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Hair Story: Getting the Right Cut - makeup reviews. Now that I shared how I take care of my hair, I’ll show you how to get the cut. The short style I’ve been wearing for years always had stylists eager to start snipping. But the problem with short hair is how high-maintenance it is. Mine needs to be trimmed every four weeks to keep its shape and I can wait a maximum of six weeks before it looks sloppy and overgrown.

My favorite cut ever cost me $50 (not including tip) and at eight hair-cuts a year I decided to save over $400 and the crazy frustration of working an appointment into my schedule by learning to cut it myself. The pictures here aren’t the best quality, but I’ve been wanting to do this post for a long time so I’m giving you the best that I have. The basics of my hair: Fine. Description of my cut: Long on top. FYI: I have no hair stylist training. My tools: Comb, scissors, claw clips, thinning shears. I start with my hair wet but not soaking and comb it all back from my face.

When the sides are done I move on to the top. 126 Dress Cut Sew instructions original. Untitled. T-SHIRT INTO SUMMER TOP DIY. With summer right around the corner and temperatures already into the 80’s in many parts of the country, it’s a perfect time to start thinking about easy summer clothes. This is a fast and easy way to transform a basic t-shirt into a cute summer top. To see step by step instructions and pictures click here. 1 Mens T-shirtElasticSafety PinPinsScissorsSewing NeedleThreadMeasuring tape Step 1Measure your elastic around your chest just under your arms.

Pull it a bit snug, the smaller chested you are the tighter youll want your elastic to be. Step 2 Pin a straight line across the top of the tee where the shoulders are. Step 3 Pin your sleeves flat against the front of your tee. Step 4 Sew the arm holes shut. Step 5 Cut 2 small pieces of your elastic. Just like you used the bottom hem of the tee, you will use the hems on the sleeves for the elastic on the pockets.

Step 6 I left about 4 ½ inches of the sleeve without elastic. Sew this part to the front of the tee. Related Posts. Recycled Ruffle Skirt DIY. What do you get when you take 3 mens shirts, cut them apart and sew them all together? Answer: an awesome ruffle skirt! If your draping and piecing and fudging it skills are ready for the challenge, lets go! To see step by step instructions and photos click here. 3 L or XL mens shirts (the bigger, the better, more fabric!) Step 1 Cut all 3 of your mens shirts apart at their seams. Step 2 Take your 3 shirt backs, these will be the main body of your skirt, and pin them around your hips for size and shape. 2 in the back (meeting in the middle), with one of the back pieces wrapping around the front, just a bit and 1 in the front that meets the back piece right at the side seam.

Step 3 Keeping your measurements, take your pieces off your body and pin your side seam all the way down and your back seam about half way down. Step 4 In the back of your skirt add one of the sleeves as the extra fabric in the bottom half of the seam, pin it to your 2 back pieces in the shape of a triangle. DIY Chemise. This simple DIY Chemise is made from a pillowcase and a ribbon. This pillowcase was one of my favorites, and Ive been reluctant to part with it ever since it no longer fits my bedroom décor. Now I can still enjoy the beautiful mix of rust and dusty purple as a comfortable, vintage looking DIY chemise. One of my favorite things about DIY is taking something ordinary and utilitarian and turning it into something extraordinary and unexpected. 1 PillowcaseAbout 1.5yards of 1” ribbonPinsScissorsSafety pinTape measureSewing machine Step 1 Take your pillowcase and your scissors and cut off the top seam on your pillowcase.

Step 2 Measure up from the bottom (open) hem of your pillowcase along the sides and mark or pin where you will want the bottom of the armhole to be. Step 3 Mark the center top of your pillowcase. Step 4 Mark and cut your pillowcase at an angle from the bottom of the armhole to sides of your neckline. Step 5 Roll and pin your seams along your armholes. How To Get Marilyn Monroe's Iconic Hairstyle Without Tracking Down A 1950s Hairdresser. Bridal Hair Styles, Up-Do, Wedding Hair, Curls, Vintage Hair Style. Fashion — Bridal Beauty: 1930s Curls Tutorial mimi & taylor Hair & makeup team mimi & taylor show us how to get a sweet 1930s-inspired up-do, ideal for a vintage-inspired wedding.

Curling Iron – Hot Tools 1 ½” Curling Iron (available here)Velcro Rollers – Hair Tools Jumbo Velcro Rollers (available here)Jumbo Bobby Pins – Luxor Professional Jumbo Bobby Pins (available here)Mousse - Kerastase Resistance Volumactive Mousse (available here)Hair Spray – Sebastian Shaper Plus Hairspray (available here) DIY Pin Up Girl Bandana Headband! No Sew! - Fabulessly Frugal. I know almost all of you have experienced that point in time where you hair is growing out after a cut and you just can’t seem to do anything with it. That’s the stage my hair is in. It’s too short to put in a ponytail and it’s too long to stay gelled into place. So, I’ve started wearing headbands.

This is all fine and dandy but I’m tired of looking like I did back in my Catholic school uniform days. So, I gave my headband a little grownup touch by turning it into a pin up style bandana! Here’s what you need: I hope I explain this well enough for you to follow!! Open your bandana and lay it out. Now, pull the tip of the first fold down into a second fold (so that the tip of the bandana touches the crease of your first fold). Repeat these steps on the opposite side of the bandana. Fold the entire bandana in half. Now, take your headband and place it in the center of the fold. Pick your bandana up (make sure the length is even on both sides).

Your headband should look like this.. That’s it!! Blog Archive » The 1940’s Victory rolls hairstyle. The 1940’s Victory roll hairstyle is often said to acquire its name from the fighter plane maneuvers of World War II. The planes created an exhaust roll that remained in the sky after leaving the area and inspired many patriotic civilians to adopt the name in honour of the soldiers returning home.Victory rolls became popular in the 1940’s among every day women as well as the silver screen starlets of the time.

Although victory rolls are perceived as glamorous, they also served a practical purpose.Victory rolls became useful during wartime when women were shipped off into the workforce and were required to keep their hair off of their faces. This style proved useful for this very reason, while still maintaining a very feminine appearance. Nowadays it’s one of the favorite hairstyles of the women within the Rockabilly-scene; first of all because it’s indeed a very feminine but also a glamorous hairstyle and the second reason, it’s not so very difficult to create the rolls.

Voila! How-to Hairstyles: Pretty Punk UpDo | Step-By-Steps. Learn how to create a Vintage Inspired Hairstyle. Aubrey Marie Beauty - Tutorial: Brigitte Bardot. Learn how to create a Vintage Inspired Hairstyle. The Ultrachic Half Up Ponytail Everyone is Raving About. Hello, again! This is Ariba from MillennialMama and I am back with a fun twist on the half up ponytail for you to try. This ‘do is ideal for those days I want to wear my hair down and still add a bit of interest.

The “V” shape parting adds just the right amount of edge to this playful hairstyle. The elastic in the pony is seamlessly concealed with the help of a strong hold hairspray. This half up pony works great with straight or curly hair, and for anybody who wants a half up half down look or a simple half updo. Recreate This Chic Half Up Ponytail: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Watch The Video: If you loved this tutorial for my half up pony, you’ll love this DIY fishtail ponytail as well! 6 Ways to Wake Up With Perfect Curls. It’s steadily getting warmer out and suddenly, going out with a wet head doesn’t seem like the world’s worst plan, so we’re looking for ways to wake up and start the day with our best (head) forward. Here are six ways to do just that! 1. Many women complain of not having uniform curls. “To enhance the natural texture of your hair, you can apply mousse such as Jonathan Product Infinite Volume Thickening Foam ($24.00 at to your hair at night. 2. Douglas David, managing partner of Douglas Carroll Salon, a nationally and internally recognized salon, says us curly girls have tons of options. 3. 4. 5. 6. Bonus Tip “The best way to make curls and unruly behave is to keep hair healthy,” says Creative Director of Ouidad, Morgan Willhite.

The Pretty Ponytail Tutorial You Must Try Today. Hi! This is Kate from The Small Things Blog and today I’m going to show you how to create a quick and pretty ponytail. I hope you enjoy this quick (but fancy) style! What You Need: 1. Two clear rubber bands 2. Bobby pins 3. Comb 4. The Pretty Ponytail Tutorial: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Looking for more ponytail inspiration?

6 Faux Hairstyles to Shake Things Up. There comes a time in every woman’s life when she just wants to throw up her hands and try something completely different with her hair. Maybe it’s fringe on a typically bare forehead, or an otherwise reserved woman who wants to channel her inner feistiness with, say, a mohawk. Or maybe it’s someone who wants to create the illusion of shorter — or longer — hair. Whatever the case may be, you can totally fake it when it comes to your coiffure, and the bloggers below not only prove it, but show you how. Peep these faux hairstyles and get inspired for a change! Faux Hawk Oh, child. Three Ways to Fake Fringe Our own Kayley Melissa is delivering some major adorableness with her most recent YouTube video. Fake a Blowout Who doesn’t love that “I feel fabulous!” Knotted Faux Hawk Is the above faux hawk just a little too much for your everyday life? Faux Bob Long haired ladies are often tempted by the thought of just chopping off all that length.

Faux Length We often want what we don’t have. 6 Hat Hairstyles That Will Make You Fabulous. Hats are a seriously underrated accessory, but if you ask us, they’re starting to make a major comeback. The question that arises, of course, is how to style your hair when you’re wearing a chapeau. Fortunately for you, we’ve scoured blogs around the web to create a curated list of hat hairstyles that look good with — or even without — a hat atop your head. Enjoy! Rolled Hair With Cloche We’re head over heels for this retro look worn by Violet LeBeaux on the Tales of an Ingenue blog. How to Wear a Hat With Curly Hair Women with curly hair often struggle with achieving the perfect amount of volume. Side Bangs + Hat Hair How adorable is this side bang action that YouTube user MiaMor has going on? Sporty Girl Hair Hairstyle Calling all sporty girls! Classic ’90s Hairstyle With Wide Brimmed Hat Miss Jenny at The Confessions of a Hairstylist blog has come up with a quick and fun video tutorial highlighting three different hairstyles to wear with a wide brimmed hat.

Braided Crown Tutorial With Hat. Braidhawk Tutorial: Do You Dare To Try This Braidhawk? Ladies! Are you ready to turn your average braid into a fantastically edgy mohawk creation? I am here to tell you that it doesn’t take much. With just a couple of tricks from my braiding tool kit, you’ll be able to DIY this braidhawk like a pro. This look is great for medium to long-ish hair of all textures. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Top off your braidhawk look with some big, edgy earrings like the ones shown by Nikki Jacoby. Other tutorials you’ll love: Festival Hair Idea: Leather Wrapped Braids The Easiest French Knotted Bun Tutorial Ever Revitalize Your Look: The Deconstructed Accent Braid Tutorial. The Easiest French Knotted Bun Tutorial Ever. This is knot your average hairstyle, ladies. Why settle for a simple top knot when you can pair it with a gorgeous braid?

And why settle for a simple French braid when you can do French knots instead? This is Roxie from and I am here to share how to create a beautifully unique hairstyle that is the perfect alternative your go-to tried and trued styles. It may appear a bit complicated at first glance, but this stunning French knotted bun is actually quite easy! If you have hair that is shoulder length or longer, this style will work wonders for you! Create Your French Knotted Bun in 6 Simple Steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. This hairstyle will loosen a bit and soften throughout the day, but do not fret. If you loved this French knotted bun tutorial, visit me over at for even more DIY hair and beauty fun.

Side Bun: 3 Ways To Get The Gorgeous Side Bun Hairstyle. Hi beauties! It’s Carina from and I’m here to share my favorite three ways to style a side bun. Each style can be dressed up or dressed down and are the perfect way to keep your hair pulled up in a stylish way. Check out the easy-to-follow written tutorials for each look below, and follow along with the video to see the looks! 1. Since I have naturally curly hair, I applied my favorite styling products and allowed my hair to dry naturally. How to style: Create a side part and section off the front (from the top of your head to just behind your ear). Styling Tip: When securing hair with a bobby pin, try to hook the bobby pin onto the elastic inside the bun. 2. Adding a braid is a super cute way to add texture to your side bun (and keep your bangs out of your eyes!). Be careful not to make your braid too tight! Twisted Side Bun Adding twists to your side bun creates a layering effect that looks absolutely gorgeous.

Styling tip: Watch The Video: 5 Easy Dutch Braid Hairstyles: Grab Your Clogs! 12 Ways To Style Hair With A Scarf - 12 Incredibly Chic Scarf Styles. 24 Pin Up Hairstyles That Scream "Retro Chic" The Freckled Fox: WEDDING HAIR WEEK: Wrapped Chignon | by emily meyers. The Freckled Fox: Festival Hair Week: Easy Headscarf Roll. The Freckled Fox: Holiday Hair Week: The Double Gibson.

The Freckled Fox: Summers End Hair Week: The Triple Headband Updo. The Freckled Fox: Hair Tutorial: the Easy Headband Tuck. The Freckled Fox: Modern Pin-up Week: #5 - Upright Pin Curls. The Freckled Fox: Sweetheart Hair Week: Tutorial #6 - Candyman Curls. The Freckled Fox: Sweetheart Hair Week: Tutorial #4 - Bumper Bangs. How-To Hair Girl | Hairstyle tutorials Archives-2.

Headwrap DIY. Yoga Braids on my Magic Carpet Yoga Mat. Foil Setting Texture Trick! Raspberries and Vintage Denim. 3 DIY Hairstyles for Crimped Hair. Asymmetrical Shlob. 5 DIY haircuts to try today! Tourmaline Twists and Mineral Power! Ceremonial Head Wrap Tutorial. Blonderella, Glam Cinderella by Tanya Ramirez. Vintage hair accessories Archives. The Freckled Fox: Hair Tutorial | The Rockabilly Double-roll. Twila Jean - Vintage Blog: 30s Style Hair - You Can Do It! Voluminous Brigitte Bardot Hair Tutorial Video | Half-Updo Hairstyles. Bridal Hair Styles, Up-Do, Wedding Hair, Curls, Vintage Hair Style. Voluminous Brigitte Bardot Hair Tutorial Video | Half-Updo Hairstyles. How to Do a Beehive. Coiffure pin up comment faire ? How to Style a Pageboy like Dita Von Teese (with a dent in the back!) | Va-Voom Vintage with Brittany. 4 ways to wear a snood | Va-Voom Vintage with Brittany.

How to Style a Pageboy like Dita Von Teese (with a dent in the back!) | Va-Voom Vintage with Brittany. How to Style a Pageboy like Dita Von Teese (with a dent in the back!) | Va-Voom Vintage with Brittany. Makeover Monday – Vintage Head Scarf Tutorial. Getwiththe40s.tumblr. An Easy Victory Roll Tutorial -- Just in Time for July 4thBroke and Chic. An Easy Victory Roll Tutorial -- Just in Time for July 4thBroke and Chic. Paradise mango DIY body scrub. Honey Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe. Honey Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe.