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: Eliminate last minute pimples with home remedies

This video is about how to get rid of pimples. It's a nightmare to wake up and discover a big, red pimple right on your face. Here are some tips to help you out. 1. Do not touch, or try to squeeze or pop the pimple. This can cause pain, redness, swelling, and even infection. If you keep doing it another possible problem that can develop is scarring which can be permanent. 2. Wash your face gently with a mild, medicated soap and water (the water should be warm, but not too hot). Do this for 30...

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: Set up an Element Tattoo power supply

Steve of Element Tattoo Supply demonstrates how to set up a tattooing power supply, specifically the Silver Bullet model. It has a voltage switch on the back. If in the US, set the power supply to the 115-volt setting. Outside the US, switch to the 220 volt setting. There are two power plugs in front for tattooing equipment (such as a foot pedal), and a dial for adjusting the power. The relative power is displayed on a LED display.

How To: Tune a simple tattoo machine

This video describes the process of tuning a tattoo machine. The video starts by explaining the different parts of the tattoo gun. The presenter shows the different settings for the contact screw. For doing outlines the contact screw should have a gap the width of a dime. If you are filling a tattoo in with shading, then adjust the gap to the width of a nickel. The presenter then hooks up the tattoo gun to the power supply and adjusts the voltage to eight volts.

How To: Stretch the skin while giving a tattoo

Elementtattootech of Element Tattoo Supply demonstrates how to properly stretch the skin while giving a tattoo. He notes that he isn't wearing gloves, because he is not actually doing a tattoo in the video. One should always wear gloves when tattooing. If tattooing an arm, grip the other side of the arm (but not too hard, or it might bruise) and it will stretch the skin. Or use the web technique, spreading your fingers over the area. Then the skin will be taut.

How To: Lighten dark underarms and legs naturally at home

In this video, we learn how to lighten dark underarms and legs naturally at home. You will need: cucumber juice, turmeric powder, and lemon juice. First, peel your cucumber and cut them into pieces, then blend them. Next, add in 1 tsp of lemon juice and mix together. After this, add in a pinch of turmeric powder and mix well together. Apply this paste on your underarms and legs, or wherever you have blackness. Leave this on for twenty minutes and then wash off with warm water. Do this daily u...

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: 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: Do a long layered hair cut step by step

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...

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: Make a fake tattoo with a ballpoint pen

Learn how to draw a ‘Fake Tattoo’ using a ballpoint pen and some colored highlighters, by watching this video. Begin by drawing a faint design of your choice at the back of your palm, using a ballpoint pen. Darken the outlines when you are done with the image drawn. Now according to your choice, fill colors in the drawing using colored green, blue, yellow and pink highlighters. Begin with the yellow color and blend it together with the other color applied in each area, using your fingers. Use...

How To: Make long hair short without cutting it

Do you ever want you hair to appear short, but feel that cutting it is the only way? Well YouTips4U has found a unique and creative strategy to making your hair appear short without even having to cut it! It's a simple process and all you need is a ribbon of your choice. YouTips4U shows you a few different basic styles and tips you can use to make your hair look short and beautiful. So if you are looking for a short new look for your hair without the cut, this is the video for you.

How To: Use a Needle for Cool Nail Art Designs

Hello to all my readers, this is Kalsoom Nafasat. You all will be amazed to know that you can create some great nail art using needles. Although toothpicks are used more commonly in nail art, needles can be used for the tiniest of details. A needle is the best tool for creating sketches or painting faces on your fingernails. Isn't that amazing?

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 a Slave 4 U Britney Spears video makeup look

Just a few years ago, Britney Spears was considered hot. Regardless of what you think of her now, this how-to video recaptures her glory days via makeup. The cosmetic products used to create this look are MAC Studio Fix Fluid mixed with Covergirl Trublend, Bare Escentuals Foundation, NARS Laguna Bronzer, MAC Warm Soul Blush, MAC Cream Color Base in “Pearl,” MAC Blackground Paintpot, 88 Shimmer Palette from Coastal Scents, MAC Black Tied e/s, MAC Blacktrack Fluidline, Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner...

How To: Walk in high heels with some helpful tips

In this video you can see how you can walk in high heels. Heels do not need to be long and thin to be considered fashionable. But no matter the length of your heel, take extra caution to keep your balance and place the least amount of strain on your muscles. Step with your heel down first, then let the sole follow quickly and smoothly. Walk with your toes pointing straight ahead or as close to straight ahead as possible. Swing your arms as you walk for balance. Keep your legs straight, close ...

How To: Choose and insert bananabells for body piercings

Bananabells are very popular and can be used for most body piercings. They are most commonly used for navel piercings and ear piercings. This how to video teaches you how to insert a bananabell, and what type of bananabell will be right for you. There are many different sizes of bananabell depending on the gauge of your piercing, so make sure you know your measurement before you purchase new body jewelry. Watch this tutorial and you can be wearing a bananabell in no time. Choose and insert ba...

How To: Apply eyeshadow for a natural look

Applying eyeshadow can be a slightly troublesome task, especially if you're trying to go for a more natural look. Find out how to do it by watching this video tutorial by celebrity make up artist Cyvia Lewis. In this video, you will be using a shade of eyeshadow that closely resembles the color of your skin. This is great for moms who are constantly on the go. Cyvia's video tutorial is an easier method of applying eyeshadow that will give you a more natural and professional look.

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 a toga out of a sheet fast and easy

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...

How To: Cut men's hair with a layered effect

DJ Matt shows you the basics of how to cut men's hair. You start out by making a line on the top of the head. You can then make your first cut, or the straight cut on the back bottom. After that, you then make a "down cut" which creates layers. When you get to the "semi-top of the head" you take a comb and rest it along the hair so it is straight. After the comb is in place just clip the top of the hair that is resting along side of it. When you get to the top continue to take long hair along...

How To: Do a bumped ponytail without a Bumpit or teasing

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...

How To: Make a pirate bandana like Jack Sparrow

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!

How To: Put your hair in a ponytail using hair extensions

A long flowing ponytail is a classy, feminine look. If you don't have the locks to pull off this look, maybe you should get some temporary hair extensions. A lot of people don't think you can wear a ponytail with extensions, but this tutorial will show you how to do it right. Once you master this you won't see any tracks or clips; all you will see is a long beautiful new do.

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...

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