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.
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...
Today we show you how to bar lace your shoes. This trend is a way to never tie your shoes again! It is So Easy a Guy Can Do It!
Need a girl toga fast and easy for that crazy party coming up? This tutorial will show you how to make a toga quickly using common materials. Taking a bed sheet, you will need to open it and hold it lengthwise, folding it in two. Then, taking two pins, measure out the distance between two shoulders and secure the pins at two locations on the bed sheet which more or less will match up with the location of your shoulders. Then simply slip the toga over your head for a quick and simple outfit to...
Watch this video to learn how to make a sexy toga for women! First, take a sheet and wrap it around from back to front, twisting it in the middle of your chest. (Wear a strapless bra.) Pin it there with safety pins. Take the bottom ends, tie them once in front and pin the tails to the sides. Take a rope and tie it tight under your breasts in a bow. Now you are ready for an epic toga party!
Despite being well known as the Era of Homogenously Bad Taste, the '80s have recently been referenced by high end designers (think Marc Jacobs), movies (think "Sex and the City 2"), and makeup artists (think the strong fuchsia lips that are in right now).
You've seen snakeskin purses, snakeskin printed scarves, and maybe even snakeskin eyeshadow decals. But snakeskin lips? Now that's a new one.
These rings are so frustrating. This video is a great tutorial showing you to put it on different places on your body.
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.
DaBartist teaches you how to braid hair extensions into your own hair. Start off with hair in the front of your head, as it's easier to control. Grab a strand of hair and then wrap the braid around it once. Your hair should be in the middle now. Twist all the strands once and start going to the left and on top, then to the right and on the bottom with the hair. You can do this until you reach the end of the fake braid hair. Then pull it back and tie it to other strands on your head.
If you want to create the type of makeup look where the makeup IS the costume for Halloween, then look no further than this video. You'll be guided step by step through creating a facial prosthetic from latex. This prosthetic can be shaped any way you want to form rotting flesh for a zombie costume, scars and wounds, even bullet holes.
Double flared plugs are everywhere these days. So...how do I put them in?
Just because Greek monster and general bully Medusa had yucky snakes slithering out of her head doesn't mean a Halloween look based on her has to be disgusting and scaly. Bring out the beautiful side of the myth by creating this gorgeous stonelike Medusa look.
If you're looking for an easy way to give your short hair waves and fullness, watch as this video demonstrates how to do so using a straightener and taking inspiration from the character Jenna Maroney (Jane Krakowski) of the show 30 Rock. Now all you need is Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin at your side and your a regular celebrity. Enjoy!
If you are looking for a totally cool emo punk rock style ala Fall Out Boy, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn how to tease up short hair into fun messy spikes. This method works fantastic for men and women with super cropped locks.
Watch this instructional cosmetics video apply eye shadow for a punk look. You will need
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.
Most girls dress up only one way during Halloween: With a suitably colored bra (green for a leprechaun, pink for a bunny, for instance) and teeny mini skirt in a matching shade, plus some sort of headpiece so people don't just think they're hookers.
It's bikini season, so you know what that means: swimsuits and lots of bare skin. Get rid of unwanted hair without dropping mad stacks at your drugstore or aesthetician by learning how to make your own hair removal paste. Watch this video to get the how-to.
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...
In the wonderful world of fashion, Chucks (AKA Converse sneakers) are like the LBDs for our feet. Oh-so-comfortable and also exuding an effortless hipster cool, Chucks are our go-to footwear any time of day. But because they're so practic and chic we also see zillions of people wearing the same exact shoe on the streets.
Ahoy, landlubber! Next to vampires and werewolves, seafaring pirates are going to be the most popular costumes this Halloween. And luckily, you don't need to pillage or plunder in order to prove your scoundrel worthiness.
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!
Today we show you how to make your butt look bigger with a bra. Making your butt look bigger is So Easy A Guy Could Do It!
In this video, we learn how to apply makeup to look like a cheap slut. First, apply black eyeliner to the entire eyelid and up to the creases in the eye. After this, take your finger and smudge the liner up to your eyebrows. Next, take a bright blue eyeshadow and brush it all over the eyelid up to the eye creases. Next, take a light blue eye shadow and apply it as a highlight underneath the brows. Brush a dark blue shadow on the crease of the eye, then blend it on the outer edge of the eye. A...
Fun for halloween or any special occassion, add flare, glitz, and glamour to your makeup using rhinestones, sequins, or beads!
In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a necktie on someone else. First, pop the collar and drape the tie around the neck with the wide end on your right. Then, tug the wide end down, so it hangs 12 inches below the narrow end. After this, cross the wide end over the narrow end, and bring it up through the neck loop and down the front. Swing the wide end to the right, pass it under the narrow end, then cross it back over the right. After this, push it up through the neck hole. Now, tuck it thr...
If you really want to get into the spooktastic spirit of Halloween then there's no better costume to ellicit frights and sometimes "ews" than Beetlejuice, the "bio-exorcist" from the movie of the same name.
In this video, we learn how to distress and crop a jean jacket. First, grab your jean jacket and decide where you want it to be cropped at. You can determine this by putting it on and then marking it at the spot you want to cut it. Measure it a couple of inches from where you want it at, then fold the end inside and sew it closed so it's the correct length. To distress this, you can just leave the ends frayed and not sew them so they are straight. You can also cut off the arms of the jacket t...
Nili Nathan demonstrates how to create your own homemade rosemary facial spray. 1. Start by adding 3 oz of distilled water to a spray bottle. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. 2. Take rosemary essential oil and add 6 drops to the bottle. 3. Gather up some fresh rosemary (possibly from your garden or a friends garden or a nearby store) and add that to the bottle. Close the bottle tightly and shake it up. 4. Now you are ready to spray desired amount to body and face!
Does a bob haircut remind you of flappers from the 1920's? Originally, the hairstyle (as worn by flappers) was meant to be an androgynous cut, boyish in length and style.
Want to wear a look inspired by Disney's exotic princess Jasmine from the movie Aladdin? This how-to video goes through the steps for applying a makeup look that was inspired by her. Use these cosmetics: Too Faced Shadow Insurance, MAC Teal Pigment, used wet on lid, MAC Dark Soul Pigment in crease, MAC Carbon Eyeshadow in outer crease, MAC Fascinating Eye Pencil as browbone highlight, Urban Decay Liquid Liner in Perversion, MAC Feline Kohl Power Pencil on waterline, and Ardell Faux Lashes in ...
Check out this six-part video lesson on shaving for men. This covers the most uncomfortable places to shave on the body. Body shaving can be sensitive, so do so with caution. Yes, you WILL learn how to shave your private parts with this video.
Hey, cosplayers, costume lovers, theater actors! Been trying to find a awesome hooded cape that wont break your pocketbook? Why buy when you can make one? It's so easy to do! Adjust the color or length to go with your look and embellish it with extras to get the look you are going for! Total time 20-40 minutes. Total cost $10-$15.
Everyone remembers the beloved transvestite Frank-n-Furter from the 1975 cult classic, "Rocky Horror Picture Show". Played by the brilliant Tim Curry he will remain an influence on fashion, makeup & hair. "Give yourself over to absolute pleasure," Frank-N-Furter famously said, so why not give yourself a pleasurable makeup makeover? In this makeup tutorial, learn how to apply Frank-n-Furter makeup & hair - perfect for Halloween or any masquerade ball.
Rainbow eyes look nice and exciting. Want to do this yourself? Watch this makeup tutorial to learn how to create rainbow eye makeup.
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a hair bow. You will need a ribbon and a bobby pin. First, make a knot in the center of the ribbon. Next, pull it tight and make a bow shape in the ribbon. Make sure that it comes out evenly. if your ribbon is not double sided, one end may have no pattern. This means you have to twist it so that the printed side appears in the front. Next, take the bobby pin and slide one end through the loop in the middle. Make sure it is in the bottom area of...
In this video, we learn how to tie scarves. The first way is to wear a scarf with tassels that is wrapped once around the neck with it's sides hanging down in front of you. With a skinny scarf, you can tie it around your head to make a headband or fold it in half and wrap it around a pony tail. If you have a rectangular scarf, you can tie it in a loop around your neck, or make a loose knot on your chest in front of you. If you want a polished look, tie a bow in front with the scarf. A square ...
Learn tips and techniques on how to braid hair including the swirl braid and a few other tips from a hairstyle expert in this free video clip series.