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.
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...
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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...
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.
Hold crochet hook with dominate hand, needle facing toward you, hold dreadlock with left hand. In a spot with numerous loose hairs poke needle through dreadlock to other side. Grab loose hairs with needle and pull them through the dreadlock (use hands to keep loose hairs on hook if necessary and to hook more hairs). Be sure to curve crochet hook out of dreadlock so it will not pull loose hairs out the other side. Do not pull crochet needle straight out, this will rip the hair and strip 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...
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...
When using a diffuser to blow-dry hair, turn the blow-dryer on low to keep curls from breaking apart and frizzing. Find out more about using diffusers, including substituting tube socks as diffusers, in this free how to video on haircare from an experienced hairdresser.
If you want to curl your kinky twists or your braids in your hair, it's easily done with some rollers and hot water. Watch this two-part hairstyling tutorial to learn the tricks and the details on curling your twists and braids. It's really easy, easier than styling the twists and braids!
Looking to get super creative with your shoelaces? In this video, fifteen different shoelace styles are gone over with diagram as to how they were done. Such styles include the checkerboard, the double back, loop back, sawtooth, riding bow, twistie, lattice style, footbag, ladder, bushwalk, bi-color, display, hidden knot, and the zipper style. Use two different colored laces when doing these styles to jazz things up!
Henna is a natural herb that's great to use for decorating skin and coloring hair. Learn more about how to make henna dye from our henna expert in this free video series.
Alazzo Clothing demonstrates how to measure pant length. Measuring pant length is important when ordering clothing online or ordering custom made clothing to ensure a good fit. To measure the length of pants, place a tape measure at the top of the pants waist. Hold the tape securely and then bring it down to the bottom of the pants. You can also measure to one inch from the ground. When measuring pants length, be sure to follow the seam. Utilizing the pants waist to bottom of the pants method...
Shreds aren't only for jeans these days, you can also shred your leggings and tights. In this tutorial, learn how to properly rip tights yourself so that they don't get totally destroyed. If you rip tights the wrong way you can cause a bigger tear and wind up unraveling!
I learned the hard way that boxed dyes just don't work well for me. A few months ago, I tried one that had a pretty name like "soft violet black." Sounds nice, right? What I ended up with was brown hair and hot pink roots. Trust me, it wasn't cute.
Barbers can be expensive, especially if you have very short hair and need to go often. In this two part tutorial, learn how to buzz your own hair. Keyon takes you step by step through his grooming process and offers useful tips and tricks along the way.
Turn bad hair days into sexy mama days by checking out this video on how to camoflauge bad hair days with a stylish scarf. No crazy professional hairstyling skills here - just some ingenuity and careful placement of the scarf over the unruly portion of your hair.
Here's a quick video on how to fix makeup brush fly-aways or bristle curling.
You can't be a successful and certified cross dresser/drag queen without a nice rack. A realistic looking pair of titular fun bags finishes off an outfit as much as a six-inch pair of stilettos, so it's very important to know how to put them on.
Hello! Today I would like to share the process of making your own natural marigold cream. The product does not contain any (artificial) chemical elements and therefore can be called natural. Step 1: Ingredients
Try making your own nail polish with old eye shadow you don't use anymore or perhaps they are old and you don't want to throw them away.You will need a clear coat nail polish, pigments such as eye shadow or NYX pigments. Put a little pigment on a plastic lid and pour clear coat onto eye shadow. Use more clear coat than pigment. Mix thoroughly and brush on nails. If you like the color and want to keep it, take an index card and fold into a cone like shape. Put bottom of cone into the nail poli...
Glintzy shows viewers how to sanitize all of their makeup products. To do this you will need, a spritz bottle with rubbing alcohol in it and some paper towel. You should always wipe down wherever you put your makeup on with a germ killing spray. Also, always clean the outside of your makeup to make sure this is clean because you are always touching the makeup. Also, don't forget to clean the handles of your brushes. Foundation you cannot sanitize if it does not have a pump so you have to be r...
This video provides a tutorial on how to get that victory roll 40's look. This vintage style is as pretty as ever, and popular with rockabilly circles. Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to create a victory roll hairdo.
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!
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.
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.
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...
These rings are so frustrating. This video is a great tutorial showing you to put it on different places on your body.
In this video, we learn how to fold a bandanna. First, place your bandanna flat, then fold it diagonally. Once you've done this, you will have an upside down triangle. Now, fold the top of the triangle down as many times as you desire, it can be as wide or as thin as you want. Now, you should have a rectangle with a triangle hanging out from under it. You can now tie the bandanna around your head, butting the triangle part around your mouth. Tie a knot behind your head tight enough to where i...
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.
Farrah Fawcett's career-making and career-defining role was definitely that of a buxom feather haired butt kicker in "Charlie's Angels." Her iconic big hair become the standard for the rest of the '70s and beyond, the original "Rachel" haircut if you will. For some, this will always be Farrah Fawcett hair.
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....
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.
Seldom does a woman want to increase her butt and waist size, but for those who work in theater, a big butt may just be a requirement for a role. However, faux butts and hips will generally rob your wallet of quite a steep amount of money, so why not make them yourself?
Salon Secrets, in this how-to video, teaches you how to successfully flip out or flip in your hair for that iconic look, and gives you some general pointers for styling with a hair straightener. The Salon Secrets video series walks you through different flat iron techniques, demonstrated by a licensed cosmetologist. Finally, learn the REAL way to get that salon finish at home. Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to flip hair out like a pro with a flat iron.
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.
Check out this awesome step by step video to learn how to do ombre nails without sponge ! Only products used : nail polishes !!!!
Need help learning how to do a French twist or pleat? Learn from a makeup artist who will get you "twisting" in no time! To start you are going to make sure you have a few things: a smoothing/bristle brush, a comb/backcombing brush, and plenty of hair pins. Step by step, you will learn the tricks to a lovely French twist. Remember, that practice is the key to perfecting this style. Follow the tips in this video and you will be showing off a sexy up-do with a salon look!
Alwaysnforever559 teaches viewers how they can make their own color acrylic for nails! First, you will need a container, a clear powder (Acrylic) and an eyeshadow color that you will like for your nails. Pour in the acrylic clear powder in the container and pour the same amount of your simmer or eyeshadow color into the container. Close this container and shake the ingredients to mix them up. Now, your powder should be a mix of the white and the eyeshadow color you put in. First, get your bru...