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FightingArts – Articles & forums on martial arts, karate, kung fu, judo & more Sea of Shoes: HAIR HOW-TO I am sometimes asked how I style my hair, and while my method is far from perfect, I thought I'd show you how! My hair is pretty straight and fine naturally and I always let it air dry. Since I go about three days between washes, I like to curl it on the first day and let it mellow out into some nice waves over the next two. Let's get started! If your hair doesn't hold curl very well then you may want to put a palmful of curling mousse in it when it is halfway dry. (though I want to upgrade to one of the fancy new ones from Sultra soon!) When I'm done curling the bottom section, I mist it with Bumble and bumble Spray de Mode and comb through the curl with my fingers. Ahh!! If you want to dress it up a little, you can do a braided headband look! Find a spot on the opposite side of your head and pin it so that it blends in naturally with the rest of your hairstyle. Well, that's it!

The Technique Zone: Acrylic Paint Transfer Supplies needed: Acrylic dabbers, photocopy of an image, water spritzer bottle, paintbrush, card stock, craft sheet and heat tool (optional) Take the lid off the dabbers and brush the paint onto the card stock, ensure you get a good coverage Take your photocopied image ( remember that you will get a reverse of the image, so don't use bold words), flip it over and place it in the acrylic. Lightly press it down making sure it's smooth and not wrinkled Leave to air dry for at least 15 minutes and then if you wish give it a blast with the heat tool Only move onto this step when you are sure your paint is completely dryTake your water filled spritzer bottle, spray the back of the paper no more than two squirts, you don't want it too wet Next start to rub the paper very gently with your finger Keep rubbing and extra spritzing if you need too Eventually you will get rid of all the paper, but it does take a bit of patience as you have to be careful not to wet it too much and rub the image away

PIN IT UP, GIRL Our email box is literally flooded with requests for updos so here’s a fun one to get us all going! This is always a favorite for attending an event. This updo looks gorgeous on any hair color but particularly amazing with hilighted hair because it gives the hair lots of depth and dimension. For lack of a better word, I love the way it becomes “swirly”. Tools you’ll need: curling iron (to prep the hair with waves), sectioning clips, teasing comb or brush, clear elastic rubber band, bobby pins, light to medium holding hairspray (to mist over at the end). Tags: bride, bridesmaid, date, hair, hair style, hair tutorial, how to, kristin ess, kristin ess hair, lauren conrad, prom, sister, special occasion hair, the beauty department,, tutorial, twisted, updo, wedding, wedding hairstyles Related posts:

Shoe Box Theater This is a favorite with teachers and students. It is a low cost project that it fun to make and the final results are magical. I have been making shoe box theaters since I was a young kid and enjoyed making zoos and pet shops and fairy land scenes. My boxes became even more elaborate and actually a bit bigger when I discovered my mothers rubber stamp collection. What is a Shoe Box Theater? A shoe box theater is a box that has a hole cut in one side of it (to view into) and another one cut into the top of it (to allow light to come into the box). Materials: A shoe box- (or whatever size, type of box you need to fit your design.) Glue- White glue, Tacky glue or Hot glue (Hot glue works best as it sets fast) Scissors- You will need to cut out paper and possible other things like fishing line or thread X-acto Knife- You will be able to cut a peep hole and a light hole easily with this. Paper- Have paper to draw on or stamp on plus enough to cover the inside of the box. Step One: Step Two:

100 Amazing Hairstyles We women adore fashion and style. Fashion comes in clothes, shoes, makeup, fancy accessories, styles the way we carry things and hairstyles. We enjoy dressing up, getting ready and styling our hair. Hair is the part of fashion and beauty and Hair-styling is an art, to carry your hair according to your style statement and your physical appearance is a really tough job. Working girls got a small amount of time for their hairdos and hair-styling in their daily routine. Here are 100 amazing hairstyles. Like this post and found these styles creative and amazing? Most Liked articles about hair:How-To: Instant Hairstyles- Do YourselfTop 10 All Time Favorite HairstylesEveryday Hair Care image Source:WeHeartIt

Habitat Craft © by Leanne Guenther Tasha's daycare made this craft one day in spring. They seemed to have a good time and Tasha came home talking about the habitats of a variety of different animals. Note: If you're studying an ocean habitat, you might prefer the porthole paper plate craft. Materials Required: Shoe box with lid. It looks better in real life, but this gives youan idea of what it is like to look through the hole Sand (you can substitute dirt from your yard if you don't have sand. Instructions: This is tough to explain in words, so bear with me. Glue or tape cellophane, cling wrap or wax paper onto the shoe box lid to cover the hole you just made. OTHER HABITATS (Again, I've just given thoughts... use what you have on hand... this is a great project for exercising creativity... go on a nature walk, collect items and then make a habitat box!) Printable version of these instructions

How To Style a Side Braid Here's a brand new, extra magical hair how-to by Katie of Skunkboy. 1.Start with a dramatic side part. 2. Separate a small section of hair on the side. This will be the beginning of your braid. 3.Taking that section, separate it into two smaller sections. 4. Using a fishtail braid method, begin braiding. 5. Continue the french braid until you reach behind the ear. Then finish your braid all the way down using the regular fishtail method. 6. Thanks so much, Katie.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN PEEPSHOW INTRODUCTIONToys play an important part in the lives of children. They are vehicles for the imagination of children, as well as toolswith which to instruct them about the world in which they live. Unfortunately, too many of the toys that are available tochildren today do not encourage them to discover or invent things for themselves. Historically, this has not always beenthe case. Many of the toys that were popular during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries required the imaginationand inventiveness of the child. The Historian’s Toy-box: Children’s Toys from the Past You Can Make Yourself is about these toys and how to make them.Children have always made toys for themselves. The Historian’s Toy box will probably be familiar to the reader; others will be totally new. are intended for a wide age range. can be made with simple materials found in most homes andschools. will involve children in the process of creation and discovery.

Find out about 10 Holiday Hair Must Do's By kenziepoo | Are you in need of some hair inspiration for all your holiday happenings this year? A lot of us go all out with sparkles, high heels, and deep red lipstick. Why not try and complete your look with the perfect Holiday Hair too! We have found 10 beautiful Holiday Hair Must Dos for you to find inspiration from! Keep reading after the jump to view our 10 Holiday Hair Must Dos! nggallery id=’122048′ Braided Do This hairstyle is basically the same thing as milkmaid braids, only modified to up the volume and lessen the big part in the back. For More Hair Inspiration follow me on my Pinterest here! 7 totally chic braids to rock this winter The 20 best makeup, hair, and nail trends of Fall/Winter 2011 25 fun and flirty nail trends you have to try 15 easy DIY Christmas decor ideas 10 stunning gift-wrapping ideas for the holidays - Design - How To Recipes - D.I.Y Crafts - Photos - Women's Apparel How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid The waterfall braid also known as the cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season. The waterfall effect looks cool and complex, but it's easier to style than you think. Give this beautiful braid a try when Beautylish takes you through the how-to! Section Off The waterfall braid works best on straight or loose waves. Braid As Usual Braid your strands regularly three times, beginning from the right strand. Drop the Strand This is where it gets tricky. Step and Repeat Repeat this process—French braid the left strand, drop the right strand, and pick up an adjacent new piece. Pin and Secure Once you've reached a comfortable point to stop your braid, secure it to your scalp with bobby pins. Fishtail It! Braid the remaining piece of hair left from your cascade into a fishtail braid. Accessorize Add a cute bow or flower to hide your bobby pins and give this look some extra hair flair.