Hot Beauty & Style How-Tos

How To: Transfer a tattoo picture to skin

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.

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: Tie your shoes in a totally cool, fast way

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie their shoes in a cool way. This technique is also more faster than the normal shoe tying method. Begin by tying your laces into a cross. With your right hand, the lace goes from the shoe goes to your thumb, over the index and into your hand. With your left had, the lace goes from the shoe to your index, over your thumb and into your hand. Not just cross them over each other and pull. This video will benefit those viewers who have trouble tying ...

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: 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: Identify authentic designer brands from fake knockoffs

Many shoppers out there are getting duped, over and over again. They're under the assumption that they're buying authentic designer brand name for cheap deals, but really they're just buying cheap knockoffs that look and feel like the genuine product, but aren't. How do you tell the difference? It's really hard to separate the real from the fake, but here are some great tips to help you narrow down your worries.

How To: Do a basic Japanese bun hairstyle

Learn how to do a simple Japanese hairstyle from Cheryl Bianca! This is the most basic hairdo that Japanese girls wear. This basic Japanese bun style takes less than 5 minutes to complete. It can match a lot of different clothing, which makes it a completely versatile hairstyle!

How To: Lace up and tie your shoes to relieve pressure on foot

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to lace up and tie your shoes to relieve pressure on the foot. There are two techniques shown in this video. The first technique helps to relieve pressure on the top of the foot. If the top of the foot is under pressure, it can cause your toes to go numb. The second technique is the runner's knot. This technique will tighten the top of the shoe and prevent your heel from slipping. This video will benefit those viewers who have foot problems with ...

How To: Alter a maxi dress

This video shows how to alter an oversized dress into a summer dress and a scarf. Do you have a dress that is an awkward length? Depending on how tall you are an otherwise cute dress might need some alterations to look best on you. The dress used in this video has a strip of fabric going from the knee almost all the way down to mid-calf. Removing this strip of fabric was easy to do by simply pulling out the stitches. This simple move turned a frumpy gown into a cute sun dress. The leftover st...

How To: Tie a tie for a woman

Linda shows us how to easily tie a tie for a woman. To tie a tie: Start with the wide end of your necktie on the right. make sure that it is longer than the one with narrow end. Then cross the wide end over the narrow end. Turn the wide end back underneath the narrow end. Do steps 2 and 3 thrice. Then, pull the wide end up and through the loop around your neck. Hold the front of the knot loosely with your index finger and bring the wide end down through the front loop. Lastly, remove your fin...

How To: Section your natural hair off when braiding & twisting

Getting ready to style some braids or twists in your hair? If so, you may be using extensions, and if so, you're going to need how to properly part your real hair into sections. This video will show you the steps to prepping your natural hair before the braiding process. Sectioning off the hair correctly is very important when trying to achieve the hairstyle that you want.

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...

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: Spike your hair in an Asian anime style

This video shows you to spike your hair. Many people cannot do this because you need to layer your hair and thin it out. Before you thin your hair dry it for best results. You also need to straighten your hair. You should use 'White Rain' as your hair spray. This is very effective in giving an Asian anime style. The hair wax to be used is L.A.Looks. Put your finger in the wax and take out the wax. Rub it on to your palm and then just rub all your hair with it. Spike the hair at the back. Take...

How To: Cut up your t-shirt like Adam Saaks of Ed Hardy

The girl in the video desribes how to cut up a shirt to make it look like an Ed Hardy shirt. This idea was inspired by Adam Saaks, who she saw do this in Vegas. First, she cuts out the neck of the shirt, and then matches up the side seams of the shirt and cuts slits halfway up the shirt about an inch apart. Now there are slit down the back of the shirt. After, each slit should be pulled taut separately. Start at the top of the shirt and pull the second string under the first string and contin...

How To: Apply Magenta (from Rocky Horror) costume makeup

"You're lucky, he's lucky, I'm lucky, we're all lucky!" If you're quick to spot who said this great line in the ultimate 1975 cult classic, "Rocky Horror Picture Show" then you will enjoy this tutorial. In this makeup lesson, learn how to steal the look of the character Magenta (played by the amazing Patricia Quinn) with the help of makeup and hair created by a Fashion Face expert.

How To: Create a quick deathly zombie-like makeup look for Halloween

Got lots to do on Halloween and have little time to spare for throwing on a costume or putting on fierce makeup? Then you've hit the right makeup video. Whether you're simply in a pinch for time or you don't feel like going with the whole shebang for Halloween, this zombie makeup look is totally festive and creepy but so easy and quick to do.

How To: Hem pants & avoid the tailor

This video shows you how to hem pants to your desired length. First, try on pants and roll up cuff of legs to height you desire. Remove pants and use a pen to mark what will become the new cuff line. Then use tailor chalk to draw a line to be cut with scissors. Cut line with scissors. Turn pants inside out and fold in about a half inch or desired amount to make cuff edge. Turn pants right side out. Using a sewing machine, restitch the new cuff you have pinned up.

How To: Undo her bra with only one hand

This humorous instructional video demonstrates how to undo a bra with only one hand. It begins by stating all the things you do right to make a date a positive experience. This includes giving flowers, going to see a romantic comedy, listening more than you talk, telling tasteful jokes, and using proper hygiene. You will need a few things. First a willing partner, a bra holding breasts, dexterous fingers, nerves of steel, and an adventurous spirit. Second, know your enemy - the bra. Make sure...

How To: Apply a Halloween peacock feather MAC eye makeup look

Not all Halloween costumes have to be grotesque. This look is a pretty, nature inspired peacock feather eye, that can even be worn in a non-costume way. To create this look, use these MAC cosmetic products Studio Fix Fluid Foundation, BE Mineral Foundation, Mineralize Skinfinish Duo in "Medium Dark," NYX Pinky Blush, Bobbi Brown Shimmerbrick in "Gold," Blackground Paintpot, Mutiny Pigment, Teal Pigment, Black Tied e/s, Woodwinked e/s, Blacktrack Fluidline, Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner in "Zero,"...

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