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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: Identify Fake Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses

How can you tell if the pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses that you are about to buy online are not a fake? Follow these 9 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer Shopping.

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: 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: Measure your crotch

Alazzo Men's Custom Clothing demonstrates how to measure the crotch area of your pants. To measure the crotch area of your pants first, measure your waist by following the top of your pants down to your inseam. Make adjustments to fit your desired snugness. Place the tape measure at the top of the pants, approximately where the belt buckle would sit, and then follow the crotch seam to the top back of your pants. Utilizing this measurement technique will give you both an accurate and comfortab...

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: Wear a pashmina scarf with your bridesmaid's dress

In this video tutorial, viewers learn different ways to wear a Pashmina scarf with a bridesmaid dress. The first way is to wear it on the shoulders for those who are uncomfortable with strapless dresses or are cold. The second way is to simply wear it around your arms. The third way is to put on the shoulders and tie it at the back. The fourth way is put it around your neck and wrap it. If it's cold, you can wrap the end in a knot. The fifth way is to double the scarf then tie it around your ...

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: 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: Tie Vans shoes

Ever wonder what is the correct way to lace and tie your Vans shoes? There are probably a couple of different methods to do so and this video shows you one of those methods step by step. It's quick, easy, and will have you looking good in your shoes in no time. Enjoy!

How To: Safely Use Hydrogen Peroxide to Bleach Hair

The first time many people dye their hair they use hydrogen peroxide. Perhaps as a teenager or ignorant college student they just walk into a supermarket, and buy the liquid, and go home and apply it. The result is usually dry blonde hair, which starts breaking in the process. Using hydrogen peroxide to bleach hair is affordable and can give great results but only if used well.

How To: Apply Cyndi Lauper inspired makeup

Wow! Watch as the talented make-up & hair extraordinaire, Kandee Johnson transforms herself into 80's rocker, Cyndi Lauper and proves that girls just want to have fun! By following this tutorial, you might just win next year's Halloween costume contest!

How To: Style a Japanese style high ponytail

In this tutorial, we learn how to style a Japanese style high ponytail. First, spray volumizing hair spray in your hair, then blow dry your hair upside down to create a ton of volume. Now, use a flat iron to straighten your hair thoroughly. Make sure all the hair is pin straight and there are no curly hairs left. After this, pull all the hair towards the crown of your head and bring it up high. Use a comb to smooth out any bumps, then use hair wax to smooth it out. Continue to pull the hair, ...

How To: Pierce your own lip and avoid infection

In this video, we learn how to pierce your own lip and avoid infection. First, mark the spot on your lip where you want to pierce it and then check it in the mirror. After this, grab your needle and clean it off with antiseptic or mouth wash that has alcohol in it. Push the needle all the way through the spot on your lip and then place the jewelry into your lip. Once finished, you will need to rinse your mouth out with mouth wash that has alcohol in it. Make sure to clean this regularly so yo...

How To: Remove ugly salt stains from your shoes

If you've been out in the wintertime you've probably noticed a bunch of white marks on your shoes. These are called salt stains and are caused by the chemicals used to melt the snow. Luckily, this video will show you how to remove these unsightly white marks quickly and easily.

How To: Apply Jack Skellington skull Halloween makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply Jack Skellington skull Halloween makeup. Start off by applying black eyeliner around your eyes on both the top and the bottom in thick lines. From here, draw a circle around the eyes with black paint and then draw a white circle around the face. Next, fill the white circle completely in with white paint. Now, fill in the black circles with black paint until it's completely finished. Then, use a thin brush to paint on the smile with black and draw on sti...

How To: Create a whimsical fairy makeup look for Halloween

Bring pretty back this Halloween by dressing up as a flirty yet mischevious fairy. Though fairies haven't been all too popular recently in comparison to vampires and werewolves, the revelation of Sookie's fairy lineage on "True Blood" has gotten people interested in these mini nymph-like creatures once again.

How To: Spot a fake Coach purse

In this how-to video, you will learn how to spot fake Coach purses. For example, Coach purses are not wrapped in plastic when you buy them. Stitching should be exact and perfect. If it is uneven and crooked, it is fake. Authentic Coach purses use high quality nickel or brass. If the buckle is polished plastic or tarnished and damaged, it is fake. Cheap zippers are also a sign that a purse is fake. The C or CC pattern should be centered and symmetric. It should go straight up and down and line...

How To: Use an insertion pin to stretch your piercing

An insertion pin allows you to stretch the size of your piercing one size at a time. The tapered shape allow you to increase the size of your piercing in a gentler manner. This how to video teaches the method on inserting the pin easily and comfortably. Watch this tutorial and you will be able to stretch your piercing in no time. Use an insertion pin to stretch your piercing.

How To: Do a side headband braid with ribbon intertwined

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a side headband braid with ribbon intertwined. First, grab a ribbon that is around 32 inches and any color you want. Now, take a chunk of hair on the side of your head, and place the middle of the ribbon underneath it. Now, separate your hair into three sections, then start to braid by connecting the ribbon in with the strands. Once you finish this, tie off at the end. Now, make a messy bun in the back of your hair with the braid on the side still. After t...

How To: Remove acrylic nails

The first step in removing acrylic from nails is to cut nails down with clippers. Next file off gel sealer and seventy percent of acrylic with file or nail dimmer. The demonstrator then cut ten squares of foil, one for each nail. After the foil is completed cut cotton rounds into four pieces. You will only need two and a half cotton rounds. Using one hundred percent acetone saturate each cotton piece that you cut. Place saturated cotton pieces on each finger and then wrap securely with foil. ...

How To: Fold a bandana around your mouth and nose

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...

How To: Make lip scrub with olive oil+sugar for healthy lips

This video demonstrates how to make lip scrub with olive oil and sugar for healthy lips. This scrub promotes healthy lips. The ingredients are sugar and olive oil. You also need a glass and a toothbrush. First, add 1 teaspoon of sugar to a glass. Then add 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil to the glass. Mix the ingredients well. Use the scrub mixture on a toothbrush to scrub your lips with. Scrub well but gently. Then rinse and dry off your lips with a towel. Next apply a lip balm smoothly over your l...

How To: Use a crochet hook to maintain dread locks

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.

How To: Apply airbrush makeup to mature skin

Luminess Air trainer, John (head makeup artist for Desperate Housewives) teaches Hollywood secret for mature skin. Learn how to erase 15 years in 10 minutes while airbrushing to get a natural younger look. Airbrushing is easy and this lesson goes into deep Hollywood secrets on looking younger.

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