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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 middle eastern makeup look

Oftentimes female style and tradition in the Middle East leaves little room for self-expression. This is where makeup comes in. Women covering their heads and bodies can personalize their look by applying dramatic makeup to their faces. Check out this tutorial and learn how to create a beautiful, exotic makeup look. This look is dramatic and inspired by the beauty of the Middle East. It is not difficult to accomplish if you follow along with the step by step. Start enhancing that lovely face ...

How To: Style hair using a barrette

Sometimes, styling hair can be as easy as adding a simple clip. For a more dramatic look, add a favorite decorative barrette. Take some hair from the center of the head, pull it back and fasten the barrette. With additional bobby pins, randomly gather more tendrils of hair until the desired look is attained. Watch this video hair styling tutorial and learn how to use barrettes to create any hair look. Style hair using a barrette.

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: Tie a single windsor knot

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a single Windsor knot. This will be useful if you need to wear a tie at a formal event. First, place the tie around the back of your neck. Next, cross the bigger side over the smaller side and then pull it up through the loop. Next, bring it underneath the knot and around the front of it. Bring it through up through the loop one more time. Pull the end through the knot. Make sure to adjust the tie so that it is at the desired length. By viewing ...

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: Keep Your Fitted Caps Fresh

This tutorial is for all fitted fanatics like me out there. I’ve been wearing fitted caps and snapbacks since I was in elementary school, and it has become a part of who I am. However, I also know that fitted caps and snapbacks are expensive, especially those from brand name companies such as New Era. That is why it is important to me to make sure that my hats remain wearable and stylish as long as possible. The following are some steps I take to make sure that my hats don’t become too dirty,...

How To: Crossdress and look fabulous

Crossdressing can be complicated. How do you know the best way to apply your hair and makeup without looking too over the top? Well, in this two part tutorial, you will learn how to apply classy hair and makeup and choose just the right outfit to look like a fabulous lady and not a hot mess.

How To: Apply Tim Burton inspired Edward Scissorhands makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply Tm Burton inspired Edward Scissorhands makeup. Start off by applying scar wax on the face to create realistic scars. Then, apply Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Ivory all over the scar. After this, apply white cream makeup all over the face, including over the scars. Use a sponge to blend this around the face. Coat this until your face is white. Then, apply white shadow over the eyelids using powder. After this, apply Ben Nye neutral set powder, then bla...

How To: Do an Alice in Wonderland cheshire cat makeup look

In order to create a dramatic Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat inspired makeup look, you will need the following: a shocking pink base, a neon pink shadow, a deep purple eye shadow, light brow bone color, white eyeliner, lip liner, lipstick, pink blush, lip gloss, pink shadow, liquid liner, mascara, and false eyelashes.

How To: Tie a Shemagh scarf for fashion

In this video, we learn how to tie a Shemagh scarf for fashion. First, tie the scarf by folding it in half then throwing it over your neck. Place your hear over it and you're done! Now, fold the scarf in half again and wrap it over your back, then create two small knots on the front. Place your hair in front and you're ready to go out. The last way to do this is to roll it up and then roll it twice over your neck and create a small knot at the end. Place your hair over this, then you are fini...

How To: Fix false lashes when the ends detach

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...

How To: Stretch out a pair of shoes using a Ziploc bag & water

Break in a pair of pinchy shoes without breaking the bank in the process. This clip demonstrates how to use a water-filled Ziploc bag and your kitchen freezer to stretch out a pair of too-tight (but otherwise lovely) pair of shoes. For specifics, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started trying out this shoe stretching trick yourself, give this guide a gander.

How To: Fold a tuxedo handkerchief

If you're familiar with Mad Men, then you've seen how much a hadnkerchief or pocket square can do to add dimensions to your suit jacket. With this video, learn how to fold a handkerchief for the pocket of your tuxedo jacket.

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: Conceal 5 o'clock shadow

Don't let all the glamorousness of your drag queen makeup be ruined by a silly thing such as five o'clock shadow! For soirees that demand a full day's bewitchment, learn how to conceal five o'clock shadow with this tutorial.

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: 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: Tie a long, rectangular headscarf easily

This how to video is for people looking to learn how to tie a scarf attractively. Get a long scarf for your head and place the middle of it on the top of your head. Gather each end in the hand closest to it in the middle. Turn it around by pulling it behind your head and tie the ends over each other. Next step tuck the scarf behind your ears if you like it that way. Then twist the left end around your head. Create a bun with your hair and the scarf in the back using the final side to tie it up.

How To: Measure your bicep length

In this Beauty and Style category video tutorial you will learn how to measure your bicep length. The video is presented by Alazzo Clothing. The process is very easy and simple as you will find out after watching this video. For doing this, the person must be standing in upright position. Take the measuring tape and put it under the arm pit. Then you measure the width of the bicep at the top of the arm pit leaving room for one finger. In the video this is demonstrated using a mannequin. So, t...

How To: Turn your old t-shirt into a sexy racerback tank

Want to add a few new pieces to your closet for summer but don't have the cash? Look no further than your "clothes junk drawer". Recycle your old oversized tshirt and reconstruct it into a sexy racerback tank top with help from this DIY fashion tutorial. Get the look you want for zero!

How To: Fix a Snagged Thread in Your Favorite Sweater

You just bought a new loose-knit sweater, slipped it on, and your ring, earring, smartwatch, or even your fingernail snagged a piece of thread yanking an entire loop loose in the fabric. It's happened to me more times than I can remember, and if you cut that eyesore away you're asking for trouble. However, there is a quick way to fix it while maintaining the longevity of your sweater—without giving money to your dry cleaner. Begin by assessing the size of your sweater's damage; is the snagged...

How To: Make a Hooded Cape

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.

How To: Wear Converse sneakers with skinny jeans

In this video from carahamelie03 we learn how to wear your Converse with skinny jeans. First make sure your Converse are laced the right way. The laces should go up and through the holes downward toward the shoe. Unlace the first two holes on both shoes. Wear socks that go decently far up so the Converse won't push your socks down. Put your foot in the shoe and fold the bill down towards your toes and tie the laces under the bill. tuck the bow into the side of your shoe. If it's too tight, ma...

How To: Scrunch & style short hair for a sexy effortless look

In this video, we learn how to scrunch & style short hair for a sexy effortless look. Start off by spraying hairspray throughout your hair, around five sprays. After this, you will massage your scalp, bringing the hair into a curl and scrunch style. After this, repeat again with more hair spray and scrunching spray. Turn your hair upside down and then start to scrunch with your hands. Once you have finished your hair and have the desired curl that you wanted, then you will be finished! You ca...