelash glue onto the tip. After this, place the glue onto the part that has become detached. Push it down so it sticks onto the skin securely, then use some black eyeliner to cover up any glue marks that you may have made. T...
Upgrading from velcro-only shoes to laced-up sneakers is an important step in life. Days are spent practicing the perfect bow-tying method, and people even argue as adults over tying with the bunny ear method versus the loop-and-wrap trick.
To make a bumped ponytail start with your hair down. Put your hair up like you are going to put it half up and spray the back with hair spray and pat dry. Next, take a smaller section of the top and spray that two while patting until dry. Next, separate your bangs from the rest of your hair and gently start to pull your hair back into a ponytail trying to make it look as natural as possible. Secure with a rubber band. Spray your bump with hair spray. Next tighten the bottom of your ponytail a...
Does size really matter in plugs and rings? If you don't want a blow-out, definitely. Be safe.
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...
In this how-to video, Kate Somerville shows us a tip on how to extract a whitehead or blackhead the proper way. Don't just go recklessly popping zits and pimples. It'll leave you with a red face and could cause permanent damage. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to extract whiteheads and blackheads like an esthetician.
As worn by "The Merovingian", the villain in the Matrix Reloaded & Matrix Revolutions Hollywood movie.
This video walks you through mixing your own tattoo gray wash in ink caps. Taking black Element tattooing ink you use a test ink cap to get your 'drip' then once you make sure that the ink is coming out correctly you let the ink drip into five separate caps. Each new cap gets one more drop than the last so the first gets one drop, the second gets two drops, up until the fifth, which gets five drops. Then you take your gray wash and fill up the cap. You can mix the inks with a toothpick or you...
These rings are so frustrating. This video is a great tutorial showing you to put it on different places on your body.
Arrr matey, it's getting a little drafty in here! Time to tie up a pirate bandanna to keep yer head warm! This simple how to show's you how to make a pirate banana just like the one Jack Sparrow wore in Pirates of the Caribbean. This is simple to do, costs almost nothing and is essential for creating your own pirate costume. You'll need a 2ft by 2ft square of light cloth. Walk to plank and watch the video! Arrr!
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!
The first thing to do to prepare to apply your drag queen makeup look is to pin back all your hair so it is not in your face. Make sure your face is clean before applying make up. Begin by applying pear soap to your eyebrows with a small brush. Brush on your neutral powder. Paint over your eyebrows so it looks like they are not there. Apply powder to blend in. Use eye-shadow to trace just above your eyeball. Use an eyebrow pencil to draw new eyebrows that have a higher arc than your natural o...
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....
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...
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.
In this tutorial, we learn the proper way to fold a bandana. This is a traditional way, not a rapper or gangster style. First, lay the bandana flat and make sure there are no creases in it. Next, fold the bandana into one big triangle. After you've done this, fold the top point down and keep folding down until you've made a large and thin rectangle. Now, flip it over and you can tie the bandana around your head. Tie it in the back of your head and place it across your forehead, now you've got...
Ever tried blow drying curls, only to make a frizzy mess? Beautiful curls can be achieved with a hair dryer and the right technique. Begin with shampooed, dried and combed hair.
Jezebel has compiled 8 user-posed questions that address not just the hair-down-there, but any and all shaving and waxing concerns.
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!
"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.
No matter how you usually wear your hair, during the summer there's no hairstyle more chic and comfortable at the same time than the classic ponytail. A ponytail gets all the hair out of your face so you don't sweat up a storm, plus looks polished.
Buttermilk is yummy, but did you know it also makes a nifty treatment for your hair and scalp? Buttermilk will make your hair more manageable, smooth and dandruff free. Follow this tutorial and learn the quick and easy recipe for this concoction so you can make it at home.
DOn't you hate it when your zipper breaks? A broken zipper can really ruin your favorite jacket, skirt, top or pair of trousers. If you are having this problem, check out this straight forward tutorial. In it, you will learn how to replace your zipper and the zipper slide to salvage your clothing. Don't sacrifice another article of clothing to a broken zipper, and don't spend any unnecessary money on a tailor.. by viewing this video you should be able to do it yourself in no time.
The pubic area is a very, very tricky area, when trying to shave and so in this video, Dan and Jennifer from Ask Dan and Jennifer try to supply some useful tips and tricks for this delicate operation. First, you need the proper tools. These include, Dan and Jennifer say, a good electric trimmer, a razor that's not a straight razor and of course shaving cream. Secondly, always use the trimmer and then razor on the surrounding pubic hair, not the main area, first. Third, you want to go, from ar...
Not sure how to style your straight, short bob haircut? In this video, learn how to curls a short bob hairstyle for a fun, flirty look! Make your hair shine and stand out in a crowd with guidance from this video.
Recently I've been interested in spicing up my choices in undergarments, but as some of you may know, designer underwear for men can be quite expensive. Prices usually range from about $20+ for one pair. With this helpful tip, you can turn any pair of cheap high rise briefs into a fashionable pair of low rise briefs.
Fashions come and go, but some beauty looks never go out of style. Take full, voluminous hair, for instance. Thick, enviably lustrous hair has been seen on stars on the red carpet for years and years, and the look is still going strong. And do you want to know a secret? There is not a single celeb who hits the red carpet without some hair that her mama didn't give her.
In this video series, learn how to recycle old clothing into new fashions. Our expert, Julia Barbee, shows you how to take old parts of clothes and transform them into works of art.
Baking soda is like a miracle in a box. Whether you need to clean a doggy doo doo stain on your carpet, need to deodorize your refridgerator, or need an all-natural face scrub, baking soda has a cure for it all.
Begin by painting your full nails orange. Any orange will work for this design; just keep in mind that more than one coat of nail polish may be needed to get a bold and opaque shade. I did two coats of orange to get the coverage shown in the photograph.
Video: . Taking a Pregnancy test is really easy.
When starlets like Amanda Seyfried and Jennifer Aniston want to look glamorous and at their best on the red carpet, there are generally two hairstyles they turn to:
The alluring beauty of Asian women is celebrated around the world. And they often look years younger than their true age. Ever wondered what the secret was to the gorgeous skin of Asian women? We’ve uncovered a few.
Every skin condition requires a different skin treatment. Learn how to treat different skin conditions in this free skin care video from a licensed medical aesthetician.
This is one hairstyle that looks good on everyone. And best of all, it stays put even through long dance performances or cheerleading practices. Just ask Pussycat Dolls frontwoman Nicole Sherzinger, who frequently sports the 'do onstage.
Video: . Do you want to save space at home or in luggage? Then this type of folding is for you. It is called the roll fold. It is inspired by the Military or Army roll, but not as strict.
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.