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How To: Gauge your ears by yourself

In this video, we learn how to gauge your ears by yourself. First, you will have to buy the next size up for your jewelry. Also make sure it has a spike on the end of it. This will help the jewelry go through easier. All you need to do now is get some antiseptic solution and pour it on the new jewelry. From here, lube up your ear hole with it as well and then push the gauge through the ear. After it's through, you will need to secure it into place. When finished, your ear will stretch out and...

How To: Tie a Shemagh (Afghan scarf) in a traditional way

In this video, we learn how to tie a shemagh in a traditional way. First, you will place it behind your head and then wrap it between your mouth and your nose. Now, wrap the other side of the scarf around the forehead and to the back of the head. Wrap the scarf on the side in a couple of knots. Then, adjust the scarf according to how hot or cold it is outside and if you want to attract attention from other people. Wear sunglasses to complete this look, then you are done. This will become easi...

How To: Do a Kim Kardashian double winged liner eye makeup look

In this video, you'll learn how to get the Kim Kardashian double-winged liner makeup look. This makeup look is very unique and will definitely be turning heads everywhere you go. Wear it for a fun night out with the girls, or for a special and romantic date. The gorgeous Miss Jessica Harlow will walk you through each step of the way.

How To: Remove patent leather shoe stains

In this video, you'll learn a quick and simple tip for removing shoe stains from your patent leather shoes. All you have to do is use a cotton ball and dip it in a non-acetone nail polish remover. Then use it to gently remove any scuff marks. Voila!

How To: Make a ninja mask out of a t-shirt

In this video, we learn how to make a ninja mask out of a t-shirt. First, grab your t-shirt and then roll it up until you get to the head opening. Now, stick your head through the hole and take your sleeves out. Now, take the back of the shirt and roll it over the top of the head and bring the top of the shirt up to the top of your nose. Now, tie the sleeves behind your head and tuck the rest of the shirt underneath the top of the shirt you're wearing. When you are done, you will have a ninja...

How To: Create an inside out French braid/mohawk braid

You've probably never heard of or seen an inside out French braid before. Which is all the more reason you should try this tutorial! While it definitely sounds difficult, an inside out French braid is basically how a French braid would look like if you flipped it over. So rather than the braid being underneath the surface of the hair, it is on the surface of the hair instead. When braided down your head, it turns into a sort of mohawk look, only with a braid instead of spiky hair.

How To: Do an Outer V eyeshadow to lift your eyes

This video shows how to do the "outer V" eyeshadow technique. All you will need are 2 shadows (1 medium/light and one dark), eyeliner, and mascara. First you must prime your lid using an eyeshadow primer or cream shadow. Now take the lighter shadow and cover the entire eye area in it, concentrating it on the lid. Next take the darker color and put it on your crease brush. Apply the shadow to the center of the crease, and blend a little of it inward, but focus most of the color on the outside ...

How To: Tie your shoes with only one hand

This video tutorial is in the beauty and style category and it is going to show you how to tie your shoe laces with only one hand. First you need to tighten up the laces and then you will have to tie the laces with the overhand knot. Take the lace on the side of the hand and hold it between your thumb and the forefinger. The distance you go is equal to the size of the hand. Pull the lace and grab it with the first joint of the little finger. Now you got to free your thumb and the forefinger g...

How To: Measure your waist circumference for men

Are you looking a man to get a suit tailored, but don't know what size you are? You probably want to go to your local tailor with at least an idea of what you're talking about. Learn how to measure your own waist circumference in just a few easy steps. First you must acquire a bendable tape measure, which can be found in almost any convenience store. Wrap the tape measure around the fullest part of your body, which is usually somewhere around your belly button. When taking the measurement, be...

How To: Style short hair that you're growing out

If you're growing out your hair and are looking for a new style or are simply looking for some new ideas, this is the video for you. Nozy03 shows you her quick and easy guide to what she calls a "scene" look. To start all you'll need is to first wash your hair (of course), and then a bottle of some hair straightening cream. Nozy03 says the cream is to protect your hair from the amount of heat needed to do this. Then, simply mirror her actions and you'll have a fun new look that you can confid...

How To: Cut perfect rips to destroy your jeans

MakeoverGirl1 shows how to create perfect rips in your pairs of denim blue jeans. Paul Dillinger describes the right way to cut and rip your jeans to make perfect holes. He also describes how adding yarn when you are making your holes will keep the jeans together and make the holes appear better for when you're wearing them outdoors. Following the steps and advice in this video will help you create the right rips in your jeans to create the fashion statement you desire.

How To: Paint smiley face nails

For those who would like to have fun, interestingly designed nails, this video shows how to paint smiley face nails. After applying a base coat, mix a plain matte bright yellow and a plain matte white nail polish together on a piece of paper. This will create a lighter shade of yellow. Apply the lighter yellow mixture to the nails. After applying two coats and allowing them to dry, use a black nail polish to draw the eyes and mouth of the smiley face. This will give you a cute and stylish des...

How To: Tie a double windsor knot

Tying a tie is a very useful skill, in this video, we are shown how to tie a Double Windsor knot, a very popular knot due to its symmetry. After placing the tie around your neck, if you are a right-handed person, make the thicker side the longer side on your right and pass this longer piece over the other one. Place the tie behind the other end and pull it through the hole and down, forming a small knot. Twisting the tie around itself backwards, pull the longer edge through on the other side ...

How To: Conceal your nose ring

This tutorial video will teach you how to get rid of your nose ring and conceal it for an occasion where it would not be appropriate. The process includes makeup, tape, and getting rid of giant studs. Pretty soon, no one will know you have a nose ring. Conceal your nose ring.

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: 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: Do Flower Henna Design in Just 20 Mins

Love mehndi but don't know how to apply it on your own? Well, here's a design that shall enlighten you on how easy it is to create beautiful mehndi designs in no time. Generally, the most famous pattern is the floral henna design which uses flowers such as lotus, sunflower and buds in combination with leaves and creepers. It is unlike the traditional design which completely covers the hand leaving no space. In this design, spaces are left intentionally to let the design stand out. It takes on...

How To: Apply makeup to look like a cheap slut

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...

How To: Use hot sticks to curl your very straight hair

This video shows how to curl very straight hair using "hot sticks." Wash your hair and let it air dry partially. Apply some leave-in conditioner before drying with a blow dryer. Leave the hair slightly damp. Apply some heat control spray to your hair. For loose curls do not use anything else, for tighter curles you can use some hair spray before using the hot sticks. When the hot sticks are warm you are ready to start. Take chunks of hair and wrap around the hot sticks and fold the hot stick ...

How To: Curl your hair with a CHI flat iron

This tutorial shows you how to curl your hair with a CHI flat iron. Comb your hair to remove tangles. Section your hair using clips to make it easier to curl individual strands. Take an inch-wide strand of hair and place it between the CHI flat iron about an inch or two down from the root of your hair. Press down firmly on the hair with the flat iron. Slowly slide the CHI flat iron down until you reach halfway down the strand. Twist the flat iron upwards and all the way around in a circular m...